The Glory of Christ
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The Glory of Christ

John 17:1–5  (ID: 1295)

The time for Christ to be glorified had come: He had lived in perfect obedience, He had loved the lost, and on the cross He would triumph over evil. John 17 describes the moment that all of history had been leading up to—the moment when God gave us the gift of eternal life in Jesus. Alistair Begg encourages us to accept God’s gift of eternal life and share the news of it with others.

The High Priestly Prayer

1When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, 2since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. 3And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent. 4I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do. 5And now, Father, glorify me in your own presence with the glory that I had with you before the world existed.

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Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.