New International Version
but he comes so that the world may learn that I love the Father and do exactly what my Father has commanded me. "Come now; let us leave.
King James Bible
But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.
Darby Bible Translation
but that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father has commanded me, thus I do. Rise up, let us go hence.
World English Bible
But that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father commanded me, even so I do. Arise, let us go from here.
Young's Literal Translation
but that the world may know that I love the Father, and according as the Father gave me command so I do; arise, we may go hence.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Arise, let us go hence - Calmet supposes that Christ, having rendered thanks to God, and sung the usual hymn, Matthew 26:30; Mark 14:26; rose from the table, left the city, and went towards the garden of Olives, or garden of Gethsemane, on the road to which, a part of the following discourse was delivered. It was now about midnight, and the moon was almost full, it being the 14th day of her age, about the time in which the Jewish passover was to be slain.
The reader should carefully note the conduct of our Lord. He goes to die as a Sacrifice, out of love to mankind, in obedience to the Divine will, and with unshaken courage. All our actions should be formed on this plan. They should have the love of God and man for their principle and motive; his glory for their end; and his will for their rule. He who lives and acts thus shall live for ever. Amen.
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TEXT: "If ye shall ask anything in my name I will do it."--John 14:14. Jesus testified in no uncertain way concerning prayer, for not alone in this chapter does he speak but in all his messages to his disciples he is seeking to lead them into the place where they may know how to pray. In this fourteenth chapter of John, where he is coming into the shadow of the cross and is speaking to his disciples concerning those things which ought to have the greatest weight with them, the heart of his message …
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot
May 22 Morning
May 21. "We Will Come unto Him and Make Our Abode with Him" (John xiv. 23).
November 1. "We Will Come unto Him and Make Our Abode with Him" (John xiv. 23).
The Sovereign LORD has opened my ears; I have not been rebellious, I have not turned away.
No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down and authority to take it up again. This command I received from my Father."
For I did not speak on my own, but the Father who sent me commanded me to say all that I have spoken.
It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
When he had finished praying, Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron Valley. On the other side there was a garden, and he and his disciples went into it.
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