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Peter forewarned. Chap. xiv. The disciples comforted. Lord, why cannot I follow 8 Philip saith_unto him, thee now? I will lay down Lord, shew us the Father, and my life for thy sake.
it sufficeth us. 38 Jesus answered him, 9 Jesus saith unto him, Have Wilt thou lay down thy life I been so long time with you, for my sake?' Verily, verily, and yet hast thou not known I say unto thee, the cock shalí me, Philip? he that hath seen not crow, till thou hast denied me, hath seen the Father; and
how sayest thou then, Shew us CHAP. XIV.
the Father? 1 Christ comforteth his disci- 10 Believest thou not, that ples ;
6 professeth himself I am in the Father, and the the way, the truth, and the Father in me? the words that life.
I speak unto you, I speak not LET not your heart be trou- of myself; but the Father, bled; ye believe in God, be- that dwelleth in me, he doeth lieve also in me.
the works. 2 In my Father's house are 11 Believe me, that I am many mansions; if it were not in the Father, and the Father so I would have told you. I in me; or else believe me for go to prepare a place for yoa. the very works' sake. 3 And if I
12 Verily, verily, I say una place for you, I will come you, He that believeth on me, again, and receive you unto the works that I do, shall hé myself; that where I am, do also; and greater works there
than these shall he do, because 4 And whither I go ye know, I go unto my Father. and the way ye know.
13 And whatsoever ye shall 54 Thomas saith unto him, ask in my name, that will I Lord, we know not whither do, that the Father may be thou goest; and how can we glorified in the Son. know the way?
14 If ye shall ask any thing 6 Jesus saith unto him, I in my name, I will do it. am the way,a and the truth, 15 4 If ye love me, keep and the life; no man cometh my
commandments : unto the Father but by me. 16 And I will pray the FaIf
ye had known me, ye ther, and he shall give you should have known my Father another Comforter, that he also ; and from henceforth ye may abide with you forever; know him, and have seen him. im Even the Spirit of truth,
whom the world cannot rea I am the way, &c. My perfect example and holy life are the way; ceive, because it seeth him not,
but and no man cometh to the Father neither knoweth him; ye but by this way.
know him ; for he dwelleth
ye may be also.
The Holy Ghost, the S. John. Comforter promised. with you, and shall be in you. as the world giveth, give I
18 I will not leave you com- unto you. Let not your heart fortless; I will come to you.
be troubled, neither let it be 19 Yet a little while, and afraid. the world seeth me no more ;
28 Ye have heard how I but ye see me; because I live, said unto you, I go away, and ye shall live also.
come again unto you. If ye 20 At that day ye shall loved me ye would rejoice, beknow, that I am in my Father, cause I said, I go unto the Fa
in me, and I in you. ther; for my Father is great21 He that hath my com- er than l. mandments, and keepeth them, 29 And now I have told he it is that loveth me; and you before it come to pass, he that loveth me, shall be that, when it is come to pass, loved of my Father, and I will ye might believe. love him, and will manifest 30 Hereafter I will not talk myself to him.
much with you ; for the prinee 22 Judas saith unto him, of this world cometh, and hath (not Iscariot,) Lord, how is it nothing in me. that thou wilt manifest thyself 31 But that the world may unto us, and not unto the world? know that I love the Father;
23 Jesus answered, and said and as the Father gave me unto him, If a man love me, commandment, even so I do. he will keep my words; and Arise, let us go
hence. my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and
CHAP. XV. make our abode with him. The mutual love between Christ
24 He that loveth me not, and his members, under the keepeth not my sayings; and parable of the vine. the word which ye hear is not I AM the true yine, and my mine, but the Father's which Father is the husbandman. sent me.
2 Every branch in me that 25 These things have I beareth not fruit he taketh aspoken unto you, being yet pres- way; and every branch that
beareth fruit he purgeth it, that 26 But the Comforter, it may bring forth more fruit. which is the Holy Ghost, 3 Now ye are clean, through whom the Father will send in the word which I have spoken my name, he shall teach you unto you. all things, and bring all things 4 Abide in me, and I in you. to your remembrance, what- As the branch cannot bear soever I have said unto you. fruit of itself, except it abide
27 Peace I leave with you, in the vine; no more can ye, my peace I give unto you ; not except ye abide in me.
ent with you.
be done unto you.
Love recommended. Chap. xv. of persecution, foc. 5 I am the vine, ye are the
16 Ye have not chosen me, branches; he that abideth in but I have chosen you, and me, and I in him, the same ordained you, that ye should bringeth forth much fruit; for go and bring forth fruit, and without me ye can do nothing that your
fruit should remain; 6 If a man abide not in me, that whatsoever ye shall ask he is cast forth as a branch, of the Father in my name, he and is withered; and men may give it you. gather them, & cast them into 17 These things I command the fire, and they are burned.
