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John 17, Acts 20, and Apostolic Authority – Marcus Grodi

June 5, 2018 No Comments

Marcus Grodi looks at the high priestly prayer of Jesus in John 17, when Jesus prays for his apostles to be consecrated in the truth. Marcus compares this prayer to the actions of St. Paul in Acts 20, as he’s preparing to depart the Church at Ephesus. St. Paul’s prayer and exhortation to those presbyters have many parallels to prayer Jesus offers in the Garden of Gethsemane, and Marcus unpacks some of those connections.

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