Good Friday – How Was Jesus Not Crushed By Gethsemane?

Join us on Good Friday beginning at 10:30 am as Pastor David preaches on the story of Jesus being betrayed in the garden of Gethsemane.

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Γεθσημανί  = Gethsemane

גַּת [gath] = press, ______________

שֶׁמֶן [shemen /sheh·men] = fat, oil

He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. (II Cor. 5:21) 

– Luke 22:44, I Peter 2:22

Q: How was Jesus not crushed by Gethsemane?

1. Jesus turned to _______________ for support (vs.37-38)

Don’t go into the garden ______________!

Share each other’s troubles and problems, and in this way obey the law of Christ. If you think you are too important to help someone in need, you are only fooling yourself. You are really a nobody. (Gal.6:2-3) (NLT)

2. Jesus turned to His ______________ in prayer (vs. 39-44)

Going a little ahead, he fell on his face, praying, “My Father, if there is any way, get me out of this. But please, not what I want. You, what do you want?” (Matthew 26:39) (The Message) 

During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. (Hebrews 5:7)

For we do not have a High Priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are – yet was without sin. (Hebrews 4:15)

3. Jesus _________________ His Father’s plan. (vs.39,42)

4. Jesus trusted ____________________ support

When he returned to them the third time, he said, “Still sleeping? Still resting? Enough! The time has come. I, the Son of Man, am betrayed into the hands of sinners. Up, let’s be going. See, my betrayer is here!” (Mark 1:41-42) 

In Gethsemane God sometimes says _______; 

but when I say ________ to His plan 

He says yes to supernatural support.