An Undivided Heart
John 17:1, 13‒21
“Father, the hour has come…I am coming to you now…I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world. My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even as I am not of it. Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth. As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world. For them I sanctify myself, that they too may be truly sanctified.”
God blesses those who are persecuted for doing right, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs. (nlt)
If we are to share Jesus’ glory, we must also share his suffering. (tlb)
Christ Jesus…is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.
“Woe to me!” I cried. “I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips.”
“Be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.”