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A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father.
But now I an returning to Him who sent me; and not one of you asks me where I am going.
So Jesus said, "Still for a short time I am with you, and then I go my way to Him who sent me.
"Yet a little while," He replied, "the light is among you. Be faithful to the light that you have, for fear darkness should overtake you; for a man who walks in the dark does not know where he is going.
Dear children, I am still with you a little longer. You will seek me, but, as I said to the Jews, 'Where I am going you cannot come,' so for the present I say to you.
Yet a little while and the world will see me no more, but you will see me: because I live, you also shall live.
A little while
On that same first day of the week, when it was evening and, for fear of the Jews, the doors of the house where the disciples were, were locked, Jesus came and stood in their midst, and said to them, "Peace be to you!"
After this, Jesus again showed Himself to the disciples. It was at the Lake of Tiberias. The circumstances were as follows.
He had also, after He suffered, shown Himself alive to them with many sure proofs, appearing to them at intervals during forty days, and speaking of the Kingdom of God.
That same Jesus God raised to life on the third day, and permitted Him to appear unmistakably,
1 Corinthians 15:5
and was seen by Peter, and then by the Twelve.
I came from the Father and have come into the world. Again I am leaving the world and am going to the Father."
although He knew that the Father had put everything into His hands, and that He had come forth from God and was now going to God,
And now, Father, do Thou glorify me in Thine own presence, with the glory that I had in Thy presence before the world existed.
So the Lord Jesus after having thus spoken to them was taken up into Heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.
simply fixing our gaze upon Jesus, our Prince Leader in the faith, who will also award us the prize. He, for the sake of the joy which lay before Him, patiently endured the cross, looking with contempt upon its shame, and afterwards seated Himself-- where He still sits--at the right hand of the throne of God.