John 17:24-26 – Jesus’s High Priestly Prayer Part 9 – Jesus prays for all His disciples to be United in fellowship Part 2

John 17:24-26 (ESV Strong’s Bible) ” 24 Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me where I am, to see my glory that you have given me because you loved me before the foundation of the world.  In John 17:5, Jesus asked God to glorify him in His […]

John 17:20-23 – Jesus’s High Priestly Prayer Part 8 – Jesus prays for all His disciples to be United in fellowship Part 1

John 17:20-23 (ESV Strong’s Bible) “20 “I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word,  In verse 9, Jesus said that He is not praying for the world but for His immediate disciples. Those that beleived in Him while He was on earth. Now in […]

John 17:17-19 – Jesus’s High Priestly Prayer Part 7 – Jesus prays for his disciples Part 4

John 17:17-19 (ESV Strong’s Bible) ” 17 Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.  The word sanctify means to purify or to set apart or to make holy. Jesus here, is asking God to set the disciples apart and make them holy by His word. Jesus said in John 15:3 that the disciples […]

John 17:12-16 – Jesus’s High Priestly Prayer Part 6 – Jesus prays for his disciples Part 3

John 17:12-16 (ESV Strong’s Bible) ” 12 While I was with them, I kept them in your name, which you have given me. I have guarded them, and not one of them has been lost except the son of destruction, that the Scripture might be fulfilled.  The word “kept” as in my previous message, is […]

John 17:9-11 – Jesus’s High Priestly Prayer Part 5 – Jesus prays for his disciples Part 2

John 17:9-11 (ESV Strong’s Bible) ” 9 I am praying for them. I am not praying for the world but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours.  John 17:20 makes it clear at this stage that, Jesus is only praying for His immediate disciples that God gave Him while He was […]

John 17:6-8 – Jesus’s High Priestly Prayer Part 4 – Jesus prays for his disciples Part 1

John 17:6-8 (ESV Strong’s Bible) “6 “I have manifested your name to the people whom you gave me out of the world. Yours they were, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word.  The word manifested means to make evident. In the context of this verse, it means to reveal God’s […]

John 17:3-5: Jesus’s High Priestly Prayer – Part 3 – Jesus has the Authority to give Eternal life

John 17:3-5 (ESV Strong’s Bible) 3 And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.  Having already worked through verses 1-2 and learned from them that Jesus was praying His High Prieslty Prayer and in the first two verses, He prayed that God must […]

John 17:2: Jesus’s High Priestly Prayer – Part 2 – Jesus Prays for Himself

John 17:2(ESV Strong’s Bible) 2 since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him.  Verse 2 above continues from 1 and the word “him” here refers to “the Son” referred to in verse 1, who is Jesus. Jesus is referring to Himself here in […]

John 17:1: Jesus’s High Priestly Prayer – Part 1 – Jesus Glorifies God and God glorified Jesus

John 17:1(ESV Strong’s Bible) ​1 When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you,  Since chapter 13, Jesus has been speaking only to his disciples. It started out at the upper room where He washed […]