Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.

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Bible References

I tell

John 8:45
But because I say the truth, ye believe me not.
Luke 4:25
But of a truth I say unto you, There were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when there came a great famine over all the land;
Luke 9:27
But I tell you of a truth, There are some of them that stand here, who shall in no wise taste of death, till they see the kingdom of God.
Acts 10:34
And Peter opened his mouth and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:

It

John 11:50
nor do ye take account that it is expedient for you that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.
John 14:3
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I come again, and will receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
Romans 8:28
And we know that to them that love God all things work together for good, even to them that are called according to his purpose.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our light affliction, which is for the moment, worketh for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory;

The comforter

John 7:39
But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believed on him were to receive: for the Spirit was not yet given ; because Jesus was not yet glorified.
John 14:16
And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may be with you for ever,
John 15:26
But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall bear witness of me:

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Philippians 1:24
yet to abide in the flesh is more needful for your sake.