Priestly Prayer - Part

Tune: Dundee

('God moves in a mysterious way')

John 17 v.1-5


John's Gospel Series (21)


Christ prayed for Himself, and prayed for

His disciples for sure

And too prayed for all believers

We His life-receivers


He prayed, Father, the hour is

Come, I assured of this

Glorify your Son, that your Son

Glorify you, the One


The One, Father, to your Son you

Gave power to Him too

Power over all flesh, that He

The true life-giver be


That He should give lifer eternal

To all, that none my fall

To all those that the Father gave

To the Son, and them save


And this is life eternal, this

He prays that none it miss

'Tis that they may know you the one

True God and too His Son


His Son, Jesus Christ, who was sent

From the Father, He went

From heaven to earth and glorified

The Father, [Christ] lived and died


Then rose again, His ministry

It perfect, complete be

He prayed, Father, glorify me

With your glory, so be


For it be the glory which He

Had before the world, see

When co-existing, Father, Son

And Spirit, Three in One




  • Michael Edwards

    Great stuff - has your voice broken yet? After yesterdays surgery I think mine has just started.

    • orchidee

      Thanks M. Yes - voice broken - all in pieces though!

    • Goldfinch60

      Another good one in the series Orchi.

      • orchidee

        Thanks Gold.

      • Laura


        A very fine posting! It’s good to know that even Jesus prayed for himself!

        Great pic. The side view looks like the church my mom goes to in my hometown in Italy!


        • orchidee

          Thanks Laura.

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