John Chapter 1 (1611 Bible)
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In the beginning was the Word, & the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
The same was in the beginning with God.
All things were made by him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.
In him was life, and the life was the light of men.
And the light shineth in darknesse, and the darknesse comprehended it not.
¶ There was a man sent from God, whose name was Iohn.
The same came for a witnesse, to beare witnesse of the light, that all men through him might beleeue.
Hee was not that light, but was sent to beare witnesse of that light.
That was the true light, which lighteth euery man that commeth into the world.
Hee was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.
Hee came vnto his owne, and his owne receiued him not.
But as many as receiued him, to them gaue hee power to become the sonnes of God, euen to them that beleeue on his Name:
Which were borne, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among vs (& we beheld his glory, the glory as of the onely begotten of the Father) full of grace and trueth.
¶ Iohn bare witnesse of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that commeth after me, is preferred before me, for he was before me.
And of his fulnesse haue all wee receiued, and grace for grace.
For the Law was giuen by Moses, but grace and trueth came by Iesus Christ.
No man hath seene God at any time: the onely begotten Sonne, which is in the bosome of the Father, he hath declared him.
¶ And this is the record of Iohn, when the Iewes sent Priests and Leuites from Hierusalem, to aske him, Who art thou?
And he confessed, and denied not: but confessed, I am not the Christ.
And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am not. Art thou that Prophet? And hee answered, No.
Then said they vnto him, Who art thou, that we may giue an answere to them that sent vs? What sayest thou of thy selfe?
He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wildernesse: Make straight the way of the Lord, as said the Prophet Esaias.
And they which were sent, were of the Pharises.
And they asked him, and said vnto him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that Prophet?
Iohn answered them, saying, I baptize with water, but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not,
He it is, who comming after me, is preferred before me, whose shoes latchet I am not worthy to vnloose.
These things were done in Bethabara beyond Iordane, where Iohn was baptizing.
¶ The next day, Iohn seeth Iesus comming vnto him, and saith, Behold the Lambe of God, which taketh away the sinne of the world.
This is he of whom I said, After me commeth a man, which is preferred before me: for he was before me.
And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therfore am I come baptizing with water.
And Iohn bare record saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heauen, like a Doue, and it abode vpon him.
And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said vnto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending, & remaining on him, the same is he which baptizeth with the holy Ghost.
And I saw, and bare record, that this is the sonne of God.
¶ Againe the next day after, Iohn stood, and two of his disciples.
And looking vpon Iesus as he walked, he saith, Behold the Lambe of God.
And the two disciples heard him speake, and they followed Iesus.
Then Iesus turned, and saw them following, and saith vnto them, What seeke ye? They said vnto him, Rabbi, (which is to say being interpreted, Master) where dwellest thou?
He saith vnto them, Come and see. They came and saw where he dwelt, and abode with him that day: for it was about the tenth houre.
One of the two which heard Iohn speake, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peters brother.
He first findeth his owne brother Simon, and saith vnto him, We haue found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.
And he brought him to Iesus. And when Iesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the sonne of Iona, thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, a stone.
¶ The day following, Iesus would goe foorth into Galilee, & findeth Philip, & saith vnto him, Follow me.
Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the citie of Andrew and Peter.
Philip findeth Nathaneel, and saith vnto him, We haue found him of whom Moses in the Law, and the Prophets did write, Iesus of Nazareth the sonne of Ioseph.
And Nathaneel said vnto him, Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth? Philip saith vnto him, Come and see.
Iesus saw Nathaneel comming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed in whom is no guile.
Nathaneel sayeth vnto him, Whence knowest thou me? Iesus answered, and said vnto him, Before that Philip called thee, when thou wast vnder the figge tree, I saw thee.
Nathaneel answered, and saith vnto him, Rabbi, thou art the Sonne of God, thou art the king of Israel.
Iesus answered, and said vnto him, Because I said vnto thee, I saw thee vnder the figge tree, beleeuest thou? thou shalt see greater things then these.
And hee saith vnto him, Uerily, verily I say vnto you, heereafter yee shall see heauen open, and the Angels of God ascending, and descending vpon the sonne of man.
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Mark's John Chapter 1 comment on 11/22/2014, 9:52am...
It is starting to make sense to me to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ after all, he is the sacrifice, he is the door the only way unto God, It would honor him, as far as Jesus being God I 'm not so sure about that, I see him as equal with God as in Philippians Ch 2, 5 and 6, 5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God
Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's John Chapter 1 comment on 11/21/2014, 8:00am...
Hello Mark Yes, that is what this means. You have to understand that Jesus taught and talked about past, present, future, and in parables. Because Jesus Christ is God manifested in the flesh he is Omniscient. He knows all things. If you read in John 4 23 24 you will see that Jesus is talking about the future people of God those who will be filled with the Holy Ghost. The scripture reads as the following John 4 23 24 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God is a Spirit and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth . In order to be called a true worshipper of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ you have to follow Acts 2 38. You have to have the correct water baptism.
Mark's John Chapter 1 comment on 11/21/2014, 5:30am...
to worship him him in spirit and in truth, Does that mean to worship him in the Holy Ghost?
Wesley's John Chapter 1 comment on 11/20/2014, 11:44am...
It 's a very nice scripture
Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's John Chapter 1 comment on 11/17/2014, 8:45am...
Hello Gaz Jehovah is a name that God held in the Old Testament. Jesus Christ declared the name of the father when he stated that he came in his father s name, John 5 43. There were many versions of Jehovah, depending on the situation or circumstances in which the name was used to show God in that capacity. Jehovah Jireh means the Lord will Provide. Jehohovah Nissi means the Lord my Banner. Jehovah Shalom means the Lord send peace. Jehovah Shammah means The Lord is There. Jehovah Tsidkenu means The Lord our Righteousness. However, Jesus Christ stated that he and his father are one. The scriptures further stated that Jesus Christ is God manifested in the flesh. So his true name the name that was given at birth, the name that was hidden throughout time Old Testament is Jesus Christ. This is the name in which to call on for salvation, Acts 4 12 Neither is there salvation in any other for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved . It is alright to know all of the other names that God held, but we under this Dispensation of Grace, only need to call on the name of Jesus Christ for everything we need.
Gaz's John Chapter 1 comment on 11/16/2014, 10:01pm...
there is only one true God, the Father, who 's name is Jehovah. psalm 83 18 Jesus Is A son. John 5 26
Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's John Chapter 1 comment on 11/16/2014, 8:57pm...
Hello Mark John 4 24 God is a Spirit and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. When you think about it this flesh and blood in which we have will not enter into the kingdom of Heaven. These bodies in which we dwell in will be changed in the moment in the twinkling of an eye, 1 Corinthians 15 52. There are two types of bodies celestial bodies and bodies terrestrial, 1 Corinthians 15 40. The celestial bodies are heavenly bodies. The terrestrial bodies are that of the Earth. We are terrestrial bodies, earthly houses. When the rapture takes place these bodies will be changed from flesh to spiritual. The bodies will be made to live forever. We will still have form but yet be spiritual. We do not know what we will be but we know that we will be like him, 1 John 3 2. Did they not recognize Jesus Christ after he rose before he ascended up into heaven? There will be no marriage in heaven we will be like the angels, Mark 12 25. In the end, being a spirit does not necessarily mean that you have no form does it? This is God we are talking about. He is Omnipotent, Omnipresent, and Omniscient. He can do anything. If he says his spiritual body has form a face, body, back, arms, legs etc., so be it.
Mark's John Chapter 1 comment on 11/16/2014, 7:15pm...
I consider the Holy Ghost to be in the form of spirit and not have physical form.
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