After these things, Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus, though a secret one because of his fear of the Jews, asked Pilate to let him take away the body of Jesus. Pilate gave him permission; so …

 

For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. Indeed, rarely will anyone die for a righteous person — though perhaps for a good person someone might actually dare to die. But God …

 

When Pilate heard this, he asked whether the man was a Galilean. And when he learned that he was under Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent him off to Herod, who was himself in Jerusalem at that time. When Herod saw …

Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane; and he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” He took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be…

 

“Simon, Simon, listen! Satan has demanded to sift all of you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your own faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.”

And he …

 

When the hour came, he took his place at the table, and the apostles with him. He said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer; for I tell you, I will …

The time in the Garden has drawn to a close. Jesus has been on the ground before God. He has poured out His heart before His Abba and committed, once again, to do His will. He has spent these last …

 

Jesus singles out one of his disciples, Peter, from the ones sleeping during that night in the Garden, and Jesus gives warning. It is a warning that was spoken to Peter and to us all.

“Watch and pray so …

 

 

Do people ask you to pray with them or for them? I imagine it happens to us all. Have YOU ever asked anyone to pray with you or for you? Many of us have, at one time or …

 

We continue in the Garden with Jesus, and as we stand in this special place, we remember what Jesus was facing. Numerous times over the years, He told people of the suffering that would come from the road that …