John 17 Really Bugs Me: Church Unity and the Lack Thereof

Slightly edited from a sermon I recently preached at Church of the Savior in Wheaton, IL.


There are just some passages of the Bible that you can’t get away from.

Sometimes it’s because a passage is particularly inspiring, encouraging, or comforting. Think Psalm 23.

Other times, it’s because the passage really bugs you.

And I’ll confess that our Gospel lesson, John 17:20–26, […]