John 1:15-18 NLT

15 John pointed him out to the people. He shouted to the crowds, "This is the one I was talking about when I said, 'Someone is coming who is far greater than I am, for he existed long before I did.'"
16 We have all benefited from the rich blessings he brought to us -- one gracious blessing after another. a

References for John 1:16

    • b 1:16 - Greek <I>grace upon grace.</I>
      17 For the law was given through Moses; God's unfailing love and faithfulness came through Jesus Christ.
      18 No one has ever seen God. But his only Son, who is himself God, b is near to the Father's heart; he has told us about him.

      References for John 1:18

        • c 1:18 - Some manuscripts read <I>his one and only Son.</I>