TITLE

THE AGONY OF GETHSEMANE

AUTHOR(S)
Reardon, Patrick Henry
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity;Apr2006, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the meaning of Jesus Christ's agony in the Garden of Gethsemane. The pagan Celsus antagonized the deity of Jesus when He pleaded to the God the Father to take away his suffering if it is possible. Origen countered Celsus' remarks by emphasizing that immediately after such plea, Jesus said, "But not my will, but yours be done." This demonstrates his firmness and willingness to suffer.
ACCESSION #
22519334

 

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