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John 15 - NIV, NAB - in A Treatise of Novatian Concerning the Trinity

Further, He says in addition: "But I have called you friends; for all things which I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you."[240]

John 15:1 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book I

" Then He adds, "Every branch in me that beareth not fruit He taketh away; and every branch that beareth fruit He pruneth, that it may bring forth more fruit."[145]

John 15:1 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Praxeas

, and you will find that He whom you believe to be the Father (described as acting for the Father, although you, for your part, forsooth, suppose that "the Father, being the husbandman,"[351]

John 15:1 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Dogmatical and Historical Fragments

"Binding his ass to a vine: "that means that He unites His people of the circumcision with His own calling (vocation). For He was the vine.[35]

John 15:1 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Epistle LXII

must be observed, and that nothing must be done by us but what the Lord first did on our behalf, as that the cup which is offered in remembrance of Him should be offered mingled with wine. For when Christ says, "I am the true vine."[5]

John 15:1 - NIV, NAB - in A Treatise of Novatian Concerning the Trinity

Every branch in me that beareth not fruit He taketh away; and every branch that beareth fruit He purgeth, that it may bring forth more fruit? "[238]

John 15:1 - NIV, NAB - in Methodius Discourse V. Thallousa

The sober and joy-producing vine, from whose instructions, as from branches, there joyfully hang down clusters of graces, distilling love, is our Lord Jesus, who says expressly to the apostles,[17]

John 15:1 - NIV, NAB - in Methodius Discourse X. Domnina

The vine, and that not in a few places, refers to the Lord Himself,[18]

John 15:1 - NIV, NAB - in Didache

We thank thee, our Father, for the holy vine of David Thy servant,[88]

John 15:1 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book I

"Art Thou the King of the Jews? "by saying, "My kingdom is not of this world; if My kingdom were of this world, then would My servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews, but now is My kingdom not from hence." We have also read the words,[96]

John 15:1 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book XI

for they were rooted up as they did not receive the true vine, which was cultivated by the Father, even Jesus Christ.[111]

John 15:2 - NIV, NAB - in Five Books in Reply to Marcion

Off-broken boughs![52]

John 15:3 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book X

And this temple must be destroyed by those who plot against the Word of God, and after its destruction be raised again on that third day which we discussed above; when the disciples also will remember what He, the Word, said before the temple of God was destroyed, and will believe, not only their knowledge but their faith also being then made perfect, and that by the word which Jesus spoke. And every one who is of this nature, Jesus purifying him,[112]

John 15:9 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book III

For he who holds, without pride and boasting, the true glory (opinion) regarding created things and the Creator, who is the Almighty God of all, and who has granted existence to all; [such an one, ] continuing in His love[382]

John 15:9 - NIV, NAB - in A Treatise of Novatian Concerning the Trinity

If ye have kept my commandments, ye shall remain in my love; even as I have kept the Father's commandments, and remain in His love."[239]

John 15:11 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book II

With these also agree the following: "These things have I spoken to you, that My joy might be fulfilled: and this is My commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you."[167]

John 15:12 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Epistle VII

And the Lord has bidden us with His own voice, saying, "This is my command, that ye love one another."[11]

John 15:12 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise I On the Unity of the Church

Discord cannot attain to the kingdom of heaven; to the rewards of Christ, who said, "This is my commandment that ye love one another even as I have loved you: "[41]

John 15:12 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

Also in the same place: "This is my commandment, That ye love one another, even as I have loved you. Greater love than this has no man, than that one should lay down his life for his friends."[375]

John 15:13 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book III

For the Lord and our Saviour Jesus Christ did not scruple to "lay down His life," as Himself says, "for His friends."[59]

John 15:14 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Epistle LXII

For if in the sacrifice which Christ offered none is to be followed but Christ, assuredly it behoves us to obey and do that which Christ did, and what He commanded to be done, since He Himself says in the Gospel, "If ye do whatsoever I command you, henceforth I call you not servants, but friends."[28]

John 15:15 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

But this is our Lord, the Word of God, who in the first instance certainly drew slaves to God, but afterwards He set those free who were subject to Him, as He does Himself declare to His disciples: "I will not now call you servants, for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth; but I have called you friends, for all things which I have heard from My Father I have made known."[160]

John 15:15 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book VI

"I call you no longer servants, but friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father have I made known unto you."[122]

John 15:15 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book I

who make progress and hasten towards wisdom, and are found worthy to possess it. For[142]

John 15:15 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book I

"You call Me Master and Lord, and you say well, for so I am," but in another passage,[144]

John 15:16 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

For this is the glory of man, to continue and remain permanently in God's service. Wherefore also did the Lord say to His disciples, "Ye have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you; "[164]

John 15:18 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Epistle LV

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."[16]

John 15:18 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XI Exhortation to Martyrdom Addressed to Fortunatus

Remember the word that I spoke unto you, The servant is not greater than his master. If they have persecuted me, they will persecute you also."[83]

John 15:18 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

Remember the word which I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you."[559]

John 15:19 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Ignatius to the Romans

For says [the Scripture], "If ye were of this world, the world would love its own; but now ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of it: continue in fellowship with me."[27]

John 15:20 - NIV, NAB - in A Treatise of Novatian Concerning the Trinity

And, "When He, the Advocate, shall come, whom I shall send unto you from my Father, the Spirit of truth who proceedeth from my Father."[248]

John 15:20 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book V

And again: "If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you."[7]

John 15:21 - NIV, NAB - in A Treatise of Novatian Concerning the Trinity

Moreover, He adds to all this: "But all these things will they do unto you for my name's sake, because they know not Him that sent me."[241]

John 15:21 - NIV, NAB - in Fragments from Peter of Alexandria

And He says as follows: "All these things will they do unto you for My name's sake, because they know not Him that sent Me."[21]

John 15:22 - NIV, NAB - in Origen de Principiis Book I

That declaration also in the Gospel, "If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin,"[76]

John 15:22 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book I

But what saith the Scripture? The Word is very nigh thee, in thy mouth and in thy heart," as if Christ Himself were the same thing as the Word said to be sought after. But when the Lord Himself says[187]

John 15:22 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book II

" And, again, there would be no sin but for the Logos, for "if I had not come and spoken unto them," Christ says,[42]

John 15:23 - NIV, NAB - in Methodius Oration on the Psalms

Ye think, indeed, under a pretence of piety, to avenge the glory of God, not understanding that he that despiseth Me despiseth My Father also.[57]

John 15:25 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book V

,"[375]

John 15:26 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian The Prescription Against Heretics

and for this asked of the Father that He might be the teacher of truth;[298]

John 15:26 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

Or if, again, (the pseudo-prophetic spirit) has been eager to affect this (sentiment) in accordance with "the Spirit of truth,"[277]