Essay on The Gospel According to John
Jesus performs many miracles and still there are people who don't believe in him. First He turned water into wine(John 977-988). Second, Jesus healed the sick son of a Capernaum government official on account of his faith(John …show more content…
At the last supper, Jesus tells Judas that he will betray Him and Peter that he will deny even knowing Him three times before the cock crowed the next morning(John 993). Jesus then tells His disciples that He's going away soon to a place they cannot follow, but that He'll return and send the Holy Spirit to help them. Jesus prays for Himself and later while He and his disciples are in a grove of olive trees, He is arrested(John 997).
Pilate judges Jesus to be not guilty, but the Jews don't accept this, yelling, "Crucify Him!" Wishing not to cause trouble with the Jewish people or Caesar, he sent Jesus to be crucified(John 998). Joseph of Arimathea had been a secret disciple of Jesus for fear of the Jewish leaders, but boldly asked Pilate for permission to take Jesus' body down, which was granted(John 999). Nicodemus went with Joseph to use embalming ointment made from myrrh and aloes on Jesus before wrapping Him and placing Him in a new tomb. Two days later, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb early Sunday morning and found the stone rolled away from the entrance. She returned with Peter and John who saw and believed that Jesus had risen(John 1000).
Jesus appears to His disciples and they receive the Holy Spirit. Thomas was the only one not present and so he couldn't believe it unless he could see Jesus himself. Eight days later, the disciples