John 14:15-25 NIV

Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit

15 "If you love me, you will obey what I command.1

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16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor2 to be with you forever--

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17 the Spirit of truth.3 The world cannot accept him,4 because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will bea in you.

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    • c 14:17 - Some early manuscripts "and is"
      18 I will not leave you as orphans;5 I will come to you.6

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          19 Before long, the world will not see me anymore, but you will see me.7 Because I live, you also will live.8

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          20 On that day9 you will realize that I am in my Father,10 and you are in me, and I am in you.11

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          21 Whoever has my commands and obeys them, he is the one who loves me.12 He who loves me will be loved by my Father,13 and I too will love him and show myself to him."

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          22 Then Judas14 (not Judas Iscariot) said, "But, Lord, why do you intend to show yourself to us and not to the world?"15

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          23 Jesus replied, "If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching.16 My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.17

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          24 He who does not love me will not obey my teaching. These words you hear are not my own; they belong to the Father who sent me.18

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          25 "All this I have spoken while still with you.