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The Comforter promised. Chap. xv. Christ's love to his members. 833 · 18 I will not leave you comfortless : I He that abideth in me, and I in him, the will come to you.

same bringeth forth much fruit : for 19 Yet a little while, and the world without me ye can do nothing. seeth me no more ; but ye see me : be 6 If a man abide not in me, he is cast cause I live, ye shall live also.

forth as a branch, and is withered : and 20 At that day ye shall know that I am men gather them, and cast them into the in my Father, and ve in me, and I in you. | fire, and they are burned.

21 He that hath my commandments, 17 If ye abide in me, and my words aand keepeth them, he it is that loveth | bide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, me : and he that loveth me, shall be lov- and it shall be done unto you. ed of my Father, and I will love him, 8 Herein is my father glorified, that and will manifest myself to him.

ye bear much fruit ; so shall ye be my 22 Judas saith unto him, (not Iscariot,) I disciples. Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifest 9 As the Father hath loved me, so thyself unto us, and not into the world ? I have I loved you: continue ye in my love.

23 Jesus answered and said unto him, 10 If ye keep my commandments, ye If a man love me, he will keep my words: shall abide in my love ; even as I have and my Father will love him, and we kept my Father's commandments, and will come unto him, and make our abode li abide in his love. with him.

11 These things have I spoken unto 24 He that loveth me not, keepeth not you, that my joy might remain in you, my sayings : and the word which ye hear and that your joy might be full. is not mine, but the Father's which sent 12 This is my commandment, That ye me.

love one another, as I have loved you. 25 These things have I spoken unto 13 Greater love hath no man than this, you, being yet present with you.

that a man lay down his life for his friends. 26 But the Comforter, which is the 14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatHoly Ghost, whom the Father will send || soever I command you. in my name, he shall teach you all things, l. 15 Henceforth I call you not servants; and bring all things to your remembrance, l' for the servant knoweth not what his whatsoever I have said unto you.

lord doeth: but I have called you friends; 27 Peace I leave with you, my peace for all things that I have heard of my I give unto you ; not as the world giveth, Father, I have made known unto you. give I unto you. Let not your heart be 16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have troubled, neither let it be afraid.

chosen you, and ordained you, that ye 28 Ye have heard how I said unto you, li should go and bring forth fruit, and that I go away, and come again unto you. If your fruit should remain : that whatsoye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I ever ye shall ask of the Father in my said, I go unto the Father : for my Fa- | name, he may give it you. ther is greater than I.

17 These things I command you, that 29 And now I have told you before it ye love one another. come to pass, that when it is come to 18 If the world hate you, ye know that pass, ye might believe.

it hated me before it hated you. 30 Hereafter I will not talk much with 19 If ye were of the world, the world you : for the prince of this world cometh, would love his own : but because ye are and hath nothing in me.

not of the world, but I have chosen you 31 But that the world may know that out of the world, therefore the world hatI love the Father ; and as the Father eth you. gave me commandment, even so I do. 20 Remember the word that I said unArise, let us go hence.

to you, The servant is not greater than CHAP. XV.

his lord. If they have persecuted me, they The mutual love between Christ and his will also persecute you : if they have kept

members, under the parable of the vine. | my saying, they will keep yours also. I AM the true vine, and my Father is 21 But all these things will they do I the husbandman.

unto you for my name's sake, because 2 Every branch in me that beareth || they know not him that sent me. not fruit, he taketh away ; and every | | 22 If I had not come and spoken unto branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, || them, they had not had sin : but now that it may bring forth more fruit. they have no cloak for theirs in.

3 Now ye are clean through the word 123 He that hateth me, hateth my Fawhich I have spoken unto you.

ther also. 4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the 24 If I had not done among them the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except works which none other man did, they it abide in the vine: no more can ye, ex- had not had sin: but now have they both cept ye abide in me.

seen, and hated both me and my Father. 5 I am the vine, ye are the branches : " 25 But this cometh to pass, that the word

834 Christ comforteth his disciples, ST. JOHN. by the promise of the Holy Ghos!. might be fulfilled that is written in their || and ye shall see me : and, Because I go law, They hated me without a cause. ll to the Father?