another. 7 If ye abide in me, and my
18 ( If the world hate you, words abide in you, ye shall ye know that it hated me beask what ye will; and it shall fore it hated
19 If ye were of the world, 8 Herein is my Father glo- the world would love his own; rified, that ye bear much fruit; but because ye are not of the so shall ye be my disciples. world, but I have chosen you
9 As the Father hath loved out of the world, therefore the me, so have I loved you; con
world hateth you. tinue
20 Remember the word that 10 If ye keep my command. I said unto you, The servant ments, ye shall abide in my is not greater than his lord. love; even as I have kept my If they have persecuted me, Father's commandments and they will also persecute you ; abide in his love.
if they have kept my saying, 11 These things have I they will keep yours also. spoken unto you, that my joy 21 But all these things will might remain in you, and that I do unto you for my name's your joy might be full. sake, because they know not
12 This is my command- him that sent me. ment, That
love one anoth- 22 If I had not come and .er, as I have loved you. spoken unto them, they had
13 Greater love hath no not had sin; but now they man than this, that a man lay have no cloak for their sin. down his life for his friends. 23 He that hateth me, hat14 Ye are my friends, if ye
among 15 Henceforth I call you them the works which none not servants; for the servant other man did, they had not knoweth not what his lord do- had sin; but now have they eth; but I have called you both seen and hated both me friends; for all things that I and my Father. have heard of my Father, I
25 But this cometh to pass, have made known unto you. that the word might be fulfilto you.
his disciples, led that is written in their law, you that I go away; for if I They hated me without a cause. go not away, the Comforter
26 But when the Comforter will not come unto you; but is come, whom I will send un- if I depart, I will send him unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which pro- 8 And when he is come he eeedeth from the Father, he will reprove the world of sin, shall testify of me.
and of righteousness, and of 27 And ye also shall bear judgment : witness, because ye have been 9 Of sin; because they bewith me from the beginning. leve not on me :
10 Of righteousness; beCHAP. XVI.
my Father, and Christ comforteth his disciples ye see me no more: against tribulation, by the
11 Of judgment; because promise of the Holy Ghost. the prince of this world a is
THESE things have I spo- judged. ken unto you, that ye should 12 I have yet many things not be offended.
but 2 They shall put you out bear them now. of the synagogues; yea, the 13 Howbeit, when he, the time cometh, that whosoever Spirit of truth, is come, he killeth
you, will think that he will guide you into all truth 1; doeth God service.
for he shall not speak of him3 And these things will self; but whatsoever he shall they do unto you, because they hear, that shall he speak; and have not known the Father, he will shew you things to
4 But these things have I 14 He shall glorify me; for told you, that, when the time he shall receive of mine, and shall come, ye may remember shall shew it unto you. that I told you of them. And 15 All things that the Fathese things I said not unto you ther hath, are mine; thereat the beginning, because I fore said I, that he shall take of was 'with you.
mine, & shall shew it’unto you. 5 But now I go my way to 16 | A little while, and him that sent me; and none shall not see me; and again, of you asketh me, Whither a little while, and ye shall see goest theu
to the Fa. 6 But because I have said ther. these things unto you, sorrow 17 Then said some of his hath filled
a The prince of this world. The y Nevertheless, I tell you Wicked One, the Spirit, that workthe truth; it is expedient for eth in the children of disobedience.
by the promise of Chap. xvi. the Holy Ghost. disciples among themselves, ye shall receive, that your joy What is this that he saith un
be full. to us, A little while, and ye 25 These things have I shall not see me; and again, spoken unto you in proverbs ; A little while, and ye
shall but the time cometh when I me; and, Because I go to the shall no more speak unto you Father?
in proverbs, but I shall shew 18 They said, therefore, you plainly of the Father. What is this that he saith, A 26 At that day ye shall ask little while ? we cannot tell in iny name; and I what he saith.
you, that I will pray the Father 19 Now Jesus knew that for you : they were desirous to ask him, 27 For the Father himself and said unto them, Do ye in- loveth you, because ye have quire_ among yourselves of loved me, and have believed that I said, A little while, that I came out from God. and ye
shall not see me; and 28 I came forth from the again, A little while, and ye Father, and am come into the shall see me?
world; again, I leave the 20 Verily, verily, I say un- world, and go to the Father. to you, That
shall weep 29 9 His disciples said unto and lament, but the world him, Lo, now speakest thou shall rejoice, and ye shall be plainly, and speakest no prosorrowful, but your sorrow verb. shall be turned into joy.
30 Now are we sure that 21 A woman when she is thou knowest all things, anıl in travail hath sorrow, because
needest not that any man her hour is come; but as soon should ask thee; by this we as she is delivered of the child, believe that thou camest forth she remembereth no more the from God. anguish, for joy that a man is 31 Jesus answered them, Do born into the world.
ye now believe? 22 And ye now, therefore, 32 Behold, the hour cometh, have sorrow; but I will see yea, is now come, that
shall you again, and your heart shall be scattered every man to his rejoice, and your joy no man own, and shall leave me alone; taketh from you.
and yet I am not alone, because 23 And in that day ye shall the Father is with me. ask me nothing. Verily, verily, 33 These things I have I say unto you, Whatsoever ye spoken unto you, that in me shall ask the Father in my ye might have peace. In the name, he will give it you. world
shall have tribula24 Hitherto have ye asked tion; but be of good cheer; I nothing in my name; ask, and have overcome the world.