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The Night of His Capture, part two

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"Am I a dangerous criminal? Is that why you brought weapons to help you take me?"

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Words collided inside Peter’s head as he relived his teacher’s arrest. “Once we were 12 men following Jesus as his trusted students. Judas, one of us, used a kiss to betray Jesus. What did I do instantly? I drew a sword and sliced off the ear of the high priest’s servant, a guy in the phony religious establishment determined to capture Jesus.

“I acted fast and thought foolishly. Judas is a traitor. Jesus is in legal custody. The priests have won…
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