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Christ's love to

his members. branches: He that abideth in go and bring forth fruit, and me, and I in him, the same that your fruit should remain: bringeth forth much fruit: that whatsoever ye shall ask for without me ye can do of the Father in my name, nothing

he may give it you. 61 a man abide not in me, d 17 These things I command he is cast forth as a branch, you, that ye love one another. and is withered; and men ga- c 18 It'the world hate you, ye ther them, ad cast them into know that it hated me before the fire, and they are burned. it hated you.

7 If ye abide in me, and t 19 If ye were of the world, my words abide in you, ye the world would love his own: shall ask what ye will, and it but because ye are not of the shall be done unto you. world, but I have chosen d*8 Herein is my Father glo- you out of the world, thererified, that yebearmuch fruit: fore the world hateth you. so shall ye be my disciples. 20 Remember the word that

9 As the Father hath loved I said unto you, The servant me, so have I loved you: con- is not greater than his lord. tinue ye in my love. If they have persecuted me, 6 10 21 ye keep my command- they will also persecute you; ments, ye shall abide in my if they have kept my saying, love; even as I have kept my they will keep yours also. Father's commandments and 21 But all these things will abide in his love.

they do unto you for my 11 These things have I name's sake, because they spoken unto you, that my know not him that sent me. joy might remain in you, and 22 If I had not come and that your joy might be full. spoken unto them, they had d 12 This is my command- not had sin: but now they ment, That ye love one an- have no cloak for their sin. other, as I have loved you. c 23 He that hateth me hateth 13 Greater love hath

no my Father also. man than this, that a man lay 24 If I had not done among down his life for his friends. them the works which none c 14 Yeare my friends,if ye do other man dil, they had not whatsoever I command you. had sin: but now have they

15 Henceforth I call you both seen and hated both me not servants; for the servant and my Father. knoweth not what his lord a 25 But this cometh to pass, doeth: but I have called you that the word might be fulfriends; for all things that I filled that is written in their have heard of my Father I law, They hated me without have made known into you. a cause. t 16 Ye have not chosen me, 6 26 But when the Comforter but I have chosen you, and is come, whom I will send ordained you, that ye should unto you from the Father, The promise of


the Holy Ghost. even the Spirit of truth, cause I go to my Father, and which proceedeth from the ye see me no more; Father, he shall testify of me: 11 Of judgment, because

27 And ye also shall bear the prince of this world is witness, because ye have been judged. with me from the beginning. 12. I have yet many things CHAP. XVI.

to say unto you, but ye canTH THESE things have I not bear them now.

spoken unto you, that b 13 Howbeit when he, the ye should not be offended.

Spirit of truth, is come, he 1 2 They shall put you out of will guide you into all truth: the synagogues: yea, the time for he shall not speak of himcometh, that whosoever kill- self; but whatsoever he shall eth you will think that he hear, that shall he speak: doeth God service.

and he will shew you things 3 And these things will to come. they do unto you, because 14 He shall glorify me, for they have not known the he shall receive of mine, and Father, nor me.

shall shew it unto you. 4 But these things have I t 15 All things that the Fa. told you, that when the time ther hath are mine: therefore shall come, ye may remem- said I, that he shall take of ber that I told you of them. mine, and shew it unto you. And these things I said not 16 A little while, and ye unto you at the beginning, be shall not see me; and again, cause I was with you.

a little while, and ye shall see 5 But now I go my way to me, because I goto the Father, him that sent me; and none 17 Then said some of his of you asketh me,

Wirither disciples among themselves, goest thou?

What is this that he saith 6 But because I have said unto us, A little while, and ye these things unto you, sorrow shall not see me; and again, hath filled your heart. a little while, and ye shall see 07 Nevertheless I tell you me: and, Because I go to the the truth; It is expedient for Father? you that I go away: for if I go 18 They said therefore, not away, the Comforter will What is this that he saith, not come unto you; but if I A little while we cannot tell depart, I will send him unto what he saith. you.

t 19 Now Jesus knew that 1 8 And when he is come, he they were desirous to ask will

reprove the world of sin, him, and said unto them, Do and of righteousness, and of ye inquire among yourselves judgment:

of that I said, A little while, 9 Of sin, because they be- and ye shall not see me: and lieve not on me;

again, a little while, and ye 10 Of righteousness, be-/shall see me?

The disciples profess CHAP. XVII.

their faith. 20 Verily, verily, I say unto f 29 His disciples said unto you, That ye shall weep and him, Lo, now speakest thou lament, but the world shall plainly, and speakest no rejoice: and ye shall be sor- proverb. rowful, but your sorrow shall i 30 Now are we sure that be turned into joy.

thou knowest all things, and 21 A woman when she is in needest not that any man travail hath sorrow, because should ask thee: by this we her hour is come: but as soon believe that thou camest as she is delivered of the forth from God. child, she remembereth no 31 Jesus answered them, Do more the anguish, forjoy that ye now believe? a man is born into the world, 32 Behold, the hour com

22 And ye now therefore eth, yea, is now come, that have sorrow: but I will see ye shall be scattered, every you again, and your heart man to his own, and shall shall rejoice, and your joy no leave me alone: and yet I am man taketh from you. not alone, because the Father 6 23 And in that day ye shall is with me. ask me nothing. Verily, 0 33 These things I have verily, I say unto you, What- spoken unto you, that in me soever ye shall ask the Fa- ye might have peace. In the ther in my name, he will world ye shall have tribulagive it you.

tion: but be of good cheer; d 24 Hitherto have ye asked I have overcome the world. nothing in my name: ask, CHAP. XVII. and ye shall receive, that THESE words spake Je.

