I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me

You heard me say, “I am going away and I am coming back to you.” If you loved me, you would be glad that I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.”

He said to them, “When you pray, say: ‘Our Father, hallowed be your name … my Father and your Father. … I love the Father and do exactly what my Father has commanded me. … Don’t you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you I do not speak on my own authority. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work. … The Father loves the Son and has placed everything in his hands. … For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him.”

“Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us.” Jesus answered: “Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’? Don’t you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you I do not speak on my own authority. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work. … I and the Father are one. … As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love.”

Jh 14:10Jh 14:28Lu 11:2Jh 20:17Jh 14:31Jh 14:10Jh 3:35Jh 17:2Jh 14:8-10Jh 10:30Jh 15:9-10

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