That We May Be One John 17:9-19
Main Point: Jesus prays for our protection against the evil one, so that we may be one as He and the Father are one.
1. Jesus prays that we may be protected against the evil one.
I Peter 5:8-9
2. Jesus prays that we will not be of this â€˜worldâ€™ â€“ that we donâ€™t follow the worldâ€™s system of values and behavior.
verses 14-16, 18
I John 2:15-17
3. Jesus prays that we will be one as He and the Father are one.
One = being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose.
4. Jesus prays that we will sanctified by the truth of the Word.
Sanctified = set apart to God, being made holy (set apart for holy living).
I Corinthians 6:19-20
Jesus sanctified himself (for obedience to Fatherâ€™s will) so that we will be sanctified. â€“ This happens by the truth of the Word
James 1:21-22 - are you accepting the Word?
I Thessalonians 4:1-8