What’s the last thing Jesus did before he headed to the garden to be arrested?
He prayed for his disciples — and then, get this: he prayed for you and me.
Here is his prayer in its entirety. Far too few humans have actually read through it in one sitting. Don’t be one of them. Pray through every word right now. Please.
On Monday of his final week on this planet, Jesus cursed a fruitless fig tree. The next day, Jesus and his disciples walked past the same tree:
It’s the Monday of Jesus’ final week on this planet.
Yesterday, Jesus’ arrival in Jerusalem caused quite a stir. Today, the stir grows into an outright uproar resulting in the religious leaders wanting to kill him.
Jesus was on his way back into the city. Here’s what happened next:
Yesterday, Jesus provided a parable about the power of persistent prayer. Today, he preaches about the problem of proud praying: