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Christ rideth into Jerusalem. CHAP. XII. He prayeth to his Father. cometh in the name of the you, Except a corn of wheat Lord.

fall into the ground and die, it 14 And Jesus, when he had abideth alone : but if it die, it found a young ass, sat thereon; bringeth forth much fruit. as it is written,

25 He that loveth his life shall 15 Fear not, daughter of Sion: lose it; and he that hateth his behold, thy King cometh, sitting life in this world, shall keep it on an ass's colt.

unto life eternal. 16 These things understood 26 If any man serve me, let not his disciples at the first: but him follow me; and where I am, when Jesus was glorified, then there shall also my servant be : remembered they that these if any man serve me, him will things were written of him, and my Father honour. that they had done these things 27 Now is my soul troubled ; unto him.

and what shall I say? Father, 17 The people therefore that save me from this hour: but for was with him when he called this cause came I unto this hour. Lazarus out of his grave, and 28 Father, glorify thy name. raised him from the dead, bare Then came there a voice from record.

heaven, saying, I have both glo. 18 For this cause the people rified it, and will glorify it again. also met him, for that they heard 29 The people therefore that that he had done this miracle. stood by, and heard it, said that

19 The Pharisees therefore it thundered. Others said, An said among themselves, Perceive angel spake to him. ye how ye prevail nothing ? be- 30 Jesus answered and said, hold, the world has gone after This voice came not because of lim.

me, but for your sakes.
20 9 And there were certain 31 Now is the judgment of
Greeks among them, that came this world : now shall the prince
up to worship at the feast. of this world be cast out.

21 The same came therefore 32 And I, if I be lifted up from
to Philip, which was of Beth- the earth, will draw all men
saida of Galilee, and desired unto me.
him, saying, Sir, we would see 33 (This he said, signifying

what death he should die.)
22 Philip cometh and telleth 34 The people answered him,
Andrew: and again, Andrew We have heard out of the law
and Philip tell Jesus.

that Christ abideth for ever: 23 | And Jesus answered and how sayest thou, The Son them, saying, The hour is come, of man must be lifted up? Who that the Son of man should be is this, Son of man? glorified.

35 Then Jesus said unto them, 24 Verily, verily, I say unto | Yet a little while is the light

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in his divine mission. with you. Walk while ye have not on me, but on him that sent the light, lest darkness come me : upon you : for he that walketh 45 And he that seeth me, seeth in darkness knoweth not whith- him that sent me. er he goeth.

46 I am come a light into the 36 While ye have light, be world, that whosoever believeth lieve in the light, that ye may on me should not abide in darkbe the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and depart- 47 And if any man hear my ed, and did hide himself from words, and believe not, I judge them.

him not: for I came not to 37 | But though he had judge the world, but to save the done so many miracles before world. them, yet they believed not on 48 He that rejecteth me, and him :

receiveth not my words, hath 38 That the saying of Esaias one that judgeth him : the word the prophet might be fulfilled, that I have spoken, the same which he spake, Lord, who shall judge him in the last day. hath believed our report? and 49 For I have not spoken of to whom hath the arm of the myself; but the Father which Lord been revealed ?

sent me, he gave me a com39 Therefore they could not mandment, what I should say, believe, because that Esaias and what I should speak. said again,

50 And I know that his 40 He hath blinded their eyes, commandment is life everlastand hardened their hearts; that ing: whatsoever I speak therethey should not see with their fore, even as the Father said eyes, nor understand with their unto me, so I speak. heart, and be converted, and I

CHAP. XIII. should heal them.

1 Jesus washeth the disciples' feet : exhorteth

them to humility and charity. 18 He foretel41 These things said Esaias, leth, and discovereth to John by a token, ihal when he saw his glory, and

Judas should betray him : 31 commandeth

them to love one another, 36 and forewarneth spake of him.

Peter of his denial. 42 Nevertheless, among

the OW before the feast of the chief rulers also many believed

passover, when Jesus knew on him ; but because of the that his hour was come that he Pharisees they did not confess should depart out of this world him, lest they should be put out unto the Father, having loved of the synagogue :

his own which were in the world, 43 For they loved the praise he loved them unto the end. of men more than the praise of 2 And supper being ended, God.

(the devil having now put into 44 Jesus cried, and said, He the heart of Judas Iscariot, Sithat believeth on me, believeth mon's son, to betray him,)


ye do them.

He washeth his disciples' feet,

CHAP. XIII. and exhorteth them to humility. 3 Jesus knowing that the Fa- 14 If I then, your Lord and ther had given all things into Master, have washed your feet; his hands, and that he was come ye also ought to wash one anfrom God, and went to God; other's feet.

4 He riseth from supper, and 15 For I have given you an laid aside his garments; and example, that ye should do as I took a towel, and girded himself. have done to you.

5 After that, he poureth water 16 Verily, verily, I say unto into a bason, and began to wash you, The servant is not greater the disciples' feet, and to wipe than his lord; neither he that them with the towel wherewith is sent greater than he that sent he was girded.

him. 6 Then cometh he to Simon 17 If ye know these things, him, Lord, dost thou wash my 18°Y I speak not of

you all; feet?

I know whom I have chosen; ✓ Jesus answered and said un- but that the scripture may be to him, What I do thou knowest fulfilled, He that eateth bread not now; but thou shalt know with me, hath lifted up his heel hereafter.

against me. 8 Peter saith unto him, Thou 19 Now I tell you before it shalt never wash my feet. Je- come, that when it is come to sus answered him, If I wash pass, ye may believe that I am thee not, thou hast no part with

20 Verily, verily, I say unto 9 Simon Peter saith unto him, you, He that receiveth whomsoLord, not my feet only, but also ever I send, receiveth me; and my hands and my head. he that receiveth me, receiveth

10 Jesus saith to him, He that him that sent me. is washed needeth not save 21 When Jesus had thus said, to wash his feet, but is clean he was troubled in spirit, and every whit: and ye are clean, testified, and said, Verily, verily, but not all.

