They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida1 in Galilee, with a request. "Sir," they said, "we would like to see Jesus."
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Philip went to tell Andrew; Andrew and Philip in turn told Jesus.
Jesus replied, "The hour2 has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.3
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I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies,4 it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.
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The man who loves his life will lose it, while the man who hates his life in this world will keep it5 for eternal life.6
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Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be.7 My Father will honor the one who serves me.
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"Now my heart is troubled,8 and what shall I say? 'Father,9 save me from this hour'?10 No, it was for this very reason I came to this hour.
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Father, glorify your name!" Then a voice came from heaven,11 "I have glorified it, and will glorify it again."
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The crowd that was there and heard it said it had thundered; others said an angel had spoken to him.
Jesus said, "This voice was for your benefit,12 not mine.
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Now is the time for judgment on this world;13 now the prince of this world14 will be driven out.
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