Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jesus was now going up to Jerusalem, and He took the twelve disciples aside by themselves, and on the way He said to them,
They were still on the road going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them; they were full of wonder, and some, though they followed, did so with fear. Then, once more calling to Him the Twelve, He began to tell them what was about to happen to Him.
"My food," said Jesus, "is to be obedient to Him who sent me, and fully to accomplish His work.
"My time," replied Jesus, "has not yet come, but for you any time is suitable.
This made them once more try to arrest Him, but He withdrew out of their power.
Now is my soul full of trouble; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour. But for this purpose I have come to this hour.
Jesus therefore said to Peter, "Put back your sword. Shall I refuse to drink the cup of sorrow which the Father has given me to drink?"
As soon as Jesus had taken the wine, He said, "It is finished." And then, bowing His head, He yielded up His spirit.
"And now, impelled by a sense of duty, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there,
Rouse yourselves. Let us be going. My betrayer is close at hand."