In the world ye shall have tribulation--specially arising from its deadly opposition to those who "are not of the world, but chosen out of the world." because I was with you. "Ye now therefore have sorrow." 4 But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them. The persecuting Jews professed to be worshippers of Jehovah; but they did not know the Christ, whom he sent, and, therefore, in very truth they did not know the Father either. In this context, the bearing of fruit is generalized. 28. 5 Outlines . John 1:16, ESV: "For from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace." "Helper" in John 16:7, means someone who It should seem,... 3. But now I go my way to him that sent me--While He was with them, the world's hatred was directed chiefly against Himself; but His departure would bring it down upon them as His representatives. Let us also go, that we may die with him." Salem Media Group. Participant. A chapter by chapter and verse by verse study of John taught by Pastor Paul LeBoutillier of Calvary Chapel Ontario, Oregon. he will show you things to come--referring specially to those revelations which, in the Epistles partially, but most fully in the Apocalypse, open up a vista into the Future of the Kingdom of God, whose horizon is the everlasting hills. John 16:1-33 . . JOHN 16:8-11 8 “And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: 9 of sin, because they do not believe in Me; 10 of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more; 11 of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged. 1 John 2:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 John 2:16, NIV: "For everything in the world--the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life--comes not from the Father but from the world." (Jhn 16:19-22) Jesus explains of coming sorrow being turned into joy. And when he is come, he will, &c.--This is one of the passages most pregnant with thought in the profound discourses of Christ; with a few great strokes depicting all and every part of the ministry of the Holy Ghost in the world--His operation with reference to individuals as well as the mass, on believers and unbelievers alike [OLSHAUSEN]. But if I go, I will send him to you.” (16:7). 25. in proverbs--in obscure language, opposed to "showing plainly"--that is, by the Spirit's teaching. This is what He had just said … For the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me--This love of theirs is that which is called forth by God's eternal love in the gift of His Son mirrored in the hearts of those who believe, and resting on His dear Son. 12-15. when he, the Spirit of truth, is come . Thus, then, the Spirit shall bring home to men's conscience: (1) the sense of sin, consummated in the rejection of Him who came to "take away the sin of the world"; (2) the sense of perfect relief in the righteousness of the Father's Servant, now fetched from the earth that spurned Him to that bosom where from everlasting He had dwelt; and (3) the sense of emancipation from the fetters of Satan, whose judgment brings to men liberty to be holy, and transformation out of servants of the devil into sons and daughters of the Lord Almighty. 15. John 3:16 Explained – John Walvoord. October 23, 2014 at 10:36 pm #781034. John 1:16, KJV: "And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace." . The disciples were hurting because Jesus was going to leave them. A little while, and ye shall not see me; and again a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father--The joy of the world at their not seeing Him seems to show that His removal from them by death was what He meant; and in that case, their joy at again seeing Him points to their transport at His reappearance amongst them on His Resurrection, when they could no longer doubt His identity. When we are hurting, the place to go is God's Word for encouragement. John Walvoord on John 3:16. 1:3-11. John 1:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] John 1:16, NIV: "Out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given." has filled" the disciples' "heart" and they need to be . John 16,explained. Asking in Christ's name, is acknowledging our unworthiness to receive any favours from God, and shows full … He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come." Asking in Christ's name, is acknowledging our unworthiness to receive any favours from God, and shows full dependence upon Christ as the Lord our Righteousness. Christ knew they were desirous to ask him, but were bashful and ashamed to ask. . 1 John 4:16, ESV: "So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us.God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him." In John 11:16, when Jesus told them He was going to Bethany to raise Lazarus, Thomas understanding the danger the Lord faced from the Jewish leaders said ". It is God that justifieth: Who is he that condemneth? 