In this video I talk about two topics and connect them with each other: Christ being tempted in the desert and His prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane. I mainly answer the question of whether we can speak of Christ truly being tempted and how we can understand His prayer in the garden of gethsemane using patristic witness such as St. Maximus the Confessor and St. John of Damascus.
About the author
David Erhan (previously known as therealMedWhite) is an Orthodox convert from Turkey who mostly focuses on Christological disputes concerning the Monophysite crisis. He's also the creator of the "History of Christian Theology" series on YouTube where he explains the theology of the great Church Fathers such as the Cappadocians, Hilary, Ambrose, Cyril, Maximus, and John of
Damascus which help reveal the true Apostolic Christianity the world has