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John 5:32-42 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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32 There is another who testifies on my behalf, and I know that his testimony to me is true. 32 There is another who testifies in my favor, and I know that his testimony about me is valid.
33 You sent messengers to John, and he testified to the truth. 33 "You have sent to John and he has testified to the truth.
34 Not that I accept such human testimony, but I say these things so that you may be saved. 34 Not that I accept human testimony; but I mention it that you may be saved.
35 He was a burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light. 35 John was a lamp that burned and gave light, and you chose for a time to enjoy his light.
36 But I have a testimony greater than John's. The works that the Father has given me to complete, the very works that I am doing, testify on my behalf that the Father has sent me. 36 "I have testimony weightier than that of John. For the very work that the Father has given me to finish, and which I am doing, testifies that the Father has sent me.
37 And the Father who sent me has himself testified on my behalf. You have never heard his voice or seen his form, 37 And the Father who sent me has himself testified concerning me. You have never heard his voice nor seen his form,
38 and you do not have his word abiding in you, because you do not believe him whom he has sent. 38 nor does his word dwell in you, for you do not believe the one he sent.
39 "You search the scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that testify on my behalf. 39 You diligently study the Scriptures because you think that by them you possess eternal life. These are the Scriptures that testify about me,
40 Yet you refuse to come to me to have life. 40 yet you refuse to come to me to have life.
41 I do not accept glory from human beings. 41 "I do not accept praise from men,
42 But I know that you do not have the love of God in you. 42 but I know you. I know that you do not have the love of God in your hearts.