27. J. C. Ryle on John 3:16. It has also been called the "Gospel in a nutshell", because it is considered a summary of the central theme of traditional Christianity:. There is no absolute consensus on what this means. Reproof is indeed implied in the term employed, and doubtless the word begins with it. It is only used five times in the New Testament (John 14:16, 26, see notes; John 15:26, see above; 16:7; I John 2:1, see notes) and is translated "comforter" in the KJV each time except in I John 2:1 where it is translated "advocate. Jesus’ answer to the unasked question of the disciples begins here. John 15:16. John 1:16, ESV: "For from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace." They too will listen to my voice, and there shall be one flock and one shepherd." (Read John 16:23-27) Asking of the Father shows a sense of spiritual wants, and a desire of spiritual blessings, with conviction that they are to be had from God only. So that the "peace" promised was far from an unruffled one. And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me. John 16:1 These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended. 7. gives comfort or counsel, so Jesus is referring to the Holy Spirit's role to the disciples, I must bring them also. All things that the Father hath are mine — a plainer expression than this of absolute community with the Father in all things cannot be conceived, though the “all things” here have reference to the things of the Kingdom of Grace, which the Spirit was to receive that He might show it to us. John 3:16. Having God dwell . Jesus said, “Nevertheless I tell you the truth: It is to your advantage that I go away, for if I don’t go away, the Counselor won’t come to you. This stress is seen by the numerous references to what the believer knows (2:3, 5, 29; 3:14, 16, 19, 24; 4:13, 16; 5:15, 18-20). Hold firmly to the truth, encourage by sound doctrine, & refute those who oppose it. Indeed , y the hour is coming when z whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God . 33. 16 “I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away. In this struggle Jesus gained the victory and subdued the great enemy of man. John 16 16 1 “All this I have told you so that you will not fall away. John 3:16 Explained – J. C. Ryle. God so loved the world, that He gave His-only begotten Son. Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name--for "prayer in the name of Christ, and prayer to Christ, presuppose His glorification" [OLSHAUSEN]. John 16:22. The Biblical Illustrator. Context : … God’s love is not limited to a few or to one group of people but His gift is for the whole world.God’s love was expressed in the giving of His most priceless gift—His unique Son (cf.Rom. 2-3 Key Thought. Now Jesus knew that they desired to ask Him, and He said to them, "Are you inquiring among yourselves about what I said, 'A little while, and you will not see Me; and again a little while, and you will see Me'? The fact that the first verb (theōreō) is present tense in both John 16:16 and 17 and the second (horaō) is future tense in both John 16:16 and 17 seem to support the synonymous theory. WONDERFUL WORDS FOR WOUNDED WORKERS . offering "God service" (John 16:2)? Prayer will avail for his restoration, with one reservation—that his sin be “not unto death”. 6, 7. Pliny declares that Cicero once saw the Iliad of Homer written in so small a character that it could be contained in a nutshell. John 3:16 tells us of the love God has for us and the extent of that love—so great that He sacrificed His only Son on our behalf. IT IS TO YOUR ADVANTAGE. . John 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. 5. 4. these things I said not . whom you have from God...?" Has the Holy Spirit taken up residence inside you? Why would "sorrow" have "filled" (John 16:6) the disciples' hearts? The Greek root can be translated "comfort." Jesus is showing the harmony of Spirit and intent of … In John 16:8-11 the Spirit acted as a prosecutor to the world, however, in John 16:12-15 the Spirit's advocacy is seen on behalf of believers. The power of the world, the realm controlled by Satan, was defeated when Jesus accepted his Father's will to go to the cross. In this sense it is used of the Father in 2 Cor. Jesus referring to the Holy Spirit as the at--from. Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Author. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) John 16:12-15 . There are two grand lessons to be learned in the school of Christ, and all divine teaching is comprehended and summed up in them. At the same time the sorrow of the widowed Church in the absence of her Lord in the heavens, and her transport at His personal return, are certainly here expressed. John 10:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] John 10:16, NIV: "I have other sheep that are not of this sheep pen. the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave me alone; and yet I am not alone--A deep and awful sense of wrong experienced is certainly expressed here, but how lovingly! 