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John 1:15-51

NIV 15 John testifies concerning him. He cries out, saying, "This was he of whom I said, 'He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.' " NIV 15 John testifies concerning him. He cries out, saying, "This was he of whom I said, 'He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.' " NIV 16 From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another. NIV 16 From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another. NIV 17 For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. NIV 17 For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. NIV 18 No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only, who is at the Father's side, has made him known. NIV 18 No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only, who is at the Father's side, has made him known. NIV 19 Now this was John's testimony when the Jews of Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask him who he was. NIV 19 Now this was John's testimony when the Jews of Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask him who he was. NIV 20 He did not fail to confess, but confessed freely, "I am not the Christ. " NIV 20 He did not fail to confess, but confessed freely, "I am not the Christ. " NIV 21 They asked him, "Then who are you? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the Prophet?" He answered, "No." NIV 21 They asked him, "Then who are you? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the Prophet?" He answered, "No." NIV 22 Finally they said, "Who are you? Give us an answer to take back to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself ?" NIV 22 Finally they said, "Who are you? Give us an answer to take back to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself ?" NIV 23 John replied in the words of Isaiah the prophet, "I am the voice of one calling in the desert, 'Make straight the way for the Lord.' " NIV 23 John replied in the words of Isaiah the prophet, "I am the voice of one calling in the desert, 'Make straight the way for the Lord.' " NIV 24 Now some Pharisees who had been sent NIV 24 Now some Pharisees who had been sent NIV 25 questioned him, "Why then do you baptize if you are not the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?" NIV 25 questioned him, "Why then do you baptize if you are not the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?" NIV 26 "I baptize with water," John replied, "but among you stands one you do not know. NIV 26 "I baptize with water," John replied, "but among you stands one you do not know. NIV 27 He is the one who comes after me, the thongs of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie." NIV 27 He is the one who comes after me, the thongs of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie." NIV 28 This all happened at Bethany on the other side of the Jordan, where John was baptizing. NIV 28 This all happened at Bethany on the other side of the Jordan, where John was baptizing. NIV 29 The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! NIV 29 The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! NIV 30 This is the one I meant when I said, 'A man who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.' NIV 30 This is the one I meant when I said, 'A man who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.' NIV 31 I myself did not know him, but the reason I came baptizing with water was that he might be revealed to Israel." NIV 31 I myself did not know him, but the reason I came baptizing with water was that he might be revealed to Israel." NIV 32 Then John gave this testimony: "I saw the Spirit come down from heaven as a dove and remain on him. NIV 32 Then John gave this testimony: "I saw the Spirit come down from heaven as a dove and remain on him. NIV 33 I would not have known him, except that the one who sent me to baptize with water told me, 'The man on whom you see the Spirit come down and remain is he who will baptize with the Holy Spirit.' NIV 33 I would not have known him, except that the one who sent me to baptize with water told me, 'The man on whom you see the Spirit come down and remain is he who will baptize with the Holy Spirit.' NIV 34 I have seen and I testify that this is the Son of God." NIV 34 I have seen and I testify that this is the Son of God." NIV 35 The next day John was there again with two of his disciples. NIV 35 The next day John was there again with two of his disciples. NIV 36 When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, "Look, the Lamb of God!" NIV 36 When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, "Look, the Lamb of God!" NIV 37 When the two disciples heard him say this, they followed Jesus. NIV 37 When the two disciples heard him say this, they followed Jesus. NIV 38 Turning around, Jesus saw them following and asked, "What do you want?" They said, "Rabbi" (which means Teacher), "where are you staying?" NIV 38 Turning around, Jesus saw them following and asked, "What do you want?" They said, "Rabbi" (which means Teacher), "where are you staying?" NIV 39 "Come," he replied, "and you will see." So they went and saw where he was staying, and spent that day with him. It was about the tenth hour. NIV 39 "Come," he replied, "and you will see." So they went and saw where he was staying, and spent that day with him. It was about the tenth hour. NIV 40 Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus. NIV 40 Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus. NIV 41 The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, "We have found the Messiah" (that is, the Christ). NIV 41 The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, "We have found the Messiah" (that is, the Christ). NIV 42 And he brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, "You are Simon son of John. You will be called Cephas" (which, when translated, is Peter ). NIV 42 And he brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, "You are Simon son of John. You will be called Cephas" (which, when translated, is Peter ). NIV 43 The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, "Follow me." NIV 43 The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, "Follow me." NIV 44 Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida. NIV 44 Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida. NIV 45 Philip found Nathanael and told him, "We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote--Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph." NIV 45 Philip found Nathanael and told him, "We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote--Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph." NIV 46 "Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?" Nathanael asked. "Come and see," said Philip. NIV 46 "Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?" Nathanael asked. "Come and see," said Philip. NIV 47 When Jesus saw Nathanael approaching, he said of him, "Here is a true Israelite, in whom there is nothing false." NIV 47 When Jesus saw Nathanael approaching, he said of him, "Here is a true Israelite, in whom there is nothing false." NIV 48 "How do you know me?" Nathanael asked. Jesus answered, "I saw you while you were still under the fig tree before Philip called you." NIV 48 "How do you know me?" Nathanael asked. Jesus answered, "I saw you while you were still under the fig tree before Philip called you." NIV 49 Then Nathanael declared, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the King of Israel." NIV 49 Then Nathanael declared, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the King of Israel." NIV 50 Jesus said, "You believe because I told you I saw you under the fig tree. You shall see greater things than that." NIV 50 Jesus said, "You believe because I told you I saw you under the fig tree. You shall see greater things than that." NIV 51 He then added, "I tell you the truth, you shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man." NIV 51 He then added, "I tell you the truth, you shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man."