; and so in the Epistle to the Hebrews, ch. The dominating thought of all is that of chap. Another Old Testament parallel is 2 Chronicles 20:20, where Jehoshaphat says to the oppressed people, "Believe in the Lord your God, so shall ye be established; believe His prophets, so shall ye prosper." kardia) that Jesus used collectively whereas the NIV interpreted it to mean each of their hearts individually. It is the appropriate punishment of that pride which is offended by the lowliness of Christ. 8 John himself was … The whole is most intelligible by keeping his agony, and cross, and departure in view, as the point by which they would most be troubled. John 14 I Am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life 1 Huwag magulumihanan ang inyong puso: magsisampalataya kayo sa Dios, magsisampalataya naman kayo sa akin. The NASB translates the singular "heart" (Gr. (1) Let not your heart be troubled.âThe division of chapters is unfortunate, as it breaks the close connection between these words and those which have gone immediately before. May isang lalaking isinugong mula sa Diyos. At the same time, it is to be observed that the order of the words in the two clauses is different, ‘God’ following, but’ me’ preceding, its verb. But this is pointless. It is the evolution of the Divine plan that they have to do with; therefore let them believe in ‘God.’ In addition to this, we may call to mind that God Himself was the Fountain of that Messianic hope of which, by the departure of Jesus, the disciples would think themselves deprived. John 1:1-14 Commentary King James Version Questions for Discussion and Thinking Further follow the verse-by- verse International Bible Study Commentary.Study Hints for Discussion and Thinking Further will help with class preparation and in conducting class # 1:6 This was John the Baptist.This was not the man called John who was the writer of this book. Jehovah sundered from Moses would not be Jehovah, but an empty idea of the imagination, which could not be the object of faith and confidence. But faith will never reach heaven unless it submit to Christ, who appears to be a low and contemptible God, and will never be firm if it do not seek a foundation in the weakness of Christ. It is one of the leading articles of our faith, that our faith ought to be directed to Christ alone, that it may not wander through long windings; and that it ought to be fixed on him, that it may not waver in the midst of temptations. "Believe in God, and believe in Me". Let them not be afraid. This faith is the simplest article of the Christianâs creed. But as they sat astounded and perplexed, He continues, . psuchē), the centre of feeling and faith (, Let not your heart be troubled: believe in God, believe also in me. But it neither alienates our trust from its proper Object, nor divides it with a creature: it is but the concentration of our trust in the Unseen and Impalpable One upon His Own Incarnate Son, by which that trust, instead of the distant, unsteady and too often cold and scarce real thing it otherwise is, acquires a conscious reality, warmth, and power, which makes all things new. (The Vulgate is incorrect: Creditis in Deum et in me credite; so Luther and the English translation.) This is very fittingly made the first, inasmuch as eternal life is the supreme benefit, for which every other paves the way. Here it is the heart. I go to prepare a place for you. John 12:44. The word ‘heart’ is in the singular, ‘the heart of you all.’ It may mean ‘each of your hearts’ or ‘all your hearts’ seen as one in a collective noun. Let not your heart be troubled. The heart is metaphorically the center of personality. Why, then, this particular reading as an option for Christmas Day? (Witham). What our Lord here teaches the disciples is the reality of the Fatherhood of God as a living power, ever present with them and in them; and He teaches them that the love of God is revealed in the person of the Word made flesh. Namasdan namin ang kaniyang kaluwalhatian, ang kaluwalhatian ng bugtong na Anak ng Ama. Let’s read the words of the Lord Jesus in John 14:1-6, “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. John 14:1-14 1 "Do not let your hearts be troubled. The God whom they were to trust was the Father of Christ; and the Christ whom they were to trust was the true revelation of God: they who believed in Him, believed on Him that sent Him, ch. John 14:1-3 New International Version Update Jesus Comforts His Disciples 14 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. John 