Wednesday, July 8, 2015

"That they might not Suffer..." -Gethsemane

Because of Jesus Christ, our tender-hearted older brother's Atonement in the Garden and on the cross, we can repent and return back to the presence of our Father in Heaven again.  

The Doctrine and Covenants tells us of what he suffered in Gethsemane.  "For behold, I, God, have suffered these things for all, that they might not suffer if they would repent; But if they would not repent they must suffer even as I; Which suffering caused myself, even God, the greatest of all, to tremble because of pain, and to bleed at every pore, and to suffer both body and spirit—and would that I might not drink the bitter cup, and shrink— Nevertheless, glory be to the Father, and I partook and finished my preparations unto the children of men."

My heart fills with gratitude for what the Savior did for me, and at the same time I am pained when I think of the pains he suffered for me and for all of us.  May we ever remember that, and have Gratitude for him.  

Scripture is Doctrine and Covenants 19:16-19 https://www.lds.org/scriptures/dc-testament/dc/19.16-19

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Picture is That They Might Not Suffer by Liz Lemon Swindle.

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