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Comfort under persecution. JOHN,

The Comforter's office. my Father, I have made known 25 But this cometh to pass, that unto you.

the word might be fulfilled that 16 Ye have not chosen me, but is written in their law, They · I have chosen you, and ordained hated me without a cause.

you, that ye should go and bring 26 But when the Comforter forth fruit, and that your fruit is come, whom I will send unto should remain: that whatsoever you from the Father, even the ye shall ask of the Father in my Spirit of truth, which proceedname, he may give it you. eth from the Father, he shall

17 These things I command testify of me. you, That ye love one another. 27 And ye also shall bear

18 If the world hate you, ye witness, because ye have been know that it hated me before it with me from the beginning. hated you.

CHAP. XVI. 19 If ye were of the world, The Holy Ghost promised. the world would love his own; THESE things have I spoken but because ye are not of the 1 unto you, that ye should world, but I have chosen you not be offended. out of the world, therefore the 2 They shall put you out of world hateth you.

the synagogues: yea, the time 20 Remember the word that cometh, that whosoever killeth I said unto you, The servant is you, will think that he doeth not greater than his lord. If God service. they have persecuted me, they 3 And these things will they will also persecute you: if they do unto you, because they have have kept my saying, they will not known the Father, nor me. keep yours also.

4 But these things have I told 21 But all these things will you, that when the time shall they do unto you for my name's come, ye may remember that I sake, because they know not told you of them. And these him that sent me.

things I said not unto you at the 22 If I had not come and beginning because I was with spoken unto them, they had not you. : had sin : but now they have no 5 But now I go my way to cloak for their sin. . him that sent me, and none of

23 He that hateth me, hateth you asketh me, Whither goest my Father also.

thou ? 24 If I had not done among 6 But because I have said them the works which none these things unto you, sorrow other man did, they had not hath filled your heart. had sin: but now have they 7 Nevertheless, I tell you the both seen, and hated both me truth : It is expedient for you and my Father.

Ithat I go away: for if I go not The disciples encouraged; CHAP. XVI. and exhorted to prayer. away, the Comforter will not is this that he saith, A little come unto you; but if I depart, while ? we cannot tell what he I will send him unto you. saith.

8 And when he is come, he 19 Now Jesus knew that they will reprove the world of sin, were desirous to ask him, and and of righteousness, and of said unto them, Do ye inquire judgment :

Jamong yourselves of that I said, 9 Of sin, because they believe A little while, and ye shall not not on me;

see me: and again, a little while, 10 Of righteousness, because and ye shall see me? I go to my Father, and ye see 20 Verily, verily, I say unto me no more;

you, that ye shall weep and la11 Of judgment, because the ment, but the world shall reprince of this world is judged. ljoice: and ye shall be sorrowful,

12 I have yet many things to but your sorrow shall be turned say unto you, but ye cannot bear into joy. them now.

21 A woman when she is in 13 How beit, when he, the travail hath sorrow, because Spirit of truth, is come, he will her hour is come: but as soon guide you into all truth: for heas she is delivered of the child, shall not speak of himself; but she remembereth no more the whatsoever he shall hear, that anguish, for joy that a man is shall he speak: and he will shew born into the world. you things to come.

122 And ye now therefore 14 He shall glorify me: for have sorrow: but I will see you he shall receive of mine, and again, and your heart shall reshall shew it unto you. Ijoice, and your joy no man

15 All things that the Father taketh from you. hath are mine : therefore said I, 23 And in that day ye shall that he shall take of mine, and ask me nothing. Verily, verily, shall shew it unto you. I say unto you, Whatsoever ye

16 A little while, and ye shall shall ask the Father in my name, not see me: and again, a little he will give it you. while, and ye shall see me, be- 24 Hitherto have ye asked cause I go to the Father. nothing in my name: ask, and

17 Then said some of his dis- ye shall receive, that your joy ciples among themselves, What may be full. is this that he saith unto us, Al 25 These things have I spoken little while, and ye shall not see unto you in proverbs : but the me: and again, a little while, time cometh when I shall no and ye shall see me: and, Be- more speak unto you in procause I go to the Father? verbs, but I shall shew you 18 They said therefore, What|plainly of the Father.

The disciples confess their faith. JOHN, Christ fervently prayeth his Father

26 At that day ye shall ask 2 As thou hast given him in my name : and I say not unto power over all flesh, that he you, that I will pray the Father should give eternal life to as for you:

many as thou hast given him. 27 For the Father himself 3 And this is life eternal, that loveth you, because ye have they might know, thee the only loved me, and have believed true God, and Jesus Christ that I came out from God. whom thou hast sent.

28 I came forth from the 4 I have glorified thee on the Father, and am come into the earth : I have finished the work world : again, I leave the world, which thou gavest me to do. and go to the Father.

I 5 And now, O Father, glorify 29 His disciples said unto thou me with thine own self, him, Lo, now speakest thou with the glory which I had with plainly, and speakest no pro-thee before the world was. verb.

6 I have manifested thy name 30 Now are we sure that thou unto the men which thou gavest knowest all things, and needest me out of the world : thine they not that any man should ask were, and thou gavest them thee: by this we believe that me; and they have kept thy thou camest forth from God. word.

