Some thoughts on Jesus’ prayer in Gethsemane, arrest and trial. Jesus must have felt overwhelmed with emotions, but he didn’t let his emotions take control of him.
Jesus prayed, ‘and being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground’ (Luke 22.44).
Jesus was terrified and he prayed to God (his Father) that the suffering that was ahead of him might be taken away but he also went on to say that he would submit to God’s will.
Jesus and his disciples had come from their Passover meal that we talked about yesterday and they had gone to pray in the garden of Gethsemane.
It is interesting that Jesus left a religious gathering to go outdoors to pray.
Our relationship with God shouldn’t be just dependent on those times when we worship with others, we need to make space to talk God him in our everyday…
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