Jesus began this prayer by praying for Himself.
Theological doctrines of the faith
1. Foreknowledge (vs. 1)
Predestination does not mean that there is a pre-established time for every event in your life.
2. Divine authority and divine initiative (vs. 2)
God chooses to use His authority to save us.
3. Definition of salvation (vs. 3)
We must know God.
We must know Jesus Christ.
(John 14:6; Acts 4:12
4. Purpose of the Incarnation (vs. 4)
The purpose of Jesus' coming to earth was to give glory to God.
Satan's objective has always been to deprive God of His glory.
5. the Exaltation of Jesus (vs. 5)
pre-existence of Christ-glory He had before the world began
Philippians 2- Jesus emptied Himself of that glory.
His only request is that He be returned to that position of glory.