As we all know jesus arrived at gethsemane in the late evening with his eleven disciples. To begin to meet the demands of the atonement the sinless christ went into the garden of gethsemane as elder whitney saw in his dream there to bear the agony of soul only he could bear.
Behold the son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners in gethsemane above and at golgotha below jesus christ shed his blood ultimately dying on the cross.
Jesus christ garden of gethsemane lds. Love and a prayer took him there. Second the kidron brook ran nearby. Jesus cometh the third time and saith unto them sleep on now and take your rest.
Because of the full moon they could see him easily. Gethsemane is located at the foot of the mount of olives just across the kidron valley from the old city of jerusalem. Jesus climbed the hill to the garden still.
Jesus loves me so he went willingly to gethsemane. Unless otherwise indicated individuals may post material from the gospel media portion of this site to another website or on a computer network for their own personal noncommercial use. Jesus returns to the garden again to continue to pray and suffers great pain.
Christ s disciples waited nearby and soon fell asleep as jesus went into gethsemane alone. Jesus and the apostles went to the garden of gethsemane. This right can be revoked at any time and for any reason.
He went to tell the jewish leaders where jesus was. He began to be sore amazed and to be very heavy saying to peter james and john my soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death 15 why. Doctrine of the church of jesus christ of latter day saints holds that the atonement wrought by our savior jesus christ was performed both through his suffering in the garden of gethsemane and by the voluntary surrender of his life on the cross.
He asked them to wait while he went to pray. It is enough the hour is come. To the place only he could go.
The garden of gethsemane was at the bottom of the valley between the holy city of jerusalem and the mount of olives from where jesus later ascended into heaven. Christ kneels in the garden of gethsemane. Symbolically the garden of gethsemane was a low spot near jerusalem.
His steps were heavy and slow. There he asked them to watch and pray while he went farther. Judas did not go with them.
He evidently positioned eight at the entry into the garden taking peter james and john with him into the interior. The savior asked peter james and john to go with him into the garden.