16:10, John 17:21). and why art thou disquieted within me? No separation ought to be made between this chapter and the last section of chap, 13, for the place, the circumstances, and the object of the discourse here entered on are the same as there. Our Evangelist, like a consecrated priest, alone opens up to us the view into this sanctuary. The form of juxtaposition, as of counterparts, is adopted in order to obviate the misunderstanding which would sunder God from His manifestation in Christ, and assign to Christ only a subordinate place. It is a favorite passage at funerals. You believe in God ; believe also in me. (1) A command to calm the troubled heart. “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me.” a. In me—Who am the revealer and the manifestation of God essential, as has been verified by the attributes of God exercised and displayed through me. The sun often hides himself behind the clouds. That God had now in Christ become perfectly revealed; and that gave the Believe in God an altogether new significance. Ang lahat ng mga bagay ay nilikha sa pamamagitan niya. And O how different is this from merely believing about God from what we see in nature that he is the Creator of all things, or from what we may have realized of his footsteps in providence that he watches over us as regards the things that perish, or from seeing in the letter of the word that he is the God of all grace to those who fear his name! The simple and natural way is, to render similarly what is similarly expressed: nor ought this rule ever to be departed from, unless something absurd or incongruous should follow from the observance of it, which is so far from being the case here, that by rendering both in the imperative, the sense is not only good, but apposite.”, having answered the questions of St. Peter, Jesus again addresses himself to his disciples, and bids them not to be afflicted or troubled, at what he says to them. And this is the true proof of faith, when we never suffer ourselves to be torn away from Christ, and from the promises which have been made to us in him. 1 Jesus said, “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. 1 John 5:14 Parallel Verses [ See commentary ]1 John 5:14, NIV: "This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. While John 1:1-14 is the appointed Gospel lesson for Christmas Day (Proper III), I prefer to preach on the first 18 verses.1 The Prologue to John’s Gospel is John’s birth story of Jesus. He meant, "Stop being troubled." (translation: Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)) Explaining the Inner Meaning of John 14Verse 14:1.The Word teaches, that man ought to troubled. To understand it differently in the two would give, either to faith in God or to faith in Jesus, an independent existence inconsistent with the general teaching of this Gospel. Ang Salita ay sumasa Diyos at ang Salita ay Diyos. The word your. From all appearances, it would seem that John knows next to nothing about angels or shepherds, stars or magi. They were confused by the thought of his death. But as God essential is universal and invisible in himself, so he becomes concentrated in me, and brought to a point in contact upon each individual soul. Impending departure of Jesus, John 14:1-14. It is a peculiarity of these last chapters, that they treat almost exclusively of the most profound relations-as that of the Son to the Father, and of both to the Spirit; that of Christ to the Church, of the Church to the world, and so forth. —This may be either indicative or imperative in the Greek. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. John 14:2 In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. God wanted everyone to believe in the one who is the light. —God the Father Almighty as the basis and foundation of all things; whom we cannot but conceive as existing as the. The juxtaposition is only apparent. ; Theophylactus; Theodor. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary, Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. Datapuwat ang lahat ng tumanggap sa kaniya ay binigyan niya ng karapatang maging mga anak ng Diyos. Siya ay nagtapat at hindi nagkaila. To such a manifestation, then, it is evident that the ‘going away’ of Jesus was necessary: He must in His earthly form be separated from His disciples, that His glory may be revealed not only to those who had the spiritual eye, but to the world (chaps. Jesus Himself says in ch. Siya ay pumunta sa kaniyang sariling mga tao at hindi siya tinanggap ng kaniyang sariling mga tao. John 14:1. The work of the disciples, committed to them as it had been to their Master (chap. John 12:27).