JESUS SPOKE THESE WORDS KNOWING SHORTLY HE WAS TO BE CRUCIFIED

These words are proof positive Jesus is the Son of God and the only person you can trust for truth about this world and your eternal destiny. He spoke these words shortly before He knowingly went to the The Cross.

Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, since You have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. And this is eternal life, that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent. I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do. And now, Father, glorify me in your own presence with the glory that I had with you before the world existed...

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For I have given them the words that you gave me, and they have received them and have come to know in truth that I came from you; and they have believed that you sent meI have given them your word, and the world has hated them because they are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the evil one. They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth. As you sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world. And for their sake I consecrate myself, that they also may be sanctified in truth.
“I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me.”

We all know that Jesus twelve disciples (fishermen and tax collectors) not the Pharisees and Sadducees went on to transform Rome and then the World with the Gospel (Good News) of Jesus Christ.

Whom will you put your trust in for the truth of this world and eternal life?

LET US BE THE LIGHT TO TRANSFORM OUR CITIES

The world is in darkness

As prophesied there would be a great falling away in the church in the “last days”. Already, apostasy is rife across denominations (more like demonations). When answering the disciples questions on His second coming, Jesus said, “Then many false prophets will rise up and deceive many. And because lawlessness will abound, the love of many will grow cold.Matthew 24:11-12

“We know that we are from God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.” 1 John 5:19 

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.” Ephesians 6:12

Jesus is the light of the world!

Jesus fulfilled Isaiah’s prophecy “the people dwelling in darkness have seen a great light and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of death, on them a great light has dawned.” Matthew 4:16

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.” 2 Corinthians 4:6

In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” “Jesus cried out and said, I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness.’’ John 1: 4-5

Again, Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness but will have the light of life.’” John 12:468:12

Venerate Jesus by releasing His kingdom of light on earth!

For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), finding out what is acceptable to the Lord.” Ephesians 5:8-10

The night is far gone; the day is at hand. So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armour of light.” Romans 13:12 

We are to be mature, steadfast, joyful, spiritual watchmen with our eyes fixed on Jesus so we see and align with what our Heavenly Father is doing.

“But solid food belongs to those who are of full age, that is, those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.” Hebrew 5:14 

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”  Romans 12:21

Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? 1 John 5:5

For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.” 1 John 5:4

Let us be the light to transform our cities.