I thank You, Father, that just as Jesus/Yeshua said that He was “not of this world” (John 17:11,12), so neither am I “of this world,” (John 17:14) but merely placed within it for a time.

My heart’s desire is to live in that same “ONENESS” withFather/Son/Holy Spirit, just as that which exists between You, Father, and Your Son, and Your Holy Spirit. There is no union more beautiful; there is no union more perfect. I bind my spirit to the Holy Spirit, that I may reside daily, 24/7 in the place of beautiful harmony and Oneness, total union, total unity. Thank-You, Holy Father, for such an awesome privilege that I have of being in that kind of relationship with You.

I want to live in that place of inner joy (John 17:13) which comes through Jesus/Yeshua, and is lived out by the power of Your Holy Spirit. Thank-You, Jesus/Yeshua, that I can have the fullness of YOUR JOY deep within my heart, my inner being. What an amazing and unmerited gift that is! I never want to live life without it!!

Thank-You, Messiah Yeshua, for Your Word (John 17:14); thank-You that just like You, I do not have to be part of this world; and that even if I am hated by the world, it matters not, for I have Your Word, Your Joy, & Your Protection from the Evil One (John 17:15). Keep me ever watchful and alert, also, that I will not get caught in the traps and snares of the Enemy, for I know “the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, searching for someone to devour” (1 Pet.5:8), and that someone must not be me.

Make me holy through Your Word (John 17:17,19), for Your Word is Truth. I want to be set apart from the world, to belong to You, (Lev.20:26), for I “know that You do set apart the godly for Your own; and You will hear when I call” (Ps.4:3). Transform, mould me, and make me to be “the salt of the earth and the LIGHT of the world” (Matt.5:13,14). Make me faithful & obedient to whatever You may call me in this world to do (John 17:18), for I just want to be Your servant, and walk in Your Ways, and walk in the Footsteps of Jesus/Yeshua Ha-Mashiach.

Thank-You, Lord, that You do not change (Heb.13:8), for that is why I can count on You always. Thank-You, that You, Lord God Almighty, Jesus Christ/Yeshua Ha-Mashiach, are the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End” (Rev.21:6). In YOUR NAME. Amen.

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