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7. Nevertheless, I tell you the Truth; It is expedient for you, that I go away: for if I go not away, the ComFORTER will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will fend him unto you.

8. And when he is come, he will reprove the World of Sin, and of Righteoufnefs, and of Judgment:

9. Of SIN, because they BELIEVE not on me;

10. Of RIGHTEOUSNESS, because I go to my Father, and ye fee me no more;

11. Of JUDGMENT, because the Prince of this World is judged.

12. I have yet many Things to fay unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.

13. Howbeit, when he the SPIRIT of TRUTH is come, he will guide you into all Truth: for he fhall not fpeak of himfelf: but whatfoever he fhall hear, that fhall he speak and he will fhew you Things to come.

14. He fhall glorify me: for he fhall receive of mine, and fhall fhew it unto you.

15. All Things that the Father hath, are mine: Therefore faid 1, that he fhall take of mine, and fhall fhew it unto you.

16. A little while, and ye fhall not fee me: and again, a little while, and ye fhall fee me: because I go to the Father.

17. Then faid fome of his Difciples among themselves, What is this that he faith unto us, A little while and ye fhall not fee me and again, A little while and ye fhall fee me and, Because I go to the Father?

18. They faid therefore, What is this that he faith, À little while? We cannot tell what he faith.

19. Now Jefus knew that they were defirous to ask him, and faid unto them, Do ye inquire among your felves of that I faid, A little while and ye fhall not fee me: and again, A little while and ye fhall fee me?

20. Verily, verily I fay unto you, that ye fhall weep and lament, but the World fhall rejoice: and ye fhall be forrowful, but your Sorrow fhall be turned into Joy.

21. A Woman when she is in travail, hath Sorrow, becaufe her Hour is come: but as foon as fhe is delivered of the Child, fhe remembreth no more the Anguifh, for Joy that a Man is born into the World.

22. And ye now therefore have Sorrow: but I will


fee you again, and your Heart fhall rejoice, and your Joy no Man taketh from you.


And in that Day ye fhall afk me nothing: Verily, verily I fay unto you, Whatsoever ye* fhall ASK the Father in my Name, he will GIVE it you.

24. Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my Name: Ask, and ye fhall receive, that your Joy may be full.

25. Thefe Things have I spoken unto you in Proverbs: the Time cometh when I fhall no more speak unto you in Proverbs, but I fhall fhew you plainly of the Father.

26. At that Day ye fhall ASK in my NAME: and I fay unto you, that I will pray the Father for you:

27. For the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God.

28. I came forth from the Father, and am come into the World: Again, I leave the World, and go to the Father.

29. His Difciples faid unto him, Lo, now speakeft thou plainly, and fpeakest no Proverb.

30. Now are we fure that thou knoweft all Things, and needeft not that any Man fhould ask thee: by this we believe that thou cameft forth from God.

31. Jefus answered them, Do ye now believe?

32. Behold, the Hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye fhall be fcattered, every Man to his own, and fhall leave me alone and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me.

33. Thefe Things have I fpoken unto you, that in me ye might have PEACE. In the World ye fhall have TRIBULATION: but be of good cheer, I have overcome the World.

*See pag. Ixiii. Of the Efficacy of PRAYER, in the APOLOGY to the Harmony of the PS ALMS.



This Chapter contains the folemn Address of our Saviour to his Almighty Father just before his Paffion; wherein be prays that his Difciples might have Eternal Life, confifting in the Knowledge of God, and might be preferved in Unity and Truth; and that they and all other Believers might be glorified with him: which feems to be the Pattern or Model of his Eternal Interceffion in the Heavens.

Ver. 1. THESE Words fpake Jefus, and lift up his Eyes to Heaven, and faid, FATHER, the Hour is come; GLORIFY thy Son, that thy Son alfo may GLORIFY thee.

2. As thou haft given him POWER over all FLESH, that he fhould give ETERNAL LIFE to as many as thou haft given him.

3. (a) And this is LIFE ETERNAL, that they might KNOW thee the only true GOD, and Fefus Chrift whom thou haft fent.

4. I have glorified thee on the Earth, I have finished the Work which thou gavest me to do.

5. And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own felf, with the GLORY which I had with thee before the World was.

6. I have MANIFESTED thy NAME unto the Men which thou gavest me out of the World: thine they were,


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26. Even fo, Father, for fo it feemed good in thy fight.

27. All Things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no Man KNOWETH the Son but the Father: neither KNOWETH any Man the Father, fave the Son, and he to

whomfoever the Son will reveal him.

28. COME unto me, all ye that LABOUR, and are heavy laden, and I will give you REST.

29. Take my YOKE upon you, and learn of me, for I am meek

and LOWLY in Heart, and ye fhall find REST unto your Souls.

30. For my Yoke is EASY, and my Burden is LIGHT.

John xiv. 6. Jefus faith unto him, I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life.

Rom. vi. 22. But now being made free from SIN, and become Servants to GOD, ye have your Fruit unto Holiness, and the End everlafting Life.

