Tag: Jesus

The Death of God’s Son (Wisdom 2:12-20)

The Death of God’s Son (Wisdom 2:12-20)

The Wisdom of Solomon is a unique biblical book. It was one of the last books of the Old Testament to be produced and it was the only one written in Greek. The author was probably a Greek-speaking Jew who lived in Egypt, where there was a large Jewish community at the time. The book … Continue reading The Death of God’s Son (Wisdom 2:12-20)

The Agony in the Garden (Matthew 26:36-46)

The Agony in the Garden (Matthew 26:36-46)

On the night before his death, Christ went with the apostles to the Garden of Gethsemane to pray. Faced with the prospect of his upcoming death, Christ became “grieved and agitated.” All alone while the apostles slept, he prayed three times: “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet not … Continue reading The Agony in the Garden (Matthew 26:36-46)