14. Thus the Spirit, in this clause, is seen convincing men that there is in Christ perfect relief under the sense of sin of which He had before convinced them; and so far from mourning over His absence from us, as an irreparable loss, we learn to glory in it, as the evidence of His perfect acceptance on our behalf, exclaiming with one who understood this point, "Who shall lay anything to the charge of God's elect? A little while, and ye shall not see me; and again a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father --The joy of the world at their not seeing Him seems to show that His removal from them by death was what He meant; and in that case, their joy at again seeing Him points to their transport at His reappearance amongst them on His Resurrection, when they could no longer doubt His identity. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. It is about collaboration and the self-communication of God. How is it to the disciples' "advantage" 1 John 4:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 John 4:16, NIV: "And so we know and rely on the love God has for us.God is love. 16:23-27 Asking of the Father shows a sense of spiritual wants, and a desire of spiritual blessings, with conviction that they are to be had from God only. There is a sin leading to death; I do not say that he should make request for this. He shall glorify me; for he shall receive of mine and show it unto you--Thus the whole design of the Spirit's office is to glorify Christ--not in His own Person, for this was done by the Father when He exalted Him to His own right hand--but in the view and estimation of men. ὁδηγήσει ὑμᾶς “shall lead you,” “as a guide leads in the way, by steady advance, rather than by sudden revelation”. For me, with a view to glorify me ( ἐμέ, with emphasis), will the Paraclete, as is said in John 16:13, operate, for the advancement of my δόξα among men, since He will announce to you nothing else than what is mine, what according to the identity of substance is my truth, of … John 16:12-15 begins with Jesus telling his disciples, “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now” (v. 12). 23-28. The disciples' satisfaction in this declaration ( John 16:29, 30 ): Lo, now speakest though plainly. John 3:16 gives us the glorious hope of eternal life in heaven through the love of God and death of Jesus Christ. In what sense will the killers have "not known" (John leʹ (“illustration” or “parable”) that is common in the other Gospels but not used at all in John’s account. of 16 These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended. Let us also go, that we may die with him." 16-22. The Gospel of Luke gives us greater insight into the relationship of John and Jesus, but we will … Continue reading "Commentary on John 1:6-8, 19-28" It is frequently called the “golden text” of Scripture. 1 John 2:16, ESV: "For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world." John 16:16-24 New International Version (NIV) The Disciples’ Grief Will Turn to Joy. not His position vis-a-vis Jesus. 26. ask--when I am gone, "in My name.". It is expedient for you that I go away--, Yes. I say not . 16:20 ajmhVn ajmhVn levgw uJmi'n …. Verses 28-33 1. 24. JOHN 16:1-4 1 “These things I have spoken to you, that you should not be made to stumble. 2 They will put you out of the synagogue; in fact, the time is coming when anyone who kills you will think they are offering a service to God. John 3:16 teaches us that anyone who believes in Jesus Christ, God’s Son, will be saved. John 3:16 gives us the glorious hope of eternal life in heaven through the love of God and death of Jesus Christ. The Holy Trinity is about relationship and indwelling. But because I have said these things . John 2:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] John 2:16, NIV: "To those who sold doves he said, 'Get these out of here!Stop turning my Father's house into a market!'" 17 All unrighteousness is sin, and there is a sin not leading to death,” (1 John 5:16-17). 2 They will put you out of the synagogues; yes, the time is coming that whoever kills you will think that he … The final part of the discourse directs the disciples' attention to what they are about to experience as a result of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection... View the entire commentary * More information on Commentaries now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb--hardly more so than before; the time for perfect plainness was yet to come; but having caught a glimpse of His meaning (it was nothing more), they eagerly express their satisfaction, as if glad to make anything of His words. Wakeup. ye shall ask--inquire of me nothing--by reason of the fulness of the Spirit's teaching ( John 14:26 , 16:13 ; and compare 1 John 2:27 ). Who is the "Helper" (John 16:7) Jesus will send after His departure? John 16:13. After the grand assurance that prayer is always heard, never unanswered, the Apostle specifies one kind of prayer, viz., Intercession, in the particular case of a “brother,” i.e. . John 16:1-14. 