Johannine believers don’t “imitate” Jesus; they participate in him wholly. One clue to Jesus’ meaning in our text is His explanation of why His disciples should do greater works: “because I go to the Father.” As John 14:16-17, 26; 15:26; 16:13-15 make clear, Jesus promised that after He returned to the Father, He would send the Holy Spirit to indwell them. John 14:25-31 The Disciple’s Question. This is a prophecy. John 14:1 "Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me." . This comprehensive promise is emphatically repeated in Joh 14:14. in my name, either calling upon it, he being equally the object of prayer with the Father, or making mention of it, pleading the merits of his blood, righteousness, and sacrifice; whatever was according to the will of God, was for his glory, and their real good, he would do it for them, as well when absent from them, as present with them. In my name - This is equivalent to saying on my account, or for my sake. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. with the Father, or making mention of it, pleading the merits of Proud member ( D) During the last supper, Jesus made dire predictions. In verses 15-24, OVERVIEW This discourse takes place at the Last Supper (see chapter 13), and represents Jesus' attempt to prepare the disciples for what is coming. And trust in me. John 14:14 If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it. Let not YOUR heart be troubled; Let not MY heart be troubled; Let not OUR hearts be troubled. though they seem rather to be repeated by Christ, the more to He was “. Jesus is "the way, and the truth, and the life" (John 14:6). 14 If you ask anything in My name, Because the promise of the prayer in the previous verse is so far reaching, He reiterated it again in this verse. 17:21-23). Fire will burn to ashes the effects of sin and Satan and his followers. John 14:14. If ye shall ask anything 2:9). Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. Trust in God. The simple fact that the worlds came into being through the word of God, and that everything created.. both visible and invisible, was made by His mighty power is the thing first mentioned in this important chapter. John was very selective in recording the words and works of Jesus Christ in order to achieve the goal that his readers might, by reflecting on his account, come to express faith in Christ and have life in His name (John 20:30, 31). For ὅ τι ἄν and τοῦτο mutually refer to one another.— αἰτήσητε, ye shall have asked) A comprehensive promise, John 14:14; ch. John 13:31-38 Christ’s Farewell Sermon to His Disciples. . Verses 23-25 Many people *believed in Jesus because he did *miracles. Then I will take you to be with me so that you may be where I am. Question: Would you please explain John 14:13-14.We talked about it in Church today but nobody really explained it well. i. thought, by some, to have crept into the text from the margin; of Our Lord has been speaking of His departure, of its purpose, of His return as guaranteed by that purpose, and of His servants’ eternal and perfect reunion with Him. Looking at the greater context of the Book of John, we see the same kinds of things often repeated. They might still have said, ‘Yes; we believe that You will come back again, and we … John 14:14 is in the original text. Read Introduction to John. Jesus began by washing the disciples' In John 1, we are told "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. THE FAREWELL DISCOURSE . John tries to push at this by grabbing hold of a number of terms and repeating them: abide, love, the language of being “in” (14:17 and 20), and later in the Discourse, an emphasis on “one-ness” (cf. John 14:1-14 . 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