"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine,
for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man
of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works."
-- 2 Timothy 3:16-17
Big Idea: We would all forsake Christ, if He were not forsaken for us.
A. The Shepherd came to purify and regather His little ones. Zechariah 13:7; Mark 14:27-28
B. Failure is a hard, but effective teacher. Mark 14:29-31
A. Jesus depended on God and others. Genesis 2:18; Mark 14:32-34
B. Jesus would not be holy if He were not averse to sin. Mark 14:35-36; Luke 22:44; Hebrews 5:7-8
A. We cannot obey God in our flesh. Mark 14:37-38; Luke 22:45
B. We have no way to justify ourselves. Mark 14:39-40
A. Jesus expects us to stay awake. Mark 13:37,14:41a
B. Jesus faced death in victory. Mark 14:41b-42 And because He did, so can we!
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