Today's Verse: John 17:15

Thursday, July 14, 2005

My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.
— John 17:15

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

Jesus, in showing his love and care for his disciples in prayer before God, is our great example that we must, we should, and we can pray for God's spiritual protection on those we love.

My Prayer...

Loving and Tender Shepherd, the great Guardian of the Flock, please be glorified in my life. Please physically and spiritually protect the following people for whom I have deep concerns. In the name of Jesus.

Illustration

Illustration of John 17:15 — My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.

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About This Devotional

Today's Verse is a free daily devotional that includes a Bible verse, thought and prayer.

The Thoughts and Prayer on Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware.

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.