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11 ing in me wher is in me; if Merily, verily, Srks as I do
& 21. 22. Mar. 11. 23. oh. 16. 23.
10 Father?” Dost thou not believe that I am in the Father, and
the Father is in me? The words which I speak to you pro
ceed not from myself: as to the works, it is the Father dwell11 ing in me who doth them. Believe that I am in the Farber,
and the Father is in me; if not on my testimony, be convinced 12 by the works themselves. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He
who believeth on me, shall himself do such works as I do; nay,
13 even greater than these he shall do; because I go to my FathMatt. 7. %. er, and will do whatsoever ye shall ask in my name. That the 23. 14 Father may be glorified in the Son, whatsoever ye sball ask in
my name, I will do.. 15. If ye love me, keep my commandments; and I will entreat
the Father, and he will give you another Monitor to continue 17 with you forever, even the Spirit of Truth, whom the world
cannot receive, because it neither seeth him, nor knoweth him ;
but ye shall know him, because he will abide with you, and be 18 in you. I will not leave you orphans; I will return unto you. 19 Yet a little while, and the world shall see me no more ; but ye 20 shall see me: because I shall live, ye also shall live. On that
day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye are in me, 21 and I am in you. He that hath my commandinents and keep
eth them, he it is who loveth me; and he who loveth me will
be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and discover my22 self unto him. Judas (not Iscariot) said to him : Master, where
fore wilt thou discover thyself to us, and not unto the world? 23 Jesus answering, said unto bim: If a man love me, he will ob24 serve my word ; and my Father will love him; and he will
come to him, and dwell with him. He who loveth me not, disregardeth my words; yet the word which ye hear is not
mine, but the Father's who sent me. 25. I tell you these things while I remain with you. But the
· Monitor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my - name, he will teach you all things, and remind you of all that 27 I have told you. Peace I leave you, my peace I give yoy;
not as the world giveth, do I give unto you. Be not disheart28 ened; be not intimidated. Ye have heard me say, 'I go away
and will return to you.' If ye loved me ye would rejoice that 29 I go to the Father; because my Father is greater than I. This
I tell you now, before it happen, that when it happeneth, ye 30 may believe. I shall not henceforth bave much conversation
with you; for the prince of the world is coming, though he 31 will find nothing in me: but this inust be, that the world may
know that I love the Father, and do whatsoever he command
eth me. Arise, let us go hence. XV. I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine-dresser.
2 Every barren branch in me he loppeth off; every fruitful branch sh. 13. 10. 3 he cleaneth by pruning, to render it more fruitful. As for you,
11 ye shall continue
Eph. 5. 2. 1 Th. 4.9
servant know whatever but who have the
ye are already clean through the instructions I have given you. 4 Abide in me, and I will abide in you: as the branch cannot
bear fruit of itself, unless it adhere to the vine ; no more can 5 ye, unless ye adhere to me. I am the vine ; ye are the branch
es. He who abideth in me, and in whom I abide, produceth 6 much fruit : for severed from me ye can do nothing. If any
man adhere not to me, he is cast forth like the withered branch7 es which are gathered for fuel, and burnt. If ye abide by me,
and my words abide in you, ye may ask what ye will, and it
shall be granted you. 8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye produce much fruit; 9 so shall ye be my disciples. As the Father loveth me, so love 10 I you : continue in my love. If ye keep my commandments,
ye shall continue in my love; as I have kept my Father's com11 mandments and continued in his love. I give you these admo
nitions, that I may continue to have joy in you, and that your 12 joy may be complete : This is my commandment, that ye love ch. 13. 34. 13 one another, as I love you. Greater love hath not any man 18 14 than this, to lay down his life for his friends. Ye are my 15 friends, if ye do whatever I command you. Henceforth I call
not you servants; for the servant knoweth not what his master
will do : but I name you friends; for whatever I have learnt 16 from my Father, I impart unto you. It is not you who have s.
chosen me; but it is I who have chosen you, and ordained you La. 6.13. to go and bear fruit, fruit which will prove permanent, that the
Father may give you whatsoever ye shall ask him in my name. 17 This I command you, that ye love one another. If the world 1 Jo. 3. 11. 18. hate you, consider that it hated me before it hated you. If ye
were of the world, the world would love its own : but because
ye are not of the world, I having selected you from the world, 20 the world hateth you. Remember what I said to you, . The
servant is not greater than his master. If they have persecu- Matt. 10.
