I. Jesus is arrested (John 18:1-18) 耶稣被捕（约翰福音18:1-18）
A. Jesus allows himself to be taken captive (1-11) 耶稣允许自己被捕（1-11）
After Jesus finished praying he and his disciples left Jerusalem and went to the Garden of Gethsemane. John did not record the details of Jesus’ prayers and his discussions with his disciples in Gethsemane. Why might he have omitted this important information?
What might be some reasons why Judas chose this location to hand Jesus over?
Even though Jesus was about to be arrested how did he display his complete control of the situation?
How did Jesus protect His disciples from harm during his arrest?
Verse 9 says that Jesus didn’t lose one of those the Father gave him. How can modern Christians take comfort in the way Jesus took care of his disciples in the garden?
Consider the misunderstandings the disciples had about the nature of Christ’s kingdom. Now consider Peter’s violent act in the garden. How were the two related?
Peter thought he was helping Jesus. What did Jesus emphasize in his response to Peter?
B. Jesus before Annas, Peter’s first denial (12-18) 耶稣在亚拿面前，彼得的第一次不认主（12-18）
What did the detachment of soldiers do with Jesus?
In many ways there were two trials going on at the same time. Jesus was on trial as was Peter. Who was Jesus intent on saving?
Who did Peter want to save?
Peter boldly promised he would never disown Jesus even if everyone else did. What poor judgment did Peter now show in the courtyard of the high priest?
What should he have done when he realized his weakness and how vulnerable he was to further attacks?
II. Jesus on trial (John 18:19-40) 耶稣受审判（约翰福音18:19-40）
A. Jesus on trial before the high priest, Peter’s second and third denial (19-27) 耶稣在大祭司面前受审，彼得第二次和第三次不认耶稣（19-27）
How did Jesus answer Annas’ questions about His disciples and His teaching?
How did Jesus respond to the improper treatment he received from one of the court officials?
What can we learn from Jesus’ example when we face opposition for being a follower of Jesus?
Meanwhile the devil continued his assault on Peter in the courtyard of the high priest. What tactics did Satan use on Peter?
How does Satan use similar tactics when he attacks us today?
Peter denied Jesus when his faith was put to the test. Satan constantly tries to make us do the same thing. What can we learn from Peter’s failures when Satan attacks us?
B. Jesus on trial before Pilate (28-40) 耶稣在彼拉多面前受审（28-40）
Why wouldn’t the Jewish leaders enter the palace of the Roman governor?
Look at the conversation between the Jewish leaders and Pilate. What statements make it clear the Jews had no interest in a fair trial of Jesus?
When Pilate asked Jesus if he were a king what truths did Jesus teach the governor?
During the time Jesus was on this earth and throughout history (including today) many people look for God to set up a great earthly kingdom. What does Jesus’ answer to Pilate say about such a kingdom?
What does Pilate mean when he responded to Jesus with the words “What is truth?”
Where do we hear Pilate’s words “what is truth?” in Modern Christianity?
Pilate was resolved to free Jesus, because he recognized Jesus as an innocent man. What tactics did Pilate use to try to free Jesus?
Pilate tried to release Jesus by offering to release one prisoner to the people. What does the response of the crowd show us about the hold of the devil, the world and the sinful flesh can have on people?