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The Comforter promised.


S. John. Christ's love to his church. word which ye hear is not mine, As the branch cannot bear fruit but the Father's which sent me. of itself, except it abide in the 25 These things have I spoken vine; no more can ye, except ye unto you, being yet present with abide in me. 5 I am the vine, ye are the 26 But the Comforter, which is branches: He that abideth in me, the Holy Ghost, whom the Fa-and I in him, the same bringeth ther will send in my name, he forth much fruit: for without me shall teach you all things, and ye can do nothing. bring all things to your remem- 6 If a man abide not in me, he brance, whatsoever I have said is cast forth as a branch, and is unto you. withered; and men gather them,

27 ¶ Peace I leave with you, and cast them into the fire, and my peace I give unto you: not as they are burned. the world giveth, give I unto you. 7 If ye abide in me, and my Let not your heart be troubled, words abide in you, ye shall ask neither let it be afraid. what ye will, and it shall be done 28 Ye have heard how I said unto you. unto you, I go away, and come 8 Herein is my Father glorified again unto you. If ye loved me, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye would rejoice, because I said, ye be my disciples. I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

9 As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.

29 And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when 10 If ye keep my commandit is come to pass, ye might be- ments, ye shall abide in my love; lieve. even as I have kept my Father's 30 Hereafter I will not talk commandments, and abide in his much with you: for the prince of love. this world cometh, and hath no- 11 These things have I spoken thing in me. unto you, that my joy might re31 But that the world may main in you, and that your joy know that I love the Father; and might be full. as the Father gave me command

12T This is my commandment, ment, even so I do. Arise, let That ye love one another, as I us go hence. have loved you.



Christ's love to his members.

I AM the true vine, and my Fa- his life for his friends.

13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down


4 Abide in me, and I in you.

14 Ye are my friends, if ye do

2 Every branch in methat bear-whatsoever I command you. eth not fruit, he taketh away: and 15 Henceforth I call you not every branch that beareth fruit, servants; for the servant knoweth he purgeth it, that it may bring not what his lord doeth: but I forth more fruit. have called you friends; for all 3 Now ye are clean through the things that I have heard of my word which I have spoken unto Father, I have made known unto


16 Ye have not chosen me, but

Persecution foretold.

Chap. xvi. The Holy Ghost promised.

I have chosen you, and ordained 27 And ye also shall bear wityou, that ye should go and bring ness, because ye have been with forth fruit, and that your fruit me from the beginning. should remain; that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my

17 These things I command TH

The Holy Ghost promised.
HESE things have I spoken
unto you, that ye should

you, that ye love one another. not be offended.'

18 ¶ If the world hate you, ye 2 They shall put you out of the know that it hated me before it synagogues; yea, the time combated you. leth, that whosoever killeth you, 19 If ye were of the world, the will think that he doeth God serworld would love his own: but vice. because ye are not of the world, 3 And these things will they do but I have chosen you out of the unto you, because they have not world, therefore the world hat-known the Father, nor me. eth you. + But these things have I told 20 Remember the word that I you, that, when the time shall said unto you, The servant is not come, ye may remember that I greater than his lord. If they told you of them. And these have persecuted me, they will things I said not unto you at the also persecute you: if they have beginning, because I was with you. kept my saying, they will keep 5 T But now I gomy way to him yours' also. that sent me; and none of you 21 But all these things will asketh me, Whither goest thou? they do unto you for my name's 6 But, because I have said these sake, because they know not him things unto you, sorrow hath that sent me. filled your heart.

22 If I had not come, and 7 Nevertheless, I tell you the spoken unto them, they had not truth; It is expedient for you that had sin but now they have no I go away: for if I go not away, cloak for their sin. the Comforter will not come unto 23 He that hateth me, hateth you; but if I depart, I will send my Father also. him unto you.

24 If I had not done among them 8 And, when he is come, he the works which none other man will reprove the world of sin, and did, they had not had sin: but of righteousness, and of judgnow have they both seen and ment: hated both me and my Father.

9 Of sin; because they believe 25 But this cometh to pass, that not on me: the word might be fulfilled that is 19 Of righteousness; because written in their law, They hated I go to my Father, and ye see me me without a cause.

no more:

26 But when the Comforter 11 Of judgment; because the is come, whom I will send unto prince of this world is judged. you from the Father, even the 12 I have yet many things to Spirit of truth, which proceedeth say unto you, but ye cannot bear from the Father, he shall testify them now.

of me :

13 Howbeit, when he, the Spi

Comfort against

$. John.

tribulation. rit of truth, is come, he will sorrow: but I will see you again, guide you into all truth: for he and your heart shall rejoice, and shall not speak of himself; but your joy no man taketh from you. whatsoever he shall hear, that 23 And in that day ye shall ask shall he speak and he will shew me nothing. Verily, verily, I you things to come. say unto you, Whatsoever ye 14 He shall glorify me: for he shall ask the Father in my name, shall receive of mine, and shall he will give it you. shew it unto you.

24 Hitherto have ye asked no15 All things that the Father thing in my name: ask, and ye hath are mine: therefore said I, shall receive, that your joy may that he shall take of mine, and be full.

shall shew it unto you.

