John 17<br />Key Transitional Passage for Understanding the Church<br />
General Context (Meta-Narrative)<br />The Story of the Scriptures . . .<br />Church<br />Last Days<br />Israel<br />Creati...
General Context (Meta-Narrative)<br />OT<br />NT<br />
Specific Context<br />At a point of transition . . .<br />The Incarnation<br />The Gospels<br />Church<br />ACTS<br />John...
In Relation to the Father<br />
In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 1) &quot;Father, the time has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you.<b...
In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 4) &quot;I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.” ...
In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 4) &quot;I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.” ...
In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 4) &quot;I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.” ...
In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 4) &quot;I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.” ...
In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 4) &quot;I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.” ...
In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 4) &quot;I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do(i....
In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 5) “And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before ...
In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 10) “All I have is yours, and all you have is mine. And glory has come to me through t...
In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 22) “I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one”...
ObservationsObedience(vs. 4)Love(vs. 10) Sanctification (vs. 24) Given by the Father (vs. 1, 22, 24)Given back by the Son ...
In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />
In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they...
In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they...
In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they...
In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they...
In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />Love (unity) of the Father and the Son<br />
In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />Love (unity) of the Father and the Son<br />Disciples<br />as...
In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />Love (unity) of the Father and the Son<br />Disciples<br />as...
ObservationsTrinitarian based UNITY~ Imago Dei ~ (vs. 11, 21, 22)GOAL: Perfection (vs. 23)Love: Base on the love of the fa...
In Relation to the World<br />
In Relation to the World<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world”<br />
In Relation to the World<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world”<br />(...
In Relation to the World<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world”<br />(...
In Relation to the World<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world”<br />(...
In Relation to the World<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world”<br />(...
In Relation to the World<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world”<br />(...
DISCIPLES<br />In Relation to the World<br />
DISCIPLES<br />In Relation to the World<br />
DISCIPLES<br />Not Between Two Worlds<br />… rather,<br />In Two Worlds<br />In Relation to the World<br />
ObservationsPURPOSELY Left & SENT(vs. 11, 15, 18)HATED (vs. 14)PROTECTION (vs. 15-16)OUTWARD MISSION (vs. 22, 24)LOVE (vs....
Implies three relational directives/directions:To GodTo the WorldTo each Other<br />
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John 17

  1. 1. John 17<br />Key Transitional Passage for Understanding the Church<br />
  2. 2. General Context (Meta-Narrative)<br />The Story of the Scriptures . . .<br />Church<br />Last Days<br />Israel<br />Creation<br />Setting: This World<br />Meta-Narrative: The Story of Redemption; God is reconciling the world back to Himself. The Church is part of that “Redemptive Mandate.”<br />
  3. 3. General Context (Meta-Narrative)<br />OT<br />NT<br />
  4. 4. Specific Context<br />At a point of transition . . .<br />The Incarnation<br />The Gospels<br />Church<br />ACTS<br />John 17<br />
  5. 5. In Relation to the Father<br />
  6. 6. In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 1) &quot;Father, the time has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you.<br />GLORIFY<br />doxazo - to render (or esteem) glorious <br />(in a wide application), (make) glorify(-ious), full of (have) glory, honor, magnify.) <br />To: honor, glory in, magnify, <br />praise, worship, exalt!<br />
  7. 7. In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 4) &quot;I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.” <br />
  8. 8. In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 4) &quot;I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.” <br />(vs. 5) “And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.”<br />
  9. 9. In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 4) &quot;I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.” <br />(vs. 5) “And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.”<br />(vs. 10) “All I have is yours, and all you have is mine. And glory has come to me through them.”<br />
  10. 10. In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 4) &quot;I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.” <br />(vs. 5) “And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.”<br />(vs. 10) “All I have is yours, and all have is mine. And glory has come to me through them.”<br />(vs. 22) “I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one”<br />
