Though he had done so many signs before them, they still did not believe in him,
1so that the word spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled: 2"Lord, who has believed what he heard from us, and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?"
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Therefore they 3could not believe. For again Isaiah said,
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4"He has blinded their eyes and 5hardened their heart, lest they see with their eyes, and understand with their heart, and turn, and I would heal them."
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Isaiah said these things because 6he saw his glory and 7spoke of him.
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Nevertheless, 8many even of the authorities believed in him, but 9for fear of the Pharisees they did not 10confess it, so that they would not be 11put out of the synagogue;
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12for they loved the glory that comes from man more than the glory that comes from God.
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And Jesus cried out and said, 13"Whoever believes in me, believes not in me but 14in him who sent me.
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And 15whoever 16sees me sees him who sent me.
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17I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness.
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If anyone 18hears my words and does not keep them, 19I do not judge him; for 20I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.
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21The one who rejects me and does not receive my words has a judge; 22the word that I have spoken will judge him 23on the last day.
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For 24I have not spoken on my own authority, but the Father 25who sent me has himself given me 26a commandment--what to say and what to speak.
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And I know that his commandment is eternal life. What I say, therefore, I say as the Father has told me."