In the expanse of the Scottish Highlands near Glencoe, stands a house, isolated and remote.
o For you, is this idyllic or threatening – a dream or a nightmare?
o In reality we are not normally so isolated in life. Think of the ways you are dependent upon others.
o Thank God for the people who mean most to you.
o What about God – do you feel close to God or alienated from him?
o Do you think Jesus felt close to God or distanced from him:
- during his time of testing in the wilderness?
- on the Mount of Transfiguration?
- in the Garden of Gethsemane?
- on the Cross?