26 But when the Comforter is come, I 18 They said therefore, What is this whoin I will send unto you from the Fa- | that he saith, A little while ? we cannot ther, even the Spirit of truth, which tell what he saith. proceedeth from the Father, he shall 19 Now Jesus knew that they were testify of me.

desirous to ask him, and said unto them, 27 And ye also shall bear witness, be- Do ye inquire among yourselves of that cause ye have been with me from the I said, A little while, and ye shall not beginning a

see me: and again, a little while, and ye CHAP, XVI.

shall see me? Christ comforteth his disciples against 20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, that

tribulation, by the promise of the Holy | ye shall weep and lament, but the world Ghost.

shall rejoice : and ye shall be sorrowful, THESE things have I spoken unto you, but your sorrow shall be turned into 1 that ye should not be offended..

2 They shall put you out of the syna | 21 A woman when she is in trarail gogues: yea, the time cometh, that who- | hath sorrow, because her hour is come : soever killeth you, will think that he do- || | but as soon as she is delivered of the eth God service.

child, she remembereth no more the 3 And these things will they do unto | anguish, for joy that a man is born into you, because they have not known the the world. Father, nor me.

22 And ye now therefore have sorrow: 4 But these things have I told you, but I will see you again, and your heart that when the time shall come, ye may shall rejoice, and your joy no maan taketh remember that I told you of them. And from you. these things I said not unto you at the 23 And in that day ye shall ask me beginning, because I was with you. nothing: Verily, verily, I say unto you,

Š But now I go my way to himn that] Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in sent me, and none of you asketh me, my name, he will give it you. Whither goest thou ?

24 Hitlierto have ye asked nothing in 6 But because I have said these things my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that unto you, sorrow hath filled your heart. l your joy may be full.

7 Nevertheless, I tell you the truth : 1 25 These things have I spoken unto It is expedient for you that I go away : you in proverbs : but the time cometh for if I go not away, the Comforter will when I shall no more speak unto you in not come unto you; but if I depart, I proverbs, but I shall shew you plainly of will send him unto you.

the Father. 8 And when he is come, he will re 26 At that day ye shall ask in my prove the world of sin, and of righteous- name: and I say not unto you, that I ness, and of judgment :

will pray the Father for you : 9 Of sin, becausethey believe not on me; 27 For the Father himself loveth you,

10 Of righteousness, because I go to my because ye have loved me, and have beFather, and ye see me no more ;

lieved that I came out from God. 11 Of judgment, because the prince of L 28 I came forth from the Father, and this world is judged.

am come into the world : again, I lease 12 I have yet many things to say unto | tlie world, and go to the Father. to you, but ye cannot bear them now. 29 His disciples said unto him, La,

13 Howbeit, when he, the Spirit of now speakest thou plainly, and speakest truth is come, he will guide you into all no proverb. truth : for he shall not speak of himself ; l 30 Now are we sure that thou knowest but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall all things, and needest not that any man he speak : and he will shew you things should ask thee: by this we believe that to come.

thou camest forth from God. 14 He shall glorify me; for he shall re- 31 Jesus answered thein, Do ye now ceive of mine, and shall shew it unto you. I believe?

15 All things that the Father hath are 32 Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is mine: therefore said I, that be shall take now come, that ye shall be scattered of mine, and shall shew it unto you. every man to his own, and shall leave

16 A little while, and ye shall not see me alone : and yet I am not alone, beme: and again, a little while, and ye cause the Father is with me, shall see me, because I go to the Father. 33 These things I have spoken unto

17 Then said some of his disciples a you, that in me ye might have peace mong themselves, What is this that he | In the world ye shall have tribulation, saith unto us, A little while, and ye shall but be of good cheer : I have overcome not see me : and again, a little while, the world.

Christ prayeth for his apostles. CHAP. XVII, XVIII. Jesus is taken. 835 | CHAP. XVII.

20 Neither pray I for these alone; but 1 Christ prayeth to his Father to glorify || for them also which shall believe on me him, 6 and to preserve his apostles, 11 through their word. in unity, 17 and in truih.

