John 5:30-40 NIV

30 By myself I can do nothing;1 I judge only as I hear, and my judgment is just,2 for I seek not to please myself but him who sent me.3

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Testimonies About Jesus

31 "If I testify about myself, my testimony is not valid.4

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32 There is another who testifies in my favor,5 and I know that his testimony about me is valid.

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33 "You have sent to John and he has testified6 to the truth.

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34 Not that I accept human testimony;7 but I mention it that you may be saved.8

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35 John was a lamp that burned and gave light,9 and you chose for a time to enjoy his light.

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36 "I have testimony weightier than that of John.10 For the very work that the Father has given me to finish, and which I am doing,11 testifies that the Father has sent me.12

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37 And the Father who sent me has himself testified concerning me.13 You have never heard his voice nor seen his form,14

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38 nor does his word dwell in you,15 for you do not believe16 the one he sent.17

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39 You diligently studya the Scriptures18 because you think that by them you possess eternal life.19 These are the Scriptures that testify about me,20

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    • c 5:39 - Or "Study diligently" (the imperative)
      40 yet you refuse to come to me21 to have life.

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