ted me, they will also persecute you ; if they have observed my Lu. 6. 40 21 word, they will also observe yours. But all this treatment they I will give you on my account, because they know not him who 22 sent me. If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had 23 not had sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin. He 24 that hateth me, hateth my Father also. If I had not done
among them such works as none other ever did, they had
not had sin; but now they have seen them, and yet hated 25 both me and my Father. Thus they verify that passage in Ps. 35. 19. 26 their law, “ They hated me without cause.” But when the Lu. 24. 496
Monitor is come, whom I will send you from the Father, the
Spirit of Truth, who proceedeth from the Father, he will testify 27 concerning me. And ye also will testify, because ye have been
with me from the beginning. XVI. These things I tell you, that ye may not be inspared.
you. It is hatever I havs master
Mar. 3. 13.
2 They will expel you the synagogue ; nay, the time is coming,
when whosoever killeth you will think he offereth sacrifice to 3 God. And these things they will do, because they know not 4 the Father nor me. These things I now warn vou of, that,
when the time shall come, ye may remember that I mentioned
them to you. I did not indeed mention them at the beginning, 5 because I was with you myself. And now that I go to bim
who sent nie, none of you asketh me, · Whither goest thou ?' 6 But because of those things which I have foretold you, ye are
overwhelmed with grief. .7 Nevertheless I tell you the truth: it is for your good that
I depart; for if I do not depart, the Monitor will not come to 8 you ; but if I go away, I will send him to you. And when be
is come, he will convince the world concerning sin, and concern9 ing righteousness, and concerning judgment: concerning sin, be10 cause they believe not on me, concerning rigbteousness, be11 cause I go to my Father, and ye see me no longer; concern
ing judgment, because the prince of this world is judged. 12 I have many things still to tell you, but ye cannot bear them. 13 But when the Spirit of Truth is come, he will conduct you in
to all the truth : for his words will not proceed from himself;
but whatsoever he shall have heard, he will speak; and show 14 you things to come. He will glorify me ; for he will receive of 15 mine what he shall communicate to you. Whatsoever is the
Father's is mine; therefore I say that he will receive of mine
to coininunicate to you. 16 Within a little while ye shall not see me ; a little while aster, 17 ye shall see me; because I go to the Father. Some of his
disciples said among themselves, What meaneth he by this,
“Within a little while ye shall not see me; a little while aster, 18 ye shall see me ; because I go to the Father?” What meaneth
this little while of which he speaketh? We do not compre19 hend it. Jesus perceiving that they were desirous to ask bim, . said to them, Do ye inquire amongst yourselves about this that
I said: “ Within a little while ye shall not see me; a little while 20 after ye shall see me?” Verily, verily, I say unto you, ye will
weep and lament ; but the world will rejoice : ye will be sor21 rowful; but your sorrow shall be turned into joy. A woman
in travail, bath sorrow, because her bour is come; but when
her son is born, she remembereth her anguish no longer, for joy 22 that she hath brought a man into the world. So ye at present
are in grief; but I will visit you again, and your hearts shall be 23 joyful, and none shall rob you of your joy. On that day ye
will put no questions to me. Verily, verily, I say unto you,
whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give 24 you. Hitherto ye have asked nothing in my name; ask, and ye
shall receive, that your joy may be complete.
ch. 14. 13.
att. 28. 18.
