When they got to the mountain Jesus sat down and they asked Him, When will this happen? Jesus told them, Don’t let anyone trick you because many people will come saying they are Me and trick many people. When you hear about countries fighting each other all over the world, don’t be upset. That stuff has to happen. And the ground will shake a lot and people won’t have enough food. That is the start of the trouble that happen before I come back.
If someone says, Look, He is here, or, He is there, don’t listen or believe them because many will be showing lying signs and doing lying miracles and saying they are Me. I’m telling you everything about it before it happens. The light of the sun will go out and the moon will stop shining and the stars will fall out of the sky and the powerful ones in the heaven will be shook up.
Like the fig tree, When the branch starts to get leaves on it you know that summer is coming soon. Just like that, when you see these things I told you start to happen, then you know that I’m coming back soon. Those years won’t pass by until it has all happened. Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words won’t pass away.
No man knows what day it will be or what hour it will happen except My Father, I don’t even know it. So watch and pray because you don’t know when it is time. It is like a man going on a far away trip who leaves his stuff with his workers and says, Watch for when I come back. So you always be watching because you don’t know if I’m coming in the morning or at lunchtime or the middle of the night. So watch and be ready.
When they were eating, Jesus told them, One of you is going to sell Me to be killed by the leaders. They were all sad and said, Is it me? Jesus told them it is the one who dips his hand in the gravy dish with Me. Everything that was said will happen to Me and really bad stuff will happen to the one who sells Me. It would be better if that one had not been born.
When they got to the garden called Gethsemane, Jesus told his helpers, Sit here while I go over there and pray. Jesus was really amazed and upset about the bad stuff that was about the happen to Him. He said, O My Daddy God, You can do anything. Don’t let me have to do this. But I will do what You know is best.
And they were there to arrest Jesus with swords and big sticks. The one who sold Jesus came up and kissed Him because that was the sign to show which one Jesus was. One of the helpers took a sword and was trying to split one of the men’s head open, but missed and cut off his ear. Jesus fixed it and said, Did you come to arrest Me like I was a robber? I was in the temple every day teaching, Why didn’t you come then to get Me?
People kept telling all kinds of lies about Jesus but nothing agreed. Jesus just stood there quiet until the high priest demanded, Are you the Son of the God? Jesus said, I am. And you will see the Son of man sitting on the right side of all God’s mighty power and coming in the clouds of heaven. Then they all agreed He was guilty and covered his face and punched Him.
At the time of the party in Jerusalem the Roman leader let go a bad one out of jail, so the leader asked, Shall I let Jesus go. The people yelled loud, No, let go the other one (he was a robber who had killed people). The leader asked, What do I do with Jesus? And the people yelled for Jesus to be nailed to a cross of wood. That’s the way the Roman’s killed the bad people.
Then they took Jesus up a hill called the skull and nailed him to the cross. They divided up His clothes to keep for themselves and sat down playing cards waiting for Him to die. They put a sign on His cross that said, KING OF THE JEWS. They nailed up a robber on one side of Jesus and another robber on the other side of Jesus.
The ladies were very scared but the man told them, Don’t be scared. You are looking for Jesus who was nailed to the cross. He is not here. He came alive again from being dead and has gone ahead to meet you in Galilee. The ladies ran quick and went to tell His helpers what the angel said but they didn’t believe it. They were sad and crying.
He said, Go all around the world and tell that I won over the bad ones and everyone can come into My kingdom for free. If you believe you will be saved and if you don’t believe, you will be forever ruined. Signs will follow the ones who believe. They will throw out bad ones from people and talk in new languages. They will pick up snakes and not be hurt. They will put their hands on sick people and the people will get well.