Contributed by Amiri Hooker on May 15, 2021
The scripture references listed are for Ascension Day (May 13, 2021) and can be used for worship on May 16. These notes are based on the Gospel reading for Sunday, May 16: John 17:6-19.
This prayer that John record is a prayer that Jesus prayed for his disciples.
The part that includes us happens just after our text for this week.
But we can be included anyway.
Jesus is praying for us! What an amazing thing.
Set this thought alongside the idea of Ascension.
Jesus is leaving,