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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 prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where


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,


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verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also and greater works than these shall he do; because go unto my Father. And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.



TINUED. -John xiv. The Holy Spirit promised to those who love Christ, and keep his commandments. If ye love me, keep my commandments. And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth

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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 and bring all things to your


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?

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remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.



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 loved me, ye ye would rejoice, because I said I go unto the Father; for my Father is greater

than I.

And now I have

told before it come to you 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 that ?

A. He would not find any fault in him; he was without sin.

What was the world to know?

How was it that Christ



What is the subject of this chapter?

Where is it written?

What does Christ

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.


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. Hence

forth 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 thirteenth chapter?

Where is it written? What is the subject of this prayer?

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


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. 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.

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