All those given by the Father to the Son in eternity past, joyfully receive the Word given to the Son to give to his apostles.
Jesus prays to His Father, that His Father would glorify Him that through His death, resurrection and exalted enthronement, He might manifest the glory of God His Father.
Because of Jesus death, resurrection and exaltation the Christian is assured that however hard or painful our suffering, an eternal morning of joy awaits.
Jesus leaves His disciples to be enthroned as the Lord over all who will pour out God's blessing upon the nations - the Holy Spirit who convicts and disciples.
A psalm designed to test and search us. Will we shrink away from God or invite him in?
Jesus promises all those who abide in him will be hated by the world, as he is hated by the world, because the world does not know God.
Jesus is the true vine of God, whom we must abide in to be fruitful.
The Holy Spirit manifests Jesus' continuing presence with His people.
Jesus assures his disciples they must trust Him as he returns home to His Heavenly Father, via the cross and resurrection.
"he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart." - Luke 18:1 Often we are tempted to give up praying because…