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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 to pass, ye might believe. Hereafter I will not talk much with
you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me. But that 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.
CHAP. XII. The same discourse continued. John xp..
We must love one another. This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command
Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth : but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made krown unto you. Ye have
hosen-me, but I have
chosen you, and ordained
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 I command you, that ye love one another.
God and JESUS CHRIST. THESE words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee; as thou hast given him power over all Hesh, that he should give eternal life to as as many as thou hast given him. And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. I have glorified thee on the earth: 1 have finished the work which thou gavest me to do. And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self, with the glory which I had with thee before the world was. And now I am no more in the world, but these 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
them. John xvii.
While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: 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 I to thee and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves. I have giver them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.