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The Garden

Posted on April 14, 2019

Greeks and Romans tell stories of how their heroes and leaders calmly faced their execution. Socrates was remembered spouting one-liners to his friends before he was given the hemlock to drink.  Even Jewish heroes faced death with a passion and fearlessness. Yet we find Jesus in his final moments and he's not detached and he's not fearless, instead he is overwhelmed with sorrow. Today we see that  Jesus reacted different because he was facing something different. Check this out.