True confidence comes not from self reliance but from being found in Christ.
In: A proud walk
1. Self reliant
2. Christ dependent
Out: A humble stance
He was praying for us before he was to die for those then and now and continues too. This Jesus is were my confidence lives, what love,mercy and grace He has. Even when i stumble I have confidence in that I am forgiven for past,present and future sin. He gives life to the lost.
20 “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, 21 that all of them may be one, Father, just as you 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. 22 I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one— 23 I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.
24 “Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.
25 “Righteous Father, though the world does not know you, I know you, and they know that you have sent me. 26 I have made you[e] known to them, and will continue to make you known in order that the love you have for me may be in them and that I myself may be in them.”
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