16 These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended. John 16:15 "All things that the Father hath are mine: therefore said I, that he shall take of mine, and shall shew it unto you." John 1:16, NASB: "For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace." John 16:2 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. 16-22. . Of sin, because they believe not on me--As all sin has its root in unbelief, so the most aggravated form of unbelief is the rejection of Christ. that need will increase in the coming hours. The Gospel readings for the Third Sunday of Advent in Years A, B, and C focus on the person of John. The death of Christ was a judgment or a condemnation of Satan. Sorrow (1) because He was going away; sorrow (2) because of the declared manner of His death. See here why Christ explained it (John 16:19) because he knew they were desirous to ask him, and designed it. . It has also been called the "Gospel in a nutshell", because it is considered a summary of the central theme of traditional Christianity:. "Helper" is all the more appropriate now since "sorrow The Gospel of John, chapter 3, verse 16, is one of the all-time beloved and well-known verses in the entire Bible. Jesus tells us to take his yoke and it will be easy, and that his burden is light (Mt 11:30). (So Saul of Tarsus, Galatians 1:13 Galatians 1:14 , Philippians 3:6 ). A plain declaration of Christ's mission from the Father, and his return to him ( John 16:28 ): I came forth from the... 2. That He was not to be utterly deserted, that there was One who would not forsake Him, was to Him matter of ineffable support and consolation; but that He should be without all human countenance and cheer, who as Man was exquisitely sensitive to the law of sympathy, would fill themselves with as much shame, when they afterwards recurred to it, as the Redeemer's heart in His hour of need with pungent sorrow. How is it to the disciples' "advantage" DISCOURSE AT THE SUPPER TABLE CONCLUDED. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. But if He was the "Faithful and True Witness," the Father's "Righteous Servant," "His Elect, in whom His soul delighted," then was His departure to the Father, and consequent disappearance from the view of men, but the fitting consummation, the august reward, of all that He did here below, the seal of His mission, the glorification of the testimony which He bore on earth, by the reception of its Bearer to the Father's bosom. Note, The knots we cannot untie we must bring to him who alone can give an understanding. The gospel in brief. He brought life and immortality to light. . 9. Here and in 16:4 Jesus gives the purpose for his telling the disciples about coming persecution. the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service--The words mean religious service--"that he is offering a service to God." These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended--both the warnings and the encouragements just given. . John 3:16 tells us of the love God has for us and the extent of that love—so great that He sacrificed His only Son on our behalf. (John 11:16) Jesus several times mention that He would die, but He did not mention what His death would accomplish. 16:3) God the Father or Jesus? "Do you not know that your 4 But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them. 2. This topic is empty. The death of Christ "judged" or judicially overthrew him, and he was thereupon "cast out" or expelled from his usurped dominion ( Hebrews 2:14 , 1 John 3:8 , Colossians 2:15 ). They shall put you out of the synagogue--( John 9:22 , 12:42 ). 16:1 Tau'ta lelavlhka uJmi'n This phrase occurs seven times in the Last Discourse, in 14:25, 15:11, here in 16:1, 16:4, 16:6, 16:25, and 16:33. John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.” God loves you so much that He sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to be born on earth and die on a cross. . Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more--Beyond doubt, it is Christ's personal righteousness which the Spirit was to bring home to the sinner's heart. By "Helper," is Jesus calling the Holy Spirit His assistant or someone who will help the disciples? These words provide essential background to this Sunday’s Gospel lesson. 2 x They will put you out of the synagogues. All things that the Father hath are mine--a plainer expression than this of absolute community with the Father in all things cannot be conceived, though the "all things" here have reference to the things of the Kingdom of Grace, which the Spirit was to receive that He might show it to us. John 16:15. Do ye now believe?--that is, "It is well ye do, for it is soon to be tested, and in a way ye little expect." 