Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Jesus & The Garden of Gethsemane

Garden of Gethsemane Hennessy Book of Hours - miniaturist Simon Benning - Flanders, 1530-1540

The garden at Gethsemane, a place whose name literally means oil press, is located on a slope of the Mount of Olives just across the Kidron Valley from Jerusalem. A garden of ancient olive trees stands there to this day. Gethsemane is most famous as the place where Jesus prayed & his disciples slept the night before Jesus' crucifixion.  According to the New Testament it was a place that Jesus & his disciples customarily visited, which allowed Judas to find him on the night of his arrest.  Gethsemane appears in Matthew (26:36) & Mark (14:32). The Gospel of John says Jesus frequently went to Gethsemane with His disciples to pray (John 18:2). In the Bible at John 18:1l “When Jesus had spoken these words, He went forth with His disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which He entered, and His disciples.”  From other scriptures, such as, Matthew 26:36 we know that this garden was called “Gethsemane.”  

Monday, April 16, 2018

Jesus & The Garden of Gethsemane

1420-30 Medieval Book of Hours Leaf - Garden of Gethsemane

The garden at Gethsemane, a place whose name literally means oil press, is located on a slope of the Mount of Olives just across the Kidron Valley from Jerusalem. A garden of ancient olive trees stands there to this day. Gethsemane is most famous as the place where Jesus prayed & his disciples slept the night before Jesus' crucifixion.  According to the New Testament it was a place that Jesus & his disciples customarily visited, which allowed Judas to find him on the night of his arrest.  Gethsemane appears in Matthew (26:36) & Mark (14:32). The Gospel of John says Jesus frequently went to Gethsemane with His disciples to pray (John 18:2). In the Bible at John 18:1l “When Jesus had spoken these words, He went forth with His disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which He entered, and His disciples.”  From other scriptures, such as, Matthew 26:36 we know that this garden was called “Gethsemane.”

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Jesus & The Garden of Gethsemane

Garden of Gethsemane. Rosenwald-Book Of Hours

The garden at Gethsemane, a place whose name literally means oil press, is located on a slope of the Mount of Olives just across the Kidron Valley from Jerusalem. A garden of ancient olive trees stands there to this day. Gethsemane is most famous as the place where Jesus prayed & his disciples slept the night before Jesus' crucifixion.  According to the New Testament it was a place that Jesus & his disciples customarily visited, which allowed Judas to find him on the night of his arrest.  Gethsemane appears in Matthew (26:36) & Mark (14:32). The Gospel of John says Jesus frequently went to Gethsemane with His disciples to pray (John 18:2). In the Bible at John 18:1l “When Jesus had spoken these words, He went forth with His disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which He entered, and His disciples.”  From other scriptures, such as, Matthew 26:36 we know that this garden was called “Gethsemane.”  

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Jesus & The Garden of Gethsemane

The Agony in the Garden with the Donor Louis d’Orléans, Artist Colart de Laon?, a 15C French painting depicting Jesus praying in the Garden of Gethsemane while Peter, John, and James slumber. Prado

This painting is a small piece, probably intended for a use in a private chapel rather than a large church. Louis I, Duke of Orléans, became regent of France, when his older brother Charles VI went insane, and then Duke of Orleans was assassinated by his cousin & co-regent John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy. His murderer John’s courage against Ottoman forces in the Battle of Nicopolis (1396) earned him his nickname, and his bullheaded vanity helped ensure his side was utterly routed. You can read about a;; the intrigue in Barbara Tuchman’s A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century.

The garden at Gethsemane, a place whose name literally means oil press, is located on a slope of the Mount of Olives just across the Kidron Valley from Jerusalem. A garden of ancient olive trees stands there to this day. Gethsemane is most famous as the place where Jesus prayed & his disciples slept the night before Jesus' crucifixion.  According to the New Testament it was a place that Jesus & his disciples customarily visited, which allowed Judas to find him on the night of his arrest.  Gethsemane appears in Matthew (26:36) & Mark (14:32). The Gospel of John says Jesus frequently went to Gethsemane with His disciples to pray (John 18:2). In the Bible at John 18:1l “When Jesus had spoken these words, He went forth with His disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which He entered, and His disciples.”  From other scriptures, such as, Matthew 26:36 we know that this garden was called “Gethsemane.”  

Friday, April 13, 2018

Jesus & The Garden of Gethsemane

1308 Duccio di Buoninsegna (1255-1319) Agonia nel Getsemani Agony in Gethsemane

The garden at Gethsemane, a place whose name literally means oil press, is located on a slope of the Mount of Olives just across the Kidron Valley from Jerusalem. A garden of ancient olive trees stands there to this day. Gethsemane is most famous as the place where Jesus prayed & his disciples slept the night before Jesus' crucifixion.  According to the New Testament it was a place that Jesus & his disciples customarily visited, which allowed Judas to find him on the night of his arrest.  Gethsemane appears in Matthew (26:36) & Mark (14:32). The Gospel of John says Jesus frequently went to Gethsemane with His disciples to pray (John 18:2). In the Bible at John 18:1l “When Jesus had spoken these words, He went forth with His disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which He entered, and His disciples.”  From other scriptures, such as, Matthew 26:36 we know that this garden was called “Gethsemane.”  

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Jesus & The Garden of Gethsemane

1300s Barna da Siena The Agony in the Garden


The garden at Gethsemane, a place whose name literally means oil press, is located on a slope of the Mount of Olives just across the Kidron Valley from Jerusalem. A garden of ancient olive trees stands there to this day. Gethsemane is most famous as the place where Jesus prayed & his disciples slept the night before Jesus' crucifixion.  According to the New Testament it was a place that Jesus & his disciples customarily visited, which allowed Judas to find him on the night of his arrest.  Gethsemane appears in Matthew (26:36) & Mark (14:32). The Gospel of John says Jesus frequently went to Gethsemane with His disciples to pray (John 18:2). In the Bible at John 18:1l “When Jesus had spoken these words, He went forth with His disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which He entered, and His disciples.”  From other scriptures, such as, Matthew 26:36 we know that this garden was called “Gethsemane.”