23. For the Wages of SIN is Eternal Life, through Jefu Chrift Death but the GIFT of God is

our Lord.

Fer. xxxi. 34. And they fhall bour, and every Man his Brother, teach no more every Man his Neighlaying,

and thou gavest them me; and they have kept thy


7. Now they have known that all Things whatfoever thou haft given me, are of


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all all KNOW me, from the leat faying, Know the Lord: For they of them unto the greateft of them,

faith the Lord: for I will forgive their INIQUITY, and I will remember their STN no more.

Hof. vi. 6. For I defired MERCY, and not Sacrifice: and the KNOWLEDGE of God, more than Burntofferings.

Rom. i, 18. For the Wrath of

God is revealed from Heaven againft all UNGODLINESs and Unrighteoufnefs of Men, who hold the Truth in Unrighteousness.

19. Because that which may be known of God, is manifeft in them, for God hath fhewed it unto them.

20. For the INVISIBLE Things of him from the Creation of the

World, are clearly feen, being understood by the Things that are made, even his eternal POWER and GODHEAD, fo that they are with

out Excufe:

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I Cor. i. 21. For after that, in the WISDOM of God, the World by WISDOM knew not God, it pleafed God by the Foolishness of Preaching to SAVE them that believe.

2 Cor. iv. 6. For God who com manded the LIGHT to fhine out of DARKNESS, hath fhined in our

Hearts, to give the LIGHT of the KNOWLEDGE of the Glory of God, in the Face of Jefus Chrift.

Fohn x. 27. My Sheep hear my VOICE, and I know them, and they follow me.

28. And I give unto them Eternal LIFE, and they fhall never perifh, neither fhall any pluck them out of my Hand.

Lord Jefus Chrift, the Father of Ephef. i. 17. That the God of our Glory, may give unto you the SPI

RFT of WISDOM and Revelation in the Knowledge of him:

ftanding being enlightned; that ye 18. The Eyes of your Undermay know what is the Hope of his


See Page 21. in the Abstract of the Old Teffament, of the Excellency of the Word of GOD.

might have my Joy fulfilled in themselves.

14. I have given them thy WORD; and the World hath hated them, becaufe they are not of the World, even as I am not of the World.

15. I pray not that thou fhouldft take them out of the World, but that thou fhouldft keep them from the EVIL.

16. They are not of the of World, even as I am not the World.

17. SANCTIFY them thro' thy Truth: thy WORD is


CALLING, and what the RICHES

of the GLORY of his Inheritance in

19. And what is the exceeding
Greatnefs of his Power to us ward
who believe.

Chap.ii.13. But now in Chrifi Tofu, ye who were fometimes far off, are made NICH by the Blood of Chrift.

18. For through him we both have an Acccfs by one Spirit unto the Father.

Chap. iii. 8. Unto me, who am lefs than the leaft of all Saints, is this Grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unfearchable Riches of Chrift.

9. And to make all Men fee, what is the Fellowship of the Myitery, which from the Beginning of the World hath been hid in God, who created ALLTHINGS by Fifi Chrift:

10. To the Intent that now unto

the Principalities and Powers in heavenly Places, might be known, 18. As by the Church the manifold WisDOM of GOD,

11. According to the eternal Pur. Jefus our Lord:

pofe which he purpofed in Chrift 12. In whom we have Boldness and Accefs with Confidence by the Faith of him.

Phil. iii. 8. I count all Things but Lofs, for the EXCELLENCY of the KNOWLEDGE of Chrift Felts my Lord for whom I have fuffered the Lofs of ALL THINGS, and do count them but Dung that I may win Chrift,

9. And be found in him, not having mine own RIGHTEOUSNESS, which is of the LAW, but that which is through the FAITH of Chrift, the Righteoufnefs which is of GOD by FAITH

10. That I may KNOW him, and the POWER of his Refurrection and the Fellowship of his Sufferings, being made CONFORMABLE unto his Death.

11. If by any means I might attain unto the Refurre&ion of the Dead. Col. iii. 3. For ye are dead, and your LIFE is HID with Chrift in God. 4. When Chriff, who is our LIFE, fhall appear, then fhall ye alfo appear with him in GLORY.

Chap. i. 9. For this Caufe we also fince the Day we heard it, do not ceafe to pray for you, and to defire that ye might be filled with the Knowledge of his WILL, in all Wifdom and fpiritual Understanding.

10. That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleafing, being fruitful in every good Work, and increasing in the KNOWLEDGE of


2 Pet. i. 2. Grace and Peace be multiplied unto you through the Knowledge of God, and of Jefus our Lord,

3. According as his DIVINE POWER hath given unto us all Things that pertain unto LIFE and GODLINESS, through the Knowledge of him that hath called us to GLORY and VIRTUE.

5. And befides this, giving all Diligence, add to your FAITH, Virsue, and to VIRTUE, Knowledge.


8. For

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