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John 15:13 “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”

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<br><br>John 1513 Greater love has no one than this to lay down ones life for ones friends <br><br><strong>John 15<strong><br><br><strong>The True Vine<strong><br><br>1 I am the true vine and my Father is the husbandman<br><sup>2 <sup>Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away and every branch that beareth fruit he purgeth it that it may bring forth more fruit<br><sup>3 <sup>Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you<br><sup>4 <sup>Abide in me and I in you As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself except it abide in the vine no more can ye except ye abide in me<br><sup>5 <sup>I am the vine ye are the branches He that abideth in me and I in him the same bringeth forth much fruit for without me ye can do nothing<br><sup>6 <sup>If a man abide not in me he is cast forth as a branch and is withered and men gather them and cast them into the fire and they are burned<br><sup>7 <sup>If ye abide in me and my words abide in you ye shall ask what ye will and it shall be done unto you<br><sup>8 <sup>Herein is my Father glorified that ye bear much fruit so shall ye be my disciples<br><br><strong>Love and Joy Perfected<strong><br><br><sup>9 <sup>As the Father hath loved me so have I loved you continue ye in my love<br><sup>10 <sup>If ye keep my commandments ye shall abide in my love even as I have kept my Fathers commandments and abide in his love<br><sup>11 <sup>These things have I spoken unto you that my joy might remain in you and that your joy might be full<br><sup>12 <sup>This is my commandment That ye love one another as I have loved you<br><sup>13 <sup>Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends<br><sup>14 <sup>Ye are my friends if ye do whatsoever I command you<br><sup>15 <sup>Henceforth I call you not servants for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth but I have called you friends for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you<br><sup>16 <sup>Ye have not chosen me but I have chosen you and ordained you that ye should go and bring forth fruit and that your fruit should remain that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name he may give it you<br><sup>17 <sup>These things I command you that ye love one another<br><br><strong>The Worlds Hatred<strong><br><br><sup>18 <sup>If the world hate you ye know that it hated me before it hated you<br><sup>19 <sup>If ye were of the world the world would love his own but because ye are not of the world but I have chosen you out of the world therefore the world hateth you<br><sup>20 <sup>Remember the word that I said unto you The servant is not greater than his lord If they have persecuted me they will also persecute you if they have kept my saying they will keep yours also<br><sup>21 <sup>But all these things will they do unto you for my names sake because they know not him that sent me<br><sup>22 <sup>If I had not come and spoken unto them they had not had sin but now they have no cloak for their sin<br><sup>23 <sup>He that hateth me hateth my Father also<br><sup>24 <sup>If I had not done among them the works which none other man did they had not had sin but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father<br><sup>25 <sup>But this cometh to pass that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law They hated me without a cause<br><br><strong>The Coming Rejection<strong><br><br><sup>26 <sup>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 testify of me<br><sup>27 <sup>And ye also shall bear witness because ye have been with me from the beginning<br><br><a href=httpswwwbiblegatewaycompassagesearch=John+15version=KJV><strong>King James Version KJV<strong><a><br><br>Join the adventure and be inspired Karen Gentry <a href=httpspilgrimtravelercom>pilgrimtravelercom<a><br><br><strong>Blessings from PilgrimTraveler<strong><br>

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