First, the law said that it was illegal to do any of the law processes for a capital offense at night time. Right away, we see that Jesus was rested in the Garden at night. We can find this in the Bible were it talks about the mob having lanterns when they came to get Jesus. We read in the Bible how they were afraid the capture Jesus in the temple, because of the people. By doing this night capture they were able to have a more secret arrest. Then these Jews went even further and had the trial at night. There was also the law that said that the trials had to take place after the morning sacrifices. Again we see that this law was also broken.
Now lets take a look at Judas to see if what he did was even legal as far as the law goes.
Judas was what would be called an accomplice of Jesus' since he was with Him. The law said that testimonies from accomplices were not allowed, but let they used Judas as a route of arresting Jesus.
Earl L. Wingo says, “They had no warrant, nor authority of arrest whatsoever.”2 The normal process of arrest was done by two or ...
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...ling to do it for us.
He did it so we can go to heaven. Lets not forget to thank Him and return our service to Him.
Lischak, Gabriel N. “12 Reasons Jesus’ Trial Was Illegal Part 1.” The Restored Church of God. Accessed March 19, 2014. http://rcg.org/pillar/0902pp-trjtwi.html.
Lischak, Gabriel N. “12 Reasons Jesus’ Trial Was Illegal Part 2.” The Restored Church of God. Accessed March 19, 2014. http://rcg.org/pillar/0903pp-trjtwi.html.
Wingo, Earle. The Illegal Trial of Jesus. N.p.: Chick Publications, n.d. Accessed March 19, 2014. http://www.chick.com/catalog/books/1264.asp.
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