Going a little farther, He fell facedown and prayed, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me. Yet not as I will, but as You will."
Cross ReferencesIsaiah 50:5
The Lord GOD has opened My ears, and I have not been rebellious, nor have I turned back.
Therefore I will allot Him a portion with the great, and He will divide the spoils with the strong, because He has poured out His life unto death, and He was numbered among the transgressors. Yet He bore the sin of many and made intercession for the transgressors.
"You do not know what you are asking," Jesus replied. "Are you able to drink the cup I am going to drink?" "We are able," the brothers answered.
A second time He went away and prayed, "My Father, if this cup cannot pass unless I drink it, may Your will be done."
"Abba, Father," He said, "all things are possible for You. Take this cup from Me. Yet not what I will, but what You will."
And He withdrew about a stone's throw beyond them, where He knelt down and prayed,
"Father, if You are willing, take this cup from Me. Yet not My will, but Yours be done."
So Jesus replied, "Truly, truly, I tell you, the Son can do nothing by Himself, unless He sees the Father doing it. For whatever the Father does, the Son also does.
For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but to do the will of Him who sent Me.
"Put your sword back in its sheath!" Jesus said to Peter. "Shall I not drink the cup the Father has given Me?"
And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to death--even death on a cross.
During the days of Jesus' earthly life, He offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and tears to the One who could save Him from death, and He was heard because of His reverence.
Chapter Outline1. Jesus foretells his own death.
3. The rulers conspire against him.
6. The woman anoints his feet.
14. Judas bargains to betray him.
17. Jesus eats the Passover;
26. institutes his holy supper;
30. foretells the desertion of his disciples, and Peter's denial;
36. prays in the garden;
47. and being betrayed by a kiss,
57. is carried to Caiaphas,
69. and denied by Peter.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Chronicles 21:16
Mark 14:35, 36
Luke 22:41, 42
O my Father.
2 Samuel 15:26
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