Jesus Prays for Himself
Jesus Prays for Himself
John 17:1-5
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Sunday School,  November 30, 2014

What if you could hear Jesus praying for you in the next room? In John 17, our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is praying to God the Father. It is the longest of our Savior's recorded prayers in the book of God. John 17 is sometimes referred to as the "Holy of Holies." Obviously, this term could refer to the entire Bible, but it is a special privilege to enter into this holy conversation. The prayer breaks into three paragraphs though we will only get through the first one. Jesus prays for Himself in verses 1-5, His disciples in verses 6-19 and for future believers in verses 20-26. The prayer provides for us a perspective on the life, ministry, office and Person of our Lord and Savior Who loved us and redeemed us to God the Father by His own blood. It is vital that we dig into the depths of this prayer for a greater

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