God is in control.
Jesus always knew that God was in control. He would often go to his secret place or spend time away from the crowd and his disciples to spend time with Father. He often prayed before he made a move, allowed the spirit of God to lead him into the wilderness and fasted. No matter what he went through, he knew God was in control.
When people asked how he had this knowledge, the ability to teach or perform miracle. Jesus replied “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise.”
Before people could glorify him, he made it known to them that the glory belongs to God. Jesus knew that his Father would go before him and with God, all things are possible.
God was always in control even in the garden of Gethsemane. As Jesus wrestled with his flesh with sweat dripped in blood, struggling and not a rest. It was in that moment of unease that one of the biggest battles was won. The appointed time was drawing close, it didn’t creep on him for he knew it would come.
This was it.
The appointed time was near. The burden of carrying the weight that would be the cross and inevitably rest on his shoulders. He would be clothed with the sins of this world.
Jesus got to his knees, surrendering his feeling and looked up. Despite what was going on inside him, within his spirit, he knew that he had to finish the plan of God. So he submitted to the will of the Father, silencing the flesh and letting his mind be set on the kingdom of God.
“Take this cup from me, not my will but let Your will be done”
Though he knew he would spend 3 days without the Father it was better than for God’s children to spend the rest of eternity without having a relationship with God. So he let go, he committed everything into the hands of the Father and as he drew his last breath.
He said “It is finished”
God was in control.