20 “I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who will believe in Me through their word; 21 that they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me.
Jesus prayed for us. Think about this, Jesus prayed to the Father that we who believed on Him through the words of the Apostles would become one in Him. Jesus prayed for us. Through the eye of eternity the Savior saw us in our need and prayed for us. I don’t know of any religion whose founder prayed for his future followers, but Jesus did. This is the love that Jesus had and has for us all.
We are not alone in our faith. We are not saved and forgotten expected to make it on our own. Our Savior prayed for us. Not only did Jesus pray for us but He ever lives to make intercession for us. Our Lord is deeply connected to us from eternity past, in the Garden before His crucifixion, today and throughout life. We must never doubt our position in Christ and His deep care for us.
Notice also why Jesus prayed for us. He wants us to be one with each other as much as Jesus is with God. The unity of the Trinity is the prayerful desire of Jesus for us.
For the month of the December I am going to be looking at the purpose of God in the incarnation of Christ. We will begin in Genesis 3 this week looking at the first mention of the coming of Christ. Our hearts will be stirred to see the heart of God for His creation, us.
Colorado Christian University is a great place for young people to prepare to live for God in this world. Kyle and I had a great day yesterday.
My parents are on their way to Philadelphia with my sister. Pray for a good trip and blessed time with their grandkids and their great grandkids.
Have a great day in the Lord,