agony in the garden


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agony in the garden

Christ confronts His imminent death. [N.T.: Matthew 26:36–45; Mark 14:32–41]
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However, he was not much disconcerted at that; for when he had taken a mouthful of bread and butter and was about to swallow a gulp of tea, the humour of the thing burst upon him with such irresistible force, that he was obliged to jump up from the table, and rush snorting and choking from the room; and a minute after, was heard screaming in fearful agony in the garden.
He has gone through all that great agony in the garden, when his soul was exceeding sorrowful even unto death, and the great drops of sweat fell like blood to the ground.
The Agony in the Garden, a watercolour, is the first work by the idiosyncratic artist Edward Burra to be acquired by the Museum and Art Gallery
The painting, The Agony in the Garden, was included as a loan in the largest display of modern works from the city's collection, held in the Gas Hall early last year.
With regard to the article by Jeannette Cooperman in the March 26 issue ("Going beyond the kiddie version of God"), it occurred to me some time ago that in the biblical account of the agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, if the apostles accompanying Jesus were indeed asleep, how could anyone have reported what had happened to Jesus?
The washing of the feet in commemoration of the Last Supper, staying up with Jesus and praying through the agony in the garden, and the Pesame--accompanying Mary after the Crucifixion--are rituals that also draw us into the experience of suffering.
Episodes leading up to the crucifixion become "snapshot" emblems: the agony in the garden, Judas' kiss, Pilate's hands being washed, Peter arguing with the servant girl.
In the case of Jesus' agony in the garden, even the apostles fell asleep.
Painting: The Agony in the Garden, by the Master of Vyssi Brod (Hohenfurth) (14th c.
The image suggests to the reader the idea of interpreting the events of Christ's life in the light of other events; for example, Jesus' questioning of his disciples about his identity (16:13) and his similar question to the Pharisees (22:41), or the temptation in the desert in the light of the agony in the garden.
The temptation in the desert and the agony in the garden taken together teach us to place no store in our present circumstances.
The images on the windows include John the Baptist, the baptism of Jesus, the Sermon on the Mount and the Agony in the Garden.