Thine They Were

Thine They Were

Pastor Jesse Gistand
Audio Sermon
05/01/2016 – 73m 04s
John 17:1-9

“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: 2 As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him. 3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. 4 I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do. 5 And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was. 6 I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou gavest me out of the world: thine they were, and thou gavest them me; and they have kept thy word. 7 Now they have known that all things whatsoever thou hast given me are of thee. 8 For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received [them], and have known surely that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me. 9 I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine.”

Comment:Prone to Wander, Lord, I Feel It, Prone to Leave the God I Love.” Thank the Lord, truly thank the Lord, for God-centered, Christ-centered, faithful messages that pull us back from our folly, redirect us from the distractions of time and sense, and refocus our hearts and minds on the One who, alone, is worthy of all honour, glory, and reverential attention.

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