“Abba, Father,” he cried out, “everything is possible for you. Please take this cup of suffering away from me. Yet I want your will to be done, not mine.”
Jesus is in Gethsemane, right before he is to be arrested and sentenced to death. In Mark 14:33-34, Jesus states that he is deeply distressed and troubled. He says His soul is overwhelmed with sorrow.
Sister, It may feel like you are at the end of your rope, or maybe even at your breaking point. We see Jesus has felt that same emotion. He prays to the Father. He calls him “Abba”. Sister, you can call God your “Abba”. You are adopted as His daughter. I love to cry out to Abba, and I write letters, prayers, and journal to my Abba. It makes it personal.
Romans 8:15 So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, “Abba, Father.”
Jesus states that “all things are possible for you”. Everything is possible for God. It may be healing your illness, finding a new job, or repairing broken a relationship. You may feel like you are suffering because of these areas in your life, and you want Him to take that cup away from you. Remember, it is not your will, It is His will do be done. He indeed can take away all the things that you are struggling with away, but what will that teach you?
Let’s do like Jesus, cry out. When we cry out, it draws us closer.
Sister, Do you believe that God can handle all the areas in your life that cause you to struggle? Have you cried out to your Abba to help? Are you yielding to His will and not yours?
Focus on Abba and cry out. Remember He has this all under control. It is all possible for Him. Seek His good, perfect will for your life.