It was very early in the morning on Friday as Peter followed Jesus from a distance. Much has happened in a few hours. The Passover feast. The argument among the apostles of who would be the greatest in the Kingdom. Jesus’ washing of the Disciples’ feet to teach them humility and service.
Now after Jesus’ agonizing prayer in Gethsemane, He is arrested. Betrayed with a kiss by one of Peter’s fellow apostles, Judas Iscariot. The Master is led away to answer charges from the Jewish Supreme Court, The Sanhedrin. He accused of blasphemy. Condemned to death. And disrespected by their ugly taunts. Spat upon. And slapped. Continue reading