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John 16:27 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "For the Father himself loveth you," (autos gar ho pater philei humas) "For the Father himself loves you all," hence you may know that He will respond to your prayers to Me, as I also carry them to Him, Joh 3:16. He simply assures them and believers today that their prayers will be heard and their need met, Php_4:19. Their prayers would be answered on the basis of both His intercession for them and the Father's love.

2) "Because ye have loved me," (hoti humeis eme pephilekate) "Because you have loved me, as friends," Joh 14:21; Joh 14:23. All our prayers and deeds are vain, except and until Jesus approves them to the Father, as being in His name, Col 3:17; Act 4:12.

3) "And have believed that I came out from God." (kai pepisteukate hoti ego para tou theou ekselthon) "And you all have believed that I came forth out of and away from the Father," and am His Son, Joh 3:16; Gal 4:4-5; 2Co 8:9; 1Ti 3:16.

Consult other comments:

John 16:27 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 16:27 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 16:27 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 16:27 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 16:27 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 16:27 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 16:27 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 16:27 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 16:27 - Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae (Old and New Testaments)

John 16:27 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 16:27 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 16:27 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 16:27 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 16:27 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 16:27 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 16:27 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 16:27 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary