I do not ask for these [disciples] only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word. John 17:20
Hours before the tragedy of His betrayal and murder, with the weight of the world’s evil caving in upon Him, Jesus took time to pray. Every minute intensified His agony, but He had something to talk to God about that was so important it couldn’t wait till a more peaceful moment. These words had to be spoken. This topic had to be covered. The subject of Jesus’ prayer was you. Nothing was more important to the Lord than that you would believe in Him and be consecrated in truth!
This Jesus who took time to pray for you takes time to also hear your prayers. He listens. He answers. He cares. He lives to guard and protect you, bearing you through every burdensome eventuality. Share your concerns and troubles. Ask for guidance to work through your challenges. He will certainly answer your prayers.
Jesus, hear my prayer. Amen.