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.
And because I say the truth, ye believe me not. Which of you convicteth me of sin?
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;
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.
Then Peter opened his mouth and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
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.
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.
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:
(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.)
and He will give you another comforter to abide with you for ever:
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.
but to abide in the flesh is more necessary for you.