John 14:2-12 NIV

2 In my Father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there1 to prepare a place for you.

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3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back2 and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.3

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      4 You know the way to the place where I am going."

      Jesus the Way to the Father

      5 Thomas4 said to him, "Lord, we don't know where you are going, so how can we know the way?"

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      6 Jesus answered, "I am5 the way6 and the truth7 and the life.8 No one comes to the Father except through me.9

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      7 If you really knew me, you would knowa my Father as well.10 From now on, you do know him and have seen him."

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        • b 14:7 - Some early manuscripts "If you really have known me, you will know"
          8 Philip11 said, "Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us."

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          9 Jesus answered: "Don't you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father.12 How can you say, 'Show us the Father'?

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          10 Don't you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me?13 The words I say to you are not just my own.14 Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work.

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              11 Believe me when I say that I am in the Father and the Father is in me; or at least believe on the evidence of the miracles themselves.15

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              12 I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith16 in me will do what I have been doing.17 He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.

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