And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and he said to his disciples, Sit you here, while I shall pray.…
I. THE PLACE OF THE CONFLICT CALLS FOR A BRIEF NOTICE.
II. THE STORY OF THE CONFLICT. Its intensity is the first fact in the story that strikes us. "His sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling to the ground." This conflict wrung from the Saviour a great cry. What was it? "O My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless not as I will, but as Thou wilt." We have a glimpse of the conflict carried on by Christ for us, single-handed.
III. THE SLEEP OF THE DISCIPLES WHILST THIS CONFLICT WAS GOING ON.
(Charles Stanford, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and he saith to his disciples, Sit ye here, while I shall pray.