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. Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year. Ken Robertson, another … He is the Truth, as fulfilling all the prophecies of a Saviour; believing which, sinners come by him the Way. Jesus asked the Father if there was any other way to accomplish the salvation of man other than His atoning work on the cross, other than Him drinking the "cup" representing the wrath of God poured out upon Him in our place, let it be so. 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GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation. I will come speedily to you at my resurrection. If Jesus is not the only way to God, then He was not a honest man; He was most certainly not a true prophet. viii. The Gospels But anyone who doesn't love Jesus won't be so lucky. John chapter 14. As John weeps at his mother’s bedside, the nurse leads a large group of chattering, eight-year-old Bokanovsky twins into the room. 4. Pauline Epistles God will not only love obedient believers, but he will take pleasure in loving them, will rest in love to them. John, furious, pushes them away. Since that was Jesus' passion, to pray in the name of Jesus means the prayer will have the same passion. Luke-Acts Jesus' way would be the cross; He would be convicted by blatant liars; His body would soon lie lifeless in a tomb. (Jhn 14:1-4) Jesus assures a future reunion in His Father's house. It is easy to think of loving Jesus in merely sentimental or emotional terms. If you loved Me, you would rejoice: This was hard for the disciples to believe; but Jesus' departure really was best. If there are many roads to God, then Jesus is not one of them, because He absolutely claimed there was only one road to God, and He Himself was that road. How can we say this? If you loved Me, you would rejoice because I said, 'I am going to the Father,' for My Father is greater than I. Satan has something in us to perplex us with, for we have all sinned; but when he would disturb Christ, he found nothing sinful to help him. -------------------- NORMAN Carter Sr on John 14:1. i. John 14:16 is one of the verses in the Bible that shows the underlying theme of the Trinity. We begin with the basic truth that Jesus is at least a way to 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 Major Prophets When we come to be sick, and to die, we may not be capable of talking much to those about us; such good counsel as we have to give, let us give while in health. God the Son prays to God the Father that He might send God the Holy Spirit to us. 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.". 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. An early criticism of Christianity was the observation that they would take anybody! Whatever you ask in My name, that will I do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. The gift of the Spirit is a fruit of Christ's mediation, bought by his merit, and received by his intercession. New American Standard Version. All in a day's work for the savior of the world. If you thought you were a cow - sincerely, of course - and insisted that you should stay outside and eat the lawn, men in white coats would take you away. (1-11) He further comforts his disciples. I am going to make ready a place for you. But I have my own way, and the Muslim has his, and the Buddhist has his. vii. 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. [A new version of this page can be found here]. conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy 3. The Old Testament To leave that common ground is spiritual suicide, for both now and eternity. The Gospels Christ raises the expectations of his disciples to something beyond what they thought was their greatest happiness. John 1:14; John 1:17; John 6:50-51; John 11:25-26.) "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. Pauline Epistles All roads lead to God if we are sincere in seeking Him. Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father in Me, or else believe Me for the sake of the works themselves.". A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. The expressions used here and elsewhere, plainly denote a person, and the office itself includes all the Divine perfections. This chapter begins with four kings war against five kings who were ruling the plains of Jordan.They all went into battle and the four kings conquered Sodom and Gomorrah, taking all the goods and people. John 14:1-31 . I will not leave you orphans, or fatherless, for though I leave you, yet I leave you this comfort, I will come to you. i. Where sincere love to Christ is in the heart, there will be obedience. Satan isn't pushing Jesus to the cross. Poetical Books View Thread Reply Report. DISCOURSE AT THE TABLE, AFTER SUPPER. John flies to the Park Lane Hospital for the Dying where his mother, Linda, has been taken. Luke-Acts Christ's disciples, more than others, should keep their minds quiet, when everything else is unquiet. John then describes that the “Word” is Jesus who became a man to “live among us” (1:14). There are many mansions, for there are many sons to be brought to glory. The Way, the Truth, and the Life. Jesus answered and said to him, "If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our home with him. His time was now short, he therefore spake largely to them. John sits next to her in tears, trying to remember the good times they had together. I will come speedily to you at my resurrection. How many a defeated lives would buy the power of the Holy Spirit if they could? Jesus goes in loving obedience to God the Father, and out of love for fallen humanity. (Jhn 14:12-14) When Jesus departs to the Father, His work will continue on earth. John chapter 14 KJV (King James Version) 1 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.. 2 In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you.I go to prepare a place for you. Either we take the words of Jesus as recorded by these historically reliable and accurate documents, or we throw it out all together. 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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.". So, John presents a different perspective, with a … a. ii. Linda is in a Galloping Senility ward, the function of the ward is give the patients comfort. The noun mone (connected to the verb meno, "stay" or "remain") means "a place to stay. " Johannine Writings This forever finishes the idea some people have that there is a "bad God" in the Old Testament that Jesus somehow calmed down and made nice so we could be saved. He commanded them to put their faith in God the Father and in Jesus Himself (John 14:1). The Gospels The phone call he received at the end of chapter 13 alerted him to her transfer there. Prophets Chapter 14 documents the beginning of a social shift; a gradual emerging of social consciousness from "I" to "We" begins to emerge. Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! The beginning verses in the first chapter teaches us that Jesus is more than just a man who came into existence but rather, He is infinite God. Let not your heart be troubled: Although He is leaving them bodily, it is not forever. Wisdom Literature Cookie Notice: ", a. He will be with them as his home. -------------------- range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed —This was the … The gift of the Holy Ghost is bestowed upon the disciples of Christ, and not on the world. