Then He *said to them, “ My soul is deeply grieved, to the point of death; remain here and keep watch with Me.”
“ Now My soul has become troubled; and what shall I say, ‘ Father, save Me from this hour’? But for this purpose I came to this hour.
“ Oh that my grief were actually weighed And laid in the balances together with my calamity!
A Song. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. For the choir director; according to Mahalath Leannoth. A Maskil of Heman the Ezrahite. O Lord, the God of my salvation, I have cried out by day and in the night before You.
O Lord, why do You reject my soul? Why do You hide Your face from me?
The cords of death encompassed me And the terrors of Sheol came upon me; I found distress and sorrow.
He was despised and forsaken of men, A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief; And like one from whom men hide their face He was despised, and we did not esteem Him.
But the Lord was pleased To crush Him, putting Him to grief; If He would render Himself as a guilt offering, He will see His offspring, He will prolong His days, And the good pleasure of the Lord will prosper in His hand.
Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day nor the hour.
And He *came to the disciples and *found them sleeping, and *said to Peter, “So, you men could not keep watch with Me for one hour?
He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?
He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us—for it is written, “ Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”—
and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed.
For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;
The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.