Not my will, but yours be done

Going a little farther, (Jesus) fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.” … “Father … not my will, but yours be done.” … He went away a second time and prayed, “My Father … may your will be done.”

“Father … not my will, but yours be done.”“This, then, is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

“My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work” … “For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me. And this is the will of him who sent me, that I shall lose none of all those he has given me, but raise them up at the last day. For my Father’s will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.”

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is true worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. … For I seek not to please myself but him who sent me. … For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.

Lu 22:42Mt 26:39Mt 26:39-42Mt 6:9-10Jh 4:34Jh 6:38-40Ro 12:1-2Jh 5:30Mt 12:50

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