Presentation on theme: " John 17.6-23 › Jesus’ Prayer in the Garden › He makes this one very personal › Who is He praying for? › Does that surprise you? › Why does He Pray for."— Presentation transcript:
John 17.6-23 › Jesus’ Prayer in the Garden › He makes this one very personal › Who is He praying for? › Does that surprise you? › Why does He Pray for this group?
What three things do the Disciples know at this point? › That all Jesus had came from God › That they accepted Jesus’ Word › That Jesus is the Son of God. › People often argue Jesus never claimed this. Verse 8 settles that debate What are the sources of Jesus’ Glory?
John 17 › Verse 11. Keep, Protect them by Your Name. What does that mean for us and for witnessing? › Full measure of joy. Pleno is the essential root word here. › Joy– the Greek word is the root from which we get a name– Kyra. What does Jesus mean in Verse 14– we are not of the world? How can we not be?
Verses 21-23 › What does Jesus mean that we are one? › What does He mean that we have Glory? › Glory, δ ό ξα– really interesting. Doxa. What words do we get from Doxa? We have a few. › It also means slendor, light, Majesty. And it means Doxo. › What does glory have to do with doctrine?
Question 2– How Are we different? Are we different? How can we live in the world, and yet not be “in” the world? What does Jesus mean?
Question Six- Why are we sent into the World? How can we go into the world and yet not be a part of it? What are ways we can go into the world and Joy and Glory in it?
What parts of the prayer are you especially glad of? What is your favorite verse?
How do we live in the world, but not be of it? Does your job make this easy or hard? I am a teacher, often at public schools. How can I be a witness when that isn’t allowed? What challenges do you face?
Homework. You knew this was coming. Okay, witness to three people this week. Jenny asked a good question on Sunday. If you are not outgoing, how can you do this?