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John 16

The Gospel According to Saint John

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These things spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to the heaven, and said -- `Father, the hour hath come, glorify Thy Son, that Thy Son also may glorify Thee,


according as Thou didst give to him authority over all flesh, that -- all that Thou hast given to him -- he may give to them life age-during;


and this is the life age-during, that they may know Thee, the only true God, and him whom Thou didst send -- Jesus Christ;


I did glorify Thee on the earth, the work I did finish that Thou hast given me, that I may do it.


`And now, glorify me, Thou Father, with Thyself, with the glory that I had before the world was, with Thee;


I did manifest Thy name to the men whom Thou hast given to me out of the world; Thine they were, and to me Thou hast given them, and Thy word they have kept;


now they have known that all things, as many as Thou hast given to me, are from Thee,


because the sayings that Thou hast given to me, I have given to them, and they themselves received, and have known truly, that from Thee I came forth, and they did believe that Thou didst send me.


`I ask in regard to them; not in regard to the world do I ask, but in regard to those whom Thou hast given to me, because Thine they are,


and all mine are Thine, and Thine are mine, and I have been glorified in them;


and no more am I in the world, and these are in the world, and I come unto Thee. Holy Father, keep them in Thy name, whom Thou hast given to me, that they may be one as we;