Br. William shares on the Prayer of Jesus: "Jesus prayed with His disciples and all those followers around Him, as often as it is possible to be away from the crowd and in solitude. The prayer of Jesus in John’s gospel chapter 17, which is also part of the farewell discourses, is often known as “Jesus’ Priestly prayer." Personally, I am always deeply touched by this chapter which has Jesus praying to the Father for his followers and for all humanity. It begins with “Father, the hour has come. Give glory to your son, so that you son may glorify you.” Jesus revealed the Father to those entrusted to Him from the Father, and because these belong to the Father, Jesus prayed for them. Now Jesus mentioned that He is going back to the Father and He is leaving all these behind and asked the Father to keep them. This is really the touching part as He no longer could protect them, and He knows the world and the forces of evil hated the followers.
So Jesus make His last discourse and Will.
It is like a Big brother praying to the Father, pleading that His siblings be taken care of because He was responsible for them while He was in the world and now He wished that they may be with Him and see the glory that the Father gave to Him."
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