These things I have spoken to you that My joy may be in you and that your joy may be made full.
This is My commandment, that you love one another even as I have loved you.
No one has greater love than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.
You are My friends if you do what I command you.
No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all the things which I have heard from My Father I have made known to you.
You did not choose Me, but I chose you, and I set you that you should go forth and bear fruit and that your fruit should remain, that whatever you ask the Father in My name, He may give you.
These things I command you that you may love one another.
If the world hates you, know that it has hated Me before you.
If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
Remember the word which I said to you, A slave is not greater than his master. If they have persecuted Me, they will persecute you also; if they have kept My word, they will keep yours also.
But all these things they will do to you because of My name, because they do not know Him who sent Me.
If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.
He who hates Me hates My Father also.
If I did not do among them the works which no one else has done, they would not have sin; but now they have both seen and hated both Me and My Father.
But it is so that the word written in their law may be fulfilled, "They hated Me without cause.''
But when the Comforter comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of reality, who proceeds from the Father, He will testify concerning Me;
And you testify also, because from the beginning you have been with Me.
These things I have spoken to you so that you would not be stumbled.
They will put you out of the synagogues; but an hour is coming for every one who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.
And these things they will do because they have not known the Father nor Me.
But these things I have spoken to you that when their hour comes you may remember them, that I told you of them. Now these things I have not said to you from the beginning, because I was with you.