John 12:1 – 36
John 12:27 (NKJV)
27 “Now My soul is troubled, and what shall I say? ‘Father, save Me from this hour’? But for this purpose I came to this hour.
I Th trouble in Jesus’ soul
The great principle –
John 12:24 (NKJV)
24 Most assuredly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much grain.
John 12:23 (NKJV)
23 But Jesus answered them, saying, “The hour has come that the Son of Man should be glorified.
Matthew 26:38 (NKJV)
38 Then He said to them, “My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here and watch with Me.”
II Jesus’ struggle for obedience
Hebrews 5:8 (NKJV)
8 though He was a Son, yet He learned obedience by the things which He suffered.
III The result of Jesus’ suffering
John 12:31–33 (NKJV)
31 Now is the judgment of this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out. 32 And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all peoples to Myself.” 33 This He said, signifying by what death He would die.
John 12:26 (NKJV)
26 If anyone serves Me, let him follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also. If anyone serves Me, him My Father will honor.
Luke 9:23–24 (NKJV)
23 Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me. 24 For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will save it.