Questions for Bible study groups
- Look at the paintings of Jesus’ Agony, below. Which one appeals to you most? Why?
- How is Jesus portrayed in these paintings?
- Does this image of Jesus fit with your personal image of Jesus? Why? Why not?
- See Hidden Meanings at the bottom of this page.
After the Last Supper, Jesus and three of his closest friends went into an olive garden outside the walls of Jerusalem. Jesus knew he faced a terrible ordeal and, while his friends slept, he prayed to be spared. His prayer strengthened him and he was able to accept his future, placing his faith in God.