Pauline Epistles You will be scattered: Jesus warns the disciples that their faith will be shaken before it is finally cemented. i. c. He will not speak on His own authority… He will glorify Me… He will take of what is Mine and declare it to you: The Holy Spirit’s ministry is revealing Jesus to us, to bear testimony of Jesus (John 15:26). Scripture: John 16:7. Jesus made the way to peace with others: For Jesus is our peace, who has made the both one and broken down the middle wall of division between us. The Holy Spirit persuades the work of the righteousness of Jesus. If Jesus wishes to found the Messianic kingdom, why go away? Minor Prophets "And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: of sin, because they do not believe in Me; of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more; of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.". John 6:16 - Now when evening came, His disciples went down to the sea, on StudyLight.org. Again, I leave the world and go to the Father. " Yes, Jesus knew they were filled with sorrow because of what He has told them. The Old Testament Yet Jesus here said that it wasn’t for His advantage, but to your advantage that I go away. Poetical Books GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point i. Knowing that Jesus has overcome the world brings us good cheer. (Romans 5:1), iii. (John 16:23-24,26-27) During the days of Jesus’ earthly ministry we find Him praying for His disciples and teaching them how to pray. We would have all of it, and the mass of it would be just plain unmanageable. Understanding this removes a false hope. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Instead, Jesus could truly say, “I have overcome the world.” If it was true then, it’s even truer now. Johannine Writings By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. He wants to show you how all this is to your advantage. “A little while, and you will not see Me; and again a little while, and you will see Me, because I go to the Father.” Then some of His disciples said among themselves, “What is this that He says to us, ‘A little while, and you will not see Me; and again a little while, and you will see Me’; and, ‘because I go to the Father’?” They said therefore, “What is this that He says, ‘A little while’? i. Poetical Books ii. “I remember that passage about Abraham going with Isaac to mount Moriah, where Isaac was to be offered up. with bodily eyes.’ When the short interval between His death and resurrection had elapsed, then they should see Him with their bodily eyes.” (Trench). 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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 basic sin is the sin which puts self at the centre of things and consequently refused to believe in Him.” (Morris), iii. Passwords should have at least 6 characters. They needed their hearts and minds prepared to endure the coming crisis. Secretaries would follow Him constantly to record His every word. He also knew that God would, by His power and grace, turn their sorrow into joy. v. Before Jesus left the disciples were confused, thick headed, afraid, selfish and self-centered. It was better because now we can have a more trusting relationship with God. i. Hence, RSV, rightly, ‘we do not know what he means’.” (Tasker), ii. (Bernard). [A previous revision of this page can be found here]. Would we see Him suffer any more? “This statement, spoken as it is in the shadow of the cross, is audacious… He goes to the cross not in fear or in gloom, but as a conqueror.” (Morris), iv. 2 For you will be expelled from the synagogues, and the time is coming when those who kill you will think they are doing a holy service for God. Pastoral Resources. It was better because Jesus can be with every believer all the time. It would all be written down and preserved. We make decisions to trust Him, and Jesus wanted them to trust that all this was to your advantage. They couldn't understand His plan. Major Prophets And these things I did not say to you at the beginning, because I was with you.". Your current area of struggle may one-day pass away, but after that there will be new territory to conquer for God. 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Fill in the blank Bible Studies to print and copy with a question, a Bible reference and a blank line for you to write the answer for John 16. In the loneliest moments imaginable, He understood that the Father was with Him. His disciples said to Him, "See, now You are speaking plainly, and using no figure of speech! the specific truth about the Person of Jesus and the significance of what He said and did. A person can follow Jesus, yet deny themselves that peace. d. Be of good cheer, I have overcome the world: Jesus proclaimed the truth of His victory. (Jhn 16:16-18) Jesus tells them of His immediate, brief departure. (Jhn 16:5-7) Jesus explains the benefits of His departure. 