I say unto you, that one of you 11 For he knew who should shall betray me. betray him : therefore said he, 22 Then the disciples looked Ye are not all clean.

one on another, doubting of 12 So after he had washed whom he spake. their feet, and had taken his 23 Now there was leaning on garments, and was set down Jesus' bosom, one of his disciagain, he said unto them, Know ples, whom Jesus loved. ye what I have done to you? 24 Simon Peter therefore

13 Ye call me Master, and beckoned to him, that he should Lord: and ye say well; for so ask who it should be of whom

he spake



I am.

Judas' treachery foretold,

S. JOHN. and Peter's denial of Christ. 25 He then, lying on Jesus' 35 By this shall all men know breast, saith unto him, Lord, that ye are my disciples, if ye who is it?

have love one to another.

to 36 Simon Peter said unto whom I shall give a sop, when him, Lord, whither goest thou? I have dipped it. And when Jesus answered him, Whither I he had dipped the sop, he gave go, thou canst not follow me il to Judas Iscariot the son of now; but thou shalt follow me Simon.

afterward. 27 And after the sop Satan en- 37 Peter said unto him, Lord, tered into him. Then said Je- why cannot I follow thee now? sus unto him, That thou doest, I will lay down my life for thy do quickly

sake. 28 Now no man at the table 38 Jesus answered him, Wilt knew for what intent he spake thou lay down thy life for my this unto him.

sake? Verily, verily, I say unto 29 For some of them thought, / thee, The cock shall not crow, because Judas had the bag, that | till thou hast denied me thrice. Jesus had said unto him, Buy

CHAP. XIV. those things that we have need

1 Christ comforlelh his disciples uilh the hope of against the feast; or, that he

of heaven : 6 professelh himself the way, the should give something to the truth, and the life, and one with the Father :

13 assureth their prayers in his name to be poor.

effectual: 15 requesteih love and obedience, 16 30 He then, having received promiseth the Holy Ghost the Comforter, 27 the sop, went immediately out:

and leaveth his peace with them. and it was night.

LET not your heart be troub31 | Therefore, when he was led: ye believe in God, begone out, Jesus said, Now is lieve also in me. the Son of man glorified, and 2 In my Father's house are God is glorified in him.

many mansions : if it were not 32 If God be glorified in him, so, I would have told you. Igo God shall also glorify him in to prepare a place for you. himself, and shall straightway 3 And if I


prepare a glorify him.

place for you, I will come again 33 Little children, yet a little and receive you unto myself; while I am with you. Ye shall that where I am, there ye may seek me; and, as I said unto be also.


4 And whither I go ye know, cannot come, so now I say to and the way ye know. you.

5 Thomas saith unto him, 34 A new commandment I | Lord, we know not whither give unto you, that ye love one thou goest; and how can we another; as I have loved you, know the way? that ye also love one another. 6 Jesus saith unto him, I am Christ's unity with the Father. CHAP. XIV. The Holy Ghost promised. the way, and the truth, and the other Comforter, that he may life: no man cometh unto the abide with you for ever; Father, but by me.

17 Even the Spirit of truth ; 7 If ye had known me, ye whom the world cannot receive, should have known my Father because it seeth him not, neither also: and from henceforth ye knoweth him: but ye know him ; know him, and have seen him. for he dwelleth with you, and

8 Philip saith unto him, Lord, shall be in you. shew us the Father, and it suf- 18 I will not leave you comficeth us.

fortless: I will come to you. 9 Jesus saith unto him, Have 19 Yet a little while, and the . I been so long time with you, world seeth me no more ; but ye and yet hast thou not known see me: because I live, ye shall me, Philip ? he that hath seen live also.

. me, hath seen the Father; and 20 At that day ye shall know how sayest thou then, Shew us that I am in

am in my Father, and ye the Father ?

in me, and I in you. 10 Believest thou not that I 21 He that hath my commandam in the Father, and the Fa- ments, and keepeth them, he it ther in me ? the words that I is that loveth me: and he that speak unto you, I speak not of loveth me, shall be loved of my myself: but the Father, that Father, and I will love him, and dwelleth in me, he doeth the will manifest myself to him. works.

22 Judas saith unto him, (not 11 Believe me that I am in Iscariot,) Lord, how is it that the Father, and the Father in thou wilt manifest thyself unto me: or else believe me for the us, and not unto the world ? very works' sake.

23 Jesus answered and said 12 Verily, verily, I say unto unto him, If a man love me, he you, He that believeth on me, will keep my words: and my the works that I do shall he do Father will love him, and we also; and greater works than will come unto him, and make these shall he do; because I go our abode with him. unto my Father.

24 He that loveth me not, 13 And whatsoever ye shall keepeth not my sayings: and the ask in my name, that will I do, word which ye hear is not mine, that the Father may be glori- but the Father's which sent me. fied in the Son.

25 These things have I spoken 14 If ye shall ask any thing in unto you, being yet present with my name, I will do it.

you. 15 T If ye love me, keep my 26 But the Comforter, which commandments :

is the Holy Ghost, whom the 16 And I will pray the Fa- Father will send in my name, ther, and he shall give you an- he shall teach you all things,

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