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What is meant by a "mansion?"
A. A place of abode, Who is his Father? What did Christ go to do? What does Christ say will do when he again?
for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me; or else believe me for
Where will his disciples the very works' sake. Verily,
verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do
What is the Holy Ghost also called?
A. The Spirit of Truth. What did Christ say that the world could not do to the Spirit of Truth? Why not?
Who is here meant by the world?
A. The stubborn, unbelieving, and wicked part of it. Who did Christ say did know him?
Why did he say the disciples knew the Spirit of Truth?
In what state would Christ not leave his disciples? Who did he say would come to them?
What does he say respecting the world seeing him? What does he say respecting the disciples seeing him? What does he tell the disciples they would know at that day?
At what day?
A. On the day of Pentecost, when he should visibly send down the Holy Ghost to his disciples.
is it that loves
By whom will he be beloved?
Who is the Comforter? Who will send him? In whose name will the Father send him.
What does Christ say the Comforter will teach them?
him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you. I will not leave you comfortless; I will
Yet a little
come to you. while and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me; because I live, ye shall live also. At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you. He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things,
What will he bring to their remembrance?
How has this been fulfilled?
A. By the Holy Ghost enabling the writers of the New Testament correctly to remember and relate all that Christ taught them.
What is the subject of this chapter?
What did Christ leave to his disciples?
How did he give that peace to them?
What did he exhort them not to be?
What did he say that he was to do?
Was he to go away for ever, or was he to come again?
What does he say they would do, if they loved him?
Why would they rejoice? How was God greater than Christ?
A. Considering Christ in the nature of man.
Why did Christ tell them before it came to pass?
After that time, what would Christ not do? Who does he say is coming?
Who is the prince of this world?
A. The Devil.
What had not the prince of this world?
and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.
THE SAME DISCOURSE CON
TINUED.-John xiv. Divine Peace promised to Christ's Disciples.
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you; not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your
heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said I go unto the Father; for my Father is greater than I. And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might believe. Hereafter I will not talk much with you for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.
What do you mean by But that the world may
A. He would not find any fault in him; he was without sin.
What was the world to know?
How was it that Christ acted?
What is the subject of this chapter?
Where is it written? What does Christ say is his commandment?
In what manner were they to love one another? What does Christ say is an instance of very great love?
How does Christ tell his disciples that they would be his friends?
What does he not call them from that time? Why?
What does he call them? What had he made known to them?
What had they not done with respect to him?
What had he done to them?
What did he ordain them to do?
What will he give them? What is the thing which he commands them?
know that I love the Father, and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.
THE SAME DISCOURSE CON
TINUED. -John xv. We must love one another. This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends: for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you. Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain ; that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you. These things I command you, that ye love one another.
What is contained in the
Where is it written?
What is the subject of
What did Jesus do when he had spoken these words? How did he begin his prayer?
What hour did he mean? A. The hour in which he was to suffer death.
What does he pray the Father to do?
For what purpose was the Father to glorify the Son?
Over what had the Father given him power?
For what purpose had the Father given him power over all flesh?
What is life eternal, that is, what is the way to life eternal ?
What had Jesus Christ done on earth?
What had he finished? How does he pray the Father to glorify him?
Where does Christ say he was going when he left the world?
What does he pray the Father to do for those whom he had given him?
For what end did he pray the Father to keep them?
What do you mean by being one as we are?
A. That they may always be united as the disciples of
OUR SAVIOUR'S PRAYER FOR HIS DISCIPLES-John xvii.
That they may know the only true God and Jesus Christ. These words spake Jesus,
and lifted up his eyes to Heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come: glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee; as thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him. And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. I have glorified thee on the earth I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do. And now, O Father,
glorify thou me with thine own self, with the glory which I had with thee before the world was. And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee, Holy Father, keep through thine own name, those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one as we are.