The trial of Jesus Christ and death

Christian Religious Studies SSS 3 First Term

Week 5

Topic: The trial of Jesus Christ and death

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:

1. Definition of trial

2. Explain the story of Christ’s trial before the high priest, Herod and Pilate

3. Significance of Christ’s Death


Definition of trial

Trials can be defined as examinations of evidence in a law court by a judge or a jury to decide if one accused of a crime is innocent.

Jesus Christ went under several trials in the course of His ministry when he was betrayed by Judas Iscariot. He was tried by the high priest (Sanhedrin), Pontious Pilate, King Herod, and back to Pontious pilate.

Christ before the High priest (Matthew 26:57-46)

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