Mark 14:36 (NIV2011): “Abba, Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.”
At Calvary Jesus won a public battle with Satan and conquered sin and death. But first he had to face a private battle at Gethsemane. Jesus’ prayer shows us how to:
• Deal with the flesh Mark 14:38, 1 Peter 5:8
• Connect our spirit to God Luke 22:42-44, Acts 1:8
• Win the battle Mark 14:41-42, Romans 8:37
Three times Jesus instructed his disciples to “watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation.”
How important is your personal prayer life to you?
Mark 14:38 (MSG): "Stay alert, be in prayer, so you don't enter the danger zone without even knowing it. Don't be naive. Part of you is eager, ready for anything in God; but another part is as lazy as an old dog sleeping by the fire."
1 Peter 5:8 (MSG): "Keep a cool head. Stay alert. The Devil is poised to pounce, and would like nothing better than to catch you napping."
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John 18:37-38(NIV) “You are a king, then!” said Pilate. Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. In fact, the reason I was born and came into the world is to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.” “What is truth?” retorted Pilate. With this he went out again to the Jews gathered there and said, “I...
John 13:1-30, John 13:2(NIV) "The evening meal was in progress, and the devil had already prompted Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot, to betray Jesus."
John 13:30(NIV) "As soon as Judas had taken the bread, he went out. And it was night."
At the last supper we see the depth of Jesus’ love as he washes the disciples feet, compared to the depravity of human sin...
Luke 19:28-48, Luke 19:41(NIV)
As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it. As Jesus entered Jerusalem as King, he saw something that nobody else noticed.
2 Corinthians 4:18(NIV) "So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal."
• The fickleness of human approval v37-40,...
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