Jesus’ arrest and trial, part 1. Matthew 26:36-46

Daily Devotions

Having completed his last supper with his disciples, Jesus now begins a journey that takes him to the cross. He is arrested and tried and sentenced to death. Throughout, the details of the narrative continue to reveal Jesus’ character and purpose, his redemptive love and his human vulnerability. This passion narrative is not merely a description of the act of salvation, but also an intensive in Christian formation for disciples of Jesus.