Greek writers often paired the words mathein (to learn) and pathein (to suffer) together, because not only did they sound alike, it was accepted in antiquity that learning came through suffering.
It fascinates me that in the moments before Jesus was bound and led away, he healed one of his captors. What does loving one's enemies look like? Well, like that, probably.
Each one of us must decide: will it be the sword or the cup? Will I resist God's will or embrace God's will? The cup usually involves suffering, but the suffering ultimately leads to glory.
Jesus was in full command of all that would happen. It was by the plan of redemption, written before the foundations of the earth, that Judas stood there now, and that Jesus would step forward.
Jesus never lost his composure. He had command of himself, making measured decisions all along the way, to be gracious, to speak with authority, to have confidence that God’s plan was unfolding exactly as designed.