  11. 11. In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 4) &quot;I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.” <br />(vs. 5) “And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.”<br />(vs. 10) “All I have is yours, and all you have is mine. And glory has come to me through them.”<br />(vs. 22) “I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one”<br />(vs. 24) “Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.”<br />
  12. 12. In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 4) &quot;I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do(i.e., obedience).” <br />Father’s GLORY<br />The Son<br />
  13. 13. In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 5) “And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.”<br />Father’s GLORY<br />The Son’s<br />GLORY<br />
  14. 14. In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 10) “All I have is yours, and all you have is mine. And glory has come to me through them.”<br />Father’s GLORY<br />The Son’s<br />GLORY<br />Disciples<br />
  15. 15. In Relation to the Father<br />(vs. 22) “I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one”<br />Father’s GLORY<br />The Son’s<br />GLORY<br />Disciples<br />
  16. 16. ObservationsObedience(vs. 4)Love(vs. 10) Sanctification (vs. 24) Given by the Father (vs. 1, 22, 24)Given back by the Son (vs. 1, 4)Manifested in Us (vs. 10, 22)<br />
  17. 17. In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />
  18. 18. In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name—the name you gave me—so that they may be one as we are one.”<br />
  19. 19. In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name—the name you gave me—so that they may be one as we are one.”<br />(vs 21) “that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.” <br />
  20. 20. In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name—the name you gave me—so that they may be one as we are one.”<br />(vs 21) “that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.” <br />(vs. 22) “I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one:”<br />
  21. 21. In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name—the name you gave me—so that they may be one as we are one.”<br />(vs 21) “that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.” <br />(vs. 22) “I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one:”<br />(vs23) “I in them and you in me. May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.”<br />
  22. 22. In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />Love (unity) of the Father and the Son<br />
  23. 23. In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />Love (unity) of the Father and the Son<br />Disciples<br />as ONE, in “complete unity”<br />
  24. 24. In Relation to Each Other(Brothers & Sisters in Christ)<br />Love (unity) of the Father and the Son<br />Disciples<br />as ONE, in “complete unity”<br />So the <br />World <br />“may believe”<br />
  25. 25. ObservationsTrinitarian based UNITY~ Imago Dei ~ (vs. 11, 21, 22)GOAL: Perfection (vs. 23)Love: Base on the love of the father for the son (vs. 11, 21, 22, 23)Love: Foundational to Evangelism (vs. 23)<br />
  26. 26. In Relation to the World<br />
  27. 27. In Relation to the World<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world”<br />
  28. 28. In Relation to the World<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world”<br />(vs. 14) “I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world.” <br />
  29. 29. In Relation to the World<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world”<br />(vs. 14) “I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world.” <br />(vs. 15-16) “My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even as I am not of it.”<br />
  30. 30. In Relation to the World<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world”<br />(vs. 14) “I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world.” <br />(vs. 15-16) “My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even as I am not of it.”<br />(vs. 18) “As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world.”<br />
  31. 31. In Relation to the World<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world”<br />(vs. 14) “I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world.” <br />(vs. 15-16) “My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even as I am not of it.”<br />(vs. 18) “As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world.”<br />(vs. 22) “May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.”<br />
  32. 32. In Relation to the World<br />(vs. 11) &quot;I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world”<br />(vs. 14) “I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world.” <br />(vs. 15-16) “My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even as I am not of it.”<br />(vs. 18) “As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world.”<br />(vs. 22) “May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.”<br />(vs. 24) “May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.”<br />
  33. 33. DISCIPLES<br />In Relation to the World<br />
  34. 34. DISCIPLES<br />In Relation to the World<br />
  35. 35. DISCIPLES<br />Not Between Two Worlds<br />… rather,<br />In Two Worlds<br />In Relation to the World<br />
  36. 36. ObservationsPURPOSELY Left & SENT(vs. 11, 15, 18)HATED (vs. 14)PROTECTION (vs. 15-16)OUTWARD MISSION (vs. 22, 24)LOVE (vs. 24)<br />
  37. 37. Implies three relational directives/directions:To GodTo the WorldTo each Other<br />

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