John 16:25-28 NIV

25 "Though I have been speaking figuratively,1 a time is coming2 when I will no longer use this kind of language but will tell you plainly about my Father.

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26 In that day you will ask in my name.3 I am not saying that I will ask the Father on your behalf.

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      27 No, the Father himself loves you because you have loved me4 and have believed that I came from God.5

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      28 I came from the Father and entered the world; now I am leaving the world and going back to the Father."6

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