25 These things have I spoken 16 ¶ A little while, and ye shall unto you in proverbs: but the not see me; and again, a little time cometh when I shall no more while, and ye shall see me: be-speak unto you in proverbs, but cause I go to the Father. I shall shew you plainly of the

17 Then said some of his disci-Father. ples among themselves, What is 26 At that day ye shall ask in this that he saith unto us, A little my name: and I say not unto while, and ye shall not see me ; you, That I will pray the Father and again, a little while, and ye for you:

shall see me and, Because I go 27 For the Father himself lovto the Father? eth you, because ye have loved 18 They said, therefore, What me, and have believed that I is this that he saith, A little came out from God. while? we cannot tell what he 28 I came forth from the Fasaith. ther, and am come into the 19 Now Jesus knew that they world: again, I leave the world, were desirous to ask him, and and go to the Father. said unto them, Do ye enquire 29¶His disciples said unto him, among yourselves of that I said, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, A little while, and ye shall not and speakest no proverb.

see me; and again, a little while, 30 Now are we sure that thou and ye shall see me? knowest all things, and needest

20 Verily, verily, I say unto not that any man should ask thee: you, That ye shall weep and la-by this we believe that thou camment, but the world shall rejoice: est forth from God. and ye shall be sorrowful, but 31 Jesus answered them, Doye your sorrow shall be turned into now believe?

joy. 32 Behold, the hour cometh, 21 A woman when she is in yea, is now come, that ye shall travail hath sorrow, because her be scattered, every man to his hour is come: but, as soon as she own, and shall leave me alone : is delivered of the child, she re-and yet I am not alone, because membereth no more the anguish, the Father is with me. for joy that a man is born into the 33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might 22 And ye now, therefore, have have peace, In the world ye


Christ prayeth

Chap. xvii.

for his apostles.

shall have tribulation: but be of world, and I come to thee." Holy good cheer; I have overcome the Father, keep through thine own world. name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we




Christ prayeth for his apostles.
HESE words spake Jesus,

12 While I was with them in and lifted up his eyes to the world, I kept them in thy heaven, and said, Father, the name: those that thou gavest me hour is come; glorify thy Son, I have kept, and none of them is that thy Son also may glorify lost, but the son of perdition; thee: that the scripture might be ful2 As thou hast given him pow-filled.

er over all flesh, that he should 13 And now come I to thee; give eternal life to as many as thou and these things I speak in the hast given him. world, that they might have my 3 And this is life eternal, that joy fulfilled in themselves. they might know thee the only 14 I have given them thy word; true God, and Jesus Christ, and the world hath hated them, whom thou hast sent. because they are not of the world, 4 I have glorified thee on the even as I am not of the world. earth: I have finished the work 15 I pray not that thou which thou gavest me to do. shouldest take them out of the

5 And now, O Father, glorify world, but that thou shouldest thou me with thine own self, with keep them from the evil. the glory which I had with thee before the world was.

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

17 ¶ Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

18 As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world.

6 I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou gavest me out of the world: thine they were, and thou gavest them me; and they have kept thy word.

7 Now they have known that all things whatsoever thou hast given me are of thee:

19 And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.

8 For I have given unto them 20 Neither pray I for these the words which thou gavest me; alone, but for them also which and they have received them, and shall believe on me through their have known surely that I came word;

out from thee, and they have be- 21 That they all may be one; lieved that thou didst send me. as thou, Father, art in me, and I

9 I pray for them: I pray not in thee, that they also may be for the world, but for them which one in us: that the world may thou hast given me; for they are believe that thou hast sent me. thine. 22 And the glory which thou 10 And all mine are thine, and gavest me I have given them; that thine are mine; and I am glorifi-they may be one, even as we are ed in them.


11 And now I ain no more in 23 I in them, and thou in me, the world, but these are in the that they may be made perfect in

Judas betrayeth Christ. S. John. Peter denieth him. one; and that the world may 7 Then asked he them again, know that thou hast sent me, and Whom seek ye? And they said, hast loved them, as thou hast Jesus of Nazareth. loved me.

8 Jesus answered, I have told 24 Father, I will that they also you, that I am be: if, therefore, whom thou hast given me be with ye seek me, let these go their me where I am: that they may way;

behold my glory, which thou hast 9 That the saying might be given me for thou lovedst me fulfilled, which he spake, Of them before the foundation of the which thou gavest me, have I world. lost noné.


25 O righteous Father, 10 ¶ Then Simon Peter having world hath not known thee: but a sword, drew it, and smote the I have known thee, and these high priest's servant, and cut off have known that thou hast sent his right ear. The servant's name was Malchus.


26 And I have declared unto 11 Then said Jesus unto Peter, them thy name, and will declare Put up thy sword into the sheath: it; that the love wherewith thou the cup which my Father hath hast loved me, may be in them, given me, shall I not drink it? and I in them. 12 Then the band, and the captain and officers of the Jews, took Jesus, and bound him,


Judas betrayeth Jesus.

HEN Jesus had spoken


13 And led him away to Annas these words, he went forth first; (for he was father-in-law to with his disciples over the brook Caiaphas, which was the high Cedron, where was a garden, in- priest that same year.) to the which he entered, and his 14 Now Caiaphas was he disciples. which gave counsel to the Jews,

2 And Judas also, which be- that it was expedient that one man trayed him, knew the place for should die for the people. Jesus oft-times resorted thither 15 ¶ And Simon Peter followed with his disciples. Jesus, and so did another disciplé.

3 Judas then, having received a That disciple was known unto band of men and officers from the the high priest, and went in with chief priests and Pharisees, com- Jesus into the palace of the high eth thither with lanterns, and priest.

torches, and weapons.

16 But Peter stood at the door 4 Jesus, therefore, knowing all without. Then went out that things that should come upon other disciple, which was known him, went forth, and said unto unto the high priest, and spake them, Whom seek ye? unto her that kept the door, and 5 They answered him, Jesus of brought in Peter. Nazareth. Jesus saith unto them, 17 Then saith the damsel that I am be. (And Judas also, which kept the door, unto Peter, Art betrayed him, stood with them.) not thou also one of this man's 6 As soon then as he had said disciples? He saith, I am not. unto them, I am he, they went 18 And the servants and offibackward, and fell to the ground. [cers stood there, who had made

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