New Living Translation
Yes, I came from the Father into the world, and now I will leave the world and return to the Father."
King James Bible
I came forth from the Father, and am come into the world: again, I leave the world, and go to the Father.
Darby Bible Translation
I came out from the Father and have come into the world; again, I leave the world and go to the Father.
World English Bible
I came out from the Father, and have come into the world. Again, I leave the world, and go to the Father."
Young's Literal Translation
I came forth from the Father, and have come to the world; again I leave the world, and go on unto the Father.'
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LibraryAugust 15. "He Will Guide You into all Truth" (John xvi. 13).
"He will guide you into all truth" (John xvi. 13). The Holy Ghost does not come to give us extraordinary manifestations, but to give its life and light, and the nearer we come to Him, the more simple will His illumination and leading be. He comes to "guide us into all truth." He comes to shed light upon our own hearts, and to show us ourselves. He comes to reveal Christ, to give, and then to illumine, the Holy Scriptures, and to make Divine realities vivid and clear to our spiritual apprehension. …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
October 29. "Whatsoever Ye Shall Ask the Father in My Name, He Will Give it You" (John xvi. 23).
March 5. "I have Overcome the World" (John xvi. 33).
Jesus told them, "These claims are valid even though I make them about myself. For I know where I came from and where I am going, but you don't know this about me.
Jesus told them, "If God were your Father, you would love me, because I have come to you from God. I am not here on my own, but he sent me.
Before the Passover celebration, Jesus knew that his hour had come to leave this world and return to his Father. He had loved his disciples during his ministry on earth, and now he loved them to the very end.
Jesus knew that the Father had given him authority over everything and that he had come from God and would return to God.
"But now I am going away to the one who sent me, and not one of you is asking where I am going.
Righteousness is available because I go to the Father, and you will see me no more.
Now we understand that you know everything, and there's no need to question you. From this we believe that you came from God."
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