Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

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Bible References

And prayed

Mark 14:35
Then He went a little farther, fell to the ground, and began to pray that if it were possible, the hour might pass from Him.
Luke 22:41
Then He withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, knelt down, and began to pray,
Hebrews 5:7
During His earthly life, He offered prayers and appeals with loud cries and tears to the One who was able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His reverence.

O my father

Matthew 26:42
Again, a second time, He went away and prayed, “My Father, if this cannot pass unless I drink it, Your will be done.”
John 11:41
So they removed the stone. Then Jesus raised His eyes and said, “Father, I thank You that You heard Me.
John 12:27
“Now My soul is troubled. What should I say—Father, save Me from this hour? But that is why I came to this hour.

Let

Matthew 20:22
But Jesus answered, “You don’t know what you’re asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?”

“We are able,” they said to Him.
John 18:11
At that, Jesus said to Peter, “Sheathe your sword! Am I not to drink the cup the Father has given Me?”

Not

2 Samuel 15:26
However, if He should say, ‘I do not delight in you,’ then here I am—He can do with me whatever pleases Him.”
John 5:30
“I can do nothing on My own. I judge only as I hear, and My judgment is righteous, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
John 6:38
For I have come down from heaven, not to do My will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
John 12:28
Father, glorify Your name!”

Then a voice came from heaven: “I have glorified it, and I will glorify it again!”
John 14:31
On the contrary, I am going away so that the world may know that I love the Father. Just as the Father commanded Me, so I do.

“Get up; let’s leave this place.
Romans 15:1
Now we who are strong have an obligation to bear the weaknesses of those without strength, and not to please ourselves.
Philippians 2:8
He humbled Himself by becoming obedient
to the point of death—
even to death on a cross.

General references

Numbers 14:5
Then Moses and Aaron fell down with their faces to the ground in front of the whole assembly of the Israelite community.
Isaiah 50:5
The Lord God has opened My ear,
and I was not rebellious;
I did not turn back.

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