A Christian Brother went to Israel and this is a small share of something he shared this a.m.
“He did that for all of us. How willing are we?”
I wrote an earlier post with some of the background on Gethsemane, where our Lord prayed before being arrested, taken away, and ultimately crucified. Some more thoughts popped into my head after reading some of my notes, so I thought I would share.
And when he was at the place, he said unto them, Pray that ye enter not into temptation. And he was withdrawn from them about a stone’s cast, and kneeled down, and prayed, Saying, Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done. And there appeared an angel unto him from heaven, strengthening him. And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground. And when he rose up from prayer, and was come to his disciples, he found them…
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