Yet a little while, and the world shall see me no more, but ye shall see me; because I live, ye shall live also. However others are overwhelmed with the sorrows of this present time, be not you so. 19 Before long, the world will not see me anymore, but you will see me. "At length, in the Redeemer's sublime intercessory prayer, His full soul was poured forth in express petitions to His heavenly Father on behalf of those who were His own. I will come speedily to you at my resurrection. Yochanan 14:19 (OJB) But since in 2 John 1:3, and 3 John 1:3-4, the beloved disciple speaks of "walking in [the] truth," without the article-meaning certainly not 'walking truly,' but 'walking in the truth of the Gospel'-it is much better to understand our Lord to refer here to that same truth of which he had spoken in John 17:17 as the element or medium of all sanctification. John 14:19 (RSV) Noël is “Christmas” in French. ASV. If Jesus had wanted to he could have given them a play by play account of the next 24 hours…arrest, trial, beating, crucifixion, and death. These privileges are confined to those whose faith worketh by love, and whose love to Jesus leads them to keep his commandments. that will I do--as Head and Lord of the kingdom of God. Men may hunt me out of the world--that I care not for--but I shall not on that account abide in death. "Knowest thou not," said LUTHER to the King of Terrors, "that thou didst devour the Lord Christ, but wert obliged to give Him back, and wert devoured of Him? This "Advocate" will come to teach and remind people about Jesus, for it comes in Jesus' name. It is the record of the last moments spent by the Lord in the midst of His disciples before His passion, when words full of heavenly thought flowed from His sacred lips. Because I live, you will live also. 18-20. Because I live, ye shall live also.—Better, for I live, and ye shall live. To get what John 14:30 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. Helper (Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor—Counselor, Strengthener, Standby), the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name [in My place, to represent Me and act on My behalf], He will teach you all things. Soon the world will no longer see me, but you will see me. In a short time, ἔτι μικρόν , the world would no longer see Him, but His disciples would be conscious of His presence, ὑμεῖς δὲ θεωρεῖτέ με , present for immediate future. Because Ani Chai, so you will live also. John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. John 17:11-19 The Word of God . Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live , ye shall live also. Upon the word troubled. Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also. Moreover, a considerable portion of these sublime communications surpassed the point of view to which the disciples had at that time attained; hence the Redeemer frequently repeats the same sentiments in order to impress them more deeply upon their minds, and, because of what they still did not understand, points them to the Holy Spirit, who would remind them of all His sayings, and lead them into all truth ( John 14:26 )" [OLSHAUSEN]. In a little while the world will no longer see me, but you will see me; because I live, you also will live. Also, as Leon Morris points out (The Gospel of John[Eerdmans], p. 406, n. 39), in the only other places in John where a person is said to be “true,” it is used of God (3:33; 8:26). Yet a little while, and the world beholdeth me no more; but ye behold me: because I live, ye shall live also. And this grand saying Jesus uttered with death immediately in view. 30, 31. It appears only five times: four times in John 14-16 and once in 1 John 2:1. This is the statement which Judas picks up on in John 14:22 to ask Jesus another question. I shall live with my Lord Christ, since I know and believe that He liveth!" I know of no passage that fails to express the English meaning from the original language more than this one. Having Christ's commands, we must keep them. Noel can even mean birthday. John 14:19. Soon the world will no longer see me, but you will see me. KJ21. First, this text is placed between two of the most fascinating stories in the Gospels—the story of the woman caught in adultery in the early verses of chapter 8, and the story of the healing of the man born blind in chapter 9. John 14:19 (LEB) He has power over all our spiritual foes, and he can deliver us from the hands of our enemies, and from all temptations and trials. He tells them where he’s going, and why: “I am going there to prepare a place for you” (John 14:3). In the light of Christ's doctrine, they saw God as the Father of lights; and in Christ's miracles, they saw God as the God of power. No one comes to the Father except through me. We are to believe the revelation of God to man in Christ; for the works of the Redeemer show forth his own glory, and God in him. me no more, but ye see--behold. BECAUSE I LIVE. By believing in Christ as the Mediator between God and man, we gain comfort. 8-12. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] "The world," in these contexts, means the unbelieving and fallen human condition. Yet a little while, and the world will see me no more; but you will see me. he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you--Though the proper fulness of both these was yet future, our Lord, by using both the present and the future, seems plainly to say that they already had the germ of this great blessing. John 14:19. 