Book 43 of 66: John: Chapter 005 of 21

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Jesus Christ





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After this there was a feast of the Jews;
and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.


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Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool,
which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda,
having five porches.


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In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk,
of blind,
halt,
withered,
waiting for the moving of the water.


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For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool,
and troubled the water:
whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.


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And a certain man was there,
which had an infirmity thirty and eight years.


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When Jesus saw him lie,
and knew that he had been now a long time in that case,
he saith unto him,
Wilt thou be made whole?


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The impotent man answered him,
Sir,
I have no man,
when the water is troubled,
to put me into the pool:
but while I am coming,
another steppeth down before me.


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Jesus saith unto him,
Rise,
take up thy bed,
and walk.


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And immediately the man was made whole,
and took up his bed,
and walked:
and on the same day was the sabbath.


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The Jews therefore said unto him that was cured,
It is the sabbath day:
it is not lawful for thee to carry thy bed.


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He answered them,
He that made me whole,
the same said unto me,
Take up thy bed,
and walk.


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Then asked they him,
What man is that which said unto thee,
Take up thy bed,
and walk?


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And he that was healed wist not who it was:
for Jesus had conveyed himself away,
a multitude being in that place.


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Afterward Jesus findeth him in the temple,
and said unto him,
Behold,
thou art made whole:
sin no more,
lest a worse thing come unto thee.


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The man departed,
and told the Jews that it was Jesus,
which had made him whole.


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And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus,
and sought to slay him,
because he had done these things on the sabbath day.


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But Jesus answered them,
My Father worketh hitherto,
and I work.


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Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him,
because he not only had broken the sabbath,
but said also that God was his Father,
making himself equal with God.


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Then answered Jesus and said unto them,
Verily,
verily,
I say unto you,
The Son can do nothing of himself,
but what he seeth the Father do:
for what things soever he doeth,
these also doeth the Son likewise.


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For the Father loveth the Son,
and sheweth him all things that himself doeth:
and he will shew him greater works than these,
that ye may marvel.


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For as the Father raiseth up the dead,
and quickeneth them;
even so the Son quickeneth whom he will.


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For the Father judgeth no man,
but hath committed all judgment unto the Son:


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That all men should honour the Son,
even as they honour the Father.
He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.


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Verily,
verily,
I say unto you,
He that heareth my word,
and believeth on him that sent me,
hath everlasting life,
and shall not come into condemnation;
but is passed from death unto life.


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Verily,
verily,
I say unto you,
The hour is coming,
and now is,
when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God:
and they that hear shall live.


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For as the Father hath life in himself;
so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;


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And hath given him authority to execute judgment also,
because he is the Son of man.


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Marvel not at this:
for the hour is coming,
in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,


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And shall come forth;
they that have done good,
unto the resurrection of life;
and they that have done evil,
unto the resurrection of damnation.


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I can of mine own self do nothing:
as I hear,
I judge:
and my judgment is just;
because I seek not mine own will,
but the will of the Father which hath sent me.


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If I bear witness of myself,
my witness is not true.


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There is another that beareth witness of me;
and I know that the witness which he witnesseth of me is true.


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Ye sent unto John,
and he bare witness unto the truth.


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But I receive not testimony from man:
but these things I say,
that ye might be saved.


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He was a burning and a shining light:
and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.


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But I have greater witness than that of John:
for the works which the Father hath given me to finish,
the same works that I do,
bear witness of me,
that the Father hath sent me.


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And the Father himself,
which hath sent me,
hath borne witness of me.
Ye have neither heard his voice at any time,
nor seen his shape.


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And ye have not his word abiding in you:
for whom he hath sent,
him ye believe not.


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Search the scriptures;
for in them ye think ye have eternal life:
and they are they which testify of me.


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And ye will not come to me,
that ye might have life.


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I receive not honour from men.


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But I know you,
that ye have not the love of God in you.


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I am come in my Father's name,
and ye receive me not:
if another shall come in his own name,
him ye will receive.


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How can ye believe,
which receive honour one of another,
and seek not the honour that cometh from God only?


043:005:045
Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father:
there is one that accuseth you,
even Moses,
in whom ye trust.


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For had ye believed Moses,
ye would have believed me;
for he wrote of me.


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But if ye believe not his writings,
how shall ye believe my words?


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