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John Wesley's notes on the Gospel: John 16:16-22
16 A little while and ye shall not see me - When I am buried: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me - When I am risen: because I go to my Father - I die and rise again, in order to ascend to my Father. 

19 Jesus said to them - Preventing their question. 

20 Ye will weep and lament - When ye see me dead; but your sorrow will be turned into joy - When ye see me risen. 

22 Ye now therefore have sorrow - This gives us no manner of authority to assert all believers must come into a state of darkness. They never need lose either their peace, or love, or the witness that they are the children of God. They never can lose these, but either through sin, or ignorance, or vehement temptation, or bodily disorder.