Make the world go away! Get me out of here! As
we watch the evil and disasters all around us, we
wonder how we can ever escape without getting hit
by the harsh, unrelenting torture this world brings.
Jesus prayed that we be kept in the world, so that we
will increase our faith and trust in God. But He asked
the Father that He would be with us every step of the
way and protect us from being spiritually overcome by
this lost and evil world. The Father listened to the Son.
Heavenly Father, how thankful we are that you never
leave us while we are here in this world. While we know
bad things happen and we get hit hard by the evils of
this world, we know that You are with us, protecting our
souls. In Jesus' name.
Read John 17:15
"My prayer is not that you take them out of the world
but that you protect them from the evil one." (NIV)
"I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the
world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the