Jesus wept over the city and the temple of Jerusalem because they had ceased to serve the purpose for which they were intended. People had turned the temple, which was God’s house into a market where they over -reached in trade. Jerusalem had failed to serve as an example of holiness despite being Zion or David’s city.
And knowing all that, and having made all that available to us , Jesus still weeps with us as he wept with Mary and Martha. Even while seeing the other side, Christ’s compassion compels him to continue bearing the burden of our pain here and now.
During his agony as he prayed, “His sweat was, as it were, great drops of blood falling down upon the ground” (Luke 22:44). At the conclusion of the narrative, Jesus accepts that the hour has come for him to be betrayed.
The ‘ Jesus Year’ is age 33 , the year that scholars generally believe Jesus of Nazareth was probably arrested and crucified in Jerusalem after starting a spiritual, political and intellectual revolution.
And about the ninth hour, Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” And at the ninth hour, Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Eloi Eloi lama sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”
According to all four gospels, Jesus was brought to the “Place of a Skull” and crucified with two thieves, with the charge of claiming to be “King of the Jews”, and the soldiers divided his clothes before he bowed his head and died .
Three times in the Book of Psalms (Psalm 2:4; 37:13; 59:8) we read that God shall laugh . God laughs, he sees their coming destruction and says, “A little that a righteous man has is Better than the riches of many wicked.” The last time we find that God laughs is Psalm 59:8.
Thus he “groaned in his spirit” because even those who were closest to him failed to recognize that he was, as he declared in verse 26, “the resurrection and the life”. Finally, at the graveside, he ” wept in sympathy with their sorrow over Lazarus ‘ death “.
In the Garden of Gethsemane , Jesus utters his agonizing prayer , “Abba, Father, for you all things are possible; remove this cup from me; yet, not what I want, but what you want.”
Jesus Christ experienced hematohidrosis while praying in the garden of Gethsemane before his crucification as mentioned in the Defenders Bible by Physician Luke as “and being in anguish he prayed more earnestly and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground.”
Part 4: Farewell prayer John 17:1–26 is generally known as the Farewell Prayer or the High Priestly Prayer, given that it is an intercession for the coming Church. It is by far the longest prayer of Jesus in any of the gospels.
Jesus at the age of twelve accompanies Mary and Joseph, and a large group of their relatives and friends to Jerusalem on pilgrimage, “according to the custom” – that is, Passover. On the day of their return, Jesus “lingered” in the Temple, but Mary and Joseph thought that he was among their group.
Mary Magdalene as trusted disciple For its part, the Bible gave no hint that Mary Magdalene was Jesus’s wife . None of the four canonical gospels suggests that sort of relationship, even though they list the women who travel with Jesus and in some cases include their husbands’ names.
33 is pretty unique . Number 33 is a Master Number (Master Teacher) and resonates with the energies of compassion, blessings, inspiration, honesty, discipline, bravery and courage. Number 33 tells us that ‘all things are possible’. 33 is also the number that symbolizes ‘guidance’.