1. because the Father is with me--how near, and with what sustaining power, who can express? In this world, you will have trouble. This triumphant vindication of Christ's rectitude is to us divine evidence, bright as heaven, that He is indeed the Saviour of the world, God's Righteous Servant to justify many, because He bare their iniquities ( Isaiah 53:11 ). inside of us is even better than having Him next to us. John 3:16 Meaning - Here is a detailed explanation of John 3:16 in plain words. What Jesus says here seems to contradict what he had just told the disciples in 15:15: “I have made known to you everything that I have heard from my Father.” … Continue reading "Commentary on John 16:12-15" Sermon Bible Commentary. Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged--By supposing that the final judgment is here meant, the point of this clause is, even by good interpreters, quite missed. The meaning of verses 16 and 17 is debated among Christians. 16:18 "So they were saying" This is an imperfect tense which can mean (1) they were saying over and over or (2) they began to say. 8. John 16,explained. To another class, however, this blessed teaching will have another issue--translating them out of the kingdom of darkness into the kingdom of God's dear Son. . February 20, 2012 at 11:45 AM Leave a comment. leʹ (“illustration” or “parable”) that is common in the other Gospels but not used at all in John’s account. The Spirit would complete the teaching of Christ and lead them “into all the truth”. comforted, and sorrow hath filled your heart--Sorrow had too much paralyzed them, and He would rouse their energies. Is it true that their killers thought that they were See the notes at John 12:31. EXEGESIS: JOHN 16:7. It is Christ that died; yea, rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God," &c. ( Romans 8:33 Romans 8:34 ). The evidence of this was to lie in the great historical fact, that He had "gone to His Father and was no more visible to men":--for if His claim to be the Son of God, the Saviour of the world, had been a lie, how should the Father, who is "a jealous God," have raised such a blasphemer from the dead and exalted him to His right hand? John 16:14(NASB) Verse Thoughts The time for Christ's departure had come.. and although the separation from their Master was a painful prospect for the confused disciples.. nevertheless, they were to discover an inner strength, and receive extraordinary comfort, that was not available to them during Christ's lifetime on earth. The Father speaks to Jesus, who speaks to the Spirit, who will “guide you into all the truth” (John 16:13). Posts. (John 11:16) Jesus several times mention that He would die, but He did not mention what His death would accomplish. he shall not speak of himself--that is, from Himself, but, like Christ Himself, "what He hears," what is given Him to communicate. 1 John 2:16, ESV: "For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world." 1 John 5:16. 1-5. What was now withheld would afterwards be disclosed, ὅταν … ἀλήθειαν. As you can see, the original meaning of 'For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, 3 And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me. John 1:16, KJV: "And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace." He broke and defeated the power of sin and death through his own sacrificial death. 1, 4 . I will pray the Father for you--as if He were not of Himself disposed to aid you: Christ does pray the Father for His people, but not for the purpose of inclining an unwilling ear. 1 John 2:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 John 2:16, NIV: "For everything in the world--the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life--comes not from the Father but from the world." JOHN 3:16 EXPLAINED “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” Main Points For/so : These are link words expanding or explaining something that was said earlier. One might be shocked to learn, therefore, that this great passage is one of the most misunderstood and misrepresented texts of the Word of God. John 1:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] John 1:16, NIV: "Out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given." But convict or convince is the thing intended; and as the one expresses the work of the Spirit on the unbelieving portion of mankind, and the other on the believing, it is better not to restrict it to either. All things that the Father hath are mine. "I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none" ( Psalms 69:20 ). John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.” God loves you so much that He sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to be born on earth and die on a cross. Jesus, as often in the Fourth Gospel, does not answer their specific question about the time element ( mikrovn) involved in his impending departure. 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