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Was Jesus praying to his father not to be crucified or was he praying to his sel

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    sunny5555posted 7 years ago

    Was Jesus praying to his father not to be crucified or was he praying to his self ?

  2. goldenpath profile image73
    goldenpathposted 7 years ago

    He was addressing the Father.  In a way he served as an advocate for those who crucified him.  He asked the Father for their forgiveness because they knew not the magnitude of what they had done.

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    DrDeanCrosbyposted 7 years ago

    Shortly before he was seized by Roman soldiers Jesus asked God  to allow Him to escape death on the cross if it was His will as this verses describe:

    Matthew 26:39 (Contemporary English Version)

    39Jesus walked on a little way. Then he knelt with his face to the ground and prayed, "My Father, if it is possible, don't make me suffer by having me drink from this cup. But do what you want, and not what I want."

    Matthew 26:42 (Contemporary English Version)

    Again Jesus went to pray and said, "My Father, if there is no other way, and I must suffer, I will  do what you want."

  4. ToTheBrimm profile image60
    ToTheBrimmposted 7 years ago

    He was praying to the Father.

    Jesus is God: He was involved with the creation process and has every right to sit on the throne in Heaven. For a time, he gave up His godly rights and became man. During this time, he was 100% man, but still 100% God at the same time.

    Jesus and the Father were and are in constant communication with each other. While Jesus was on Earth incarnate, His communication took on the form of prayer (pray is nothing more than communicating with God, afterall).

    Jesus tells us to pray to the Father, but he never tells us to pray to Jesus or the Holy Spirit.

  5. dabeaner profile image55
    dabeanerposted 7 years ago

    I think he was talking on his cell-phone, setting up a date with some temple virgins.  Religious wacko question.