and has given him authority to execute judgment, because he is the Son of man.
Do not marvel at this; for the hour is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear his voice
and come forth, those who have done good, to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil, to the resurrection of judgment.
"I can do nothing on my own authority; as I hear, I judge; and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me.
If I bear witness to myself, my testimony is not true;
there is another who bears witness to me, and I know that the testimony which he bears to me is true.
You sent to John, and he has borne witness to the truth.
Not that the testimony which I receive is from man; but I say this that you may be saved.
He was a burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.
But the testimony which I have is greater than that of John; for the works which the Father has granted me to accomplish, these very works which I am doing, bear me witness that the Father has sent me.
And the Father who sent me has himself borne witness to me. His voice you have never heard, his form you have never seen;
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