25 These things I have spoken to you in figures : the time ap
proacheth when I shall no more discourse to you in figures, but 26 instruct you plainly concerning the Father. Then ye will ask
in my name, and I say not that I will entreat the Father for 27 you; for the Father himself loveth you, because ye love me, 23 and believe that I came from God. From the presence of the
Father I came into the world. Again I leave ihe world, a:d 29 return to the Father. His disciples replied: Now indeed 30 thou speakest plainly, and without a figure. Now we are con
vinced that thou knowest all things, and needest not that any
should put questions to thee. By this we believe that thou 31 camest forth from God. Jesus answered them : Do ye now 32 believe? Behold the time cometh, or rather is come, 'when ye Matt. 26. 31.
shall disperse, every one to his own, and shall leave me alone: yet Mar. 14. 27. 33 I am not alone, because the Father is with me. These things
I have spoken unto you, that in me ye may have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation. But take courage; I have over
come the world. XVII. WHEN Jesus bad ended ibis discourse, he said, lifting
up his eyes to heaven : Father, the hour is come ; glorify thy 2 Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee; that being endowed Met
by thee with authority over all men, he may bestow eternal life 3 on all those whom thou hast given him. Now this is the lise eter
nal, to know thee the only true God, and Jesus the Messiah 4 thy apostle. I have glorified thee upon the earth; I have fin5 ished the work which thou gavest me to do. And now, Fa
ther, glorify thou me in thine own presence with that glory which I enjoyed with thee before the world was.
I have made known thy name to the men whom thou hast given me out of the world. They were thine; and thou 7 gavest them me; and they have kept thy word. Whatsoever
thou hast given me, they now know to have come from thee;
and that thou hast imparted unto me the doctrine which I hare 8 iinparted unto them. They have received it as such, knowing ch. 16. 27.
for certain, that I came forth from thee, and am commissioned 9 by thee. It is for them that I pray. I pray not for the world,
but for those whom thou hast given me, because they are thine. 10 And all mine are thine, and thine mine, and I am glorified in 11 them. I continue no longer in the world ; but these continue
in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, preserve them
in thy name which thou hast given me, that they may be one 12 as we are. While I was with them in the world, I kept them
in thy name: those whom thou hast given me I have preserv
ed; none of them is lost except the son of perdition, as the ch. 18. & 13 Scripture foretold. But now that I am coming to thee, I speak
these things in the world, that their joy in me may be complete. 14 I have delivered thy word to them, and the world lateth them,
because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the 15 world. I do not pray thee to remove them out of the world, but 16 to preserve them from evil. Of the world they are not, as I am 17 not of the world. Consecrate them by the truth; thy word is 18 the truth. As thou hast made me ihy apostle to the world, 19 I have made them my apostles to the world. And I conse
crate myself for them, that they may be consecrated through
the truth. 20 Nor do I pray for these alone, but for those also who shall 21 believe on me through their teaching ; that all may be one;
that as thou Father art in me, and I am in thee, they also may
be one in us, that the world may believe that thou hast sent 22 me, and that thou gavest me the glory which I have given 23 them; that they may be one as we are one ; I in them, and
thou in me, that their union may be perfected, and that the
world may know that thou hast sent me, and that thou lovest 24 them as thou lovest me. Father, I would that where I shall
be, those whom thou hast given me may be with me, that they
may behold my glory which thou gavest me, because thou lop25 edst me before the formation of the world. Righteous Father,
though the world knoweth not thee, I know thee; and these 26 know that I have thy commission. And to them I have com
municated, and will communicate thy name, that I being in them, they may share in the love wherewith thou lovest me.
eh. 12. 26.
Lu. 22. 47.
The upon him, and along the phone
SECTION XI.—THE CRUCIFIXION.
his disciples over the brook Kidron, where was a garden, into 2 which he entered and his disciples. Now Judas who betrayed
bim knew the place, because Jesus often resorted thither with 3 his disciples. Then Judas having gotten the cohort,* and
officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, came thither 4 with lanterns and torches, and arıns. But Jesus, who knew all 5 that was coming upon him, went forth and said to them : Whom
seek ye? They answered him : Jesus the Nazarene. Jesus
replied: I am he. Now Judas who betrayed him was with 6 them. He had no sooner said to them, “I am he," than they 9 going backwards fell to the ground. He therefore asked them
again: Whom seek ye? They said : Jesus the Nazarene. Je8 sus answered: I have told you that I am he. If, therefore, ye 9 seek me, let these go away. Thus was that which he had
spoken verified, “ Of those whom thou gavest me I have lost 10 none.” Then Simon Peter, who had a sword, drew it, and 11 smote the high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. Now
the servant's name was Malchus. Jesus them said to Peter :
* A Roman troop of soldiers, containing about five hundred.
ch. 17. 12.