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20 come to pass, ye may believe that I am he. Verily,

verily I say unto you; He that receiveth whomsoever

I send, receiveth me: and he that receiveth me, re21 ceiveth him that sent me. When Jesus had thus said,

he was troubled in spirit, and testified (b), and said,

Verily, verily I say unto you, that one of you shall -22 betray me. Then the disciples looked one on another, 23 doubting of whom he spake. Now there was leaning

on Jesus' bosom (i), one of his disciples whom Jesus 24 loved. Simon Peter therefore beckoned to (k) bim,

that he should ask who it should be of whom he 25 fpake. He then lying on Jesus' breast, faith unto him, 26 Lord, who is it? Jesus answered, He it is to whom

I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it (1). And

when he had dipped the fop, he gave it to Judas Il27 cariot, the son of Simon. And after the sop, Satan

entered into him (m). Then said Jesus unto him, 28 That thou doelt, do quickly (n). Now no man at the 29 table knew for what intent helpake this unto him. For

some of them thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus had faid unto him, Buy those things that we

have need of against the feast : or that he should give 30 something to the poor. He then having received the

fop, went immediately out: and it was night. 31

Therefore when he was out, Jesus said, Now

is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in 32 'him. If God be glorified in him, God shall also

glorify him in himself, and shall straightway glorify

th) Testified, that is, he spoke openly and plainly.

(i) The Roman custom at meals (and it was adopted by the Jews) was to lie on couches, supporting themselves on the left elbow, so that the head of one was again the bosom of the person who was next

above him. See Luke vii. 38. Note. (k) Made signs to St. John, who was so placed, that he couldin. quire without being heard by the rest.

(?). This is said secretly to St. John.
(n) Satan took full possession of his heart.

in) Do what you intend as soon as you will. See Matt. xxvi. 25. Note,

33 him.

33 him. Little children, yet a little while I am with

you (o). Ye shall seek ine : and as I said unto the

Jews, whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say 34 unto you. A new commandment I give unto you,

that ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye 35 also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another,

Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goeft thou ? Jesus answered him, Whither I go, thou canst

not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterie 37 wards (). Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I

follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy 38 lake (q). Jesus answered him, Wilt thou lay down

thy life for my fake? Verily, verily I say unto thee, The cock shall not crow, till thou haft denied me thrice,


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IL ET not your heart be troubled : ye believe in

God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions (a); if it were not so, I would have 3 told you: I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go

and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and

receive you unto myself, that where I am, there ye may 4 be also. And whither I go ye know (1), and the 5 way ye know. Thomas' faith unto him, Lord, we

know not whither thou goeft, and how can we know

(o) I have but a very short time to be with you. You will indeed with for my presence, but you cannot go with me.

What I said to the Jews, Chap. vii. 35. I now say to you, but in a different sense ; for by keeping my commandments you may follow me.

(p) See Chap. xxi. 18, 19.
(9) See Matt. xxvi. 35.
(a) Abundant room for my disciples, as well as for me.

6) What place I am going to you cannot but know, by what I have just now told you; and the way thither likewise I have plainly enough intimated.

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6 the way? Jesus faith unto him, I am the way, and

the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father 7 but by me (c). If ye had known me, ye should have

known iny Father also: and from henceforth ye know 8 him, and have seen him. Philip faith unto him, 9 Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us. Jesus

faith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet haft thou not known me, Philip? he that

hath seen me, hath seen the Father; and how fayeft 10 thou then, Shew us the Father? Believest thou not

that I am in the Father, and the Father in me ? the
words that I speak unto you, I speak not of myself::

but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the 11 works. Believe me that I am in the Father, and the

Father in me; or else believe, me for the very works' 12 saké. Verily, verily I say unto you, He that believeth

on me, the works that I do, shall he do also, and

greater works than these shall (d) he do; because I go 13 unto my Father. And whatsoever (e) ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father


be 14. glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my

name, I will do it. 75


love me, keep my commandments. And I 16 will pray the Father, and be shall give you another

Comforter (f), that he may abide with you for ever ; 17 Even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot


receive, because it feeth him not, neither knoweth

(c) Believing in my doctrine, imitating my example, and obeying my commands, is the true and only way to everlasting happiness.

(d) See AEts v. 15. The fick were healed by St. Peter's shadow spasling over them. Afts xix. 12, By handkerchiefs, &c. that had but touched St. Paul. A&ts ii. 4. A great multitude of foreigners were converted by hearing the apostles speak their respective languages, of which they were before entirely ignorant.

(e) Whatsoever will be useful to promote the glory of God, and your salvation. (S). Another advocate, who will protect and comfort you.

him (g): but ye know him, for he dwelleth with your com 18 and shall be in you. I will not leave you comfort19 less; I will come to you. Yet a little while, and the

world seeth me no more: but ye fee nie : because I 20 live, ye shall live also. At that day ye shall know,

that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you. 21 He that hath my commandments, and keepęth 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 22 manifest myself to him. Judas (1) faith unto him (not

Iscariot) Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifcft thy23. self unto us, and not unto the world ? Jesus answered

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 hiin. 24 He that loveth me not, keepeth not my fayings: alid

the word which you hear, is not mine, but the Film 25 ther’s which fent me. These things have I spoken 26 unto you, being yet present with you. But the Coin.

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, whatlo27 ever I have said unto you.

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth,

give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, 28 neither let it be afraid. Ye have heard how I faid

unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If cov 4 ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go

unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I (i): 29 And now I have told you before it come to pafs, that

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(g) The comforter, because an invisible fpirit, was not attended to by the world: but the true disciples of Christ will cherish and encourage that blessed Spirit, as the author and source of every thing that is good.

(7) He wrote the epistle of St. Jude, and is called also Thaddeus. Mark iii. 18.

(i) Yć have seen me only in my human nature, but I am going to resume the divine nature, which'is inconceivably superior.

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I will not talk much with you (k): for the prince of 31 this world cometh, and hath nothing in ine. But that

the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even fo I do. Arise, let us go hence (1).

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AM the true vine, and my Father is the husband.

man. Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he taketh away: and every branch that beareth

fruit, he purgeth it (a), that it may bring forth more 3 fruit. Now ye are clean (b) through the word which 4 I have spoken unto you. Abide in me, and I in

you (c). As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself,

except it abide in the vine : no more can ye, except 5 ye abide in me. I am the vine, ye are the branches :

He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bring

eth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do no6 thing (d). If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth

as a branch (e), and is withered; and men gather them, y and cast them into the fire, and they are burned. If

ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall

ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. 8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much

(k) I shall not long have an opportunity of instructing you, the powers of the world being now at work to destroy me; and though guilty of no fin myself, I am ready to lay down my life for the fins of the world, that I may fulfil the will of my Father.

(l) Let us arise from table, and go away. (a) Ile drelleth and pruneth it, that it may be fit for bearing: 16) Thus are you carefully and tenderly dressed, and inade clean

(c) Take care to remain united to me as branches are to their Rock'; and I will nourish and invigorate you by my spirit.

(d Broken off and separate from me, you can do nothing. (e) As a branch cut off,

by my word.

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