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"Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word; that they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us; that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. And the glory which thou gavest me, I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one; (I in them, and thou in me ;) that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me. Father, I will that they also whom thou hast given me be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory which thou hast given me; for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world. O righteous Father, the world hath not known thee; but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me. And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare it; that the love wherewith thou hast loved me, may be in them, and I in them.”
Agony in the Garden - Jesus betrayed by Judas.
AND when they had sung a hymn, they xxvi. went out into the Mount of Olives. Then saith Jesus unto them; "All ye shall be offended because of me this night; for it is writ
Peter answered and said unto him; " Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended."
Jesus said unto him; "Verily I say unto thee, that this night, before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice."
Peter said unto him; "Though I should die with thee, yet will I not deny thee." Likewise also said all the disciples..
And they came to a place, which was nam32-36. ed Gethsemane; and he saith to his disciples; "Sit ye here, while I shall pray." And he taketh with him Peter, and James, and John; and began to be sore amazed, and to be very heavy. And he saith unto them; "My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death; tarry ye here, and watch." And he went forward a little, and fell on the ground; and prayed that, if it were possible, the hour might pass from him. And he said; "Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee; take away this cup from me. Nevertheless, not what I will, but what thou wilt."
And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter; " What! could ye not watch with me one hour? Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation; the spirit is indeed willing, but the flesh is weak."
He went away again the second time, and
prayed, saying; "O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me, except I drink it, thy will be done.'
And he came and found them asleep again; (for their eyes were heavy ;) and he left them, and went away again, and prayed the third time, saying the same words. And being in Lk. an agony he prayed more earnestly. And his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground. And there appear- xxii.43– ed an angel unto him from heaven, strengthening him.
And he cometh the third time, and saith unto them; Sleep on now, and take your rest; it is enough, the hour is come; behold, the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners. Rise up, let us go; lo, he that betrayeth me is at hand."
And while he yet spake, lo, Judas, one of Matt. the twelve, came, and with him a great mul- 47—49. titude with swords and staves, from the chief priests and elders of the people. Now he that betrayed him gave them a sign, saying; "Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is he; hold him fast." And forthwith he came to Jesus, and said; "Hail, Master ;" and kissed him.
But Jesus said unto him; "Judas, betray- L.xxii. est thou the Son of man with a kiss ?"
Jesus therefore knowing all things that Ji should come upon him, went forth and said unto them; "Whom seek ye ?"
They answered him ; " Jesus of Nazareth."
Jesus saith unto them; "I am he."
(And Judas also, which betrayed him, stood with them.) As soon then as he had said unto them; "I am he;" they went backward, and fell to the ground.
Then asked he them again; "Whom seek ye ?"
And they said; "Jesus of Nazareth.” Jesus answered ; "I have told you that I am he; if therefore ye seek me, let these go their way." That the saying might be fulfilled which he spake; "Of them which thou gavest me, have I lost none."
When they which were about him saw what would follow, they said unto him; Lord, shall we smite with the sword?" xvii. Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it, and smote the high priest's servant; and cut off his right ear. The servant's name was "Suffer J.viii. thus far." And he touched his ear, and healed him. Then said Jesus unto Peter; "Put up the sword into the sheath; the cup which my Father hath given me, shall I not drink it ?" Matt. "Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my 56Father, and he shall presently give me more
And Jesus answered and said;
than twelve legions of angels? But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled? that thus it must be."
In that same hour said Jesus to the multitudes; "Are ye come out as against a thief,
with swords and staves for to take me? I sat daily with you teaching in the temple, and ye laid no hold on me;" but all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled.
Then the band, and the captain and officers J.xvili. of the Jews took Jesus, and bound him. And Mark there followed him a certain young man, hav- 52. ing a linen cloth cast about his naked body; and the young men laid hold on him. And he left the linen cloth, and fled from them naked. Then all the disciples forsook him and fled.
Jesus taken first to the house of Annas and then to the palace of Caiaphas -Peter's denial-Jesus condemned by the Council - Remorse of Judas.
Matt. xxvi. 56.
AND they led him (Jesus) away to Annas vi first; for he was father-in-law to Caiaphas, which was the high priest that same year. (Now Caiaphas was he which gave counsel to the Jews, that it was expedient that one man should die for the people.)
And Simon Peter followed Jesus, and so did another disciple. That disciple was known unto the high priest, and went in with Jesus into the palace of the high-priest. But Peter stood at the door without. Then went out