21 That they all may be one; as thou, THESE words spake Jesus, and lifted Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they

1 up his eyes to heaven, and said, Fa- also may be one in us: that the world ther, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, may believe that thou hast sent me. that thy Son also may glorify thee:

22 And the glory which thou gavest 2 As thou hast given him power over | me, I have given them ; that they may all flesh, that he should give eternal life | be one, even as we are one. to as many as thou hast given him.

23 I in them, and thou in me, that 3 And this is life eternal, that they they may be made perfect in one; and might know thee the only true God, and that the world may know that thou hast Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent. sent me, and hast loved them as thou

4 I have glorified thee on the earth : hast loved me. I have finished the work which thou 24 Father, I will that they also whom gavest me to do.

thou hast given me be with me where I 5 And now, ( Father, glorify thou me am; that they may behold my glory which with thine ownself, with the glory which || thou hast given me : for thou lovedst me I had with thee before the world was. before the foundation of the world.

6 I have manifested thy name unto the 25 ( righteous Father, the world hath men which thou gavest' me out of the not known thee: but I have known world : thine they were, and thou gavest thee, and these have known that thou them me; and they have kept thy word. || hast sent me.

7 Now they have known that all things 26 And I have declared unto them whatsoever thou hast given me are of thee. thy name, and will declare it: that the

8 For I have given unto them the words love wherewith thou hast loved me, may which thou gavest me; and they have be in them, and I in them." received them, and have known surely

CHAP. XVIII. that I came out from thee, and they have 1 Judas betrayeth Jesus. 15 Peter denieth believed that thou didst send me.

him. 28 He is arraigned before Pilate. 9 I pray for them: I pray not for the W HEN Jesus had spoken these words, world, but for them which thou hast W he went forth with his disciples given me; for they are thine.

over the brook Cedron, where was a 10 And all mine are thine, and thine Il garden, into the which he entered, and are mine; and I am glorified in them. his disciples.

11 And now I am no more in the world, 2 And Judas also, which betrayed hine, but these are in the world, and I come to knew the place : for Jesus oft-times rethee. Holy Father, keep through thine sorted thither with his disciples. own name those whom thou hast given 3 Judas then, having received a band me, that they may be one, as we are. of men and officers from the chief priests

12 While I was with them in the world, and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanI kept them in thy name: those that thou terns, and torches, and weapons. gavest me I have kept, and none of them 4 Jesus therefore, knowing all things is lost but the son of perdition; that the that should come upon him, went forth, scripture might be fulfilled.

and said unto them, Whom seek ye? 13 And now come I to thee, and these 1 5 They answered him, Jesus of Nazathings I speak in the world, that they reth. Jesus saith unto them, I am he. might have my joy fulfilled in themselves. | And Judas also, which betrayed him,

14 I have given them thy word ; and stood with them. the world hath hated them, because they 6 As soon then as he had said unto are not of the world, even as I am not them, I am he, they went backward, and of the world.

fell to the ground. . 15 I pray not that thou shouldest take 7 Then asked he them again, Whom them out of the world, but that thou seek ye? And they said, Jesus of Nazareth. shouldest keep them from the evil.

8 Jesus answered, I have told you that 16 They are not of the world, even as I am he : if therefore ye seek me, let I am not of the world.

these go their way : 17 Sanctify them through thy truth: 9 That the saying might be fulfilled thy word is truth.

|| which he spake, Of them which thou 18 As thou hast sent me into the gavest me, have I lost none. world, even so have I also sent them into 10 Then Simon Peter, having a sword, the world.

|| drew it, and smote the high priest's ser19 And for their sakes I sanctify my- | vant, and cut off his right ear. The self, that they also might be sanctified servant's name was Malchus. through the truth.

11 Then said Jesus unto Peter, Put up 836 Peter denieth Jesus. ST. JOHN.

His arraignment. thy sword into the sheath: the cup which , and said, What accusation bring ye amy Father hath given me, shall I not gainst this man? drink it ?

