Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

John 14:13

Whatever you ask in My name, that will I do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
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Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - God;   Jesus Continued;   Philip;   Prayer;   Righteous;   Scofield Reference Index - Holy Spirit;   Thompson Chain Reference - Ask;   Future, the;   Glorified, God;   Glorifying God;   God;   Heaven;   Heavenly;   Home;   In Christ's Name;   Morning Glories, Seven;   Name;   Power;   Prayer;   Seven;   The Topic Concordance - Giving and Gifts;   Glory;   Holy Spirit;   Jesus Christ;   Love;   Obedience;   Prayer;   Understanding;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Prayer;   Prayer, Answers to;  
Dictionaries:
Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Prayer;   Resurrection;   Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology - God, Name of;   Prayer;   Charles Buck Theological Dictionary - Baxterians;   Holy Ghost;   CARM Theological Dictionary - Prayer;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Church;   Mission(s);   Prayer;   Worship;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Children (Sons) of God;   Exorcism;   God;   Holy Spirit;   John, Theology of;   Prayer;   Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament - Character;   Coming Again;   Common Life;   Death of Christ;   Force;   Organization (2);   Personality;   Prayer (2);   Promise (2);   Sign ;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Prayer;   The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Fruit;   Pentecost;   Samuel;   People's Dictionary of the Bible - Lord (2);  
Encyclopedias:
Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia - Jesus of Nazareth;   International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Ask;   Johannine Theology, the;   Keys, Power of;   Name;   Prayers of Jesus;  
Devotionals:
Daily Light on the Daily Path - Devotion for November 13;   Every Day Light - Devotion for October 6;   Faith's Checkbook - Devotion for August 15;  

Adam Clarke Commentary

Whatsoever ye shall ask in my name - To enable you to perform these miracles, and to convert souls, may be granted you. Besides, by going unto the Father, I shall receive the Holy Spirit, and send down his abundant influences into the hearts of those who believe.

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Clarke, Adam. "Commentary on John 14:13". "The Adam Clarke Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/john-14.html. 1832.

Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible

Whatsoever ye shall ask - This promise referred particularly to the apostles in their work of spreading the gospel; it is, however, true of all Christians, if what they ask is in faith, and according to the will of God, James 1:6; 1 John 5:14.

In my name - This is equivalent to saying on my account, or for my sake. If a man who has money in a bank authorizes us to draw it, we are said to do it in his name. If a son authorizes us to apply to his father for aid because we are his friends, we do it in the name of the son, and the favor will be bestowed on us from the regard which the parent has to his son, and through him to all his friends. So we are permitted to apply to God in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, because God is in him well pleased Matthew 3:17, and because we are the friends of his Son he answers our requests. Though we are undeserving, yet he loves us on account of his Son, and because he sees in us his image. No privilege is greater than that of approaching God in the name of his Son; no blessings of salvation can be conferred on any who do not come in his name.

That will I do - Being exalted, he will be possessed of all power in heaven and earth Matthew 28:18, and he therefore could fulfill all their desires.

That the Father may be glorified in the Son - See the notes at John 13:31.

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Barnes, Albert. "Commentary on John 14:13". "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/john-14.html. 1870.

Coffman Commentaries on the Bible

And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that wilt I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

In my name ... For discussion of Christ as the one mediator, see my Commentary on Romans, p. 14.

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Coffman, James Burton. "Commentary on John 14:13". "Coffman Commentaries on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bcc/john-14.html. Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. 1983-1999.

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name,.... Whether it be for assistance in preaching of the Gospel; or for the performance of miraculous operations in confirmation of it; or for success to attend it; or for any blessings whatsoever, whether for themselves or others:

that will I do; he does not say, that he would be a Mediator between God, and them, an advocate with the Father for them, and would intercede, and use his interest with him that it might be done, which would have been saying much, and all which he does; but he declares he will do it himself, which is a proof of his deity, and an instance of his omnipotence:

that the Father may be glorified in the Son. This may be referred either to the petition, which must be made with this view, that the Father may be glorified by, or in the Son, in whose name it is put up, and for whose sake it is made; or to Christ's promise to do it; who in doing it, seeks not his own glory, at least not singly; but as the good of his people, so the glory of his heavenly Father.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on John 14:13". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/john-14.html. 1999.

Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

Whatsoever ye shall ask (οτι αν αιτησητεhoti an aitēsēte). Indefinite relative clause with οτιhoti (neuter accusative singular of οστιςhostis), ανan and the aorist active subjunctive of αιτεωaiteō This is an advance thought over John 14:12.

In my name (εν τωι ονοματι μουen tōi onomati mou). First mention of his “name” as the open sesame to the Father‘s will. See also John 14:26; John 15:16; John 16:23, John 16:24, John 16:26.

That will I do
(τουτο ποιησωtouto poiēsō). The Father answers prayers (John 15:16; John 16:23), but so does the Son (here and John 14:14). The purpose (ιναhina clause with first aorist passive subjunctive of δοχαζωdoxazō) is “that the Father may be glorified in the Son.” Plead Christ‘s name in prayer to the Father.

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Robertson, A.T. "Commentary on John 14:13". "Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rwp/john-14.html. Broadman Press 1932,33. Renewal 1960.

Vincent's Word Studies

In my name

The first occurrence of the phrase. See on Matthew 28:19. Prayer is made in the name of Jesus, “if this name, Jesus Christ, as the full substance of the saving faith and confession of him who prays, is, in his consciousness, the element in which the prayerful activity moves; so that thus that Name, embracing the whole revelation of redemption, is that which specifically measures and defines the disposition, feeling, object, and contents of prayer. The express use of the name of Jesus therein is no specific token; the question is of the spirit and mind of him who prays” (Meyer). Westcott cites Augustine to the effect that the prayer in Christ's name must be consistent with Christ's character, and that He fulfills it as Savior, and therefore just so far as it conduces to salvation.

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Vincent, Marvin R. DD. "Commentary on John 14:13". "Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/vnt/john-14.html. Charles Schribner's Sons. New York, USA. 1887.

Calvin's Commentary on the Bible

И если чего попросите, ... сделаю. – говорит Христос. Но спрашивается: разве не было уже тогда Посредника, во имя Которого люди молились Отцу? Отвечаю: посредничество Христа стало более ясным с той поры, как Он вошел в небесное святилище. О чем будет сказано в своем месте.

Да прославится. Это соответствует сказанному Павлом: дабы всякий язык исповедал, что Иисус есть Христос во славу Бога Отца (Фил.2:11). Цель всего – освящение имени Божия. Но здесь говорится о законном способе этого освящения: в Сыне и через Сына. Ибо величие Божие само по себе от нас сокрыто, во Христе же оно ярко нам сияет. И десницу Его, иначе сокрытую, мы ясно видим в лице Сына. Поэтому в благословениях, дарованных нам Отцом, не подобает отделять Сына от Отца, согласно сказанному: кто не почтит Сына, не почитает и Отца.

 

 

 

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Calvin, John. "Commentary on John 14:13". "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/john-14.html. 1840-57.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

13 And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

Ver. 13. That I will do] An undoubted argument of Christ’s Divinity, that he hears and grants prayers. When the people, in Ahab’s time, saw God answering Elijah by fire from heaven, they cried out, "The Lord he is God, the Lord he is God," 1 Kings 18:39; "O thou that hearest prayers" is a description the Psalmist gives of God, Psalms 65:2.

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on John 14:13". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/john-14.html. 1865-1868.

Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible

John 14:13. And whatsoever ye shall ask, &c.— "And whatsoever ye shall ask on the ground of my warrant and promise, with humble dependance on my wisdom and power, faithfulness and grace, and on my merit and advocacy, that ye may honour me; I will certainly perform it in answer to your prayers, that the Father himself may therebymanifesthisgloriousperfections,inmygracious and almighty operations, and through my obedience to the death of the cross, who am his own Son."

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Coke, Thomas. "Commentary on John 14:13". Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tcc/john-14.html. 1801-1803.

Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

In these words our Saviour produces another argument to quiet his disciples's hearts under their perplexity and trouble for the loss of his bodily presence; he assures them, that whatever comforts they enjoyed by his presence, they shall obtain by their prayers.

Observe here, 1. The qualification requisite in prayer: we must pray in Christ's name, that is, for the sake of his merits and mediation, in obedience to God's command, and with an eye to his glory, and for things agreeable to his will, and for things which his wisdom sees good for us.

