Garissa: Let this cup pass….

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Finding the Gethsemane in Garissa

By REV. CANON FRANCIS OMONDI

On the Maundy Thursday 2-APRIL-2015, Al-Shabaab – a Muslim terror group – woke the morning of Garissa University College with Terror. By 8 pm at the end of the Day of horror, more than 147 [govt count but witness claim 280-300] people were killed, either shot or slaughtered. The Christian Union group who had gathered for early morning prayers did not only lift their voice in prayers to heaven, the terrorist’s bullets lifted 13 of them up to the throne of the Lamb. They were brutally killed. The survivors and many of us Christians living in Garissa at the epicenter of terror attacks remembered Gethsemane.
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He went away and prayed, “My Father, if this cannot pass unless I drink it, your will be done.” (‭Matthew‬ ‭26‬:‭42‬ ESV).

We may not know nor can we fully comprehend either the physical or…

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