30 They answered and said unto him, 12 Then the band, and the captain, || If he were not a malefactor, we would and officers of the Jews took Jesus, and not have delivered him up unto thee. bound him,

| 31 Then said Pilate unto them, Take 13 And led him away to Annas first, 1 ye him, and judge him according to your (for he was father-in-law to Caiaphas, | law. The Jews therefore said unto him, which was the high priest that same year.) | It is not lawful for us to put any man to

14 Now Caiaphas was he which gave death : counsel to the Jews, that it was expedient 32 That the saying of Jesus might be that one man should die for the people. fulfilled, which he spake, signifying what

15 | And Simon Peter followed Jesus, | death he should die.ro and so did another disciple. That disci- 33 Then Pilate entered into the judgple was known unto the high priest, and ment-hall again, and called Jesus, and went in with Jesus, into the palace of the said unto him, Art thou the King of the high priest.

| Jews? 16 But Peter stood at the door without. 34 Jesus answered him, Savest thou Then went out that other disciple which this thing of thyself, or did others tell it was known unto the high priest, and thee of me? spake unto her that kept the door, and 35 Pilate answered, Am I a Jew? brought in Peter.

thine own nation, and the chief priests, 17 Then saith the damsel that kept the have delivered thee unto me : what hast door unto Peter, Art not thou also one of this man's disciples ? He saith, I am not. 36 Jesus answered, My kingdom is not

18 And the servants and officers stood of this world : if my kingdom were of there, who had made a fire of coals ; (for this world, then would my servants fight, it was cold,) and they warmed them that I should not be delivered to the selves ; and Peter stood with them, and Jews : but now is my kingdom nct from warmed himself.

hence. 19 9 The high priest then asked Jesus 37 Pilate therefore said unto him, Art of his disciples, and of his doctrine. thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thon

20 Jesus answered him, I spake open sayest that I am a king. To this end ly to the world ; I ever taught in the was I born, and for this cause came I synagogue, and in the temple, whither into the world, that I should bear witness the Jews always resort ; and in secret unto the truth. Every one that is of the have I said nothing.

truth, heareth my voice. . 21 Why askest thou me? ask them 38 Pilate saith unto him, What is which heard me, what I have said unto ll truth? And when he had said this, he them : behold, they know what I said went out again unto the Jews, and saith

22 And when he had thus spoken, one unto them, I find in him no fault at all of the officers which stood by, struck Je- 39 But ye have a custom that I should sus with the palm of his hand, saying, | release unto you one at the passover: Answerest thou the high priest so? will ye therefore that I release unto you

23 Jesus answered him, If I have spoken the King of the Jews? evil, bear witness of the evil : but it well, 40 Then cried they all again, saying, why smitest thou me?

Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Ba24 (Now Annas had sent him bound || rabbas was a robber. unto Caiaphas the high priest.)

CHAP. XIX. 25 And Simon Peter stood and warmed | 1 Christ is scourged, crotuned with himself. They said therefore unto him, thorns, beaten, and crucified. 28 He Art not thou also one of his disciples dieth, 58, and is buried by Josefih and He denied it, and said, I am not.

Nicodemus.. 26 One of the servants of the high THEN Pilate therefore took Jesus, priest, (being his kinsman whose ear Pe 1 and scourged him. ter cut off,) saith, Did not I see thee in the 2 And the soldiers platted a crown of garden with him?

thorns, and put it on his head, and they 27 Peter then denied again ; and im- put on liim a purple robe, mediately the cock crew.

3 And said, Hail, King of the Jews! 28 Í'hen led they Jesus from Caia-l and they smote him with their hands. phas unto the hall of judgment : and it 4 Pilate therefore went forth again, was early ; and they themselves went and saith unto then, Behold, I bring hini not into the judgment-hall, lest they forth to you, that ye may know that I should be defiled; but that they might | sind no fault in him. eat the passover.

1 5. Then came Jesus forth, wearing the :-29 Pilate then went out unto them, li crown of thorns, and the purple robe

Christ crutified.

CHAP. XIX.

