In today’s text Jesus is talking to His disciples about what will happen in the future. In fact, John 14 -17 is what some refer to as the “Farewell Discourse”. Jesus is talking to them about the connection to obedience and love and how that will be important in their work as disciples.
John 14:15 – 21 (NRSV) 15 “If you love me, you will keep[a] my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate,[b] to be with you forever. 17 This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither