Saturday, April 01, 2017

Homiletics: John 17

Content (not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture, fit on one line):

1. aftr J lookd 2 hvn/prayd: Fr, hr cm, glrfy Son tht Son glrfy U (1)

2. u grntd Hm authrty ovr all ppl tht He might gv etrnl life 2 all U gvn Hm (2)

3. this etrnl life: they kno U, only tru G&JC, whom U snt: I’ve brought U glry by fin wrk U gv me (3-4)

4. now, Fr, glrfy me in ur presnc w/glry I had w/U b4 wrld began (5)

5. I revld U2 thos U gv me, they wer urs/obeyd ur wd; now they kno evrythg u gvn me cms frm U (6-7)

6. 4I gv em wds u gv me&they accptd, they knew w/certnty I cm frm U/bel U sent me (8)

7. I pray 4em,wrld but thos u gvn me 4 they r urs; all I hv=urs,all u hv=mine&glrys cm 2me thru em (9-10)

8. I remn lngr but they still in wrld, I cmng2U; HFr prtct em by pwr o ur nom, so they1 as we1 (11)

9.  while I w/em I prtctd em by nom u gv me, none lost xcpt 1 doomd to destructn so Scr fulfilled (12)

10. I say so they hv full meas o my joy; I gvn em ur wd&wrld h8d em 4they o wrld ne mo than I (13-14)

11. my pryr u tk em out wrld bt prtct frm evl1;they o wrld as I o it;snctfy em by truth,ur wd=truth (15-17)

12. as u snt me into wrld, I snt em;4 em I snctfy myslf that they my b truly snctfied (18-19)

13. my pryr 4em alone bt 4 those who’ll bel in me thru their msg (20)

14. tht allB1 as UinMe&IinU,may they BinUs so wrld bel U snt me (21)

15. Igvn em glry UgvMe tht they b1 as We1- (22)

16. IinEm&UinMe-so they brght 2 complt unity then wrld kno UsntMe&lvd em as UlvdMe (23)

17. Fr,I want those UgvnMe 2Bw/Me whr I am&2CMy glry,the glry UgvnMe bec UlvdMeB4creatn o wrld (24)

18. Righteous Fr, tho wrld kno U, I kno U & they kno U hv snt Me (25)

19. Ive md U known 2em & will cont 2 mk U known that lvUhv4Me may BinEm&I may BinEm (26)


Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture/Principles are Aims for each Division):

1. Jesus prayed for the Father to be glorified and those given to Him to believe. (1-8)

Principle:  Jesus’ goal is to glorify the Father.

2. Jesus prayed for the protection and sanctification of those given to Him. (9-19)

Principle:  Jesus protects and sanctifies His people.

3. Jesus prayed for the unity of those who would believe through the message of those given to Him. (20-23)

Principle:  Jesus is united with all believers.

4. Jesus prayed that those given to Him would be with Him and see His glory and that He would be in them. (24-26)

Principle:  Jesus opens the eyes of those who belong to Him to see His glory.


Subject Sentence (10-word sentence with proper structure showing exactly where you are in Scripture):

Jesus prayed for God’s glory, believers’ protection, sanctification and unity.


Aim (“To Cause My Audience To…” Know, See, etc.):

TCMATK Believers in Christ are united with Him, being sanctified by and protected by Him, bringing glory to Him with their lives.


Application (not yes or no question.  Meant to bring about life change):

1. In what areas of your life are you not bringing Christ as much glory as you could and what will you change this week to glorify Him better?

2. How are you sharing your experiences of Christ’s protection and/or sanctification with those in your sphere of influence?

3. What changes has Christ made in you as a direct result of your unity with Him?

4. How have you seen Christ’s glory this week and how has this encounter changed your behavior or thinking?

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