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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.
Going a little farther, he threw himself to the ground and prayed that if it were possible the hour would pass from him.
He went away from them about a stone's throw, knelt down, and prayed,
During his earthly life Christ offered both requests and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death and he was heard because of his devotion.
O my father
He went away a second time and prayed, "My Father, if this cup cannot be taken away unless I drink it, your will must be done."
So they took away the stone. Jesus looked upward and said, "Father, I thank you that you have listened to me.
"Now my soul is greatly distressed. And what should I say? 'Father, deliver me from this hour'? No, but for this very reason I have come to this hour.
Jesus answered, "You don't know what you are asking! Are you able to drink the cup I am about to drink?" They said to him, "We are able."
But Jesus said to Peter, "Put your sword back into its sheath! Am I not to drink the cup that the Father has given me?"
2 Samuel 15:26
However, if he should say, 'I do not take pleasure in you,' then he will deal with me in a way that he considers appropriate."
I can do nothing on my own initiative. Just as I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I do not seek my own will, but the will of the one who sent me.
For I have come down from heaven not to do my own will but the will of the one who sent me.
Father, glorify your name." Then a voice came from heaven, "I have glorified it, and I will glorify it again."
but I am doing just what the Father commanded me, so that the world may know that I love the Father. Get up, let us go from here."
But we who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak, and not just please ourselves.
He humbled himself, by becoming obedient to the point of death -- even death on a cross!