#34 Whom Did Jesus Pray To? - Jimmy Akin
“On various occasions in the Gospels, Jesus prays (e.g., Matt. 26:36; Luke 3:21; John 11:41). If Jesus was God, this makes no sense. How could he pray to himself?”
He wasn’t praying to himself. He was praying to his Father.
People do talk to themselves from time to time, but this is not what Jesus was doing.
The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit are each God, but they are distinct, divine persons. The doctrine of the Trinity is that there is one God in three persons.
Consequently, it was natural for Jesus as one divine person to speak to his Father as anothe…