To pray in Christ's name, is more than to name Christ in prayer. It implies three things:

1. To look up unto Christ as having purchased for us this privilege that we may pray: for it is by the blood of Christ that we draw near to God, and that a throne of grace is open for us.

2. To pray in the name of Christ, is to pray in the strength of Christ, and by the assistance of the Holy Spirit of Christ.

3. To pray in the name of Christ, is to pray in the virtue of the present mediation of Christ; believing that what we ask on earth, Christ obtains in heaven.

To pray thus is no easy matter; yet unless we do pray thus, we do not pray at all.

Observe, 2. The promise made to such prayers: Whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do. He saith not, That will my Father do; but that will I do, to testify his divine power and oneness with the Father. This evidently proves him to be God.

Observe, 3. The repetition of the promise for the further confirmation of it: If ye shall ask anything in my name, I will do it. The promise is doubled for the confirmation of it, so that we might be free from all doubts and fears of being heard, when we put up our prayers to God, in the name and mediation of Jesus Christ, for things agreeable to his will.

Learn hence, That although the children of God have sometimes many jealousies and fears arising in their mind concerning the answer of their prayers, yet they are altogether groundless; for it is most certain their desires shall be granted them, so far as the wisdom of God sees fit and convenient for them; and for that reason our Saviour redoubles the promise, If ye will ask any thing in my name, I will do it.

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Burkitt, William. "Commentary on John 14:13". Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wbc/john-14.html. 1700-1703.

Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary

13.] I have retained the period after πορεύομαι (Grot., Griesb., Lachm., Knapp, Lücke, Meyer, Stier place a comma only and connect this verse with the ὅτι), because the sense remains much the same, and the style is better preserved.

αἰτήσητε, scil. τὸν πατέρα: so ch. John 15:16; John 16:23. But this does not exclude, but distinctly includes, prayer to Christ; so blended are these two (as the ὁρᾶν, John 14:9), that we have not ποιήσει, but ποιήσω, and, John 14:14, emphatically ἐγὼ ποιήσω. He who prays to the Father, prays to the Son.

This ποιήσω answers to the ποιήσει in John 14:12; the reason why you shall do these greater works, is, on account of the all-powerful Spirit of grace and supplication which My going to the Father shall bring down upon the Church; in answer to which Spirit, I will do by you whatever in My Name (i.e. in union with Me, as being Mine, manifesting forth Jesus as the Son of God) ye shall ask. And the end of this is, that by these μείζονα τούτων, the wonders of grace and triumphs of the Spirit, the Father may be glorified (His glory shewn forth) in and by the Son.

John 14:14 solemnly repeats as a promise, what was incidentally asserted before: ‘For this is a truth, that whatever’ &c. And besides, adds the ἐγώ: it is I that will do it: shewing that the use of the first person before was emphatic. “ ἐγώ hoc jam indicat gloriam.”—Bengel.

John 14:15 is a following out of the ἐν τῷ ὀνόματί μου: ‘That way of prayer is the way of loving obedience, in which the Spirit is ever found, and which is only trodden by His help:’—and also of ἵνα δοξ. ὁ π. ἐν τῷ νἱ., ‘As the Father is honoured in the Son, so must the Son be honoured in you:’ see ch. John 15:10.

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Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament

John 14:13. τι ἄν) This differs from ἐάν τι, John 14:14. For τι ἄν and τοῦτο mutually refer to one another.— αἰτήσητε, ye shall have asked) A comprehensive promise, John 14:14; ch. John 15:7, “If ye abide in Me, etc., ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you;” 16, “That whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in My name, He may give it you;” John 16:23; John 16:26, “At that day ye shall ask in My name; and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you,” etc.— ἐν τῷ ὀνόματί μου, in My name) Mine, who am the Son of God. The reference is to the words, He that believeth on Me, John 14:12. In the Old Testament they used to adore the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob: in the New Testament the God and Father of our Lord is invoked in the name of Jesus Christ.— τοῦτο ποιήσω, this will I do) So will do [it] in the foll. ver. Both the thing and the person are hereby manifested [ τοῦτο being expressed in the first case, ἐγώ in the second; τοῦτο ποιήσωἐγὼ ποιήσω], In both, the reference is to the he shall do, John 14:12.— ἐν, in) John 14:10-11, “I am in the Father, and the Father in Me.”

