Bible Society of South Africa

A Triumphant King – Day 97

A series of readings on the Easter story, exploring the reality and wonder of Jesus' death and resurrection.

Bible text(s)

Jesus Prays in Gethsemane

36Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” 37He took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee. Grief and anguish came over him, 38and he said to them, “The sorrow in my heart is so great that it almost crushes me. Stay here and keep watch with me.”

39He went a little farther on, threw himself face downwards on the ground, and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, take this cup of suffering from me! Yet not what I want, but what you want.”

Matthew 26:36-39GNBOpen in Bible reader
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