31 Jesus answered them, Do 7 Now they have known that ye now believe ?

all things whatsoever thou hast 32 Behold, the hour cometh, given me are of thee: yea, is now come, that ye shall 8 For I have given unto them be scattered every man to his the words which thou gavest own, and shall leave me alone : me; and they have received and yet I am not alone, because them, and have known surely the Father is with me.

that I came out from thee, and 33 These things I have spoken they have believed that thou unto you, that in me ye might didst send me. have peace. In the world ye 9 I pray for them: I pray not shall have tribulation, but be for the world, but for them of good cheer: I have overcome which thou hast given me ; for the world.

they are thine. . CHAP, XVII.

10 And all mine are thine, Christ prayeth for his apostles and thine are mine; and I am M HESE words spake Jesus, glorified in them.

I and lifted up his eyes to 11 And now I am no more in heaven, and said, Father, the the world, but these are in the hour is come; glorify thy Son, world, and I come to thee. Holy that thy Son also may glorify Father, keep through thine own thee :

Iname those whom thou hast to preserve his apostles, and CHAP. XVIII. all believers, in unity and truth. given me, that they may be one, gavest me, I have given them; as we are.

that they may be one, even as · 12 While I was with them in we are one ; the world, I kept them in thy 23 I in them, and thou in me, name: those that thou gavest that they may be made perfect me I have kept, and none of in one; and that the world may them is lost, but the son of per- know that thou hast sent me, dition; that the scripture might and hast loved them as thou be fulfilled.

hast loved me. 13 And now come I to thee, 24 Father, I will that they and these things I speak in the also whom thou hast given me world, that they might have my be with me where I am; that joy fulfilled in themselves. they may behold my glory which

14 I have given them thy thou hast given me : for thou word; and the world hath hated lovedst me before the foundathem, because they are not of tion of the world. the world, even as I am not of 25 O righteous Father, the the world.

world hath not known thee: but 15 I pray not that thou I have known thee, and these shouldest take them out of the have known that thou hast sent world, but that thou shouldest me. keep them from the evil.

26 And I have declared unto 16 They are not of the world, them thy name, and will declare even as I am not of the world. lit : that the love wherewith thou

17 Sanctify them through thy hast loved me, may be in them, truth: thy word is truth. and I in them. 18 As thou hast sent me into

CHAP. XVIII. the world, even so have I also Judas betrayeth Christ. sent them into the world.

THEN Jesus had spoken 19 And for their sakes I W these words, he went sanctify myself, that they also forth with his disciples over the might be sanctified through the brook Cedron, where was a gartruth.

den, into the which he entered, 20 Neither pray I for these and his disciples. alone; but for them also which 2 And Judas also, which beshall believe on me through trayed him, knew the place : for their word:

Jesus oft-times resorted thither 21 That they all may be one; with his disciples. as thou, Father, art in me, and 3 Judas then, having received I in thee, that they also may be a band of men and officers from one in us : that the world may the chief priests and Pharisees, believe that thou hast sent me. cometh thither with lanterns,

22 And the glory which thouland torches, and weapons.

Christ taken and examined : JOHN,

Peter denieth him. 4 Jesus therefore, knowing all that it was expedient that one things that should come upon man should die for the people. him, went forth, and said unto 15 | And Simon Peter followthem, Whom seek ye?

ed Jesus, and so did another 5 They answered him, Jesus disciple. That disciple was of Nazareth. Jesus saith unto known unto the high priest, and them, I am he. And Judas also, went in with Jesus, into the which betrayed him, stood with palace of the high priest. them.

16 But Peter stood at the 6 As soon then as he had door without. Then went out said unto them, I am he, they that other disciple which was went backward, and fell to the known unto the high priest, and ground.

spake unto her that kept the 7 Then asked he them again, door, and brought in Peter. Whom seek ye? And they said, 17 Then saith the damsel that Jesus of Nazareth.

kept the door unto Peter, Art 8 Jesus answered, I have told not thou also one of this man's you that I am he. If therefore disciples ? He saith, I am not. ye seek me, let these go their 18 And the servants and offiway:

cers stood there, who had made 9 That the saying might be a fire of coals ; (for it was cold) fulfilled which he spake, Of and they warmed themselves : them which thou gavest me, and Peter stood with them, and have I lost none.

warmed himself. 10 Then Simon Peter, having 19 | The high priest then a sword, drew it, and smote the asked Jesus of his disciples, and high priest's servant, and cut of his doctrine. off his right ear. The servant's 20 Jesus answered him, I

spake openly to the world; I 11 Then said Jesus unto ever taught in the synagogue, Peter, Put up thy sword into and in the temple, whither the the sheath : the cup which my Jews always resort; and in seFather hath given me, shall I cret have I said nothing. not drink it ?

I 21 Why askest thou me? ask 12 Then the band, and the them which heard me, what I captain, and officers of the Jews have said unto them : behold, took Jesus, and bound him, they know what I said.

13 And led him away to Annas 22 And when he had thus first, (for he was father-in-law to spoken, one of the officers which Caiaphas, which was the high stood by, struck Jesus with the priest that same year.)

palm of his hand, saying, An14 Now Caiaphas' was he swerest thou the high priest so? which gave counsel to the Jews, 23 Jesus answered him, If I

name was Met; The servandut of his doctrine bis disciples, and

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