TITLE: Christ’s Prayer
TEXT: John 17:1-3
PROPOSITION: Christ’s prayer is still valid today.
QUESTION: Who? What?
KEY WORD: Requests
SCRIPTURE READING: Same
“Lord’s Prayer” is an example he gave on how to pray.
You can read them in Matthew 6:9-13 and Luke 11:1-4
In John 17 is a prayer from the lips of Jesus.
Notice WHO he prayed for and WHAT he prayed for
Those who belong to him – 9
Those that one day would belong to him – 20
This prayer was not for the lost but the saved
Those who know their savior – 25
John 10:14 – My sheep know my voice.
Do you know Christ?
Those who keep his word – 8
Remain faithful to the teaching of the Bible
Those who live for him – 10
WHAT HE PRAYED FOR (AND STILL PRAYS FOR US)
Know God fully – 3
Philippians 3:10 Paul prayed “that I may know him”
1 John 5:20 – Son of God is come to give us understanding
Know the love of God – 26
Know the unity of God – 11
Ephesians 4:1-6 unity of spirit, bond of peace
John 17:21 – that they may be one in us, that the world might believe
Know the keeping power of God – 11
Keep them from evil – 15
God will protect those who remain faithful
Know the glory of God –24
Know the joy of God – 13
Our joy is in Christ – Past – birth, life, death, resurrection
Our joy is in Christ – Present – mediator, intercessor, advocate
Our joy is in Christ – Future – resurrection, eternal life
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