A New Commandment31When he had gone out, Jesus said, a “Now is the Son of Man glorified, and b God is glorified in him. 32If God is glorified in him c God will also glorify him in himself, and d glorify him at once. 33Little children e yet a little while I am with you. You will seek me, and just f as I said to the Jews, so now I also say to you, ‘Where I am going you cannot come.’ 34 g A new commandment h I give to you i that you love one another: j just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. 35 k By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”
Jesus Foretells Peter’s Denial36Simon Peter said to him, “Lord, where are you going?” l Jesus answered him, “Where I am going m you cannot follow me now n but you will follow afterward.” 37 o Peter said to him, “Lord, why can I not follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.” 38Jesus answered, “Will you lay down your life for me? Truly, truly, I say to you p the rooster will not crow till you have denied me three times.
I Am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life1 q “Let not your hearts be troubled. r Believe in God; ▼
▼Or You believe in Godbelieve also in me. 2In t my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that u I go to prepare a place for you? ▼
▼Or In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you3And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you w to myself, that x where I am you may be also. 4And you know the way to where I am going.” ▼
▼Some manuscripts Where I am going you know, and the way you know5 z Thomas said to him, “Lord aa we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” 6Jesus said to him, “I am ab the way, and ac the truth, and ad the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. 7 ae If you had known me, you would have af known my Father also. ▼
▼Or If you know me, you will know my Father also, or If you have known me, you will know my Father alsoFrom now on you do know him and ah have seen him.” 8 ai Philip said to him, “Lord aj show us the Father, and it is enough for us.” 9Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and you still do not know me, Philip? ak Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’? 10Do you not believe that al I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you am I do not speak on my own authority, but the Father who dwells in me does his works. 11Believe me that an I am in the Father and the Father is in me, or else ao believe on account of the works themselves. 12“Truly, truly, I say to you ap whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I aq am going to the Father. 13 ar Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that as the Father may be glorified in the Son. 14 at If you ask me ▼
▼Some manuscripts omit meanything in my name, I will do it.
Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit15 av “If you love me, you will aw keep my commandments. 16And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another ax Helper ▼
▼Or Advocate, or Counselor; also 14:26; 15:26; 16:7to be with you forever, 17even az the Spirit of truth, ba whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and bb will be ▼
▼Some manuscripts and isin you. 18“I will not leave you as orphans; bd I will come to you. 19 be Yet a little while and the world will see me no more, but bf you will see me. bg Because I live, you also will live. 20 bh In that day you will know that bi I am in my Father, and bj you in me, and bk I in you. 21 bl Whoever has my commandments and bm keeps them, he it is who loves me. And bn he who loves me bo will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and bp manifest myself to him.” 22 bq Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, “Lord, how is it br that you will manifest yourself to us, and not to the world?” 23Jesus answered him, bs “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and bt we will come to him and bu make our home with him. 24Whoever does not love me does not keep my words. And bv the word that you hear is not mine but the Father’s who sent me. 25“These things I have spoken to you while I am still with you. 26But the bw Helper, the Holy Spirit bx whom the Father will send in my name by he will teach you all things and bz bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you. 27 ca Peace I leave with you; cb my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. cc Let not your hearts be troubled, neither cd let them be afraid. 28 ce You heard me say to you cf ‘I am going away, and I will come to you.’ If you loved me, you would have rejoiced, because I cg am going to the Father, for ch the Father is greater than I. 29And ci now I have told you before it takes place, so that when it does take place you may believe. 30I will no longer talk much with you, for cj the ruler of this world is coming. ck He has no claim on me, 31but I do cl as the Father has commanded me cm so that the world may know that I love the Father. Rise, let us go from here.
I Am the True Vine1“I am the cn true vine, and my Father is co the vinedresser. 2 cp Every branch in me that does not bear fruit cq he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes cr that it may bear more fruit. 3Already cs you are clean ct because of the word that I have spoken to you. 4 cu Abide cv in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. 5I am the vine; cw you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that cx bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. 6If anyone does not abide in me cy he is thrown away like a branch and withers; cz and the branches are gathered, thrown into the fire, and burned. 7If da you abide in me, and my words abide in you db ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. 8 dc By this my Father is glorified, that you dd bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples. 9 de As the Father has loved me df so have I loved you. Abide in my love. 10 dg If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as dh I have kept di my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. 11These things I have spoken to you, dj that my joy may be in you, and that dk your joy may be full. 12 dl “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. 13 dm Greater love has no one than this dn that someone lay down his life for his friends. 14You are do my friends dp if you do what I command you. 15 dq No longer do I call you servants ▼
▼Greek bondservantsfor the servant ▼
▼Greek bondservant; also verse 20dt does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for du all that I have heard from my Father dv I have made known to you. 16You did not choose me, but dw I chose you and appointed you that you should go and dx bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that dy whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you. 17These things I command you, dz so that you will love one another.
