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Did Jesus pray that he wouldn’t be crucified?

 They went to a place called Gethsemane, and Jesus said to his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.” He took Peter, James and John along with him, and he began to be deeply distressed and troubled. “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death,” he said to them. “Stay here and keep watch.”

Going a little farther, he fell to the ground and prayed that if possible the hour might pass from him. “Abba, Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.” Mark 14:32-36

            Jesus was all man and all God in one person.  He knew a painful death was coming.  Jesus would feel pain that he never experienced before as a man or as God.  He knew what pain would feel like because he created the pain receptors in the body.  Why would God want to feel pain?

            To show his submissiveness before his father, Jesus prayed and asked if this painful result really needed to happen.  Not to get out of it, but just to confirm.  When the answer was “yes” from God, Jesus obediently moved forward.  The human side of Jesus definitely didn’t want to feel this pain, but the divine side was ready to do whatever it took.