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John 17:15

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 15 I do not pray that you should take them out of the world, but that you should protect them from the evil.1 [Your sight and consciousness are in heaven, but you are still on the earth serving the Lord. From the Word of the Lord within: "You can live in heaven and still walk the earth. I will come again to the elect; I will be a crown to lead and guide them."]

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1 I do not pray that you should take them out of the world, but that you should protect them from the evil. Jesus is praying at the Last Supper to the Father, asking the Father to make his disciples and all those who will believe in him because of them (20), not to be taken out of the world but be protected from evil (15), to be made sanctified [made holy] (17), to be made one with the Father and Christ (21), to be made one with each other (21,22), to be glorified the same as Jesus(23), to be made perfect as one (23), to be with Jesus in heaven to see his glory (24), to receive the love given to Jesus by the Father (26), to have Jesus in them. Just as Jesus is one with the Father, his disciples shall be one with each other, and one in Christ and the Father (21), [junior but up to God]. Obviously these promises are to those mature disciples who are at the conclusion of their discipleship; they have crucified their lusts and affections on the inward cross of self-denial. From the Word of the Lord within: "You can live in heaven and still walk the earth. I will come again to the elect; I will be a crown to lead and guide them."

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