But I tell you the truth: It is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Counselor1 will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.2
When he comes, he will convict the world of guilt in regard to sin and righteousness and judgment:
in regard to sin,3 because men do not believe in me;
in regard to righteousness,4 because I am going to the Father,5 where you can see me no longer;
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and in regard to judgment, because the prince of this world6 now stands condemned.
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"I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear.7
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But when he, the Spirit of truth,8 comes, he will guide you into all truth.9 He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.
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He will bring glory to me by taking from what is mine and making it known to you.
All that belongs to the Father is mine.10 That is why I said the Spirit will take from what is mine and make it known to you.
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"In a little while11 you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me."12
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Some of his disciples said to one another, "What does he mean by saying, 'In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me,'13 and 'Because I am going to the Father'?"14
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