The one is the Spirit's work in us, the other is the Spirit's personal coming to abide within us. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Simpson— Days of Heaven Upon Earth 'Let not your heart be troubled. All true Christians know the first, but few, it is to be feared, understand and receive the second. Clarke's Notes on the Bible If ye love me, keep my commandments - Do not be afflicted at the thought of my being separated from you: the most solid proof ye can give of your attachment to and affection for me is to keep my commandments. Let us copy the example of his love and obedience.
But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. This idea of trying to get a holiness of your own, and then have Christ reward you for it, is not His teaching. I will come daily to you in my Spirit; in the tokens of his love, and visits of his grace. Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him. If we truly desire His Presence more than all else, we will Rev. John 14 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. I go to prepare a place for you.
If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I. Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. Because I live, you also will live. He is the Resurrection and the Life. As the source of holiness and happiness, the Holy Spirit will abide with every believer for ever.
Arise, let us go hence. This is the favour God bears to his chosen. The other is the secret which Paul says has been hid from ages and generations, but is now made manifest to His saints, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Christ will be the Finisher of that of which he is the Author or Beginner; if he have prepared the place for us, he will prepare us for it. He that loveth me not keepeth not my sayings: and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the Father's which sent me. Let your heart be kept with full trust in God.
The twelve were sitting in the upper chamber, stupefied with the dreary, half-understood prospect of Christ's departure. Christ is the sinner's Way to the Father and to heaven, in his person as God manifest in the flesh, in his atoning sacrifice, and as our Advocate. There are many mansions, for there are many sons to be brought to glory. John 15 1 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. The holiness of God shone in the spotless purity of Christ's life. Having Christ's commands, we must keep them.
Complete King James Bible John 14 - Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. The best evidence of our love to the Father is, our doing as he has commanded us. All that saw Christ by faith, saw the Father in Him. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my. When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven. If ye love me, keep my commandments.
The Geneva Bible 1587 If ye loue me, keepe my comandements, George Lamsa Translation of the Peshitta If you love me, then obey my commandments. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I. The Holy Spirit will be the great Teacher and Minister in this blessed process. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I. Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way? From now on, you do know him and have seen him.
And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, this will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know. Here lies the secret of abiding peace--God's peace. The peace of God widely differs from that of Pharisees or hypocrites, as is shown by its humbling and holy effects. Select a Chapter Select a Book of the Bible Bibliography Information The Holy Bible, King James Version. And who can fail to feel the tone Alexander Maclaren— Expositions of Holy Scripture 'In My Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. The expressions used here and elsewhere, plainly denote a person, and the office itself includes all the Divine perfections.
My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them. The word used here, signifies an advocate, counsellor, monitor, and comforter. After having become adjusted to our Living Head and the source of our life, now our business is to abide, absorb and grow, leaning on His strength, drinking in His life, feeding on Him as the Living Bread, and drawing all of our resources from Him in continual dependence and communion. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. He that loveth me not keepeth not my sayings: and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the which sent me.
Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him. And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might believe. Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also. To all the saints, the Spirit of grace is given to be a remembrancer, and to him, by faith and prayer, we should commit the keeping of what we hear and know. Arise, let us go hence. There are spiritual tokens of Christ and his love given to all believers. Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.