“I have given to them the esteem and honor which You have given Me, that they may be one even as We are ONE: I in them and You in Me, in order that they may become ONE and perfectly united, that the world may know and definitely recognize that You sent Me and that You have loved them even as You have loved Me.
“Father, I desire that they also whom You have entrusted to Me as Your gift to Me may be with Me where I am, so that they may see My esteem, which You have given Me Your love gift to Me; for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.
“O just and righteous Father, although the world has not known You and has failed to recognize You and has never acknowledged You, I have known You continually; and these men understand and know that You have sent Me.
“I have made Your Name known to them and revealed Your character and Your very Self, and I will continue to make You known, that the love which You have bestowed upon Me may be in them felt in their hearts and that I Myself may be in them.” End of quote.
Dear Readers and followers, I have no words to describe the effect of reading those words at that precise moment of time. All I can say is that the reading humbled me big time!
The Oneness Of My Being With The Master? A Humbling Realization …?
I mean humbling in all the meaning of the word. Truly? No need for a humble person to be concerned with the business of this world. Quote:
But take heed to yourselves and be on your guard, lest your hearts be overburdened and depressed (weighed down) with the giddiness and headache and nausea of self-indulgence, drunkenness, and worldly worries and cares pertaining to [the business of] this life, and [lest] that day come upon you suddenly like a trap or a noose;