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20 also. For the Father loveth the Son, and

sheweth him all things which he doeth : and

he will shew him greater works then these, that 21 ye may marvel. For as the Father raiseth up

the dead, and giveth them life; even so the Son 22 giveth life to whom he will

. For the Father judgeth no man; but hath committed all judg23 ment unto the Son : that all men should honor

the Son, as they honor the Father. He that

honoreth not the Son, honoreth not the Father 24 who hath sent him.* Verily, verily I say unto

you, He that heareth my words and believeth on him who sent me, hath everlasting life, and

shall not come into condemnation ; but is passed 25 from death unto life. 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 : 26 and they who hear shall live. For as the

Father hath life in himself, so hath he given to 27 the Son also to have life in himself; and hath

likewise given him authority to execute judg28 ment, because he is the Son of man. Wonder

not at this : for the hour is coming, in which

all who are in the graves shall hear his voice, 29 and shall come forth; they who have done

good unto the resurrection of life: and they

who have done evil, unto the resurrection of 30 damnation.t I can of mine ownself do nothing:

* They then who honor Christ, as the Son,

and messenger of God, cannot be condemned for giving God's glory to another: Christ, we are commanded to honor-and he is the visible representative of the invisible God.

† Campbell says, they who have done good, to enjoy life, and they who have done evil to suffer punishment.

as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just;

because I seek not mine own will, but the will 31 of the Father who hath sent me. If I only bear

witness of mysel, my witness is not true. 32 There is another who beareth witness of

me, and I know that the testimony which he gave 33 of me is true. Ye sent unto John, and he bare S witness unto the truth. But I receive not

testimony from man :* but these things I say, 35 that ye might be saved. He was a burning

and a shining light : and ye were willing for a

season to rejoice in his light. 36 But I have greater witness than that of John :

for the works which the Father hath given me

to finish, even the works that I do, bear witness 37 of me, that the Father hath sent me, And the

Father himself who sent me, hath borne witness

of me. t Ye have neither heard his voice at 39 any time, nor seen his shape. I And ye have

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

. 39 Search the scriptures : for in them ye think

ye have eternal life ; and it is they which testify 40 of me. Yet ye will not come to me, that ye 41 might have life. I receive not honor from men. 42 But I know you, that ye have not the love of 43 God in


I am come in my Father's name,

* 1, indeed, need not the testimony of man.
† By declaring that Christ was his beloved Son.

+ "T'he invisible God," we read in other places. Jesus Christ is the visible image of Deity. All judgment is committed to him, and he is to be honored as the Son or messenger of God. See 21, 22, 230 verses of this chapter-see also Rom. xiv. 9, 10, 11, 12.


receive me not: if another shall come 46 in his own name, him ye will receive. How

can ye believe, who receive honor one of another,

and seek not the honor which cometh from 45 God only? Do not think that I will accuse

you to the Father ; there is one that accuseth 46 you, even Moses, in whom ye trust. For had

ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me : 47 for he wrote of me. But if ye believe not his

writings, how shall ye believe my words ?*


1 AFTER these things Jesus went over the

sea of Galilee, which is the sea of Tiberias. 2 And a great multitude followed him, because

they saw his miracles which he did on them 3 that were diseased. And Jesus went up into

a mountain, and there he sat with his disciples. 4 Now the passover, a feast of the Jews, was


Then Jesus lifting up his eyes, and seeing a great company come unto him, saith unto

Philip, Whence shall we buy bread that these 6 may eat ? (And this he said to try him : for 7 he himself knew what he would do.). Philip

answered him, Two hundred penny-worth of

bread is not sufficient that every one of them 8 may take a little. One of his disciples, Andrew,

* See Luke xvi. 31. † This was a lake, and called also the lake of Gennésareth_because these places were contiguous to and bordering on it.

9 Simon Peter's brother, saith unto him, There

is a lad here, who hath five barley-loaves, and

two small fishes : but what are they among 10 so many? And Jesus said, Make the men sit

down. (Now there was inuch grass in the

place.) So the men sat down, in number 11 about five thousand. And Jesus took the

loaves ; and when he had given thanks, he distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to

them who were sat down ; and also of the 12 fishes, as much as they would. When they

were filled, he said unto his disciples, Gather

tip the fragments which remain, that nothing be 13 lost. Therefore they gathered them together,

and filled twelve baskets with the fragments of

the five b:arley-loaves, which remained over 14 and above unto them who had eaten. Then

those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, This is of a truth that prophet

who should come into the world. * 15 Now when Jesus perceived that they would

come and take him by force, to make him a

king, he departed again into a mountain alone. 16. And when it was evening, his disciples went 17 down into the sea, and entered into a ship, and

went over the sea towards Capernaum. And

it was now dark, and Jesus was not come to 18 them. And the sea arose by reason of a great 19 wind that blew. So when thcy had rowed

about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, they

see Jesus walking on the sea, and drawing nigh * By prophet here must be meant Messiah, whom they were expecting: And thus it appears that Christ was spoken of by different names and epithets.

20 unto the ship : and they were afraid. But he 21 saith unto them, It is I, be not afraid. Then

they willingly received him into the ship : and immediately the ship was at the land whither

they would go. 22

The day following, when the people who stood on the other side of the sea, saw that there was none other boat there, but the one whereinto his disciples were entered, and that Jesus went not with his disciples into the boat,

but that his disciples were gone away alone ; 23 (howbeit there came other boats from Tiberias,

nigh unto the place where they did eat bread; 24 after that the Lord had given thanks.) When

the people therefore saw that Jesus was not there, neither his disciples, they also took ship

ping, and came to Capernaum, seeking for 25 Jesus. And when they had found him on the

other side of the sea, they said unto him, Rabbi, 26 when camest thou hither? Jesus answered

them, and said, Verily, verily I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles,

but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were 27 filled. Labor not for the meat that perisheth,

but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto

you : for him the Father, even God has sealed. * 28 Then they said unto him, What shall we do,

that we may perform the works of God 29 Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the

* God has given him his testimony and sanction, ty granting him the Holy Spirit without measure, and enabling him to perfurm works which imply divine power.

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