But if the disciples really loved him, they'd be happy to see him go. John Chapter 14 is the greatest chapter of comfort in the Bible, for God is moving uncompromisingly toward the day when He puts His own Son upon the throne here on earth, and that will be the Kingdom of Heaven. -------------------- Book Summary. Would we know these things for our good, we must pray for, and depend on the teaching of the Holy Ghost; thus the words of Jesus will be brought to our remembrance, and many difficulties be cleared up which are not plain to others. Jesus Foretells His Return 1 Don't let your heart be troubled. ", i. How many a defeated lives would buy the power of the Holy Spirit if they could? How can we say this? The works I do he will do: Jesus did not expect the disciples to disband after His departure, but to carry on the work in even greater magnitude. As John weeps at his mother’s bedside, the nurse leads a large group of chattering, eight-year-old Bokanovsky twins into the room. Poetical Books -------------------- Luke-Acts To all the saints, the Spirit of grace is given to be a remembrancer, and to him, by faith and prayer, we should commit the keeping of what we hear and know. By Christ, as the Way, our prayers go to God, and his blessings come to us; this is the Way that leads to rest, the good old Way. Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, The Whole Bible Johannine Writings Here are three words, upon any of which stress may be laid. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. The New Testament 1. Minor Prophets Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. c. I go to prepare a place for you: You only prepare a place for someone if you are confident of their arrival. He is the Truth, as fulfilling all the prophecies of a Saviour; believing which, sinners come by him the Way. He is the Resurrection and the Life. B. Minor Prophets In the Garden of Gesthemene, the night before His death, Jesus prayed if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me (Matthew 26:39). Nor can any man draw nigh God as a Father, who is not quickened by Him as the Life, and taught by Him as the Truth, to come by Him as the Way. John flies to the Park Lane Hospital for the Dying where his mother, Linda, has been taken. John then describes that the “Word” is Jesus who became a man to “live among us” (1:14). It is a further act of grace, that they should know it, and have the comfort of it. Just as Jesus shows the nature of God the Father, so the Holy Spirit - being "another of the same kind" - will show the nature of Jesus. b. a. The gift of the Spirit is a fruit of Christ's mediation, bought by his merit, and received by his intercession. The police took John and Lorraine home from the Pigman’s house. This was a broad promise fulfilled by His resurrection, by the sending of the Spirit, and especially by the promise of His bodily return to this earth. iii. The phone call he received at the end of chapter 13 alerted him to her transfer there. Greater works than these he will do: This promise seems impossible; yet after Peter's first sermon there were more converted than are recorded during Jesus' entire ministry. (1-11) He further comforts his disciples. The gift of the Holy Ghost is bestowed upon the disciples of Christ, and not on the world. d. That the Father may be glorified in the Son: True prayer in Jesus' name always has this goal. Pentateuch Chapter 14 of John and chapter 1 of John are my two favorite chapters in the entire Bible. The peace of God widely differs from that of Pharisees or hypocrites, as is shown by its humbling and holy effects. Summary of John 14 Chapter 14, the beginning of the farewell discourse. 14 “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. To ask in Christ's name, is to plead his merit and intercession, and to depend upon that plea. a. I am the way, the truth, and the life: In light of soon events, this declaration is a paradox. John; Chapter 14; Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary John 14:13. He who does not love Me does not keep My words; and the word which you hear is not Mine but the Father's who sent Me.". Historical Books Was He a true or a false prophet? -------------------- Where sincere love to Christ is in the heart, there will be obedience. Jesus declares that Satan has absolutely no hook, no foothold, no toehold of deception in Him. John 14:14. Let us rejoice in the Saviour's victories over Satan the prince of this world. a. He whispers impatiently to a nurse that he wants to see his mother. of Scripture. 2. Here is the remedy against this trouble of mind, "Believe." But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you. Music, scents, telescreens, and an unending supply of soma fill the ward, while Delta children romp among the beds, learning to view death as pleasant and useful rather than something to be feared. He would abide with the disciples to the end of time; his gifts and graces would encourage their hearts. After all our time with Jesus, do we really know Jesus? If you want to know what God the Father is like, look at Jesus - the same love, compassion, mercy, and goodness which is evident in Jesus is evident in God the Father. However others are overwhelmed with the sorrows of this present time, be not you so. The Gospel According to John Chapter 14. Peace is put for all good, and Christ has left us all that is really and truly good, all the promised good; peace of mind from our justification before God. The best evidence of our love to the Father is, our doing as he has commanded us. Was He at the very least an honest man? But anyone who doesn't love Jesus won't be so lucky. But there was no other way. The Old Testament a. General Epistles Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me: Even though there was good reason why their hearts might be troubled, Jesus tells the disciples to challenge their troubled hearts with faith in the Father and the Son. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point At that day you will know that I am in My Father, and you in Me, and I in you. He would not go to prepare a place for Judas - at least not a place in His Father's house. viii. It really is an all-or-nothing deal. f. I will come to you: Jesus again promises to come again (previously in John 14: 3). Johannine Writings We are coming to God in Jesus' name, not in our own. If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word: If we love Jesus, it will be shown in a genuine love for His word - and not a love that just admires His word, but obeys it - keeps His word. We now come to that portion of the evangelical history which we may with propriety call its Holy of Holies. Arise, let us go from here.". Poetical Books b. I will pray the Father: God even works in us so we may love Him more perfectly. We begin with the basic truth that Jesus is at least a way to God. Those only that see Christ with an eye of faith, shall see him for ever: the world sees him no more till his second coming; but his disciples have communion with him in his absence. The words that I speak to you I do not speak on My own authority; but the Father who dwells in Me does the works. