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And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.
And He went a little beyond them, and fell to the ground and began to pray that if it were possible,
the hour might pass Him by.
And He withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and He
knelt down and began to pray,
In the days of His flesh, He offered up both prayers and supplications with loud crying and tears to the One able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His piety.
O my father
He went away again a second time and prayed, saying,
“My Father, if this cannot pass away unless I drink it, Your will be done.”
So they removed the
stone. Then Jesus raised His eyes, and said, “ Father, I thank You that You have heard 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.
But Jesus answered,
“You do not know what you are asking. Are you able They *said to Him, “We are able.” to drink the cup that I am about to drink?”
So Jesus said to Peter,
“Put the sword into the sheath; the cup which the Father has given Me, shall I not drink it?”
2 Samuel 15:26
But if He should say thus, ‘
I have no delight in you,’ behold, here I am, let Him do to me as seems good to Him.”
“ I can do nothing on My own initiative. As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
Then a Father, glorify Your name.” voice came out of heaven: “I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again.”
but so that the world may know that I love the Father, I do exactly as the Father commanded Me. Get up, let us go from here.
Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of
those without strength and not just please ourselves.
Being found in appearance as a man,
He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.