14 He comforteth his disciples, 2, 7 declaring his divinity and the fruit of his death, 16 promising the comforter, 17 even the holy Spirit, 26 whose office he setteth out. 27 He promiseth his peace.

Let [a]not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

In my Father’s house are many dwelling places: if it were not so, [b]I would have told you: I go to [c]prepare a place for you.

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Footnotes

  1. John 14:1 He believeth in God that believeth in Christ, and there is no other way to confirm our minds in greatest distresses.
  2. John 14:2 That is, if it were not so as I tell you, to wit, unless there were place enough not only for me, but for you also in my father’s house, I would not thus deceive you with a vain hope, but I would have told you so plainly.
  3. John 14:2 All the speech is by way of an allegory, whereby the Lord comforteth his own, declaring unto them his departure into heaven, which is, not to reign there alone, but to go before, and prepare a place for them.

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