T your joy may be full.

sus, and lifted up his 25 These things have I eyes to heaven, and said, Faspoken unto you in proverbs: ther, the hour is come; glorify but the time cometh, when I thy Son, that thy Son also shall no more speak unto may glorify thee: you in proverbs, but I shall t 2 As thou hast given hiin she you plainly of the power over all esh, that he Father.

should give eternal life to as 26 At that day ye shall ask many as thou hast given him. in my name: and I say not 3 And this is life eternal, unto you, that I will pray that they might know thee 'the Father for you:

the only true God, and Jesus b 27 For the Father himself Christ, whom thou hast sent. loveth you, because ye have d 4 I have glorified thee on loved me, and have believed the earth: I have finished the that I came out from God. work which thou gavest me

28 I came forth from the to do. Father, and am come into the t 5 And now, o Father, world: again, I leave the glorify thou me, with thine world, and go to the Father. Jown self with the glory Christ prayeth for S. JOHN.

his apostles. which I had with thee before c 14 I have given them thy the world was.'

word; and the world hath t 6 I have manifested thy hated them, because they are name unto the men which not of the world, even as I thou gavest me out of the am not of the world. world: thine they were, and 15 I pray not that thou thou gavest them me; and shouldest take them out of they have kept thy word. the world, but that thou

7 Now they have known shouldest keep them from that all things whatsoever the evil. thou hast given me are of c 16 They are not of the thee.

world, even as I am not of 8 For I have given unto the world. them the words which thou (*17 Sanctify them through gavest me; and they have thy truth: thy word is truth. received them, and have 18 As thou hast sent me known surely that I came into the world, even so have out from thee, and they have I also sent them into the believed that thou didst send world. me.

19 And for their sakes I 9 I pray for them: I pray sanctify myself, that they not for the world, but for also might be sanctified them which thou hast given through the truth. me; for they are thine. 20 Neither pray I for these t 10 And all mine are thine, alone, but for them also and thine are mine; and í which shall believe on me am glorified in them. through their word;

11 And now I am no more 21 That they all may be in the world, but these are in one; as thou, Father, art in the world, and I come to me, and I in thee, that they thee. Holy Father, keep also may be one in us: that through thine own name the world may believe that those whom thou hast given thou hast sent me. me, that they may be one, 22 And the glory which as we are.

thou gavest me I have given 1 12 While I was with them them; that they may be one in the world, I kept them in even as we are one: thy name; those that thou 23 I in them, and thou in gavest me I have kept, and me, that they may be made Jone of them is lost, but the perfect in one; and that the son of perdition; that the world may know that thou scripture might be fulfilled. hast sent me, and hast loved

13 And now come I to thee; them, as thou hast loved me. and these things I speak in t 24 Father, I will that they the world, that they might also, whom thou hast given have my joy fulfilled in me, be with me where I am; ( luselves.

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Judas betrayeth Christ.CHAP. XVIII. Christ is taken. glory, whiclı thou hast given again, Whom seek ye? And me: for thou lovedst me be- they said, Jesus of Nazareth, fore the foundation of the 8 Jesus answered, I have world.

told you that I am he: if t 25 O righteous Father, the therefore ye seek me, let world hath not known thee: these go their way: but I have known thee, and a 9 That the saying might be these have known that thou fulfilled, which he spake, Of hast sent me.

them which thou gavest me 26 And I have declared un-have I lost none. to them thy name, and will. 10 Then Simon Peter havdeclare it: that the love ing a sword drew it, and wherewith thou hast loved smote the high priest's serme may be in them, and I vant, and cut off his right in them.

The servant's name & CHAP. XVIII. was Malchus, W

HEN Jesus had spoken d 11 Then said Jesus unto

these words, he went Peter, Put up thy sword into forth with his disciples over the sheath: the cup which my the brook Cedron, where was Father hath given me, shall a garden, into the which he I not drink it? entered, and his disciples. 12 Then the band and the

2 And Judas also, which be- captain and officers of the trayed him, knew the place: Jews took Jesus, and bound for Jesus ofttimes resorted him, thither with his disciples.

13' And led him away to f 3 Judas then, having re- Annas first; for he was faceived a band of men and ther-in-law to Caiaphas, officers from the chief priests which was the high priest and Pharisees, cometh thi-that same year. ther with lanterns and 14 Now Caiaphas was he, torches and weapons. which gave counsel to the t 4 Jesus therefore, knowing Jews, that it was expedient all things that should come that one man should die for upon him, went forth, and the people, said unto them, Whom seek f 15 4 And Simon Peter folye?

lowed Jesus, and so did an5 They answered him, Je- other disciple: that disciple sus of Nazareth. Jesus saith was known unto the high unto them, I am he. And priest, and went in with Je. Judas also, which betrayed sus into the palace of the high him, stood with them. priest. t 6 As soon then as he had 16 But Peter stood at the said unto them, I am he, door without. Then went out they went backward, and that other disciple, which fell to the ground.

was known unto the high 7 Then asked he them priest, and spake unto her

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