Jesus offers the great Intercessory Prayer—He is glorified by gaining eternal life—He prays for His Apostles and all the Saints—He explains how the Father and Son are one.
1 These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy , that thy Son also may thee:
2 As thou hast given him over all flesh, that he should give to as many as thou hast him.
3 And this is , that they might thee the only true , and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast .
4 I have thee on the earth: I have the work which thou gavest me to do.
5 And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the which I had with thee the world was.
6 I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou gavest me of the world: thine they were, and thou gavest them me; and they have kept thy word.
7 Now they have known that all things whatsoever thou hast me are of thee.
8 For I have given unto them the which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I out from thee, and they have that thou didst send me.
9 I for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which hast given me; for they are thine.
10 And all mine are thine, and thine are mine; and I am glorified in them.
11 And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the , and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be , as we are.
12 While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and of them is , but the son of ; that the scripture might be fulfilled.
13 And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my fulfilled in themselves.
14 I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
15 I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the , but that thou shouldest them from the .
16 They are not of the , even as I am not of the world.
17 them through thy : thy word is .
18 As thou hast me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world.
19 And for their sakes I myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.
20 Neither I for these alone, but for them also which shall on me through their word;
21 That they all may be ; as thou, , art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
22 And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be , even as we are :
23 I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast them, as thou hast loved me.
24 Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.
25 O righteous Father, the world hath not thee: but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me.
26 And I have unto them thy , and will declare it: that the wherewith thou hast me may be in them, and I in them.