But Jesus said that He needed to go through that area. Why did He need to go? He knew that He would meet a woman there who needed to hear about God. He stopped at a well where a woman was getting water. Jesus offered her everlasting water. She did not understand what that was. Jesus explained that people who drink water from the well would have to return and drink again. But Jesus was offering salvation—eternal life. He compared salvation to the water. Jesus said that if she would accept the salvation that He was offering then she would never have to be saved again.
He called this everlasting water. Jesus sent His disciples across the sea of Galilee one night while He went to the mountains to pray. The disciples obeyed and went to their boat. But during the night there was a storm.
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The disciples worked hard to get the boat to the other side. Early in the morning they saw a man walking on the water.
They were scared. They did not know it was Jesus coming to be with them. Jesus called to the disciples in the boat and told them not to be afraid. Jesus told them who He was. As Jesus came to them the storm began to calm. Peter asked Jesus if he could walk on the water too. Jesus told him to get out of the boat and walk to Him. Peter was surprised to walk on the water. But soon he started looking at the waves and the storm.
When he took his eyes off Jesus he began to sink. Jesus reached out and caught Peter. They went together into the ship. After they were in the boat the Bible says that the disciples worshiped Jesus. They began to realize that Jesus really was the son of God. Right after the story of Jesus feeding 4, people they brought a man to Him who was blind.
They were in the city of Bethsaida. The people asked Jesus to touch the man so that he could see again. They knew Jesus had power to heal people.
Birth of Jesus to His Death
At the end of the meal, Jesus instituted the Eucharist, which in the Christian religion, signifies the covenant between God and humans. Jesus asked God if this cup his suffering and death might pass by him. He implored a group of his disciples to pray with him, but they kept falling asleep. Then the time had come. Soldiers and officials appeared, and Judas was with them. He gave Jesus a kiss on the cheek to identify him and the soldiers arrested Jesus.
One disciple tried to resist the arrest, brandished his sword and cut the ear off one of the soldiers. But Jesus admonished him and healed the soldier's wound. After his arrest, many of the disciples went into hiding. Jesus was taken to the high priest and interrogated. He was hit and spat upon for not responding. Meanwhile, Peter had followed Jesus to the high priests' court. As he hid in the shadows, three house servants asked if he was one of Jesus' disciples and each time he denied it. After each denial, a rooster crowed.
Then Jesus was led out of the house and looked directly at Peter. Peter remembered how Jesus had told him he would deny him and he wept bitterly. Judas, who was watching from a distance, became distraught by his betrayal of Jesus and attempted to return the 30 pieces of silver.
The priests told him his guilt was his own. He threw the coins into the temple and later hanged himself. The next day, Jesus was taken to the high court where he was mocked, beaten and condemned for claiming to be the Son of God. He was brought before Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea. The priests accused Jesus of claiming to be the king of the Jews and asked that he be condemned to death. At first Pilate tried to pass Jesus off to King Herod, but he was brought back, and Pilate told the Jewish priests he could find no fault with Jesus.
The priests reminded him that anyone who claimed to be a king speaks against Caesar.
Pilate publicly washed his hands of responsibility, yet ordered the crucifixion in response to the demands of the crowd. The Roman soldiers whipped and beat Jesus, placed a crown of thorns on his head and then led him off to Mount Calvary. Jesus was crucified with two thieves, one at his left and the other at his right.
Above his head was the charge against him, "King of the Jews. The Gospels describe various events that occurred during the last three hours of his life, including the taunting by the soldiers and the crowd, Jesus's agony and outbursts, and his final words. While Jesus was on the cross, the sky darkened, and immediately upon his death, an earthquake erupted, tearing the temple's curtain from top to bottom.
A soldier confirmed his death by sticking a spear into his side, which produced only water. He was taken down from the cross and buried in a nearby tomb. Three days after his death, Jesus's tomb was found empty.
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He had risen from the dead and appeared first to Mary Magdalene and then to his mother Mary. They both informed the disciples, who were in hiding, and later, Jesus appeared to them and told them not to be afraid. During this brief time, he beseeched his disciples to go into the world and preach the gospel to all humanity. And God is the best of the planners.
Then you will all return to Me, and I will judge between you in the matters you used to disagree in. But God raised him up to Himself. It is also reported that they used to dress in white.
The word that is used here is wafah , which can mean sleep or death. In Arabic, sleep is called the minor death.
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See also verses and , where the word wafah refers to sleep and not to death. Since verse denies the killing and crucifixion of Jesus, and since each human dies once but Jesus is supposed to come back to earth, the only remaining interpretation of the verse is sleep. According to several commentaries on the Quran, the one who was crucified was one of the disciples, accepting the resemblance of Jesus, and martyring himself to save Jesus in return for paradise. He still lives up there, and will return towards the end of time to earth. After fulfilling his assigned role on earth, he will eventually die.
And there is no deity that deserves to be worshipped except God. But if they turn away from accepting the truth , then indeed, God is aware of the corrupters.