Opposers of Jesus

Five groups of people who opposed Jesus ministry

The study of the gospel shows at least five religious’ groups of people who opposed Jesus and His teachings.

  1. Chief Priests
  2. Sadducees
  3. Scribes
  4. Elders
  5. Pharisees

 Luke 20:19 And the chief priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him; and they feared the people: for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them.


Luke 20:27 Then came to him certain of the Sadducees, which deny that there is any resurrection; and they asked him,

Luke 19: 39 and some of the Pharisees from among the multitude said unto him, Master, rebuke thy disciples.