John 15:7-8 If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. Read verse in English Standard Version 13:10). By the end of today’s sermon, I hope you will have memorized this verse and know what it means. NIV “If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” NLT “But if you remain in me and my words remain in you, you may ask for anything you want, and it will be granted!” ESV John 15:7. These were words spoken by Jesus to His disciples in His famous Farewell Discourse (John 13-17). JOHN 15:1-3 BIBLE STUDY John 15:4-11 I Am The Vine, You Are The Branches John 15:12-15 Love One Another John 15:16-19 You Did Not Choose Me, But I Chose You John 15:20-21 If They Persecuted Me, They Will Persecute You John 15:22-27 No Sin John 15 … If you remain in Me and My words remain in you [that is, if we are vitally united and My message lives in your heart], ask whatever you wish and it will be done for you. By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples. John 8:37 I know that you are Abraham's seed; but you seek to kill me, because my word has no place in you.. Deuteronomy 6:6 And these words, which I command you this day, shall be in your heart:. If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. Abide in you - Not only are remembered, but are suffered to remain in you as a living principle, to regulate your affections and life. Biblical Translations of John 15:7. If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. John 15:7 ESV. They are already clean (cf. If ye abide in me, &c. — Our Lord having laid before his disciples the awful consequences of falling from grace, now proceeds to point out some of the peculiar advantages which should accrue from a contrary spirit and conduct; the first of which is that all their prayers should be heard and answered. my. Thus there is a change to a more positive note from the “if anyone ” ( ejaVn … ti" ) of verse 6 to “if you ” ( ejaVn meivnhte ) in the present verse. 15:7 o} ejaVn qevlhte aijthvsasqe Jesus is addressing his own again, the disciples from whom the traitor Judas has already departed (13:30). Commentary on John 15:18-25 (Read John 15:18-25 ) How little do many persons think, that in opposing the doctrine of Christ as our Prophet, Priest, and King, they prove themselves ignorant of the one living and true God, whom they profess to worship! Ye shall ask … - See John 14:13.This promise had particular reference to the apostles. In verse 7 He says: If you abide in me, and my words abide in you… John 15:7 ESV. So in verse 7 the phrase, "My words abide in you," is substituted for the phrase in verse 4, "I in you." This verse is frequently misinterpreted with regard to prayer. So we could say that for Christ to abide in us is for His Word to abide in us. Barnes' Notes on the Bible. My words - My doctrine; my commandments. Abide in me, and I in you… John 15:4 ESV. If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. Just a few verses before at the beginning of chapter 15, He reveals that He is the Vine and they are the branches, and if they abide in Him they will bear much fruit.