"I'm not asking You to take them out of the world,
but to keep them safe from the evil one.
They are not part of this world any more than I am.
Make them pure and holy by teaching them Your words of truth.
As you sent Me into the world, I am sending them into the world.
And I give myself entirely to You so they also might be
entirely yours." (John 17:15-19)
Listen to the ONE-ness of us with Jesus. He gave all of Himself to make us all His. No wonder He said we can't be in the middle. He didn't half-way die. Oh Lord, we need your grace to help us live in the reality of our new identity everyday. Thank You for Your patience. May we go into the world today clothed in You.
John 17:22 "I have given them the glory You gave me, so that they may be one, as we are---"