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Jesus, therefore, when He saw her weeping, and the Jews weeping who came with her, groaned in the spirit, and troubled Himself;
Having said these things, Jesus was troubled in spirit, and testified, and said, "Verily, verily, I say to you, that one of you will betray Me."
Then saith He to them, "My soul is exceedingly sorrowful even unto death! Abide ye here, and watch with Me."
And He taketh with Him Peter and James and John, and began to be greatly amazed, and to be in distress.
And, being in an agony, He was praying more earnestly. And His sweat became, as it were, large drops of blood falling down upon the ground!
Who, in the days of His flesh, having offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears to Him Who was able to save Him from death, and having been heard by reason of His godly fear,
"I came to cast fire on the earth; and what wish I, if it were already kindled?
Pilate, therefore, said to Him, "Art Thou, then, a King?" Jesus answered, "You say that I am a King. To this end have I been born, and to this end have I come into the world, that I should testify to the truth. Every one who is of the truth hears My voice."
When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched not forth your hands against Me; but this is your hour, and the power of darkness."
1 Timothy 1:15
Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief;
Since, therefore, the children have partaken of blood and flesh, He Himself also in like manner took part of the same; that, through death, He might bring to nought him who had the power of death, that is, the Devil;
Wherefore, coming into the world, He saith, "Sacrifice and offering Thou didst not wish, but a body didst Thou prepare for Me;