John 15:6-16 NIV

6 If anyone does not remain in me, he is like a branch that is thrown away and withers; such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire and burned.1

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7 If you remain in me2 and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you.3

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      8 This is to my Father's glory,4 that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.5

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      9 "As the Father has loved me,6 so have I loved you. Now remain in my love.

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      10 If you obey my commands,7 you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father's commands and remain in his love.

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      11 I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.8

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      12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.9

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      13 Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.10

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      14 You are my friends11 if you do what I command.12

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      15 I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master's business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.13

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      16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you14 to go and bear fruit15--fruit that will last. Then the Father will give you whatever you ask in my name.16

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