His death. 837 And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the 11 23 | Then the soldiers, when they had man!

crucified Jesus, took his garments, and 6 When the chief priests therefore and made four parts, to every soldier a part; officers saw him, they cried out, saying, and also his coat: now the coat was withCrucify him, crucify him. Pilate saith | out seam, woven from the top throughout. unto them, Take ye him, and crucify il 24 They said therefore among themhim : for I find no fault in him.

selves, Let us not rend it, but cast lots 7 The Jews answered him, We have a Il for it whose it shall be ; that the scriplaw, and by our law he ought to die, be- || ture might be fulfilled, which saith, They cause he made himself the Son of God. parted my raiment among them, and for

8 | When Pilate therefore heard that || my vesture they did cast. lots. These saying, he was the more afraid ;

things therefore the soldiers did. 9 And went again into the judgment H 25 Now there stood by the cross of hall, and saith unto Jesus, Whence art Jesus, his mother, and his mother's sister, thou? But Jesus gave him no answer. Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary

10 Then saith Pilate unto him, Speak Magdalene. est thou not unto me? knowest thou not, 26 When Jesus thereture saw his moththat I have power to crucify thee, and er, and the disciples standing by, whom have power to release thee?

he loved, he saith unto his mother, Wom11 Jesus answered, Thou couldest have an, behold thy Son! no power at all against me; except it 27 Then saith he to the disciple, Bewere given thee from above: therefore || hold thy mother! And from that hour he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.

· 28 | After this, Jesus knowing that all 7.12 And from thenceforth Pilate sought things were now accomplished, that the to release him: but the Jews cried out, I scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst. saying, If thou let this man go, thou art | 29 Now there was set a vessel full of not Cesar's friend. Whosoever maketh | vinegar: apd they filled a spunge with himself a king, speaketh against Cesar. | vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put

13 1 When Pilate therefore heard that it to his mouth. saying, he brought Jesus forth, and sat U 30 When Jesus therefore had received down in the judgment-seat, in a place that || the vinegar, he said, It is finished : and he is called the Pavement, but in the He- bowed his head, and gave up the ghost. brew, Gabbatha.

31 The Jews therefore, because it was · 14 And it was the preparation of the the preparation, that the bodies should passover, and about the sixth hour: and not remain upon the cross on the sabhe saith unto the Jews, Behold your || bath-day (for that sabbath-day was an King!

high-day) besought Pilate that their 15 But they cried out, Away with him, legs might be broken, and that they away with him, crucify him. Pilate saith | might be taken away. unto them, Shall I crucify your King ? 32 Then came the soldiers, and brake The chief priests answered, We have the legs of the first, and of the other no king but Cesar.

which was crucified with him. . 16 Then delivered he him therefore 33 But when they came to Jesus, and unto them to be crucified. And they || saw that he was dead already, they brake took Jesus, and led him away.

not his legs; 17 And he bearing his cross went forth 34 But one of the soldiers with a spear into a place called the place of a skull, ll pierced his side, and forthwith came which is called in the Hebrew, Golgotha: | thereout blood and water.

18 Where they crucified him, and two 35 And he that saw it, bare record, other with him, on either side one, and and his record is true: and he knoweth Jesus in the midst.

| that he saith true, that ye might believe. 19 | And Pilate wrote a title, and put 36 For these things were done, that it on the cross. And the writing was, the scripture should be fulfilled, A bone JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING of him shall not be broken. OF THE JEWS.

37 And again another scripture saith, 20 This title then read many of the They shall look on him whom they Jews: for the place where Jesus was cru- pierced. cified was nigh to the city : and it was 38 | And after this, Joseph of Arimas written in llebrew, and Greek, and Latin.thea (being a disciple of Jesus, but se

21 Tlien said the chief priests of the cretly for fear of the Jews) besought PiJews to Pilate, Write not, The King of late that he might take away the body of the Jews; but that he said, I am King Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He of the Jews.

came therefore and took the body of Jesus. 22 Pilate answered, What I have writ 39 And there came also Nicodemus ten, I have written. .!* .." (which at the first came to Jesus by night)

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