The Easter Message is for everyone
Many years ago in my young formative yearsI came to understand that when Jesus was in the Garden of Gethsemane, after the final meal he had shared with those closest to him – and prior to his arrest by the Roman Soldiers – as he was praying – he was in terrible mental and emotional pain and distress because he knew what was going to happen to him next. He knew, because he was God and was all-knowing, that he was to suffer the most terrible of torment – death on a cross for our sins. His death would ‘appease’ God the Father, bringing us forgiveness and reconciliation for our sins. Jesus was terrified of what lay ahead and that was the reason why he sweated drops of blood.
“And being in agony He was praying very fervently; and His sweat became like drops of blood, falling down upon the…
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