JESUS’ HIGH PRIESTLY PRAYER

Jesus Christ’s Prayer in John 17 is called The High Priestly Prayer. He prayed as a High Priest. This prayer is in two (2) parts: 1. For the Shepherd and 2. For the Sheep

1. For the Shepherd

What the Father should do – Glorify the Shepherd.
“These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee…And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.” 17:1,5

2. For the Sheep

Edify the Sheep by:
i. Keeping them (17:11)
ii. Unifying them (17:11)
iii. Filling them with joy (17:13)
iv. Protecting them (17:15)
v. Sanctifying them (17:17)
vi. Perfecting them (17:23)
vii. Receiving them some (17:24)
viii. Filling them with love (17:26)

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