therefore doth my father love me, because I lay down my life, but I shall reassume it.
I am the true pastor: the true pastor exposes his life for the sheep.
no man can take it from me, but I voluntarily lay it down: I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. this is the order I have received from my father.
but Jesus, who was for a while inferior to the angels by his sufferings and death, we see was crown'd with glory and honour; when by the divine goodness, he had pass'd thro' death for every man.
(as the father and I are known to one another:) and I lay down my life for them.
Now there happen'd to be a dispute about baptism between a Jews, and some of John's disciples:
as the father has loved me, and I have loved you: so do you persevere in your love to me.
I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.
father, I desire that they also whom thou hast given me, may be with me where I am going; that they may behold my glory which thou hast given me: for thou didst love me before the foundation of the world; yet,
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