Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

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Bible References

Heard

John 14:3
If I go away and prepare a place for you, I will come back and receive you to Myself, so that where I am you may be also.
John 16:16
“A little while and you will no longer see Me; again a little while and you will see Me.”

If

John 16:7
Nevertheless, I am telling you the truth. It is for your benefit that I go away, because if I don’t go away the Counselor will not come to you. If I go, I will send Him to you.
Psalm 47:5
God ascends among shouts of joy,
the Lord, among the sound of trumpets.
Psalm 68:18
You ascended to the heights, taking away captives;
You received gifts from people,
even from the rebellious,
so that the Lord God might live there.
Luke 24:51
And while He was blessing them, He left them and was carried up into heaven.
1 Peter 1:8
You love Him, though you have not seen Him. And though not seeing Him now, you believe in Him and rejoice with inexpressible and glorious joy,

I go

John 14:12
“I assure you: The one who believes in Me will also do the works that I do. And he will do even greater works than these, because I am going to the Father.
John 16:16
“A little while and you will no longer see Me; again a little while and you will see Me.”
John 20:17
“Don’t cling to Me,” Jesus told her, “for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to My brothers and tell them that I am ascending to My Father and your Father—to My God and your God.”

Father

John 5:18
This is why the Jews began trying all the more to kill Him: Not only was He breaking the Sabbath, but He was even calling God His own Father, making Himself equal with God.
John 10:30
The Father and I are one.”
John 13:16
“I assure you: A slave is not greater than his master, and a messenger is not greater than the one who sent him.
John 20:21
Jesus said to them again, “Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.”
Isaiah 42:1
“This is My Servant; I strengthen Him,
this is My Chosen One; I delight in Him.
I have put My Spirit on Him;
He will bring justice to the nations.
Isaiah 49:5
And now, says the Lord,
who formed me from the womb to be His Servant,
to bring Jacob back to Him
so that Israel might be gathered to Him;
for I am honored in the sight of the Lord,
and my God is my strength—
Isaiah 53:11
He will see it out of His anguish,
and He will be satisfied with His knowledge.
My righteous Servant will justify many,
and He will carry their iniquities.
Matthew 12:18
Here is My Servant whom I have chosen,
My beloved in whom My soul delights;
I will put My Spirit on Him,
and He will proclaim justice to the nations.
1 Corinthians 11:3
But I want you to know that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of the woman, and God is the head of Christ.
1 Corinthians 15:24
Then comes the end, when He hands over the kingdom to God the Father, when He abolishes all rule and all authority and power.
Philippians 2:6
who, existing in the form of God,
did not consider equality with God
as something to be used for His own advantage.
Hebrews 1:2
In these last days, He has spoken to us by His Son. God has appointed Him heir of all things and made the universe through Him.
Hebrews 2:9
But we do see Jesus—made lower than the angels for a short time so that by God’s grace He might taste death for everyone—crowned with glory and honor because of His suffering in death.
Hebrews 3:1
Therefore, holy brothers and companions in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession;
Revelation 1:11
saying, “Write on a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea.”

General references

John 16:6
Yet, because I have spoken these things to you, sorrow has filled your heart.

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