2b “If it weren’t so, I would have told you. ask in my name--as Mediator. Note well the condition for receiving this gift: We must keep His commandments. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” Explanation and Commentary on John 14:27. (quoted in Stier). As Mediator, he has his life from the Father, which is dependent upon him, by whom he was set up in an office capacity from everlasting; and as such will live to everlasting, to see the travail of his soul, the fruit of his sufferings, to make intercession for his people, and to rule until all enemies are made his footstool. And if so, what a demand to make by one sitting familiarly with them at the supper table! The Spirit is here promised as One who would supply Christ's own place in His absence. He could have laid it out in so much detail that they would have … This is a wonderful promise and a life-giving command. You will continue to see me by the eye of faith as still your gracious Saviour and Friend. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. As "the Prince of Peace" ( Isaiah 9:6 ) He brought it into flesh, carried it about in His Own Person ("My peace") died to make it ours, left it as the heritage of His disciples upon earth, implants and maintains it by His Spirit in their hearts. John 14:19 (WBT) The Holy Spirit is power to be directly in contact with the God Family, but in this case, His phrasing emphasizes that the Holy Spirit is a Person. “ Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also. Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live , ye shall live also. Jesus gives a specific reason for gifting us with the Holy Spirit: that God may be in and with us forever. John 14:1-31 . 15-17. 2:18] the way, and # ch. Observe the prospect Christ had of an approaching conflict, not only with men, but with the powers of darkness. 23. we will come and make our abode with him--Astonishing statement! Since He arose from the dead, He had the power to raise them from the dead. He shows another condition (in addition to the ones in John 7:37-39) for the giving of the Holy Spirit: "Keep My commandments.". In all the lists he is one of the last of the groups of fours, into which they are divided, and which were evidently arranged according to their spiritual nearness to the Master. All that saw Christ by faith, saw the Father in Him. OVERVIEW This discourse takes place at the Last Supper (see chapter 13), and represents Jesus' attempt to prepare the disciples for what is coming. He grasps at His last words about manifesting Himself to certain persons; he rightly feels that he and his brethren … This comprehensive promise is emphatically repeated in John 14:14 . But while we should not limit monai to mean only heaven, neither should we dismiss heaven as one of its meanings: JOHN 14:2b-3. Because I live, you also will live. You will live because I live. Verses 28-31 Christ raises the expectations of his disciples to something beyond what they thought was their greatest happiness. Salem Media Group. Because I live, ye shall believe also: Christ lives as God, as man, and as Mediator: as God, he lives the same life his Father does, partaking of the same nature, and possessing the same perfections; so he lived from everlasting, and will live to everlasting; as man, he lived first a private, and then a public life, attended with meanness, reproaches, sorrows, and sufferings; a life which was filled up with acts of devotion and piety to God, and with doing good to the bodies and souls of men; he lived in all obedience to the law of God, and at last endured the penalty of that law, in the room and stead of his people; when his life was taken away for a while, and then taken up by him again; and now, as man, he lives, and lives for evermore. He is the Resurrection and the Life. Thus, this startling explanation seems plainly intended to correct such misapprehensions as might arise from the emphatic and reiterated teaching of His proper equality with the Father--as if so Exalted a Person were incapable of any accession by transition from this dismal scene to a cloudless heaven and the very bosom of the Father--and by assuring them that this was not the case, to make them forget their own sorrow in His approaching joy. John 14:19 (NIRV) In a little while the world will no longer see me, but you will see me. So Rev., in margin. Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for John 14:19 ← Back to Chuck Smith's Bio & Resources "BECAUSE I LIVE, YE SHALL LIVE ALSO." When this was spoken, Jesus had not yet died, so He had not yet been resurrected and glorified. A. Tombstones: "Here lies." 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. . Jesus said to the disciples, 'And now I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. To the world the grave seemed the closing scene. . Because I live, you also will live. 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. 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. "In a little while the world will see Me no longer, but you will see Me. Agape is looking out for the interest of the one being loved, putting them ahead of self. Satan has something in us to perplex us with, for we have all sinned; but when he would disturb Christ, he found nothing sinful to help him. the Jews: As used in the Gospel of John, this term conveys different meanings, depending on the context. At that day--of the Spirit's coming. Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more. Because I live, you will live too. John 14:19 (RSVA) . In just a little while, the world will no longer see me; but you will see me. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father, for my Father is greater than I--These words, which Arians and Socinians perpetually quote as triumphant evidence against the proper Divinity of Christ, really yield no intelligible sense on their principles. Peace is put for all good, and Christ has left us all that is really and truly good, all the promised good; peace of mind from our justification before God. Yet a little time and the Olam Hazeh no longer sees me, but you see me. This meal may have had eucharistic significance for early Christians since Jn 21:13 recalls Jn 6:11 which uses the vocabulary of Jesus’ action at the Last Supper; but see also note on Mt 14:19. They are united; and if they were separated, the Christian could neither enjoy spiritual life here nor eternal joy hereafter. "After a little while the world will no longer see Me, but you will see Me; because I live, you will live also. . I. Since I live, you also will live. Let us rejoice in the Saviour's victories over Satan the prince of this world. Compare the saying in John 5:17 , for which the Jews took up stones to stone Him, as "making himself equal with God" ( John 14:18 ). John 14:19 (SBLG) But what do the words mean if not this? i. John 14:15-18. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Proud member 18 I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you. Yet a little and the world sees me no longer; but ye see me; because I live ye also shall live. John 14:19 (WEB) Because I live, you also will live. "A little while longer and the world will see Me no more, but you will see Me. Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also. Thus, the Spirit was not yet given either. All rights reserved. I will not leave you orphans, or fatherless, for though I leave you, yet I leave you this comfort, I will come to you. The expressions used here and elsewhere, plainly denote a person, and the office itself includes all the Divine perfections. But you see me: because I live, and you shall live. You will live because I live. Here is the remedy against this trouble of mind, "Believe." How can we know the way?” 6 Jesus said to him, “I am # Heb. 20. A little time longer, and the world will see me no more; but you will see me; and you will be living because I am living. The traitor being no longer present, we needed not to be told that this question came not from him. because I live—not "shall live," only when raised from the dead; for it is His unextinguishable, divine life of which He speaks, in view of which His death and resurrection were but as shadows passing over the sun's glorious disk. Jesus Comforts His Disciples - “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. So thou must leave me undevoured because I abide in Him, and live and suffer for His name's sake. WORDS OF JESUS IN RED. Judas saith . manifest thyself to us, and not to the world--a most natural and proper question, founded on John 14:19 , though interpreters speak against it as Jewish. At first (from John 13:31 ) the intercourse took the form of conversation; sitting at table, they talked familiarly together. John 14:19 (ESV) Because I live, you also will live. Because I live, ye shall live also. So thou must leave me undevoured because I abide in Him, and live and suffer for His name's sake. ‘Because I live, ye shall live also’ meant a new localisation for new ends, an extension of powers through the existing power of … Some people's promises. John 14:19: "and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me" -- When He returns to them in a little while, the world will not see him, but His disciples will see Him. John 14:19 (HNV) Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Yet a little while and the world seeth Me no more, but ye see Me. yet a little, and the world doth no more behold me, and ye behold me, because I live, and ye shall live; Christ comforts his disciples. But it is as if the Evangelist had said, "A very different Judas from the traitor, and a very different question from any that he would have put. II. John 14:19 (TMBA) 7 # ch. Because I live, you will live too. He was to continue to live, and though absent from them, yet he would feel the same interest in their welfare as when he was with them on earth. His wording is important in this regard. AMPC. Soon the world will no longer see me, but you will see me. I will not leave you comfortless--in a bereaved and desolate condition; or (as in Margin) "orphans." But you see me: because I live, and you shall live. The French noël comes from the Latin natalis, meaning birthday. Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also. * [ 21:11 ] The exact number 153 is probably meant to have a symbolic meaning in relation to the apostles’ universal mission; Jerome claims that Greek zoologists catalogued 153 species of fish. John 14:19 (DBY) AMP. Because I live, you too will live. Room in His Father’s House. This is the favour God bears to his chosen. 27. John 14 Bible Study - Detailed questions, answers and guide for an in-depth verse-by-verse Bible study of John chapter 14 in plain English that everyone can understand. There are many mansions, for there are many sons to be brought to glory. John 14:19 (ASV) There is only one law of life, and that law uniform, whatever the manifestation. 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