Sermon: Galatians 3:13 - Christ Became a Curse for Us. When Jesus died on the cross, the most significant aspect of His suffering had nothing to do with physical pain. So what was it that caused Him to sweat drops of blood when He prayed in the garden? Why was He in such agony leading up to and on the cross? Listen to this Good Friday sermon on the sufferings of Christ and why His cross is so wondrous for believers.