Jesus’s Times Alone with the Father

…And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone.

Jesus- King in Exile

Jesús en el desierto

This morning I was thinking of Jesus- how when He walked this Earth, He rally had no time for Himself to get away from others to be alone with the Father and Holy Spirit.   Even while with His disciples, He needed that time alone.. and so He often withdrew to a hillside apart from others in prayer.   I imagine Him climbing a hillside really early in the morning before everyone was awake, just to spend time with the Father.     Isaiah 50:4 reads:  “The Lord GOD hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the learned.”

How beautiful those morning prayers must have been!  More than likely some of His disciples.. perhaps John.. woke up early enough to see Him walking down the…

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