But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth…
In this there is —
I. APPREHENSION OF THE OBJECT, AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF ITS PERFECTION.
II. UNION WITH THE OBJECT, AND AFFECTION TO IT.
III. SENSE OR INFIRMITY, AND DEPENDENCE ON THE OBJECT.
IV. THESE ARE THINGS IN WORSHIP, OF WHICH NOTHING CAN BE DONE BUT BY THE SPIRIT (Acts 17:23).
Parallel VersesKJV: But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.