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work. Heaven is heaven not because of streets of gold, or pearly gates, or even the presence of angels. • Chapters 2-12 consist of Jesus’ ministry. John Chapter 16 In John Chapter 16, Jesus speaks to his disciples about, among other things, His return to the Father, which He knows will happen soon. We are to believe the revelation of God to man in Christ; for the works of the Redeemer show forth his own glory, and God in him. Wisdom Literature Such are partakers of the Holy Spirit's new-creating grace. Pauline Epistles … Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father in Me, or else believe Me for the sake of the works themselves.". Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.". 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. John hurries to the Park Lane Hospital for the Dying. Major Prophets Historical Books Slave or free; rich or poor; man or woman; Greek or Barbarian. Let your heart be kept with full trust in God. Gospel of John: Chapter 14 - Review of Chapter 14 About Chapter 14 Title Given Chapter 14: "Jesus Explains How To Proceed, Now That He Is Leaving" Date Gospel Written: ~ 0 to 50 AD The Gospels Jesus wants the disciples to realize this, and so says, "If you loved Me, you would rejoice" at His return to God the Father. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point NORMAN Carter Sr on John 14:1. John, who was very drunk, was “out for the night,” but Lorraine pleaded with the officers to let them see Mr. Pignati. 1 Now these are the areas the Israelites received as an inheritance in the land of Canaan, which Eleazar the priest, Joshua son of Nun and the heads of the tribal clans of Israel allotted to them. (Jhn 14:1-4) Jesus assures a future reunion in His Father's house. I will not leave you orphans, or fatherless, for though I leave you, yet I leave you this comfort, I will come to you. John 14:1-31 . Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs. The New Testament GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point John 14:12. All that saw Christ by faith, saw the Father in Him. (Jhn 14:15-18) The promise to send the Helper. Christ raises the expectations of his disciples to something beyond what they thought was their greatest happiness. Any such distinction is based purely on subjective reasons - "I personally don't think Jesus would have said that, therefore He did not say that - later Christians just put those words in His mouth.". i. This is the favour God bears to his chosen. Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. 2 In My Father’s house are many [] mansions; if it were not so, [] I would have told you. 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. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point Therefore, Jesus is the only way to God. Major Prophets Whatever dwelling place God has for us in heaven, it will be as glorious as a mansion. John 14 - NIV: “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Observe the prospect Christ had of an approaching conflict, not only with men, but with the powers of darkness. Wisdom Literature in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. John, furious, pushes them away. (Read John 14:18-24) Christ promises that he would continue his care of his disciples. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Judas (not Iscariot) said to Him, "Lord, how is it that You will manifest Yourself to us, and not to the world?" Historical Books ii. Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Either we take the words of Jesus as recorded by these historically reliable and accurate documents, or we throw it out all together. 14 should begin at 13:31, which not only takes a change of pace with the sending out of Judas but begins the emotional intensity dominating the farewell discourse. By believing in Christ as the Mediator between God and man, we gain comfort. If Jesus is not the only way to God, then He was not a honest man; He was most certainly not a true prophet. Chapter 14 Summary Chapter 15 Summary ... and his interest in the landscape soon drives Long John Silver and the other mutineers out of his mind. This Christ calls his peace, for he is himself our Peace. i. John 3:16, Jesus faith love), The Whole Bible And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. Ken Robertson, another … Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. The Helper … Peace I leave with you: Jesus had no fortune to bequeath His followers, but He gives them gifts that can't be bought - the presence of the Holy Spirit and the presence of peace. He who has seen Me has seen the Father: No image or material likeness could depict God, but a person could - the person of Jesus. (12-17) He still further comforts his disciples. A Commentary on the Gospel of John Chapter Fourteen. in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. -------------------- range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed Johannine Writings The Old Testament "All men desire peace, but very few desire those things that make for peace. " In My Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. (Jhn 14:30-31) Jesus goes forth willingly, not as one who is being overwhelmed by Satan. He's come to earth to be a light to everyone. b. The Gospels Christ's disciples, more than others, should keep their minds quiet, when everything else is unquiet. a. The greater work described in John 14:12-14 is impossible without the empowering described in John 14:15-18. d. That He may abide with you forever: Jesus will give the Holy Spirit that He (a person, not a thing) may abide in us permanently, not temporarily (as in the Old Testament). It is wonderful when our love for Jesus has sentiment and passion, but it must always be connected to keeping His commandments, or it isn't love at all. There is no middle ground available to us. Chapter 1 and 2: This story is about South Africa. It’s likely that the Chapter divisions are misplaced so Ch. John sits next to her in tears, trying to remember the good times they had together. The Lord begins in John 14:1 a long discourse that continues through Chapter 17 and ends with His prayer for them. The expressions used here and elsewhere, plainly denote a person, and the office itself includes all the Divine perfections. Jesus will leave behind a victorious, working church, not a cowering one. I will come daily to you in my Spirit; in the tokens of his love, and visits of his grace. i. Love will be a commanding, constraining principle; and where love is, duty follows from a principle of gratitude. Prophets (Jhn 14:7-11) Jesus again explains His unity with and dependence on the Father. I will come certainly at the end of time. Jesus could only say this to the group after Judas had left. 1. i. Luke-Acts WAS so pleased at having given the slip to Long John that I began to enjoy myself and look around me with some interest on the strange land that I was in. Steve - in Reply on John 14:1. "I will no longer talk much with you, for the ruler of this world is coming, and he has nothing in Me. No man cometh unto the Father, but by me. John chapter 14. -------------------- c. 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