The Unique Model


WITHDRAWAL FROM THE WORLD

It is Mary who has chosen me better part, it is not to be taken from her. (Luke 10:42)

He then went down with them and came to Nazareth and lived under their authority. (Luke 2:51)

Immediately afterwards the Spirit drove him out into the wilderness. (Mark 1:12)

You must come away to some lonely place all by yourselves and rest for a while. (Mark 6:31)

After sending the crowds away he went up into the hills by himself to pray, when evening came he was there alone. (Matthew 14:23)

In the morning, long before dawn, he got up and left the house and went off to a lonely place and prayed there. (Marked 1:35)

Now it was about this time that he went out into the hills to pray, and he spent the whole night in prayer to God. (Luke 6:12)

So Jesus no longer went about openly among the Jews, but left the district for a town called Ephraim in the country bordering on the desert, and stayed there with his disciples. (John 11:54)

Then he withdrew from them, about a stones throw away and knelt down and prayed. (Luke 22:41)