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What Happened to Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane?


The narrative of the Garden of Gethsemane can be found in Matthew 26:36-56, Mark 14:32-52, Luke 22:39-53, and John 18. After the Last Supper in the Upper Room, after Judas left to inform the main ministers that Jesus would be powerless, Jesus drove His residual supporters to the Garden of Gethsemane. The garden, conceivably an olive forest (“Gethsemane” signifies “oil squeeze”), sat in favor of the Mount of Olives. John 18:1 depicts the region as “finished the gorge of the Kidron.”

When Jesus and the supporters arrived, Jesus drew away Peter, James, and John—His center three adherents. He requesting that they remain with Him. “My spirit is profoundly lamented, to the point of death; stay here and keep watch with Me” (Matthew 26:38). He at that point went somewhat more distant, tumbled to His face, and, in anguish, requested that … Read the rest

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