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Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible

The whatsoever, in this text, must be limited by what the will of God hath revealed in other texts, as to the matter of our prayers; viz. they must be things that are for our good; such things as we stand in need of, and as God hath given us a liberty to ask: and indeed no other things can be asked in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ; for to ask in Christ’s name, signifieth not only the making use of his sacred name in our prayers, (though the constant practice of the church in prayer, hath evidenced it the general opinion of divines, that this is a part of the sense), but also in asking for his merits, and such things as shall be conformable to his will, and for his glory. Whatsoever (saith he) you shall ask of this nature, I will do. He doth not say, my Father will do, but I will do it; to testify his Divine power, and oneness in power with his Father.

That the Father may be glorified in the Son: God hath set up his rest in Christ, and will be glorified in and through him; and hath therefore given him all power in heaven and earth.

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Justin Edwards' Family Bible New Testament

In my name; in dependence on, and for the purpose of honoring him.

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Whedon's Commentary on the Bible

13.Ask in my name—To ask in the name of Christ is to ask in complete identification with him, as inspired by his spirit and as incorporated into his body. Such asking is in the interest of his kingdom and is identified with his will. Hence the absolute completeness of the promise, Whatsoever ye shall ask that will I do. Such prayer is ever answered.

 

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Whedon, Daniel. "Commentary on John 14:13". "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/john-14.html. 1874-1909.

The Expositor's Greek Testament

John 14:13. , so what they do is still His doing; one condition being attached to their prayers, that they ask . The name of a person can only be used when we seek to enforce his will and further his interests. This gives the condition of successful prayer: it must be for the furtherance of Christ’s kingdom. For the end of all is , that is, that the fulfilment of God’s purpose in sending forth His Son may be manifest in Christ’s people and in their beneficent work in the world.

 

 

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George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary

That will I do. He does not now say, this the Father will do: to shew that the power of both is equal, and the same. (Witham)

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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

ask. App-134. Compare Matthew 7:7.

name. The word occurs first in Matthew 1:21, associated with Jesus (App-98. X). Compare Mark 16:17 with Acts 3:6, Acts 3:16; Acts 4:10, &c.

glorified. See John 12:16.

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Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged

And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name - as Mediator, that will I do - as Head and Lord of the Kingdom of God. This comprehensive premise is repeated emphatically in the following verse.

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Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers

(13) And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do.—Comp. John 15:16; John 16:23. The prayer is thought of as addressed to the Father; but the answer here, and still more emphatically in the following verse, is thought of as coming from the Son, who is one with the Father. The width and limitation of the promise are both to be noted. It is “whatsoever ye shall ask,” and it is “ask in My name.” This means, as My representatives on earth (comp. Notes on previous verse), as persons doing My work, living in My spirit, seeking as I have sought to do the will of the Father. It follows from this that personal petitions are not contemplated here, except as far as they are for the glory of God; and that petitions asked in ignorance may be most truly answered when they are not granted. The prayer of Gethsemane—“If it be possible, let this cup pass from Me: nevertheless, not My will, but Thine be done,” should teach what prayer in the name and spirit of Christ means. We commonly attach to our prayers, “through Jesus Christ our Lord.” We do not always bear in mind that this implies an absolute self-sacrifice, and is a prayer that our very prayers may not be answered except in so far as they are in accordance with the divine will. (Comp. Note on 2 Corinthians 12:8-9.)

That the Father may be glorified in the Son.—Comp. Notes on John 11:4; John 12:28; John 13:31.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
whatsoever
15:7,16; 16:23,26; Matthew 7:7; 21:22; Mark 11:24; Luke 11:9; Ephesians 3:20; James 1:5; 5:16; 1 John 3:22; 5:14
in my
6; Ephesians 2:18; 3:12,14,21; Colossians 3:17; Hebrews 4:15; 7:25; 13:15; 1 Peter 2:5
will
14; 4:10,14; 5:19; 7:37; 10:30; 16:7; 2 Corinthians 12:8-10; Philippians 4:13
that
12:44; 13:31; 17:4,5; Philippians 2:9-11
Reciprocal: Leviticus 10:3 - before;  1 Kings 2:20 - Ask on;  1 Kings 3:5 - Ask what;  1 Kings 8:29 - My name;  1 Kings 10:13 - all her desire;  Song of Solomon 8:13 - cause;  Matthew 18:19 - it shall;  Mark 11:23 - whatsoever;  John 2:11 - manifested;  John 7:39 - glorified;  John 8:49 - but;  Acts 8:15 - prayed;  Romans 8:27 - according;  1 Corinthians 14:13 - pray;  Ephesians 5:20 - in;  Philippians 2:11 - to the

