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be also. ' And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know. Thomas 5 saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way? Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and 6 the life : no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. If ye had known 7 me, ye should have known my Father also: and from benceforth ye know him, and have seen him. Philip saith unto him, Lord, show us the Father, and it sufficeth us. Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long 9 time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip ? he that hath seen me, hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Show us the Father ? Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in 10 me ? the words that I speak unto you, I speak not of myself ; but the Father, that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works. Believe me that I am 11 in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, 12 the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father. And whatsoever ye shall ask in 13 my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If 14 ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it. If ye love me, keep my 15 commandments: and I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another 16 Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; even the Spirit of 17 truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him ; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you. 'I will not leave you comfortless : I will come to you. Yet a 18 little while, and the world seeth me no more, but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also. At that day ye shall know that I am in my 20 Father, and ye in me, and I in you. He that hath my commandments, 21 and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me, shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. Judas saith unto him, (not Iscariot,) Lord, how is it that thou 22 wilt manifest thyself unto us, and not unto the world ? Jesus answered 23 and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him. He that loveth me not, keepeth not my sayings: and the word 24 which ye hear is not mine, but the Father's which sent me. These things 25 have I spoken unto you, being yet present with you. But the Com- 26 forter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you. Peace I leave with you, my peace I 27 give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Ye have heard how I said unto 28 you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I. And now I have told you before it come to pass, that when it is come 29 to pass, ye might believe. Hereafter I will not talk much with you: 30 for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me. But that 31 the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.
m. I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. 15 Christ declares himself to be the true Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he taketh away; 2
ne, &c. and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit. Now ye are clean through the word which I 3 have spoken unto you. 'Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch can- 4 not bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine ; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. I am the vine, ye are the branches : He that 5 abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit : for without me ye can do nothing. If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth 6
as a branch, and is withered ; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned. If ye abide in me, and my words abide in 7 you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. Herein 8 is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples. He exhorts the A pos- As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you : 9 iles to mutual love, continue ye in my love. If ye keep my commandments, 10
persecution. ye shall abide in my love ; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love. These things have I spoken 11 unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have 12 loved you. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his 13 life for his friends. Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command 14 you. Henceforth I call you not servants ; for the servant knoweth not 15 what his lord doeth : but I have called you friends ; for all things that I have heard of my Father, I have made known unto you. Ye have not 16 chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain : that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you. These things 17 I command you, That ye love one another. If the world hate you, 18 ye know that it hated me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, 19 the world would love his own; but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. Re- 20 member the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you: if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also. But all these things 21 will they do unto you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me. If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had 22 sin : but now they have no cloak for their sin. He that hateth me, hateth 23 my Father also. If I had not done among them the works which none 24 other man did, they had not had sin : but now have they both seen, and hated both me and my Father. But this cometh to pass, that the word 25 might be fulfilled that is written in their law, “ They hated me without a cause." But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto 26 you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me. And ye also shall bear witness, because 27 ye have been with me from the beginning. . These things have I 16 spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended. They shall put you out 2 of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you, will think that he doeth God service. And these things will they do unto 3 you, because they have not known the Father, nor me. But these things 4 have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them. And these things I said not unto you at the beginning, because I was with you. He promises the gift But now I go my way to him that sent me, and none 5 of the Holy Spirit. of you asketh me, Whither goest thou ? But because I 6 have said these things unto you, sorrow hath filled your heart. Neverthe- 7 less, 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 send him unto you. And when he is come, he will reprove the 8 world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: of sin, because they 9 believe not on me; of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye 10 see me no more; of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged. 11 I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now. 12 Howbeit, when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all 13 truth : for he shall not speak of himself ; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak : and he will show you things to come. He shall 14 glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall show it unto you. All 15 things that the Father hath are mine : therefore said I, That he shall take of mine, and shall show it unto you. A little while, and ye shall not see 16 me : and again, a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father. Then said some of his disciples among themselves, What 17 is this that he saith unto us, A little while, and ye shall not see me : and again, a little while, and ye shall see me: and, Because I go to the Father? They said therefore, What is this that he saith, A little while ? 18 we cannot tell what he saith. Now Jesus knew that they were desirous 19 to ask him, and said unto them, Do ye inquire among yourselves of that I said, A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me? Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye shall weep 20 and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy. A woman when she is in travail 21 hath sorrow, because her hour is. come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world. And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see 22 you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you. ! And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Verily, verily, I say 23 unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you. Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name : ask, and ye shall 24 receive, that your joy may be full. These things have I spoken unto 25 you in proverbs : but the time cometh when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall show you plainly of the Father. At that day ye 26 shall ask in my name : and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you: for the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved 27 me, and have believed that I came out from God. I came forth from the 28 Father, and am come into the world : again, I leave the world, and go to the Father. His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speakest thou 29 plainly, and speakest no proverb. Now are we sure that thou knowest 30 all things, and needest not that any man should ask thee: by this we believe that thou camest forth from God. Jesus answered them, Do ye 31 now believe? Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye shall 32 be scattered every man to his own, and shall leave me alone: and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me. These things I have 33 spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation, but be of good cheer: I have overcome the world. Christ prays for the
ve for the THESE words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to 17 Apostles, and for all heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy
his disciples. Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: as thou hast 2 given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him. And this is life eternal, that they might know 3 thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent. I have 4 glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest ine to do. And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self, 5 with the glory which I had with thee before the world was. I have 6 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. Now they have known that all things whatsoever thou hast given me are 7 of thee: for I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me; 8 and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me. I pray for 9 them : I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine. And all mine are thine, and thine are mine; and I 10 am glorified in them. And now I am no more in the world, but these 11 are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine
own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are. While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name : 12 those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled. And now come 13 I to thee, and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves. I have given them thy word ; and the world 14 hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, 15 but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil. They are not of the 16 world, even as I am not of the world. Sanctify them through thy truth : 17 thy word is truth. As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I 18 also sent them into the world. And for their sakes I sanctify myself, 19 that they also might be sanctified through the truth. Neither pray I for 20 these alone; but for them also which shall believe on me through their word : that they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in 21 thee, that they also may be one in us : that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. And the glory which thou gavest me, I have given 22 them; that they may be one, even as we are one; '(I in them, and thou 23 in me,) that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them as thou hast loved me. Father, I will that they also whom thou hast given me be with me where 24 I am; that they may behold my glory which thou hast given me; for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world. O righteous Father, 25 the world hath not known thee: but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me. And I have declared unto them thy name, 26 and will declare it: that the love wherewith thou hast loved me, may be in them, and I in them.
