1 After he had said all this, Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron valley where there was a garden into which he went with his disciples.
2 Judas the traitor knew the place also, since Jesus had often met his disciples there,
3 so Judas brought the cohort to this place together with guards sent by the chief priests and the Pharisees, all with lanterns and torches and weapons.
4 Knowing everything that was to happen to him, Jesus came forward and said, 'Who are you looking for?'
5 They answered, 'Jesus the Nazarene.' He said, 'I am he.' Now Judas the traitor was standing among them.
6 When Jesus said to them, 'I am he,' they moved back and fell on the ground.
7 He asked them a second time, 'Who are you looking for?' They said, 'Jesus the Nazarene.'
8 Jesus replied, 'I have told you that I am he. If I am the one you are looking for, let these others go.'
9 This was to fulfil the words he had spoken, 'Not one of those you gave me have I lost.'
10 Simon Peter, who had a s
April 14, 2017
Today is also a day of commitment to be a sign of God's love. God felt it worthwhile for Jesus to die in order that I might know love. My life is worth giving in the day-to-day as well as, if necessary, in death so that others may know that love.
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