Perfect In One | John 17:20-23
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Perfect In One | John 17:20-23

In John 17, we have so far heard Jesus pray for himself and we have heard him pray for the apostles. Today, we get to hear him pray for us. Romans 8:34 tells us that Jesus is at the right hand of God interceding or praying for us. Before we even get to this text,...

“Sanctify Them By Your Truth,” John 17:17-19
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“Sanctify Them By Your Truth,” John 17:17-19

The last thing that Jesus prayed for his disciples while he was still with them was, “sanctify them by your truth.” We’ve already read through and studied where Jesus had prayed that the Father would keep the disciples in His name and that he would keep them from evil; that he would guard God’s character...

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“Kept In The World, Kept From The Evil One,” John 17:13-16

In Jesus’ final prayer for his apostles, he made three very specific requests. He asked the Father to keep them in His character, to keep them from evil or from the evil one, and to sanctify them by His truth. Last week we talked about being kept in God’s character. It was not a prayer...

“Keep Them In Your Name,” John 17:9-12
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“Keep Them In Your Name,” John 17:9-12

If you have one hour left with your friends, with your family, with the people you loved, the people you have lived with, the people that you knew, that you trusted, the people that believed in you, how would you spend that out? In this week’s sermon, Pastor Abie gets deeper into Jesus’ last hours...

“Jesus’ Purpose, Our Identity and Our Response,” John 17:6-8
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“Jesus’ Purpose, Our Identity and Our Response,” John 17:6-8

Jesus spent the last few minutes of his last night with his disciples praying. He prayed for himself, for the apostles, and then he even prayed for us, for all of those who would ever believe in him because of their witness. In his prayer for himself, Jesus defined eternal life as knowing, as absolute...