Christ is appre WHEN Jesus had spoken these words, he went forth 18 hended. Peter re- with his disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a sists. Matt. xxvi. 47 Mark xiv. 43. Luke garden, into the which he entered, and his disciples. And 2
47. Judas also, which betrayed him, knew the place : for Jesus oft-times resorted thither with his disciples. Judas then, having received 3 a band of men and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns, and torches, and weapons. Jesus therefore, 4 knowing all things that should come upon him, went forth, and said unto them, Whom seek ye? They answered him, Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus 5 saith unto them, I am he. And Judas also, which betrayed him, stood with them. As soon then as he had said unto them, I am he, they went backward, and fell to the ground. Then asked he them again, Whom 7 seek ye? And they said, Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus answered, I have 8 told you that I am he. If therefore ye seek me, let these go their way: "(that the saying might be fulfilled which he spake, Of them which thou 9 gavest me, have I lost none.) Then Simon Peter, having a sword, 10 drew it, and smote the high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. The servant's name was Malchus. Then said Jesus unto Peter, Put up 11 thy sword into the sheath : the cup which my Father hath given me, shall I not drink it ? Christ is carried to
ed to THEN the band, and the captain, and officers of 12 Annas first, then to the Jews, took Jesus and bound him, ' and led him away 13 Caiaphas. Peter denies his master. to Annas first, (for he was father-in-law to Caiaphas, 53. , mark which was the high priest that same year.). Now Caia- 14
phas was he which gave counsel to the Jews, that it was expedient that one man should die for the people. And Simon Peter 15 followed Jesus, and so did another disciple. That disciple was known unto the high priest, and went in with Jesus, into the palace of the high
priest. 'But Peter stood at the door without. Then went out that other 16 disciple which was known unto the high priest, and spake unto her that kept the door, and brought in Peter. Then saith the damsel that kept 17 the door unto Peter, Art not thou also one of this man's disciples? He saith, I am not. And the servants and officers stood there, who had 18 made a fire of coals : (for it was cold :) and they warmed themselves : and Peter stood with them, and warmed himself. The high priest then 19 asked Jesus of his disciples, and of his doctrine. Jesus answered him, I 20 spake openly to the world; I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, whither the Jews always resort ; and in secret have I said nothing. Why askest thou me? Ask them which heard me, what I 21 have said unto them : behold, they know what I said. And when he had 22 thus spoken, one of the officers which stood by, struck Jesus with the palm of his hand, saying, Answerest thou the high priest so? Jesus an- 23 swered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil : but if well, why smitest thou me? (Now Annas had sent him bound unto Caiaphas 24 the high priest.) And Simon Peter stood and warmed himself. 25 They said therefore unto him, Art not thou also one of his disciples? He denied it, and said, I am not. One of the servants of the high priest 26 (being his kinsman whose ear Peter cut off), saith, Did not I see thee in the garden with him ? Peter then denied again: and immediately the 27 cock crew.
. THEN led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of 28 Christ is accused before Pilate, who ac- judgment : and it was early; and they themselves went not
quits him. Matt. xxvii. 2. Mark xv. 2. into the judgment-hall, lest they should be defiled ; but that Luke xxii, 1. Other they might eat the passover. Pilate then went out unto 29 nected with his trial them, and said, What accusation bring ye against this man?
ondemnation. They answered and said unto him, If he were not a malefac- 30 tor, we would not have delivered him up unto thee. Then said Pilate 31 unto them, Take ye him and judge him according to your law. The Jews therefore said unto him, It is not lawful for us to put any man to death : that the saying of Jesus might be fulfilled, which he spake, signi- 32 fying what death he should die. Then Pilate entered into the judg. 33 ment-hall again, and called Jesus, and said unto him, Art thou the King of the Jews ? Jesus answered him, Sayest thou this thing of thyself, or 34 did others tell it thee of me? Pilate answered, Am I a Jew? Thine own 35 nation, and the chief priests, have delivered thee unto ine. What hast, thou done? 'Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world : if my 36 kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews : but now is my kingdom not from hence. Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, 37 Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth, heareth my voice. Pilate saith unto him, What 38 is truth? And when he had said this, he went out again unto the Jews, and saith unto them, I find in him no fault at all. But ye have a custom 39 that I should release unto you one at the passover: will ye, therefore, that I release unto you the King of the Jews? Then cried they all again, 40 saying, Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was a robber. " Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and scourged him. And the soldiers 19 platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe, 'and said, Hail, King of the Jews! and they smote him with 3 their hands. Pilate therefore went forth again, and saith unto them, 4 Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in him. (Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the 5 purple robe.) And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man! When the 6