A. 9 As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.
B.10 If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love.
C. 11 These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.
B’. 12 This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.
A’. 13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
A. 14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.
B. 15 Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.
C. 16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain:
B’. that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
A’. 17 These things I command you, that ye love one another.