Gethsemane Research Paper

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Ya’ll have you ever felt lonely? Have you ever felt as through your friends and family had abandoned you? Have you ever had a hard time understanding or submitting to the will of God? If you have, then you have an idea of what the Lord Jesus went through as he struggled at Gethsemane. Today, if you have your Bibles, I’d invite you to turn to the book of Hebrews, Hebrews four and verses 15 and sixteen. “This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most.” Consider the fact that Jesus, who was God, knows everything from the beginning and the end. Therefore, he was fully aware of the horrors…show more content…
And God heard his prayers because of his deep reverence for God. Friends, it is interesting that the very word Gethsemane means “olive press.” Olives were pressed there to make and oil, and truly, Jesus was being pressed from all sides that he might bring life to is. From a human perspective, I don’t think we can even begin to fathom what was going through. My dear friends on the HHA campus, maybe you are at a crisis point in your life right now- a personal Gethsemane, if you will. You have your will; you know what you want. Yet you can sense that God’s will is different from our will. So friends, would you let the Lord choose for you? Would you be willing to say, “Lord, I’m submitting my will to yours. Not my will, but your will be done?” Sometimes, we are afraid to do this because we have false concept that God’s will for us is not good. You might be thinking, “How about his plan for Jesus? That didn’t seem very good.” No question, it was very difficult for Jesus, to say the least. He faced the full wrath of God against all

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