Third Station: Jesus is condemned by the Sanhedrin
Posted on April 8th, 2000
We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you.
Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world.
Luke 22: 66-71
When day came, the assembly of the elders of the people gathered together, both chief priests and scribes. And they led him away to their council, and they said, “If you are the Christ, tell us.” But he said to them, “If I tell you, you will not believe, and if I ask you, you will not answer. But from now on the Son of Man shall be seated at the right hand of the power of God.” So they all said, “Are you the Son of God, then?” And he said to them, “You say that I am.” Then they said, “What further testimony do we need? We have heard it ourselves from his own lips.”
Painting: Nikolai Ge, 1892, The Judgment of the Sanhedrin: He is Guilty! [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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