After bidding them farewell, He left for the mountain to pray.
But you, when you pray, go into your inner room, close your door and pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.
After He had sent the crowds away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray; and when it was evening, He was there alone.
In the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went away to a secluded place, and was praying there.
It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God.
For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps,