Jesus referring to the Holy Spirit as the John 16:16. 4 But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them. John 16 16 1 “All this I have told you so that you will not fall away. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in 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. John 16:16-24 New International Version (NIV) The Disciples’ Grief Will Turn to Joy. 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." I have overcome the world.” Explanation and Commentary of John 16:33. Jesus answered . John 10:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] John 10:16, NIV: "I have other sheep that are not of this sheep pen. 4. these things I said not . Bernard. 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" that need will increase in the coming hours. 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! of 2. In that day--of the dispensation of the Spirit (as in John 14:20 ). See the notes at John 12:31. . 33. These. 5 Outlines . because the Father is with me--how near, and with what sustaining power, who can express? "Helper" in John 16:7, means someone who 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. The Greek root can be translated "comfort." 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. As you can see, the original meaning of 'For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, 23-28. 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." This is what He had just said … What else does Jesus say will happen to them in John 16:2? 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. 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 ". 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. 16 These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended. The disciples were hurting because Jesus was going to leave them. October 23, 2014 at 10:36 pm #781034. . John 16:16 A little while and ye shall not see me Meaning, that he should be quickly taken from them by death. 24. 16:3) God the Father or Jesus? Salem Media Group. J. C. Ryle on John 3:16. for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you, but if I depart, I will send him unto. 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. 10. 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). But because I have said these things . "Do you not know that your 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" These things I have spoken unto you--not the immediately preceding words, but this whole discourse, of which these were the very last words, and which He thus winds up. 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 ). 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." . words given by Jesus were designed to encourage them. The Paraclete “will not speak on his own, but will speak whatever he hears” (John 16:13) from Jesus. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. (John 16:7) that Jesus goes away and the Holy Spirit comes? sorrow hath filled your heart--Sorrow had too much paralyzed them, and He would rouse their energies. Let us also go, that we may die with him." A plain declaration of Christ's mission from the Father, and his return to him ( John 16:28 ): I came forth from the... 2. 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. and none of you asketh me, Whither goest thou?--They had done so in a sort ( John 13:36 , 14:5 ); but He wished more intelligent and eager inquiry on the subject. that in me ye might have peace--in the sublime sense before explained. . For this purpose He was to "receive of Christ"--all the truth relating to Christ--"and show it unto them," or make them to discern it in its own light. 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 2 x They will put you out of the synagogues. The power of the world, the realm controlled by Satan, was defeated when Jesus accepted his Father's will to go to the cross. "I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none" ( Psalms 69:20 ). It is God that justifieth: Who is he that condemneth? How is it to the disciples' "advantage" We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. In this struggle Jesus gained the victory and subdued the great enemy of man. Is it true that their killers thought that they were JOHN 16. All rights reserved. Who is the "Helper" (John 16:7) Jesus will send after His departure? The Spirit, however, in fastening this truth upon the conscience, does not extinguish, but, on the contrary, does consummate and intensify, the sense of all other sins. 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. 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. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. The meaning of verses 16 and 17 is debated among Christians. THE PROMISE OF PERSECUTION - Vss. 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]. Though it is true that the same divine nature the Father is possessed of, the Son is; and the same divine perfections belong to the one, as to the other; and the Son shares in the same glory and felicity the Father does; so that in the utmost extent of the phrase, all that the Father hath are his; yet since Christ is speaking of things received of him by the … has filled" the disciples' "heart" and they need to be 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. 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." John 3:16 (chapter 3, verse 16 of the Gospel of John of the New Testament) is one of the most widely quoted verses from the Bible and has been called the most famous Bible verse. . 12-15. when he, the Spirit of truth, is come . 6, 7. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. This topic is empty. John 3:16 follows this rich and theologically dense explanation of sin and salvation. 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. This same term paraclētos, is used for the Son in 1 John 2:1. 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." 25. in proverbs--in obscure language, opposed to "showing plainly"--that is, by the Spirit's teaching. Jesus’ answer to the unasked question of the disciples begins here. These words provide essential background to this Sunday’s Gospel lesson. To one class of men, however, all this will carry conviction only; they "will not come to Christ"--revealed though He be to them as the life-giving One--that they may have life. 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. . Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. Reproof is indeed implied in the term employed, and doubtless the word begins with it. John 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. This echo of the truth, alluded to in John 16:27 , seems like thinking aloud, as if it were grateful to His own spirit on such a subject and at such an hour. Here and in 16:4 Jesus gives the purpose for his telling the disciples about coming persecution. Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name--for "prayer in the name of Christ, and prayer to Christ, presuppose His glorification" [OLSHAUSEN]. This year, the focus is on John’s role as the primary witness to Jesus, the Messiah. 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. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come." He ensured that death would not have the final say. 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. John 16:1-33 . . 3 And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me. John 1:16, ESV: "For from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace." The Biblical Illustrator. 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. The prince of this world - Satan. He broke and defeated the power of sin and death through his own sacrificial death. “For God So Loved the World” Is a Picture of Love. I say not . (Jhn 16:19-22) Jesus explains of coming sorrow being turned into joy. 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 ). John 1:16, KJV: "And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace." Context : … 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. 11. EXEGESIS: JOHN 16:7. 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. It is about collaboration and the self-communication of God. John 16:3. John 1:16, NASB: "For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace." 8. 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 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. DISCOURSE AT THE SUPPER TABLE CONCLUDED. τος (Parakletos), the original Greek word translated I came forth from the Father, &c.--that is, "And ye are right, for I have indeed so come forth,and shall soon return whence I came." 1. 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 ". Such, abiding voluntarily under the dominion of the prince of this world, are judged in his judgment, the visible consummation of which will be at the great day. gives comfort or counsel, so Jesus is referring to the Holy Spirit's role to the disciples, 16-22. 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. (1 Corinthians 3:16). (John 11:16) Jesus several times mention that He would die, but He did not mention what His death would accomplish. 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