Jesus Christ came into the world of save sinners.. and as members of His body we are the instruments that God, in His grace, uses during this Church dispensation, to reach the lost. I pray that my life would be.. in a small part, an answer to that prayer.. so that others may see my life and glorify my Father in heaven. through--in. As this will be the result, it is thought of as the purpose of the prayer for the whole body of believers. © 2017 QuotesCosmos ● Home ● About ● Privacy ● Terms ● Principles ● Sitemap ● Contact. John 17:21 (MSG) Also used to give emphasis, "even", "also," and "just. To be indwelled with the spirit of God does not transform us into God. (Comp. Hence, Christians, in the New Testament, are represented as being indissolubly united - parts of the same body, and members of the same family, Acts 4:32-35; 1Co. 6 But one in a certain place testified, saying, What is man, that thou art mindful of him? I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world--for that, though it would secure their own safety, would leave the world unblessed by their testimony. However, if this was the intended meaning, why the change of words? John 17:21 (TMBA) Only those that are born from above have the right to be called sons of God - only those who have believed on the only begotten Son of God are united with Christ - only they have the right to be called the children of God. Used in series, joins positive with negative "Not only...but also." That they all may be one; as Thou, Father, in Me, and I in Thee, that they also may be in Us; That the world may believe that thou hast sent me. Finally, the last biblical record we have God did this through the man Christ Jesus (his Son): (Hebrews 1:1) – God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, 2 Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by [“by” (dia) also means “for”] whom also he made the worlds; (1 Timothy 2:5) – For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man (Jesus Christ). As you, Father, are in me and I am in you, may they also be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me. See John 17:21 with its adjacent verses in bold below. It is however a bit more challenging to imagine how the equation 1 ≠ 1 could ever be a true statement when it appears to be contradictory. What is hidden is that one of these is not like the other. The goal is for all of them to become one heart and mind - Just as you, Father, are in me and I in you, So they might be one heart and mind with us. Popularity relative to other verses in John chapter 17 using average monthly Google searches. pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word; And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one: I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me. John 14:23; John 15:4-10, et al.) that they may all be one; even as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be one in us; that the world may believe that you sent me. I pray that they also will be in us, so that the world will believe that you sent me. John 17:21 (CEBA) He did this through witnesses such as Enoch and Noah; then again, through the patriarchs- Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and further through Moses and other prophets. 1 John 4:4 – Greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world. That all may be echad, as You, Avi, are in me and I am in You, [YIRMEYAH 32:39] that also they may be in us, that the Olam Hazeh may have emunah (faith) that You sent me. ", πάντες "They all" is from pas (pas), which means "all", "the whole", "every", "anyone", "all kinds," and "anything.". Such was the attachment of the early Christians to each other, that a pagan was constrained to say, "See how these Christians love one another!". (Hebrews 2:16) – For verily he took not on him the nature of [<2>Bible Students know that the italic words as written in the  KJV were added by the translators. And I have declared--I made known or communicated. ", ὁ κόσμος "The world" is from kosmos, which mean "order", "good order", "ruler", "world order", "universe," and "the world of men. John 17:21 (NRS) Frequently asked Questions About Creation, 5. καθὼς "As" is from kathos, which means "even as", "how", and, in relating to time, "as" and "when.