John 5:25-47 NAS

Two Resurrections

25 "Truly, truly, I say to you, 1an hour is coming and now is, when 2the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who 3hear will live.

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26 "For just as the Father has life in Himself, even so He 4gave to the Son also to have life in Himself;

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27 and He gave Him authority to 5execute judgment, because He is athe Son of Man.

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    • £ 5:27 - Or "a son of man"
      28 "Do not marvel at this; for 6an hour is coming, in which 7all who are in the tombs will hear His voice,

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      29 and will come forth; 8those who did the good deeds to a resurrection of life, those who committed the evil deeds to a resurrection of judgment.

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      30 "9I can do nothing * on My own initiative. As I hear, I judge; and 10My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but 11the will of Him who sent Me.

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      31 "12If I alone testify about Myself, My testimony is not btrue.

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        • ¤ 5:31 - I.e. admissible as legal evidence
          32 "There is 13another who testifies of Me, and I know that the testimony which He gives about Me is true.

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          Witness of John

          33 "You have sent to John, and he 14has testified to the truth.

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          34 "But 15the testimony which I receive is not from man, but I say these things so that you may be saved.

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          35 "He was 16the lamp that was burning and was shining and you 17were willing to rejoice for ca while in his light.

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          Witness of Works

          36 "But the testimony which I have is greater than the testimony of John; for 18the works which the Father has given Me 19to accomplish -the very works that I do -testify about Me, that the Father 20has sent Me.

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          Witness of the Father

          37 "And the Father who sent Me, 21He has testified of Me. You have neither heard His voice at any time nor seen His form.

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          38 "You do not have 22His word abiding in you, for you do not believe Him whom He 23sent.

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          Witness of the Scripture

          39 "d24You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is 25these that testify about Me;

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            • ¦ 5:39 - Or (a command) "Search the Scriptures!"
              40 and you are unwilling * to come to Me so that you may have life.
              41 "26I do not receive glory from men;

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              42 but I know you, that you do not have the love of God in yourselves.
              43 "I have come in My Father's name, and you do not receive Me; 27if another comes in his own name, you will receive him.

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              44 "How can you believe, when you 28receive eglory from one another and you do not seek 29the fglory that is from 30the one and only God?

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                • § 5:44 - Or "honor" or "fame"
                • ¨ 5:44 - Or "honor" or "fame"
                  45 "Do not think that I will accuse you before the Father; the one who accuses you is 31Moses, in whom you have set your hope.

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                  46 "For if you believed Moses, you would believe Me, for 32he wrote about Me.

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                  47 "But 33if you do not believe his writings, how will you believe My words?"

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