Indwelling of the Father and the Son

“A little while longer and the world will see Me no more, but you will see Me. Because I live, you will live also. 20 At that day you will know that I am in My Father, and you in Me, and I in you. 21 He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest Myself to him.”

22 Judas (not Iscariot) said to Him, “Lord, how is it that You will manifest Yourself to us, and not to the world?”

23 Jesus answered and said to him, “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our home with him. 24 He who does not love Me does not keep My words; and the word which you hear is not Mine but the Father’s who sent Me.” — John 14:19-24.

Jesus says that because He lives, His disciples would live also. Then they would know that He is in His Father, and the disciples are in Him, and He in them. Those who love Him would keep His commandments and would be loved by the Father. Jesus would love them and manifest Himself to them. Jesus goes on to say that He and the Father would dwell with who love Him and keep His word. Conversely, those who do not love Him would not keep Jesus’ words. These are the Father’s word.

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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