Beholding Christ’s Glory

Scripture reading for April 29th:  John 17, Psalm 85, Proverbs 23

Key Scriptures:  John 17:24-26 “Father, I desire that they also, whom You have given Me, may be with Me where I am, to see My glory that You have given Me because You loved Me before the foundation of the world.  O righteous Father, even though the world does not know You, I know You, and these know that You have sent Me.  I made known to them Your Name, and I will continue to make it known, that the love with which You have loved Me may be in them, and I in them.”

As we listen to Jesus’ prayer to His Father for us and His disciples, we note that He desired that they would be with Him in the Father’s presence.  There the disciples would be able to behold Christ’s glory and experience ultimate joy and fullness of life in God’s love.  Christ’s prayer is pulling all believers towards the throne of God and the fullness of our joy, glory, and eternal life.

Faith Confession:  Amen!  Let it be according to Your prayer for me and all disciples!  I desire to be with You where You are and see Your glory!  Thank You for the Holy Spirit that is a down payment on the fullness to come!

Proverbs 23:17-18  “Let not your heart envy sinners, but continue in the fear of the Lord all the day.  Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off.”

 

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