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.

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I tell

John 8:45
And because I say the truth, ye believe me not. Which of you convicteth me of sin?
Luke 4:25
And I assure you, there were many widows in Israel, in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up for three years and six months, and there was a great famine through all the land;
Luke 9:27
And I assure you, there be some of those who stand here, that shall not taste of death, till they have seen the kingdom of God.
Acts 10:34
Then Peter opened his mouth and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:


John 11:50
nor do ye consider, that it is better for us that one man should die for the people, than that the whole nation should perish.
John 14:3
And as I go to prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you to myself, that where I am, ye may also be.
Romans 8:28
And we know that all things co-operate for good to them that love God, to them that are called according to his purpose;
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our short and light affliction is working out for us an infinite and eternal weight of glory, as we aim not at the things which are visible, but invisible:

The comforter

John 7:39
(This He spake of the Spirit, which they that believe on Him should receive; for the holy Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus was not yet glorified.)
John 14:16
and He will give you another comforter to abide with you for ever:
John 15:26
But when the comforter is come, whom I will send to you from the Father, (even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father,) He shall testify of me.

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Philippians 1:24
but to abide in the flesh is more necessary for you.