Christ’s Prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane

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“Shake off sleep now from your eyelids, O My Disciples, said Christ. “With prayer watch, lest you be overwhelmed by temptation; especially you, Simon, for the trial is greatest to the strong. O Peter, know Me, Whom all creation blesses, glorifying to all Ages.”

“O Master,” cried Peter, “a profane word shall never fall from my lips. Even if all deny You, I will gladly die with You. For not flesh and blood, but Your
Father has revealed You to me; You, Whom all creation blesses, glorifying to all Ages.”

“All the depth of divine wisdom and knowledge, you have not sought out; and the bed rock of My judgment you, O man, have not comprehended,”
said the Lord. “Boast not, for you are flesh, and thrice you shall deny
Me, Whom all creation blesses, glorifying to all Ages.”

“You protest, O Simon Peter, against the very thing you are to do, as I foretold. A maid-servant, suddenly approaching will terrify you, said the Lord. “Yet, weeping bitterly, you shall find Me merciful, Whom all creation blesses, glorifying to all Ages.”