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The Rev. Dr. James C. Howell

In But Not Of the World

John 17:6-19

7th Sunday of Easter - Year B

May 24, 2009

The Rev. Dr. James C. Howell (UMC)

In today's passage, John 17, Jesus is praying.  Now this isn't Jesus' last prayer, but it's the last one the disciples actually heard.  When he prayed in agony, "Let this cup pass from me--yet not my will but your will be done," they had fallen asleep; and when he cried out on the cross, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" they had forsaken him, fearing for their own safety.

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