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In the Garden of Gethsemane near the Mount of Olives, Jesus is betrayed by Judas Iscariot, arrested and condemned to death for blasphemy and brought before Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea, for sentencing.
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Despairing in the face of thatwhich this seemingly harsh truth demands (the garden of Gethsemane, Golgotha,the tomb), we flee our essential self and, as such, are automatically ina disrelation to the power that grounds us --cut off from the possibilityof an abundant life.
In the life of Jesus we see: three decades of private life followed by three years of public ministry, the three wise men from the East who brought three gifts, the three disciples, the three temptations, the three prayers in the garden of Gethsemane, Peter’s three denials, the three hours of darkness at the crucifixion, and Jesus’ resurrection after three days in the tomb.