If you are a regular reader of my musings, then you know I do two posts a day. One original and one re-post. This is the re-post that “coincidentally” came up today. I say coincidentally, because we are studying the Gospel of John in my Sunday morning adult Bible fellowship. Today was chapter 19 with Jesus proclaiming from the cross, “it is finished.” By the way, I don’t believe in coincidences.
“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. 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. Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth. As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world. For them I sanctify myself, that they too may be truly sanctified.” (John 17:14–19, NIV 1984).
My Musings – It is easy to understand why Jesus would say He was not of this world. He created it. He left the glory of Heaven to dwell amongst His creation for a time, but it was not His Home. We, on the other hand, have known…
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