Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
But because I say what is true, you have no belief in me.
Truly I say to you, There were a number of widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the heaven was shut up for three years and six months and there was no food in the land;
But truly I say to you, Some of those who are here now will have no taste of death till they see the kingdom of God.
Then Peter said, Truly, I see clearly that God is no respecter of persons:
You do not see that it is in your interest for one man to be put to death for the people, so that all the nation may not come to destruction.
And if I go and make ready a place for you, I will come back again and will take you to be with me, so that you may be where I am.
And we are conscious that all things are working together for good to those who have love for God, and have been marked out by his purpose.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our present trouble, which is only for a short time, is working out for us a much greater weight of glory;
This he said of the Spirit which would be given to those who had faith in him: the Spirit had not been given then, because the glory of Jesus was still to come.
And I will make prayer to the Father and he will give you another Helper to be with you for ever,
When the Helper comes, whom I will send to you from the Father even the Spirit of true knowledge who comes from the Father--he will give witness about me;
Still, to go on in the flesh is more necessary because of you.