by P. David Baik
Luke Lesson 86 (2021)
NOT MY WILL BUT YOURS BE DONE
Key Verse: 22:42
When was the last time that you remember facing the temptation? How did you overcome it?
Read verses 39-40. Why do you think Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives? What instructions did Jesus give to his disciples?
Read verses 41-42. Why do you think Jesus withdrew from his disciples? (41) What does Jesus’ prayer reveal about his character and relationship with the Father? (Is his prayer to have the “cup” removed an indication of his weakness? Explain.) Why do we avoid seeking what the Father’s will actually is?
Read verses 43-44. How was Jesus strengthened at this challenging time? How did Jesus confront his own anguish and dread?
Read verses 45-46. What did Jesus find when he returned to the disciples? Why were the disciples so exhausted? (45) For what reason did Jesus advise his disciples to pray?
Read verses 47-53. What were the actions of Judas hypocritical and insincere? (47-48) Why did Jesus reveal his identity to his opponents? (49) How did Jesus react when one of his disciples tried to protect him? (50-51) What did Jesus mean when he said, “This is your hour – when darkness reigns”?
Read 54-62. What do the actions of Peter in this story reveal about his character? What can we do to stand against the pressure of others to do things we know are wrong?
Through Jesus’ prayer, what do you learn how you should pray not to fall into temptation?