The Hatred of the World18 ea “If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you. 19 eb If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because ec you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you. 20Remember the word that I said to you: ed ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me ee they will also persecute you. ef If they kept my word, they will also keep yours. 21But eg all these things they will do to you eh on account of my name ei because they do not know him who sent me. 22If I had not come and spoken to them, ej they would not have been guilty of sin, ▼
▼Greek they would not have sin; also verse 24but now they have no excuse for their sin. 23 el Whoever hates me hates my Father also. 24 em If I had not done among them the works that no one else did en they would not be guilty of sin, but now they have eo seen and hated both me and my Father. 25But ep the word that is written in their Law must be fulfilled: eq ‘They hated me without a cause.’ 26“But er when the Helper comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father es he will bear witness about me. 27And et you also will bear witness eu because you have been with me ev from the beginning.
John 161“I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away. 2 ew They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed ex the hour is coming when ey whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God. 3And they will do these things ez because they have not known the Father, nor me. 4But fa I have said these things to you, that when fb their hour comes you may remember that I told them to you.
The Work of the Holy Spirit“I did not say these things to you from the beginning fc because I was with you. 5But now fd I am going to him who sent me, and fe none of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’ 6But because I have said these things to you ff sorrow has filled your heart. 7Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for fg if I do not go away fh the Helper will not come to you. But fi if fj I go fk I will send him to you. 8 fl And when he comes, he will fm convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment: 9concerning sin fn because they do not believe in me; 10 fo concerning righteousness fp because I go to the Father, and you will see me no longer; 11 fq concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world fr is judged. 12“I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. 13When fs the Spirit of truth comes ft he will fu guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but fv whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come. 14He will fw glorify me, for he will take what is mine and declare it to you. 15 fx All that the Father has is mine; fy therefore I said that he will take what is mine and declare it to you.
Your Sorrow Will Turn into Joy16 fz “A little while, and you will see me no longer; and ga again a little while, and you will see me.” 17So gb some of his disciples said to one another, “What is this that he says to us, gc ‘A little while, and you will not see me, and again a little while, and you will see me’; and, gd ‘because I am going to the Father’?” 18So they were saying, “What does he mean by ‘a little while’? ge We do not know what he is talking about.” 19 gf Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him, so he said to them, “Is this what you are asking yourselves, what I meant by saying, ‘A little while and you will not see me, and again a little while and you will see me’? 20Truly, truly, I say to you gg you will weep and lament, but gh the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but gi your sorrow will turn into joy. 21 gj When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world. 22 gk So also you have sorrow now, but gl I will see you again, and gm your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you. 23 gn In that day you will go ask nothing of me. Truly, truly, I say to you gp whatever you ask of the Father in my name gq he will give it to you. 24Until now you have asked nothing in my name. gr Ask, and you will receive gs that your joy may be full.
I Have Overcome the World25“I have said these things to you in figures of speech. gt The hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures of speech but will tell you plainly about the Father. 26In that day you will ask in my name, and I do not say to you that I will ask the Father on your behalf; 27 gu for the Father himself loves you, because gv you have loved me and gw have believed that I came from God. ▼
▼Some manuscripts from the Father28 gy I came from the Father and have come into the world, and now gz I am leaving the world and going to the Father.” 29His disciples said, “Ah, now you are speaking plainly and not ha using figurative speech! 30Now we know that hb you know all things and do not need anyone to question you; this is why we believe that hc you came from God.” 31Jesus answered them, “Do you now believe? 32Behold hd the hour is coming, indeed it has come, when he you will be scattered, each to his own home, and hf will leave me alone. hg Yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me. 33I have said these things to you, that hh in me you may have peace. hi In the world you will have hj tribulation. But hk take heart; hl I have overcome the world.”
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