We’re continuing in our series through Jesus’ farewell speech in John 14-17. Yesterday, we looked at the overall theme of the speech: don’t worry, but trust Jesus – who is God’s authorised representative. Today, Jesus starts to fill out what that means.
Jesus gives access to the Father
Straight after reassuring them not to worry, but to trust in him, Jesus gives a reason. They won’t be without him forever. In fact, he has to go for a while, in order for them to be with him forever: