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I Am in My Father, and You in Me, and I in You

In John 14:20 Jesus said, “In that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you.” John 14:20

Have you ever tried to visualize this or draw a picture? It seems we often hear or read this one and quickly move on to the next verse. Yet it what it says is much more profound than most people realize. If you take the time to think about it, it may get a bit confusing, but I have found that putting thing such as this into visuals make them simpler, easier to grasp, and even fun.

This fast series of simple visuals helps to put this in perspective and ties it all together in the last slide. Also included are some additional verses for each slide. For brevity, I have limited it to versus two per line.

I am In my Father

Chist in the Father

[“In that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you.”]

This is simple enough. Christ is the blue and the father is purple. Below here are two verses for those who like to go deeper.
“Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me, or else believe on account of the works themselves.” John 14:11
“All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, or who the Father is except the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.” Luke 10:22

and you in Me

Visual of "You in Me" John 14:20

[“In that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you”]

“I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. “John 15:5
“Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it. 1 Corinthians 12:27

and I in you.

visual "I in you" John 14:20[In that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you]

Below are 2 more verses to consider.
To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. Colossians 1:27

Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you? 1 Corinthians 3:16

In that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you

At last, we can tie it all together visually. We humans are the white circle. The Son of God or the Son of Man is the blue. He is both the circle surrounding us and the circle inside us. The Father encompasses all.

visulal"You Will Know That I Am in My Father, and You in Me, and I in You"[In that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you]

Here are some other verses to consider as you look at the last slide:

“I and the Father are one.” John 10:30
“that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me.” John 17:21

I hope the slides helped or at least give you something to think about. I have been thinking of putting this together for over a year. I’m glad I finally got around to it.

Paul Nieto

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