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Love recommended. Chap. IV. Of persecution, fc.

5 I am the vine, ye are the 16 Ye have not chosen me, branches; he that abideth in but I have chosen you, and me, and I in him, the same ordained you, that ye should bringeth forth much fruit; for go and bring forth fruit, and without me ye can do nothing. that your fruit should remain;

6 If a man abide not in me, that whatsoever ye shall ask he is cast forth as a branch of the Father in my name, he and is withered; and men may give it you. gather them, & cast them into 17 These things I command the fire, and they are burned. you, that ye love one another.

If ye abide in me, and my 18 | If the world hate you, words abide in you, ye shall ye know that it hated me beask what ye will; and it shall fore it hated you. be done unto you.

19 If ye were of the world, 8 Herein is my Father glo- the world would love his own; rified, that ye bear much fruit; but because ye are not of the so shall ye be my disciples. world, but I have chosen you

9 As the Father hath loved out of the world, therefore the me, so have I loved you; con- world hateth you. tinue ye in my love.

20 Remember the word that 10 If ye keep my command. I said unto you, The servant ments, ye shall abide in my is not greater than his lord. love; even as I have kept my If they have persecuted me, Father's commandments and they will also persecute you; abide in his love.

if they have kept my saying, 11 These things have I they will keep yours also. spoken unto you, that my joy 21 But all these things will might remain in you, and that I do unto you for my name's your joy might be.full.. sake, because they know not

12 9 This is my command him that sent me." ment, That ye love one anoth- 22 If I had not come and er, as I have loved you. spoken unto them, they had

13 Greater love hath no not had sin; but now they man than this, that a inan lay have no cloak for their sin. down his life for his friends. 23 He that hateth me, hat

14 Ye are my friends, if ye eth my Father also. . do whatsoever I command you. 24 If I had not done among

15 Henceforth I call you them the works which none no servants; for the servant other man did, they had not khuweth not what his lord do- had sin; but now have they eth; but I have called you both seen and hated both me friends for all things that I and my Father. have heard of my Father, I 25 But this cometh to pass, have made known unto you. that the word might be fulfil


Christ comforteth Chap. xvi. his disciples, led that is written in their law, you that I go away; for if I They hated me without a cause. go not away, the Comforter

26 But when the Comforter will not come unto you; but is come, whom I will send un- if I depart, I will send him unto you from the Father, even to you. the Spirit of truth, which pro- 8 And when he is come he ceedeth from the Father, he will reprove the world of sin, shall testify of me.

and of righteousness, and of 27 And ye also shall bear judgment: witness, because ye have been9 Of sin; because they bewith me from the beginning. lieve not on me :

10 Of righteousness; be. CHAP. XVI. cause I go to my Father, and Christ comforteth his disciples ye see me no more:

against tribulation, by the 11 Of judgment; because promise of the Holy Ghost the prince of this world a is

THESE things have I spo- judged. ken unto you, thạt ye should 12 I have yet many things not be offended.

Sinsay unto you, but ye cannot 2 They shall put you out bear them now. of the synagogues; yea, the '13 Howbeit, when he, the time cometh, that whosoever Spirit of truth, is come, he killeth you, will think that he will guide you into all truth; ddeth God service.

for he shall not speak of him3. And these things will self; but whatsoever he shall they do unto you, because they hear, that shall he speak; and bave not known the Father, he will shew you things to nor me.

come. 4 But these things have I 14 He shall glorify me; for told you, that, when the time he shall receive of mine, and shall come, ye may remember shall shew it unto you. that I told you of them. And 15 All things that the Fathese things I said not unto you ther hath, are mine; there. at the beginning, because I fore said I, that he shall take of was with you. .

mine, & shall shew it unto you. 5 But now I go my way to 16 1 A little while, and ye him that sent me; and none shall not see me ; and again, of you asketh me, Whither a litile while, and ye shall see goest thou ?

me; because I go to the Fa6 But because I have said ther. these things into you, sorrow 17 Then said some of his hath filled your heart.

a The prince of this world. The Nevertheless, I tell you Wicked One, the Spirit, that works the truth; it is expedient for eth in the children of disobedience.

by the promise of Chap. xvi. the Holy Ghost. disciples among themselves, ye shall receive, that your joy What is this that he saith un- may be full. to us, A little while, and ye 2 5 These things have I shall not see me; and again, spoken unto you in proverbs; A little while, and ye shall see but the time cometh when I me; and, Because I go to the shall no more speak unto you Father ?

in proverbs, but I shall shew 18 They said, therefore, you plainly of the Father. What is this that he saith, 26 At that day ye shall ask little while ? we cannot tell in iny name; and I say unto what he saith.

you, that I will pray the Father 19 Now Jesus knew that for you: they were desirous to ask him, 27 For the Father himself and said unto them, Do ye in- loveth you, because ye have quire among yourselves of loved me, and have believed that I said, A little while, that I came out from God. and ye shall not see me; and 28 I came forth from the again, A little while, and ye Father, and am come into the shall see me ?

world ; again, I leave the 20 Verily, verily, I say un- world, and go to the Father. to you, That ye shall weep 29 ( His disciples said unto and lament, but the world him, Lo, now speakest thou shall rejoice; and ye shall be plainly, and speakest no prosorrowful, but your sorrow verb. shall be turned into joy.

