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1 In the beginning was the Word, & the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

2 The same was in the beginning with God.

3 All things were made by him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.

4 In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

5 And the light shineth in darknesse, and the darknesse comprehended it not.

6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was Iohn.

7 The same came for a witnesse, to beare witnesse of the light, that all men through him might beleeue.

8 Hee was not that light, but was sent to beare witnesse of that light.

9 That was the true light, which lighteth euery man that commeth into the world.

10 Hee was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.

11 Hee came vnto his owne, and his owne receiued him not.

12 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:

13 Which were borne, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

14 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.

15 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.

16 And of his fulnesse haue all wee receiued, and grace for grace.

17 For the Law was giuen by Moses, but grace and trueth came by Iesus Christ.

18 No man hath seene God at any time: the onely begotten Sonne, which is in the bosome of the Father, he hath declared him.

19 And this is the record of Iohn, when the Iewes sent Priests and Leuites from Hierusalem, to aske him, Who art thou?

20 And he confessed, and denied not: but confessed, I am not the Christ.

21 And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am not. Art thou that Prophet? And hee answered, No.

22 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?

23 He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wildernesse: Make straight the way of the Lord, as said the Prophet Esaias.

24 And they which were sent, were of the Pharises.

25 And they asked him, and said vnto him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that Prophet?

26 Iohn answered them, saying, I baptize with water, but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not,

27 He it is, who comming after me, is preferred before me, whose shoes latchet I am not worthy to vnloose.

28 These things were done in Bethabara beyond Iordane, where Iohn was baptizing.

29 The next day, Iohn seeth Iesus comming vnto him, and saith, Behold the Lambe of God, which taketh away the sinne of the world.

30 This is he of whom I said, After me commeth a man, which is preferred before me: for he was before me.

31 And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therfore am I come baptizing with water.

32 And Iohn bare record saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heauen, like a Doue, and it abode vpon him.

33 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.

34 And I saw, and bare record, that this is the sonne of God.

35 Againe the next day after, Iohn stood, and two of his disciples.

36 And looking vpon Iesus as he walked, he saith, Behold the Lambe of God.

37 And the two disciples heard him speake, and they followed Iesus.

38 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?

39 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.

40 One of the two which heard Iohn speake, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peters brother.

41 He first findeth his owne brother Simon, and saith vnto him, We haue found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.

42 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.

43 The day following, Iesus would goe foorth into Galilee, & findeth Philip, & saith vnto him, Follow me.

44 Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the citie of Andrew and Peter.

45 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.

46 And Nathaneel said vnto him, Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth? Philip saith vnto him, Come and see.

47 Iesus saw Nathaneel comming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed in whom is no guile.

48 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.

49 Nathaneel answered, and saith vnto him, Rabbi, thou art the Sonne of God, thou art the king of Israel.

50 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.

51 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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Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's John Chapter 1 comment on 10/14/2014, 10:26pm...

Hello Terry Thank you for that scripture. Jesus is God manifested in the flesh. He sent back the comforter which is the Holy Ghost in his name. There is only one God.


Terry's John Chapter 1 comment about verse 1 on 10/14/2014, 2:28pm...

Jesus says in John 10 30, "I and my Father are one. "


FOLARIN's John Chapter 1 comment on 10/14/2014, 12:42pm...



Terry's John Chapter 1 comment about verse 1 on 10/14/2014, 9:57am...

Jesus says in John 10 30, "I and my Father are one. "


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's John Chapter 1 comment on 10/07/2014, 9:51am...

Hello Linton, 2 Corinthians 9 6 "But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully ". So once again if you choose to give more than what is required by God in his Word, God will bless you according to what he wants you to have.


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's John Chapter 1 comment on 10/06/2014, 11:38am...

Hello Linton, In addition to the three part answer that I gave you, which I am hoping they will get printed, I know a lot of preachers tell the rich man or woman to get rid of all of their money and they like to quote the scripture pertaining to the young rich man in the Bible, but this was a lesson for that young man. Jesus looked into this man heart and saw that in the end he loved his money more than the sacrifice he had to make. Unless a true man or woman of God has truly been told to tell a person this then it is not true for every rich man or woman to get rid of their wealth. Listen Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior is Omniscient this means he knows all He is Omnipresent this means he is everywhere at the same time He is Omnipotent this means he is all powerful, if God wanted to get rid of a rich persons money he can whenever he wants to. For now know this God is only require a person to pay their tithes and offering. God is not saying that having money is evil. The scripture states 1 Timothy 6 10 For the love of money is the root of all evil which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows . This means that a person will be willing to kill, cheat, rob, they will do just anything for the love of money.


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's John Chapter 1 comment on 10/06/2014, 11:21am...

Part 3 of 3 Listen God knows what you have to give. If the preacher is asking for 1000 dollars and all you have is 1 dollar and no other money then this message is not for you. Even the Bible tells us that we are to give according to our ability, Leviticus 14 30 Leviticus 27 8 Deuteronomy 16 17 Acts 11 29 Ezra 2 69 2 Corinthians 8 12 For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not. Now if you want to make a sacrificial offering to the true man or woman of God then remember this you cannot beat God s giving, read Malachi 3 8 thru 12 Luke 6 38. So if you choose to make a sacrifice of your money outside of tithes and offering to a true man and woman of God then this sacrifice is between you and God. And God will bless according to the way he wants. In the end the only thing that God is requiring of man is to pay tithes and offering.


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's John Chapter 1 comment on 10/06/2014, 11:20am...

Part 2 of 3 An offering is something that you sacrifice. This can be any amount you are willing to give. Where we get the tenth is from the instructions given primarily in Leviticus concerning offerings. If you read Leviticus if for some reason you do not give all of the tenth of your tithes then you are to pay what you owe God and add a fifth part thereof which is to say one nickel per dollar amount , Leviticus 27 5. If a true man and woman of God is asking for more money for the true Work of God and you want to give more in your offering towards that goal then give what you can.


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