1 Go to dark Gethsemane,
you that feel the tempter’s power;
your Redeemer’s conflict see;
watch with him one bitter hour;
turn not from his griefs away;
learn of Jesus Christ to pray.
2 Follow to the judgment hall;
view the Lord of life arraigned.
O the wormwood and the gall!
O the pangs his soul sustained!
Shun not suffering, shame, or loss;
learn of him to bear the cross.
3 Calvary’s mournful mountain climb;
there, adoring at his feet,
mark that miracle of time,
God’s own sacrifice complete:
“It is finished!” hear him cry;
learn of Jesus Christ to die.
|First Line:||Go to dark Gethsemane|
|Title:||Go to Dark Gethsemane|
|Author:||James Montgomery, 1771-1854|
|Scripture:||Matthew 26:40; Matthew 26:36; John 19:30; John 18:28|
|Composer:||Richard Redhead, 1820-1901|