14 If you ask Me anything in My name, I will do it. 9 Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? From now on, you know him, and have seen him. Believe also in Jesus that Jesus dies for our sins.By: Kathleen TeradoCategory: Jesus the Way to the Father If you had really known me, you would know who my Father is. There is only one God, and he became a man in the person of Jesus. The world cannot receive him, because it isn’t looking for him and doesn’t recognize him. 1) “Help me to reflect Jesus in every way possible. From now on, you know him, and have seen him. “I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father. 10 Don’t you believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? If you really know me, you will know my Father as well. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. to the Father, except through me. Have faith in God and have faith in me. 14 Jesus said to his disciples, “Don’t be worried! What are the works Jesus did that his followers do now because Jesus is with the Father? John 14 New Living Translation (NLT) Jesus, the Way to the Father. 11 Just believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me. 4 And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know. It was ludicrous to think that they could reject him and still claim to follow the God they had only read about. The words I speak are not my own, but my Father who lives in me does his work through me. Suppose they had replied, “We will not follow or fight for you. We can wait for another to show up who is seven feet tall and has fireballs in his eyes, but there is no other. So, while the disciples do not yet fully know where Jesus is going, they know the way to get there because in knowing and belonging to Jesus they will be taken to the Father as well. John 14:5-14 “I am the way, the truth, and the life. But if Jesus is, in fact, God himself, that puts his claim in an entirely different light. If you really loved me, you would be happy that I am going to the Father, who is greater than I am. 18 I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you. The Hartford Institute estimates there are roughly 350,000 religious congregations in the United States. Comment 21 Those who accept my commandments and obey them are the ones who love me. No one comes to the Father except through me” (John 14:6), but what is the way? [] 2 There are many rooms in my Father’s houseI wouldn’t tell you this, unless it was true. And remember, my words are not my own. No one can come to the Father except through me. 8 Philip saith unto him, Lord, show us the Father, and it sufficeth us. The world cannot receive him, because it isn’t looking for him and doesn’t recognize him. For permissions, view our Copyright Policy. Remember what I told you: I am going away, but I will come back to you again. There are no alternatives for redemption other than Jesus; only He can reconcile us to the Father. After all, there are billions of non-Christians in the world. All rights reserved. The work that we as followers of Jesus are asked to go and spread God`s wonderful love for us and also to believe in God and in his words. “I don’t have much more time to talk to you, because the ruler of this world approaches. I. 9 Jesus *said to him, “Have I been so long with you, and yet you have not come to know Me, Philip? From now on, you do know him and have seen him” (4:6–71). Philip said to him, Lord, show us the Father, and that will be enough for us. And, as today’s passage reveals, after telling the disciples this comforting truth, Jesus told them that they knew the way to where He was going (v. 4). Verses 6, 7. Make me secure in his love. Dr. Sproul comments that “if [we] deny that [Jesus is the only way to God, we] deny Him.” Let us resolve never to deny that Christ is the only way to the Father, and let us pray for strength to confess this truth no matter the pressure to say salvation is available through other means as well. Jesus Himself says in John 14:6, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. Bless me with the attitude and countenance of Jesus. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. - Jesus saith to him, I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life: no one cometh unto the Father, but by me. 25 These things have I spoken unto you, being yet present with you. Bringing more lost sheep to the flock and how does it happen that the works they can do are even greater than Jesus himself? If Jesus is merely one more religious teacher out of countless others, then his claim would be absurd. “All who love me will do what I say. Violation 10 Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? 13 Whatever you ask in My name, that will I do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. is it because they are called to found the Church and stretch Christ`s arms wherever in the world reaching out for every single corner. John 10:9: I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved…. not know me, http://www.jesuscentral.com/ji/jesus-parables-teachings ..../jesus-claims/jesus-sourceoflife.php, John Describes Jesus As Son of God or Messiah, Helpful links to related questions/topics. Christians are often criticized for claiming that Jesus is the only way to God. Sproul writes in his commentary John: “Our friends, our community, and even many churches tell us that we must deny the uniqueness of Christ. No one comes to the Father except through me” (John 14:6). It is very politically incorrect today to say that there is only one way to heaven, but this is not my own thought. “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Comment And what is the truth and the life Jesus spoke about? 23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him. 14 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. 22 Judas saith unto him, not Iscariot, Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifest thyself unto us, and not unto the world? The very best part? Christians are often criticized for claiming that Jesus is the only way to God. I go to prepare a place for you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I. 12 “I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father. Favorite 20 At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you. Send your Holy Spirit to help me love like Jesus.” 2) “Help me to depend on Jesus, in the same way Jesus depended on you.” 3) “Help me to have faith in Jesus’ love for me. There is only one God, and he became a man in the person of Jesus. Since I live, you also will live. No one, regardless of reputation, achievement, special knowledge, or personal holiness, can come to God the Father except through Jesus. Don’t you believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? Helpful? 13 And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. What are the works Jesus did that his followers do now because Jesus is with the Father? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father! Bringing the Word and healing all in the name of the Father. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. Helpful?