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Ernst Hengstenberg on John, Revelation, Ecclesiastes, Ezekiel & Psalms

Ver. 13. "And whatsoever ye shall ask in My name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son."—"And," when I have gone to the Father; or, in virtue of My departure, through which I shall be received into the fellowship of the Divine omnipotence. The connection with ver. 12 shows that petitions are referred to here which have relation to the things of the kingdom of God: their effect is the performance of the works. Prayer directed to that object is for ever being answered; although the arrangement of the time and hour must be left to the wisdom of Him who sitteth at the right hand of the Father, and although the answer may be impeded by many weaknesses and defeats on our part.

To the name all expressions and revelations of the nature converge: comp. on ch. John 1:12, John 2:23, John 5:43, John 12:13. It corresponds to the memorial, or memory, to the historical personality. He who would pray to Christ in such a way as to be heard, must not set before his eyes a phantasy of his own imagination: he must represent to himself the corporeal form of the historical Christ, in the outlines which the Apostolical Confession of Faith presents to us; he must thoroughly renounce all idealistic refuges. Christ has, by His deeds upon earth, made unto Himself a glorious name (comp. Isaiah 63:14); first of all, by those which He performed in His state of humiliation, and since by the victorious course of eighteen hundred years in His Church; and whosoever would pray to Him with acceptable prayer, must in faith embrace the whole fulness of these manifestations of His name. Experience bears witness that prayer dies out in feebleness, precisely in proportion as the name of Christ is obscured to the mind by doubt.

He to whom the prayer is directed is designedly not named, because it would be matter of indifference, after Christ had gone to the Father, whether petitions were addressed to Him or to the Father. Both would come to the same thing; for, as Christ is in the midst of the throne, Revelation 7:17, prayer truly offered to the Father is offered to Him, and prayer offered truly to Him is offered also to the Father. That supplication cannot be presented to the Father, as contradistinguished from Christ, is plain from the τοῦτο ποιήσω. If there were an alternative in the case, this expression would oblige us to assume that the prayer was to be addressed to the exalted Christ.

The ποιήσω) here refers to the ποιήσει in ver. 12. Luther: "What He had said about their doing greater works. He again appropriates to Himself." This was to the disciples, altogether penetrated by the consciousness of their impotence, not discouraging, but full of consolation. It might appear that the sphere of the Lord's action and the sphere of the disciples' action were different; but this distinction vanishes when we observe, that even in those cases in which the act seemed to belong to Christ alone (such as the destruction of Jerusalem), the disciples were actually co-operating by their prayer, and that, on the other hand, there could be no work done by the disciples alone without the effectual aid of Christ.—"That the Father may be glorified in the Son:" the aim of the acting of Christ is primarily His own glorification. But this reflects back on the Father. When it is seen that the Son can do great things, says Theophylact, He is glorified who hath begotten such a Son.

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Hengstenberg, Ernst. "Commentary on John 14:13". Ernst Hengstenberg on John, Revelation, Ecclesiastes, Ezekiel & Psalms. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/heg/john-14.html.

Calvin's Commentary on the Bible

13.And whatever you ask in my name, that I will do. By these words He plainly declares that he will be the Author of all that shall be done by the hands of the Apostles. But it may be asked, was he not even then the Mediator in whose name men ought to pray to the Father? I reply, he plainly discharged the office of Mediator, ever since he entered into the heavenly sanctuary; as we shall afterwards repeat at the proper place.

That the Father may be glorified in the Son. This passage agrees with what Paul says,

That every tongue may confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father, (Philippians 2:11.)

The end of all things is the sanctification of the name of God; but here the true method of sanctifying it is declared; that is, in the Son, and by the Son. For, though the majesty of God be in itself hidden from us, it shines in Christ; though his hand be concealed, we have it visible in Christ. Consequently, in the benefits which the Father bestows upon us, we have no right to separate the Father from the Son, according to that saying,

He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father,
(
John 6:23.)

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Calvin, John. "Commentary on John 14:13". "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/john-14.html. 1840-57.