The Way to the Father

14 “Your heart must not be troubled.(A) Believe[a] in God;(B) believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many dwelling places;[b] if not, I would have told you. I am going away(C) to prepare a place for you. If I go away and prepare a place for you, I will come back(D) and receive you to Myself, so that where I am you may be also.(E) You know the way to where I am going.”[c](F)

“Lord,” Thomas(G) said, “we don’t know where You’re going. How can we know the way?”

Jesus told him, “I am(H) the way,(I) the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

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  1. John 14:1 Or You believe
  2. John 14:2 The Vg used the Lat term mansio, a traveler’s resting place. The Gk word is related to the verb meno, meaning remain or stay, which occurs 40 times in John.
  3. John 14:4 Other mss read this verse: And you know where I am going, and you know the way

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