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June 29, 2022

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Jan KingJune 4, 2019

Nola, did not Jesus ask to "have this cup pass....."? Asking to be excused from this very heavy responsibility? And then, "not my will, but thine".

Don HoffmanJune 2, 2019

Have we ever felt unwilling to do a good thing, yet went and did? I think the parable says it's OK to be at first unwilling, and then walk the walk, rather than talk the talk and fade. Jesus did not want to drink of the bitter cup, as we very often do not wish to do, BUT He did walk the walk, and set the example for us all.

StefanieMay 28, 2019

I agree with Nora, Jesus Christ ALWAYS wanted to do the will of the Father. And Father NEVER asked Satan to go, he wanted to volunteer with his selfish plan.

NolaMay 23, 2019

I think it is a far stretch of the imagination to think that this parable is about Jesus and Satan. There is no indication in the scriptures that Jesus ever hesitated or said that he didn't want to go and do the Father's work. From the beginning he said, "Here am I, send me." Why would he turn it on the Pharisees and hypocrites if it wasn't about them? This is opinion presented as fact.

AngelaMay 22, 2019

This makes much more sense! Thank you for sharing your wisdom.



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