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John 14 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Jesus Comforts His Disciples

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:1 - “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God[fn]; believe also in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:2 - My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:3 - And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:4 - You know the way to the place where I am going.”

Jesus the Way to the Father

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:5 - Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:6 - Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:7 - If you really know me, you will know[fn] my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:8 - Philip said, “Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:9 - Jesus answered: “Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:10 - Don’t you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you I do not speak on my own authority. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:11 - Believe me when I say that I am in the Father and the Father is in me; or at least believe on the evidence of the works themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:12 - Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:13 - And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:14 - You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.

Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:15 - “If you love me, keep my commands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:16 - And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:17 - the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be[fn] in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:18 - I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:19 - Before long, the world will not see me anymore, but you will see me. Because I live, you also will live.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:20 - On that day you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:21 - Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:22 - Then Judas (not Judas Iscariot) said, “But, Lord, why do you intend to show yourself to us and not to the world?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:23 - Jesus replied, “Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:24 - Anyone who does not love me will not obey my teaching. These words you hear are not my own; they belong to the Father who sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:25 - “All this I have spoken while still with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:26 - But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:27 - Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:28 - “You heard me say, ‘I am going away and I am coming back to you.’ If you loved me, you would be glad that I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:29 - I have told you now before it happens, so that when it does happen you will believe.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:30 - I will not say much more to you, for the prince of this world is coming. He has no hold over me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:31 - but he comes so that the world may learn that I love the Father and do exactly what my Father has commanded me. “Come now; let us leave.
NIV Footnotes
Or Believe in God
Some manuscripts If you really knew me, you would know
Some early manuscripts and is

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