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Jesus’ Great Prayer of Compassion: “Father Forgive Them”

  Luke 23:34a Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.”   At the beginning of Jesus’ crucifixion, I suppose just after the soldiers had nailed Him to the cross and stood it up, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Last Prayers were Simple, Direct and Earnest

 Just after Jesus’ prayer, in John 17, He and His disciples went out to the Mount of Olives. And when they came to a place named Gethsemane (The Garden of Gethsemane), He told His disciples to sit and wait for … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Masterful Prayer (in John 17): 4 Things We Can Learn From It

  Here is a masterful prayer. There is no doubt that we could learn much from it. But I want to focus on just four things: that the requests are specific and definite; that His prayers are purposeful; that they … Continue reading

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