Jesus' Prayer

Read: John 17:1-26

  1. Reflect on Jesus' prayer for his disciples and for all believers. Outline the main points.

  2. What does it mean to you to "know" God the Father and Jesus Christ the Son (verse 3)?

    1. What is the difference between "knowing" and "knowing about"?

    2. How is it that in "knowing" God the Father and Jesus Christ the Son we gain eternal life?

  3. How is it that Jesus can "protect them by the power of your name" (verse 11-12)? What name is he referring to?

  4. How is it that truth is "sanctifying" (verse 17)?

  5. What is the first thing that Jesus prays for those who believe on Him through the disciples' message? Why? (See verses 20-23.)

  6. What does it mean to have "complete unity"?

    1. Can we still have different opinions?

    2. Can we still have theological differences? To what degree?

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