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Hello and thanks for joining in on to today’s daily devotion. Today is Friday. January 29th. The 6th day of the Hebraic week.
Our verse today is Matt. 26:39
Going a little farther, he 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.”
First, to know exactly what cup Yeshua was praying to be be removed from him, please see our teaching titled “Nailed the Cross.” Yet, we must understand that Yeshua prayed this three times.
Verse 44 says “So he left them and went away once more and prayed the third time, saying the same thing.”
Have you ever prayed for something and it just never happened? Of course you have. As we see here, so did Yeshua.
I’ve heard it said that if your prayers aren’t answered then you don’t have enough faith. So, is that true? Well, maybe sometimes. But that can’t be applied every time. Sometimes we just have to go through things.
Sometimes YHWH has things planned out in our life where we just have to weather the storm. It’s in those times where we learn to grow in our faith. It’s in those time that we have to understand that He knows what is best for us.
Yeshua prayed for the cup to pass so He would not have to partake of it. Yet, we know that YHWH had other plans. So if ever you pray for something and the answer seems to come back as “No,” remember, that answer is for a reason.
You may never know the reason for that answer on this side of eternity. But that’s OK. It’s the other side of eternity that we’re living for anyway, right?
Let this be a focus in your time of meditation throughout the day. Until tomorrow, shalom!