John 17 Category

Part 3 – The Prayer of Jesus: Barbed Wire Churches Create Barbed Wire Disciples

May 31, 2015 (Trinity Sunday) is probably not the best day to use words or phrases like “my church” or refer to “my congregation/people,” or use the word “ownership” in any sense related to God’s people or God’s church. In fact if we would follow Jesus’ lead in his prayer in John 17:9-12, we would […]

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The Prayer of Jesus: Reveal the Message of Love

“I have revealed you to the ones you gave me from this world. They were always yours. You gave them to me, and they have kept your word. Now they know that everything I have is a gift from you, for I have passed on to them the message you gave me. They accepted it […]

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The Prayer of Jesus: Prepare for the Hour!

What would you do if you knew things were going to change dramatically for you within the hour for better or for worse? Jesus prayed! “After saying all these things, Jesus looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son so he can give glory back to you. For you have given him authority […]

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