On a Mountaintop

A meditation of Jesus…

Jesus- King in Exile

4d77d2d75c054e517789b251f7f25923After He had sent the crowds away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray; and when it was evening, He was there alone.  (Matthew 14:23)

Jesus, our Lord and King in exile would often go to a mountaintop or high place to pray to the Father after a long day of ministering to the people,  or even in the early hours of the morning before others were awake.

It was on a mountaintop where Jesus gave us the Beatitudes,   the higher messages of the Kingdom, to those who were willing  to walk up the hillside with Him after a long day with the multitudes  below.   (Isaiah 52:7  How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of Him Who brings good tidings, who publishes peace, Who brings good tidings of good , Who publishes Salvation.”)

I can visualize Jesus climbing down from a hillside after an early morning praying with…

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