Not My Will But God's
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And going a little farther, He threw Himself upon the ground on His face and prayed saying, My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass away from Me; nevertheless, not what I will [not what I desire], but as You will and desire.
And He was saying, Abba, [which means] Father, everything is possible for You. Take away this cup from Me; yet not what I will, but what You [will].
Saying, Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but [ always] Yours be done.
I am able to do nothing from Myself [independently, of My own accord -- "but only as I am taught by God and as I get His orders]. Even as I hear, I judge [I decide as I am bidden to decide. As the voice comes to Me, so I give a decision], and My judgment is right (just, righteous), because I do not seek or consult My own will [I have no desire to do what is pleasing to Myself, My own aim, My own purpose] but only the will and pleasure of the Father Who sent Me.
For I have come down from heaven not to do My own will and purpose but to do the will and purpose of Him Who sent Me.
Jesus said to them, My food (nourishment) is to do the will (pleasure) of Him Who sent Me and to accomplish and completely finish His work.
Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God; let Your good Spirit lead me into a level country and into the land of uprightness.
Who owe their birth neither to bloods nor to the will of the flesh [that of physical impulse] nor to the will of man [that of a natural father], but to God. [They are born of God!]
For the creation (nature) was subjected to frailty (to futility, condemned to frustration), not because of some intentional fault on its part, but by the will of Him Who so subjected it -- "[yet] with the hope
So then [God's gift] is not a question of human will and human effort, but of God's mercy. [It depends not on one's own willingness nor on his strenuous exertion as in running a race, but on God's having mercy on him.]
- Acceptance, Of Instruction
- Christ's Relationship To God
- Christ, Character Of
- Cup Of Suffering
- Fathers Responsibilities
- God's Will
- God, Purpose Of
- God, Will Of
- Guidance, God's Promises Of
- Guidance, Need For God's
- Guidance, Receiving God's
- Jesus Christ, Relation To Father
- Motives, Examples Of
- Possibilities For God
- Possible For God
- Prayer, As A Relationship With God
- Relationship Of Father And Son
- Self Sacrifice
- Subject To God
- Submission To God's Will
- The Submission Of Christ
- The Will Of Men