“I am not praying only on their behalf, but also on behalf
of those who believe in me through their testimony”
Jesus Prays for Believers Everywhere
Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
Beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.
This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.
And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.
And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.
And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him.
And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man’s feet, whose name was Saul.
And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom they slew and hanged on a tree:
Not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead.