Bible: John 5:31-47

More Testimony About Jesus

5:31If I testify about myself, my testimony is not true. 5:32 There is another 1  who testifies about me, and I know the testimony he testifies about me is true. 5:33 You have sent to John, 2  and he has testified to the truth. 5:34 (I do not accept 3  human testimony, but I say this so that you may be saved.) 5:35 He was a lamp that was burning and shining, 4  and you wanted to rejoice greatly for a short time 5  in his light.

5:36But I have a testimony greater than that from John. For the deeds 6  that the Father has assigned me to complete – the deeds 7  I am now doing – testify about me that the Father has sent me. 5:37 And the Father who sent me has himself testified about me. You people 8  have never heard his voice nor seen his form at any time, 9  5:38 nor do you have his word residing in you, because you do not believe the one whom he sent. 5:39 You study the scriptures thoroughly 10  because you think in them you possess eternal life, 11  and it is these same scriptures 12  that testify about me, 5:40 but you are not willing to come to me so that you may have life.

5:41I do not accept 13  praise 14  from people, 15  5:42 but I know you, that you do not have the love of God 16  within you. 5:43 I have come in my Father’s name, and you do not accept 17  me. If someone else comes in his own name, you will accept 18  him. 5:44 How can you believe, if you accept praise 19  from one another and don’t seek the praise 20  that comes from the only God? 21 

5:45Do not suppose that I will accuse you before the Father. The one who accuses you is Moses, in whom you have placed your hope. 22  5:46 If 23  you believed Moses, you would believe me, because he wrote about me. 5:47 But if you do not believe what Moses 24  wrote, how will you believe my words?

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