John 1:15-18 NIV

15 John testifies1 concerning him. He cries out, saying, "This was he of whom I said, 'He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.' "2

References for John 1:15

      16 From the fullness3 of his grace4 we have all received one blessing after another.

      References for John 1:16

      17 For the law was given through Moses;5 grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.6

      References for John 1:17

      18 No one has ever seen God,7 but God the One and Onlyab8, who is at the Father's side, has made him known.

      References for John 1:18

        • e 1:18 - Or "the Only Begotten"
        • f 1:18 - Some manuscripts "but the only" (or "only begotten") "Son"