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John 14:1–16

Jesus Comforts His Disciples

1 aDo not let your heart be troubled; 1believe in God, believe also in Me.

2 In My Father’s house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for aI go to prepare a place for you.

3 If I go and prepare a place for you, aI will come again and receive you to Myself, that bwhere I am, there you may be also.

4 And you know the way where I am going.”

5 aThomas * said to Him, “Lord, we do not know where You are going, how do we know the way?”

6 Jesus * said to him, I am athe way, and bthe truth, and cthe life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

Oneness with the Father

7 aIf you had known Me, you would have known My Father also; from now on you bknow Him, and have cseen Him.”

8 aPhilip * said to Him, “Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us.”

9 Jesus * said to him, Have I been so long with you, and yet you have not come to know Me, Philip? aHe who has seen Me has seen the Father; how can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?

10 Do you not believe that aI am in the Father, and the Father is in Me? bThe words that I say to you I do not speak on My own initiative, but the Father abiding in Me does His works.

11 Believe Me that aI am in the Father and the Father is in Me; otherwise bbelieve because of the works themselves.

12 Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and agreater works than these he will do; because bI go to the Father.

13 aWhatever you ask in My name, that will I do, so that bthe Father may be glorified in the Son.

14 If you ask Me anything ain My name, I will do it.

15 aIf you love Me, you will keep My commandments.

Role of the Spirit

16 I will ask the Father, and He will give you another 1aHelper, that He may be with you forever;

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