Get up and Pray
Jesus is alone in the garden Based on Luke 22.39-46
Look Jesus asks the disciples to pray
while he himself goes off alone. He is
distressed. He knows he will die. In the
darkness, he prays to his Father to save
him; but then says, ‘not my will but yours
be done’. Jesus comes back – the disciples
are asleep. He challenges them: ‘Get up
Reflect Can you feel the emotions in this
image? Can you pray in times of distress?
Pray for those who are distressed or frightened and feel there is no hope; for those who are alone; for those who are trying to pray and find it difficult. Give thanks that we can pray to God at all times, and we will be heard.
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