Jesus then spent from one to three years teaching and working miracles among his disciples and before large crowds. His recorded miracles included turning water to wine, walking on water, cursing a fig tree, healing the sick, multiplying a small meal to feed a crowd, casting out demons, and even raising a man from the dead.
Jesus explained that his teachings were from God. Jesus' popularity grew quickly, but so did opposition from local leaders. Roman rulers were uncomfortable with the common perception that he was the Messiah who would liberate the Jews from Roman rule. In the Gospels Jesus repeatedly suggests to his disciples his end is near but they do not fully understand or accept the idea. The clearest expression of this is at the "Last Supper," which took place on the night before his death. Jesus tells his disciples that one of them will betray him and unfortunately this ends up being true. One of the disciples traded information resulting in Jesus’ arrest for 30 pieces of silver. Once captured, Jesus was sent to Pontius Pilate, the Roman... [continues]
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