"You yourselvesaare my witnesses that I said, '1I am not the bChrist,' but, 'I have beensentahead of Him.'
"He who has the bride is 2the bridegroom ; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoicesgreatlybecause of the bridegroom'svoice. Sothis3joy of mine has been madefull.
"He mustincrease, but I must decrease.
"4He who comes from above is aboveall, 5he who is of the earth is from the earth and speaks of the earth. 6He who comes from heaven is aboveall.
32"What He has seen and heard, of that He 7testifies ; and 8noonereceives His testimony.
"He who has received His testimony9has set his seal to this, that God is true.
"For He whomGod has 10sentspeaks the words of God ; c11for He gives the Spiritwithoutmeasure.
"12The Fatherloves the Son and 13has givenallthings into His hand.
"He who 14believes in the Sonhaseternallife ; but he who 15does not dobey the Son will not seelife, but the wrath of Godabides on him."