Examples of God’s Giving Nature in John 17

Below are at least 43 revelations and examples of God’s wonderful giving nature, found in the Gospel of John chapter 17:

1. “Glorify Your Son” – God gives glory to Jesus (John 17:1).

2. “that Your Son also may glorify You” – Jesus gives glory to the Father (John 17:1).

3. “You have given Him authority over all flesh” – the Father has given Jesus authority over all flesh (John 17:2).

4. “He should give eternal life to as many as You have given Him” – Jesus gives eternal life to those the Father has given Him (John 17:2).

5. The Father has given the saints to Jesus (John 17:2).

6. “I have glorified You on the earth” – Jesus glorified the Father while Jesus was a man on earth (John 17:4).

7. “I have finished the work which You have given Me to do” – the Father gave Jesus certain work to do (John 17:4).

8. “Glorify Me together with/alongside Yourself” – the Father has glorified Jesus alongside Himself (John 17:5).

9. “the glory which I had with You before the world was” – the Father gave Jesus glory with Himself before the world was (John 17:5).

10. “I have manifested Your name to the men . . .” – Jesus revealed and declared the Father’s name to the men the Father gave Him (John 17:6).

11. “the men whom You have given Me out of the world” – the Father gave Jesus certain men out of the world (John 17:6).

12. “Now they have known that all things which You have given Me are from You” – the Father has given Jesus certain things (John 17:7).
Note: “All things have been delivered to Me by My Father . . .” (Matthew 11:27).

13. “For I have given to them the words” – Jesus gave His disciples the words the Father gave Him (John 17:8).

14. “the words which You have given Me” – the Father gave Jesus words (John 17:8).

15. “And all Mine are Yours” – All of Jesus’ people are the Father’s (John 17:10).

16. “Yours are Mine” – All the Father’s children are Jesus’ children (John 17:10).

17. “these things I speak in the world, that they may have My joy fulfilled in themselves” – Jesus spoke His words that His men may have His joy fulfilled in themselves (John 17:13).

18. “I have given them Your word” – Jesus gave His disciples the Father’s word (John 17:14).

19. “You should keep them from the evil one” – Jesus prays that the Father would keep His disciples from the evil one (John 17:15).

20. “Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth” – Jesus prays that the Father would sanctify His disciples by His truth. The Father gave the disciples His word, which is truth (John 17:17).

21. “And for their sakes I sanctify Myself, that they also may be sanctified by the truth” – Jesus sanctifies Himself, that His disciples may be sanctified by the truth (John 17:19).

22. “I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who will believe in Me through their word” – Jesus prays for those who believe in Him through the disciples’ word (John 17:20).

23. “that they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me” – Jesus prays that they may be one, as the Father is in Jesus, and Jesus in the Father; that they may be one in them, the Father and Jesus, that the world might believe that the Father sent Jesus (John 17:21).

24. “And the glory which You gave Me I have given them, that they may be one just as We are one” – the Father gave Jesus glory (John 17:22).

25. “The glory which You have me I have given them, that they may be one just as We are one” – Jesus has given the saints the glory the Father gave Him (John 17:22).

26. “that they may be one just as We are one: I in them, and You in Me; that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that You have sent Me, and have loved them as You have loved Me” (John 17:23).

Revelations and truths within John 17:23:

1. That they may be one

2. Just as the Father and Jesus are one:

3. Jesus in the saints,

4. The Father in Jesus;

5. That the saints may be made perfect in one,

6. That the world may know that the Father sent Jesus,

7. And that the world may know that the Father has loved the saints as He has loved Jesus.

27. “Father, I desire that they also whom You gave Me may be with Me where I am, that they may behold My glory which You have given Me; for You loved Me before the foundation of the world” – Jesus desired that those whom the Father gave Him may be with Him where He is, that they may behold the glory which the Father has given Jesus; for the Father loved Jesus before the foundation of the world.

28. The Father is righteous.

29. The world has not known the Father, but Jesus has known Him; and the men the Father gave Jesus have known that the Father sent Jesus.

30. Jesus declared to the men the Father’s name, and will declare it, that the love with which the Father loved Jesus may be in them, and Jesus in them.

“I in them, and You in Me; that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that You have sent Me, and have loved them as You have loved Me” (John 17:23).

39. The glory that the Father gave Jesus, Jesus has given to his followers, that they may be one as the Father and Jesus are one: Jesus in His followers, and the Father in Jesus; that Jesus’ followers may be made perfect in one, that the world may know that the Father sent Jesus, and has loved Jesus’ followers as the Father loves Jesus.

40. Jesus desired that those whom the Father gave Him may be with Him where He is, that they may behold the glory which the Father has given Jesus; for the Father loved Jesus before the foundation of the world.

41. The Father is righteous.

42. The world has not known the Father, but Jesus has known Him; and the men the Father gave Jesus have known that the Father sent Jesus.

43. “And I have declared to them Your name, and will declare it, that the love with which You loved Me may be in them, and I in them” (John 17:26).
Jesus declared to the men the Father’s name, and will declare it, that the love with which the Father loved Jesus may be in them, and Jesus in them.

Glorify – praise and worship

Manifest – display, show, demonstrate, reveal, declare
Also: exhibit, present, make plain, express