Cyril of Alexandria: So we do not say that the Savior prayed out of a sense of failure but rather on account of the plan [economy] that he carried out in order to inspire our following.… For he stands as an example for us in the way he showed courage before the cross.
What do we do when we have failed, or it appears that nothing is going as planned?
A. Remember who is being glorified.
B. Remember our role as sowers.
C. Remember that the kingdom movement is always downward before it is upward.