5. John is often the book recommended to new believers or seekers to study first. In that day you will ask Me nothing: Jesus probably meant that they would be so overcome with joy and relief at the resurrection that they would be speechless when it came to making requests of Jesus. c. It is to your advantage that I go away: This had to be difficult for the disciples to believe. Again, I leave the world and go to the Father.” His disciples said to Him, “See, now You are speaking plainly, and using no figure of speech! But these things I have told you, that when the time comes, you may remember that I told you of them. Luke-Acts They didn’t understand what He meant about not seeing Him and then seeing Him. Indeed, an hour is coming when those who kill you will think that by doing so they are offering worship to God. John 16 "I have told you this, so that you will not give up your faith. The gospels mention their distress during the actual occurrence of the crucifixion, but after the resurrection, and especially after Pentecost, we hear of no such grief.” (Spurgeon). If Jesus were present bodily on this earth, there would be a great challenge to our walk of faith. (Jhn 16:8-11) The work of the Holy Spirit in the world. a. However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come. We do not know what He is saying. Chapter 16. a. Until now you have asked nothing in My name: “Ye have not as yet considered me the great Mediator between God and man; but this is one of the truths which shall be more fully revealed to you by the Holy Spirit.” (Clarke). “During the earlier part of His ministry Jesus had spoken comparatively little to His disciples about the persecution which awaited them, because He had been in their company, and as long as He was with them the world’s hatred must inevitably be drawn to Himself.” (Tasker), ii. These things I have spoken to you in figurative language; but the time is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figurative language, but I will tell you plainly about the Father. (Calvin). Offers God service: “The word Jesus uses for service is lateria, which is the normal word for the service that a priest rendered at the altar in the Temple of God and is the standard word for religious service.” (Barclay). i. 2 They will put you out of the synagogues. One may speak of dream, visions, experiences, revelations and say they came from the Holy Spirit, but many of those supposed revelations of the Spirit say nothing or almost nothing about Jesus Himself. “And in that day you will ask Me nothing. Truly, it was to your advantage that Jesus left. Bible Study Tools Online Lessons Peace & Happiness Marriage & Family Teenagers Children ... John 16:1-33. 2. But we do not find the disciples personally addressing the heavenly Father themselves (note Jesus’ words in John 16:24a). But Jesus knew what He was talking about. Explaining the Inner Meaning of John 16 Verses 16:1, 2, 3.That through the power of divine truth there is protection in the time of persecution, when worship shall become merely external, through the extinction of all heavenly good and truth, resulting from the non-acknowledgement of the divinity of the Lord's humanity. It is better, because Jesus' work is better understood as He is enthroned in the heavens. They couldn't see it. a. Jesus knew that they desired to ask Him: Jesus understood that the disciples wanted more clarity; but He also knew that they needed more than information. Cookie Notice: 2 They will put you out of the synagogues; yes, the time is coming that whoever kills you will think that he offers God service. Can't you see it?" (Ephesians 2:14), iv. Personal Resources. Prophets We see that Jesus is in control, we see that although He leaves He does not abandon, we see that He loves, and we see that the victory is His. "A little while, and you will not see Me; and again a little while, and you will see Me, because I go to the Father. " ii. Yet during His life Jesus was reviled as an imposter, as demon-possessed, as a wicked destroyer of the law, as a glutton, a drunk, and as illegitimate. Wisdom Literature In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”. d. Nevertheless: This word meant a challenge to their sorrow and even their unbelief. Luke-Acts These things I have spoken to you: In a moment Jesus would pray for His disciples. in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. b. Therefore you now have sorrow; but I will see you again and your heart will rejoice, and your joy no one will take from you.”. He has come to save, and he will save. But, despite all of that He wanted them to know that it was to your advantage. He will convict: The ancient Greek work translated convict has a broader range of meaning than simply our word convict, especially as it is understood in a legal sense. i. Nov 3, 2014 - John 16:7, et al (46:04) Tags: john. Your sham sinner is a horrid creature; but a man truly convinced of sin by the Spirit of God is a being to be sought after as a jewel that will adorn the crown of the Redeemer.” (Spurgeon). 1. Pauline Epistles Now we are sure that You know all things: The summary statement in the previous sentence made the disciples feel that now they understood. 3. Minor Prophets There will be a time when people will want to kill you. iii. He said, "you may have peace. " Knowing that Jesus has overcome the world brings us good cheer. While the book of Mark is an excellent choice as well, it is hard to argue against John. -------------------- It is written, ‘So they went both of them together.’ So did the Eternal Father and his Well- beloved Son when God was about to give up his own Son to death. ii. Now we are sure that You know all things, and have no need that anyone should question You. It was joy no one will take from you. A woman, when she is in labor, has sorrow because her hour has come; but as soon as she has given birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world. Truly, it was to your advantage that Jesus left! B. Jesus prepares the disciples for His coming challenge on the cross. What seemed hard to understand for the disciples during the life of … Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. “Here is the sum of the Christian Faith in four fundamental propositions, which, with their several why and how and result, form the whole body of Christian verity.” (Trench). We say, "It will be better for them to go, and to stop the suffering. They said therefore, "What is this that He says, 'A little while'? And these things I did not say to you at the beginning, because I was with you.”