Lent Reflection: In His Hand

I'm always amazed when I read the prayer of Jesus in John 17. It's amazing to me for several reasons, but one thing that astounds me is that Jesus, knowing that he is about to be treacherously arrested, unjustly accused, illegally condemned, painfully tortured, and then shamefully, irrationally, and agonizingly murdered, is thinking of someone other than himself.