Jesus in Gethsemane
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Jesus in Gethsemane

From Series: The Gospel According to Luke, Volume 10

Luke 22:39  (ID: 2345)

In the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus told His disciples to pray lest they fall into temptation. But why prayer? Scripture assures us that God will protect us from temptation and unbelief; Alistair Begg clarifies, however, that God uses His chosen means of prayer, worship, and fellowship to keep us in the faith. Prayer and faith may not keep us from great sorrow here on earth—but Jesus promises us an eternity that will undo all the suffering.

Jesus Prays on the Mount of Olives

39And he came out and went, as was his custom, to the Mount of Olives, and the disciples followed him.

Copyright © 2021, Alistair Begg. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.