John 17:5 And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.
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John 17 Video’s-
.Stop draining the lake
.Deity of Christ
.You see me- you see the Father
.Trinity is not Tritheism
.Unity is vital
Jesus prays for his core community ‘that they would be one’- then- he prays for those who will later believe thru ‘their word’.
John 17:9 I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine.
The church is a light in the world- just like Jesus.
Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Matt 5:14
Paul calls us the ‘Body of Christ’.
Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular. 1st Cor. 12:27
We often think that when the church is powerful- she will reach the world.
If we have the gifts functioning – that will do it.
Or how about when ‘we all become rich and grasp the prosperity promises’.
Surely that will get the work done.
But Jesus says when we are one- unified- then the world will know he has sent us.
John 17:21 That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
I apply [on video] some practical application to the verse I posted at the top-
‘Glorify me with the glory we had- before the world was’.
Now- to God be the glory- forever.
Yet we share in the glory of Christ. [Some sites see here https://corpusoutreach.weebly.com/most-recent-posts/john-173523286 ]
John 17:22 And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one: