Have you ever paused to consider the ground you’re standing on? Ever been on or fallen from a shaky perch like a ladder or roof, or walked on a crumbly path or slippery mud or ice? In reference to the Christian faith and your place in it, what solid reason, what warrant
do you have for believing the things you believe and trust in? Who and what under-girds and grounds you and your faith in God? Is the Christian project a reliable path for you?
Did you ever consider that the basis for the entirety of all that really matters rests on the prayer of one person, Jesus? And the confidence of this prayer sits squarely on the facts of six short verses in John 17? How seemingly narrow, yet perfectly strong, are these facts.