We are in a season of great joy. As we approach Passover and Resurrection Sunday, we should reflect upon all that the Lord has done for us. From the simple answered prayer to the payment for all of our sins, offer praise and thanksgiving to our Lord and Savior. His sacrifice was great, and in anticipation of what was to come, He cried out to the Father to take His cup from Him if it was His will. We recognize His pain, as we sometimes ask for Him to do the same for us. Reflect on His sorrow, but accept the gift, because now we will not have to make payment for and get what we deserve for our own sin. Continue to pray for those who’ve yet to accept His gift. We can see the Son beginning to rise in the east, that beautiful glimmer of hope just on the horizon. Stay awake, be ready!
And going a little farther, he fell on the ground and prayed that, if it were possible, the hour might pass from him. And he said, "Abba, Father, all things are possible for you. Remove this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will." Mark 14:35-36