—The foundation of all peace comes first, and the word ‘believe’ must be taken in the same way in both clauses of the statement. 1 * “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Luther: "Ye have heard that ye should trust in God; but I would show you how you may come to that faith, so that ye may not set up for yourselves another idol under His name, after your own devices. ÐÐ° Ð½Ðµ ÑÐ¼ÑÑÐ°ÐµÑÑÑ ÑÐµÑÐ´ÑÐµ Ð²Ð°ÑÐµ. The source of their consolation is God himself, the heaven to which Jesus goes, the Father to whom he introduces them. Nagkatawang-tao ang Salita at tumahan sa gitna natin. Commentators greatly differ, but the essential result of either meaning will be the same. Ver. 2 Ang bawa't sanga na sa akin ay hindi nagbubunga, ay inaalis niya: at ang bawa't sanga na nagbubunga ay nililinis niya, upang lalong magbunga. To come then to the second term: His only Son, III. John 17:18), will bring with it this ‘trouble;’ yet they have enough to keep them calm with His own calmness (John 14:27), enough to lead them to say with Him, ‘But for this cause came I unto this hour’ (chap. Commentary on John 14:1-11 (Read John 14:1-11) Here are three words, upon any of which stress may be laid. The consequence is, that our faith, seeking God in his heavenly glory and inaccessible light, vanishes away; and even the flesh, of its own accord, suggests a thousand imaginations, to turn away our eyes from beholding God in a proper manner. 1. When Popish divines dispute, or, I should rather say, chatter, about the object of faith, they mention God only, and pay no attention to Christ. John 14 – The Departing Jesus A. Calming troubled hearts with trust and hope in Jesus. You believe in God, and put your trust in him; believe also, and trust in me, no less than in him. John 14:1(NASB) Verse Thoughts Let not YOUR heart be troubled; Let not MY heart be troubled; Let not OUR hearts be troubled. ÐÐµÑÑÐ¹ÑÐµ Ð² ÐÐ¾Ð³Ð° (ÐÑ Ð²ÐµÑÑÐµÑÐµ Ð² ÐÐ¾Ð³Ð°). You believe in God; believe also in me. Then again it must be observed, that however glorious the gifts and graces are which Christ gives to His disciples in the present life, their condition in this life is, after all, a transitory and changeable one. They are worthily dealt with in that they are sent away empty. It is an encouragement not only to maintain their confidence in God, but also to have the same confidence in Jesus. He who is firmly based on Him has a sure foundation of trust. Goodness, he doesn’t appear even to know the name of Jesus’ mother! ÐÑÐµÐ´Ð²Ð¸Ð´Ñ ÑÑÐ¾ Ð¾Ð¿ÑÑÑÐ¾ÑÐµÐ½Ð¸Ðµ, ÐÐ¸ÑÑÑ Ð³Ð¾Ð²Ð¾ÑÐ¸Ð», ÑÑÐ¾Ð±Ñ ÑÑÐµÑÐ¸ÑÑ Ð¸Ñ
ÑÐµÑÐ´ÑÐ°. It may be translated. The words are an allusion to Psalms 42:5 : "Why art thou cast down, O my soul? That belief lay at the very foundation of the theocracy; but like all the axioms of creeds, it was accepted as a matter of course, and too often had no real power on the life. To these His exhortation is, that they should not remain in their disquietude, but rise through it to that consolation from above, the necessary condition of which is a previous sorrow, such a sorrow as dead insensibility can never know. Ideo ad incomprehensibile rei numen evolant.). Probably in both clauses Jesus meant to give an imperative command: "Believe in God; believe also in me." The Son of God, then, who is Jesus Christ, (61) holds out himself as the object to which our faith ought to be directed, and by means of which it will easily find that on which it can rest; for he is the true Immanuel, who answers us within, as soon as we seek him by faith. That He would give His people eternal life, Jesus had from the very beginning declared emphatically: comp. 15.) That the ÏÎ¹ÏÏÎµÏÎµÏÎµ is in both instances to be taken as imperative, is now all but universally acknowledged. Thus Dr. Campbell: “The two clauses are so similarly expressed and linked together by the copulative [ και, and, or also] that it is, I suspect, unprecedented, to make the verb in one an indicative, and the same verb repeated in the other an imperative. It is impossible for us, indeed, to avoid feeling various emotions, but though we are shaken, we must not fall down. But how unnatural this is, it is hardly necessary to say. I would not tell you this if it were not true. They who derive their instruction from the notions of such men, must be shaken by the slightest gale of wind that blows. His name was John. Both are imperative. 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