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point And having them in our heads, we must keep them in our hearts and lives. The Gospel According to John Chapter 14. A Commentary on the Gospel of John Chapter Fourteen. Keeping the commandments of Jesus does speak to our personal morality, yet His emphasis was on love for others and faith in Him as demonstrations of obedience to His commandments . Even the demons could admit the truth that Jesus was the Son of God (Matthew 8:29); but they did not submit to Jesus or believe in His atoning work on their behalf. Jesus isn't going to be around much longer. 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). The departing Jesus' relationship to the Father. Minor Prophets Blushing furiously at his use of the word mother, she leads him to Linda’s bed. 3. i. Pentateuch Because He took that way, He is the way to God; because He did not contest the lies we can believe He is the truth; because He was willing to die He becomes the channel of resurrection - the life to us. The idea that all religious beliefs are equally valid, and all that matters is that we be sincere in our beliefs is so absurd that people would only apply it to religion. The Old Testament 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. Chapter 14 of John and chapter 1 of John are my two favorite chapters in the entire Bible. a. I am the way, the truth, and the life: In light of soon events, this declaration is a paradox. 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. 4. (Jhn 14:30-31) Jesus goes forth willingly, not as one who is being overwhelmed by Satan. Christ promises that he would continue his care of his disciples. He would not go to prepare a place for Judas - at least not a place in His Father's house. Chapter 1 and 2: This story is about South Africa. © 2000 David Guzik - No distribution beyond personal use without permission. Don't blame Jesus though—those are God's house rules. Pentateuch You will know … he who loves Me … who has My commandments: Trusting, loving and obeying Jesus are all dependent on each other. But the Bible tells us that Jesus is the only way to God. God the Son prays to God the Father that He might send God the Holy Spirit to us. John 3:16, Jesus faith love), The Whole Bible 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. Major Prophets 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. Mansions are lasting dwellings. Summary of John 14 Chapter 14, the beginning of the farewell discourse. -------------------- Slave or free; rich or poor; man or woman; Greek or Barbarian. However others are overwhelmed with the sorrows of this present time, be not you so. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.". "A little while longer and the world will see Me no more, but you will see Me. Wisdom Literature He would abide with the disciples to the end of time; his gifts and graces would encourage their hearts. General Epistles I will come daily to you in my Spirit; in the tokens of his love, and visits of his grace. John was an eyewitness of the reported occurrences though, as he himself writes (John 1:14; John 19:35). To ask in Christ's name, is to plead his merit and intercession, and to depend upon that plea. -------------------- Wisdom Literature I believe Christians added those things in later on all by themselves. " One morning he gets news of a police raid in the black township Crossroads that lies in Cape Town. -------------------- Otherwise I would have told you. Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. His bags are packed and he's leaving very soon. i. i. The gospel of John was written by the disciple John, decades later than the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Love will be a commanding, constraining principle; and where love is, duty follows from a principle of gratitude. These mysteries will be fully known in heaven. All that saw Christ by faith, saw the Father in Him. 14 You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it. John 14 - NIV: “Do not let your hearts be troubled. -------------------- John, who was very drunk, was “out for the night,” but Lorraine pleaded with the officers to let them see Mr. Pignati. a. 1. This is the favour God bears to his chosen. It really is an all-or-nothing deal. Greater is not "more sensational" but greater in magnitude. It was best for Jesus, best for the disciples, and best for the world. We now come to that portion of the evangelical history which we may with propriety call its Holy of Holies. Do you not believe that I am in the Father, and the Father in Me? Upon the word troubled. 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. Such are partakers of the Holy Spirit's new-creating grace. a. Simply put, if Jesus is not the only way to God, then He is not any way to God. The holiness of God shone in the spotless purity of Christ's life. JOHN 14:1-5 BIBLE STUDY John 14:6 I Am The Way, The Truth, And The Life John 14:7-11 Show Us The Father John 14:12-14 Greater Works Than These John 14:15-21 If You Love Me, Keep My Commandments John 14:22 Judas John 14:23-26 Keep My Words John 14:27-31 Peace I Leave With You John 14 Bible Study Questions (Handout) His disciples are puzzled because at one point, Jesus says that in a little while they will not see Him again. Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise), Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Chapter 14 brings hope of everlasting life and promises of a better life here while we are preparing for our home in the sky. b. 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. 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). Luke-Acts My Father is greater than I: The Father is greater than the Son in position (particularly regarding the incarnation), not in essence or being. I will come certainly at the end of time. But there is no objective reason for a person to make a distinction between "Jesus really said this" or "Jesus really didn't say that. " Pentateuch I go to prepare a place for you. Pauline Epistles Poetical Books Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me, To receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also, No one comes to the Father except through Me, Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, That the Father may be glorified in the Son, You will know … he who loves Me … who has My commandments, The ruler of this world … has nothing in Me, David Guzik :: Génesis 14 – Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 – La Conversión de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 – Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la Soltería, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: Génesis 3 – La tentación y caída del hombre, Gen 27 The Blind Blessing (Peter Hubbard), Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), Gen 28 A Scandalous Story of How a Bad Boy Got Blessed (Peter Hubbard), Genesis 1:1-8 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith). General Epistles 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. Sometimes people object and say, "I believe Jesus was an honest man, and I believe He was a true prophet. a. (Jhn 14:19-24) After His departure, Jesus will only be manifested to hearts that love Him and honor His word. b. 14 “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. The Gospels a. Summary and Analysis Chapter 14 Summary. The Gospel of John begins with a lovely little poem about Jesus. f. I will come to you: Jesus again promises to come again (previously in John 14: 3). John 14:12. Observe the prospect Christ had of an approaching conflict, not only with men, but with the powers of darkness. "You have heard Me say to you, 'I am going away and coming back to you. ' Jesus declares that Satan has absolutely no hook, no foothold, no toehold of deception in Him. John 14:14. 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