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"I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me" (John 17:23).
He loveth us because he loved Christ. Therefore it is said: Eph. 1:6, 'He ... read more
"I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine" (John 17:9).
On it is a sad thing not to have a name in Christ's prayer. There is a great number left out; and if you will know who they are, they ... read more
"The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: But the word of the Lord endureth for ever" (1 Peter 1:24-25).
Be not contented with outward happiness; things are worthy according to their duration. Nature hath such a sense of God's etern ... read more
"For it became him [the Father].... in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings" (Heb. 2:10).
Christ hath had experience of all trials whereinto any of his servants can fall, poverty, forsaking ... read more
He Hasn't Forgotten
"... but these are in the world, and I come to thee" (John 17:11).
We have Christ always for us in heaven; he hath a part of his office to perform there. His absence doth not hinder us from having a right to him, or a spiritual possession of him. He ... read more
Seeing to Business
"I am glorified in them" (John 17:10).
Those that mind Christ's glory, he mindeth their salvation. He is interceding for you in heaven when you are glorifying him on earth; he is doing your business in heaven when you are doing his business in the w ... read more
United With Christ
"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" (John 17:21).
Though it be secret and mystical, yet it [our union with Christ] is real; because ... read more