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 am telling you the truth, you do not believe me.
Luke 4:25
But in truth I tell you, there were many widows in Israel in Elijah's days, when the sky was shut up three and a half years, and there was a great famine over all the land.
Luke 9:27
But I tell you most certainly, there are some standing here who will not experience death before they see the kingdom of God."
Acts 10:34
Then Peter started speaking: "I now truly understand that God does not show favoritism in dealing with people,

It

John 11:50
You do not realize that it is more to your advantage to have one man die for the people than for the whole nation to perish."
John 14:3
And if I go and make ready a place for you, I will come again and take you to be with me, so that where I am you may be too.
Romans 8:28
And we know that all things work together for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose,
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our momentary, light suffering is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison

The comforter

John 7:39
(Now he said this about the Spirit, whom those who believed in him were going to receive, for the Spirit had not yet been given, because Jesus was not yet glorified.)
John 14:16
Then I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you forever --
John 15:26
When the Advocate comes, whom I will send you from the Father -- the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father -- he will testify about me,

General references

Philippians 1:24
but it is more vital for your sake that I remain in the body.

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