. Search Tools. We do not know what He is saying: The disciples were both troubled and confused. When Jesus wanted to comfort and strengthen His disciples, He spoke of His victory, not directly their victory. (Jhn 16:16-18) Jesus tells them of His immediate, brief departure. In this case the ground of acceptance is the relationship in which they stand to Jesus.” (Morris). In another sense the Holy Spirit continues today to personally lead us into truth, but never in opposition to the Scripture, because God’s supremely authoritative revelation is closed with the New Testament. Most assuredly, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in My name He will give you. They will put you out of the synagogues: Jesus warned His disciples of coming opposition because He did not want them to be surprised and stumbled by it. Secretaries would follow Him constantly to record His every word. He made the offer in the most unlikely circumstances. i. Jesus knew this was difficult to believe. The Old Testament He has many different ways, and many different gifts He uses to accomplish this, but the purpose is always the same: to reveal Jesus. We gain the peace Jesus offered by finding it in Him. iii. Most assuredly, I say to you that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; and you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy. “The withdrawal of the bodily presence of Christ was the essential condition of His universal spiritual presence.” (Dods). “The use of the imperfect tense in ‘kept asking’ [they said] (elegon) shows that they must have held a consultation among themselves about it and that the discourse did not proceed as an uninterrupted lecture.” (Tenney), iii. range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed Pentateuch We see that Jesus is in control, we see that although He leaves He does not abandon, we see that He loves, and we see that the victory is His. "This statement, spoken as it is in the shadow of the cross, is audacious … He goes to the cross not in fear or in gloom, but as a conqueror. " ©2015 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission This wasn’t “cheer up” or “try harder.” Jesus knew that His victory would be theirs. Truly, it was all to your advantage. “The essence of sin is unbelief, which is not simply a casual incredulity nor a difference of opinion; rather, it is a total rejection of God’s messenger and message.” (Tenney), ii. 3. The New Testament (Morris). Minor Prophets “Each man’s conscience has some glimmering of light on each of these; some consciousness of guilt, some sense of right, some power of judgment of what is transitory and worthless; but all these are unreal and unpractical, till the convicting work of the Spirit has wrought in him.” (Alford). 3 This is because they have never known the Father or me. Whatever you ask the Father in My name He will give you: Because of Jesus’ great work, disciples have unlimited, undeniable access to God through Him. If Jesus were present bodily on this earth, it would be confusing to us. “It is expedient for you, implies that the dispensation of the Spirit is a more blessed manifestation of God than was even the bodily presence of the risen Saviour.” (Alford). in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. “He predicted their desertion in the very saying in which He assured them of the peace He would give them. It also carries the ideas to expose, to refute, and to convince (Bruce). ii. v. “The Spirit is the ‘advocate’ or helper of those who believe in Jesus, their counsel for the defence. The Gospels In that chapter we have the central teaching, in the Upper Room Discourse, that He is the true vine and we have this image, or allegory, of the vine. Yet it might be difficult for us to see a Savior who never suffered when we are in distress; it might make us think that Jesus was unsympathetic. There now! You know him, for he dwells with you and g will be 7 in you. -------------------- More on the work of the Holy Spirit. Many people today – even secular people – take the righteousness of Jesus as a given. If Jesus were present bodily on this earth, there would be some Christians who would be overjoyed – those in His immediate presence. When the Holy Spirit works, there is an in-between step: the revelation of the righteousness of Jesus Christ, which can satisfy the judgment for the convicted person. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.". This was an amazing statement from a man about to be arrested, forsaken, rejected, mocked, tortured and executed. The crucifixion and all that went with it was not a bump in the road on the way to fulfilling God’s plan, as if it were an obstacle to overcome. i. The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, Johannine Writings (Jhn 16:19-22) Jesus explains of coming sorrow being turned into joy. Instead, Jesus can truly say, "I have overcome the world. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point e. Of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged: The judgment of Satan himself means that there will be a final reckoning between God and His rebellious creature. When they could do nothing for him if they tried, they were his faithful followers. General Epistles GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22', There are options set in 'Advanced Options', The Whole Bible i. iv. "I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. It is better, because now we can have a more trusting relationship with God. We wouldn't have a Bible; we would have the library of congress! 2. 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