+ In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen
Almighty God: Behold this your family with mercy and grace, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, and given into the hands of sinners, and to suffer death upon the cross. We ask this in Jesus’ name – who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Reading from the New Testament – John 18-19 (NLT)
Jesus Is Betrayed and Arrested
After saying these things, Jesus crossed the Kidron Valley with his disciples and entered a grove of olive trees. Judas, the betrayer, knew this place, because Jesus had often gone there with his disciples. The leading priests and Pharisees had given Judas a contingent of Roman soldiers and Temple guards to accompany him. Now with…
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