John 17: 20 – 26 Jesus prays for all believers

John 17: 20 – 26 Jesus prays for all believers ‘My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in usContinue reading “John 17: 20 – 26 Jesus prays for all believers”

John 17: 6 – 19 Jesus prays for his disciples

John 17: 6 – 19 Jesus prays for his disciples ‘I have revealed you to those whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours; you gave them to me and they have obeyed your word. Now they know that everything you have given me comes from you. For I gave them theContinue reading “John 17: 6 – 19 Jesus prays for his disciples”

John 17: 1 – 5 Jesus prays to be glorified

John 17: 1 – 5 Jesus prays to be glorified After Jesus said this, he looked towards heaven and prayed: ‘Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him.Continue reading “John 17: 1 – 5 Jesus prays to be glorified”

John 16: 16 – 33 The disciples’ grief will turn to joy

John 16: 16 – 33 The disciples’ grief will turn to joy Jesus went on to say, ‘In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me.’ At this, some of his disciples said to one another, ‘What does he mean by saying, “In aContinue reading “John 16: 16 – 33 The disciples’ grief will turn to joy”

John 15:26 – 16:15 The work of the Holy Spirit

John 15:26 – 16:15 The work of the Holy Spirit ‘When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father – the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father – he will testify about me. And you also must testify, for you have been with me from the beginning. ‘AllContinue reading “John 15:26 – 16:15 The work of the Holy Spirit”

John 15: 18 – 25 The world hates the disciples

John 15: 18 – 25 The world hates the disciples ‘If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world.Continue reading “John 15: 18 – 25 The world hates the disciples”

John 15: 1 – 17 The vine and the branches

John 15: 1 – 17 The vine and the branches ‘I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. You are already clean because ofContinue reading “John 15: 1 – 17 The vine and the branches”

John 14: 15 – 31 Jesus promises the Holy Spirit

John 14: 15 – 31 Jesus promises the Holy Spirit ‘If you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you for ever – the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him norContinue reading “John 14: 15 – 31 Jesus promises the Holy Spirit”

John 14: 1 – 14 Jesus comforts his disciples

John 14: 1 – 14 Jesus comforts his disciples ‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house had many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I goContinue reading “John 14: 1 – 14 Jesus comforts his disciples”

John 13: 31 – 38 Jesus predicts Peter’s denial

John 13: 31 – 38 Jesus predicts Peter’s denial When he (Judas) was gone, Jesus said, ‘Now the Son of Man is glorified and God is glorified in him. God will glorify the Son in himself, and will glorify him at once. ‘My children, I will be with you only a little longer. You willContinue reading “John 13: 31 – 38 Jesus predicts Peter’s denial”