Sermons on Luke 22
Every detail of the death of Christ happened according to the plan of God, even his betrayal and excessive agonies.
Jesus the Passover Lamb was slain to ransom people from every tribe and tongue and nation.
It is relatively unimportant to Satan whether we are healthy or sick, rich or poor; what he wants is to sift out our faith. If he can do it by suffering, he will try that; if he can do it by wealth, he will try that.