30 Now are we sure that 21 A woman when she is thou knowest all things, and in travail hath sorrow, because needest not that any man her hour is come; but as soon should ask thee; by this we as she is delivered of the child, believe that thou camest forth she remembereth no more the from God. anguish, for joy that a man is 31 Jesus answered them, Do born into the world.

ye now believe ? 22 And ye now, therefore, 32 Behold, the hour cometh, have sorrow; but I will see yea, is now come, that ye shall you again, and your heart shall be scattered every man to his rejoice, and your joy no man own, and shall leave me alone; taketh from you.

and yet I am not alone, because 23 And in that day ye shall the Father is with me. ask me nothing. Verily, verily, 33 These things I have I say unto you, Whatsoever ye spoken unto you, that in me shall ask the Father in my ye might have peace. In the name, he will give it you. world ye shall have tribula-24 Hitherto have ye asked tion; but be of good cheer; I Rolking in my name; ask, and have overcome the world.

Christ prayeth to his S. John. Father to glorify him, CHAP. XVII.

9 I pray for them; I pray 1 Christ prayeth to his father not for the world, but for them

to glorify him, 6 and to pre- which thou hast given me; for serve hisapostles, 11 in unity, they are thine. 17 and in truth.

10 And all mine are thine, THESE words spake Jesus, and thine are mine; and I am & lifted up his eyes to heaven, glorified in them. aud said, Father, the hour is 11 And now I am no more in come; glorify thy Son, that the world, but these are in the thy Son also may glorify thee: world, & I come to thee. Holy

2 As thou hast given him Father, keep through thine power over all flesh, that he own name those whom thou should give eternal life to as hast given me, that they may many as thou hast given him. be one, as we are.

3 And this is life eternal, 12 While I was with them that they might know thee, the in the world, I kept them in only true God, & Jesus Christ thy name ; those that thou whom thou hast sent.

gavest me I have kept, & none 4 I have glorified thee on the of them is lost, but the son of earth; I have finished the perdition; that the scripture work, which thou gavest me might be fulfilled. to do.

13 And now come I to thee; 5 And now, O Father, glori. and these things I speak in the fy thou me with thine" own world, that they might have self, with the glory which I my joy fulfilled in themselves. had with thee before the world 14 I have given them thy was.

word; & the world hath hated 6 T I have manifested thy them, because they are not of name unto the men which thou the world, even as I am not of gavest me out of the world; the world. thine they were, and thou gav- 15 I pray not that thou est them me; and they have shouldest take them out of the kept thy word.

world, but that thou shouldest hy Now they have known keep them from the evil. that all things, whatsoever · 16 They are not of the thou hast given me, are of world, even as I am not of the thee :

world. 8 For I have given unto them. 17 Sanctify them through the words, which thou gavest thy truth; thy word is truth. me; and they have received 18 As thou hast sent me into them, and have known surely, the world, even so have I also that I came out from thee, and sent them into the world. they have believed, that thou 19 And for their sakes 1 didst send me.

sanctify myself, that they also

and preserve his disciples. Chap. xviii. Judas betrayeth Jesus. might be sanctified through WHEN Jesus had spoken the truth.

these words he went forth with 20 Neither pray I for these his disciples over the brook alone, but for them also, which Cedron, where was a garden, shall believe on me through into the which he entered, and their word;

his disciples. 21 That they all may be one; 2 And Judas also, which as thou, Father, art in me, and betrayed him, knew the place; I in thee, that they also may be for Jesus oft-times resorted one in us; that the world may thither with his disciples. believe that thou hast sent me. 3 Judas then, having receiv

22 And the glory which thou ed a band of men and officers gavest me I have given them; from the chief priests and that they may be one, even as Pharisees, cometh thither with we are one :

lanterns, and torches, and 23 I in them, and thou in me, weapons. that they may be made perfect 4 Jesus, therefore, knowing in one; and that the world may all things that should come know that thou hast sent me, upon him, went forth, and said and hast loved them, as thou unto them, Whom seek ye? hast loved me.

5 They answered him, Je24 Father, I will that they sus of Nazareth. Jesus saith also, whom thou hast given me, unto them, I am he. (And Jabe with me where I am, that das also, which betrayed him, they may behold my glory, stood with theut.) which thou hast given me; for 6 As soon then as he had thou lovedst me before the said unto them, I am he, they foundation of the world. went backward, and fell to the

25 O righteous Father, the ground. world hath not known thee; v Then asked he them abut I have known thee, and gain, Whom seek ye? And these have known that thou they said, Jesus of Nazareth. hast sent mé.

8 Jesus answered, I have 26 And I have declared unto told you that I am he; If, them thy name, and will de- therefore, ye seek me, let clare it; that the love where these go their way: with thou hast loved me may 9 That the saying might be in them, and I in them. be fulfilled which he spake, Of

them which thou gavest mę . CHAP. XVIII.

have I lost none.

10 | Then Simon Peter 1Judas betrayeth Jesus. 12 Je- having a sword, drew it, and sus is taken, and led unto smote the high priest's servant, Annas and Caiaphas. and cut off his right ear. The

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