John Chapter 5 (1611 Bible)
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After this there was a feast of the Iewes, and Iesus went vp to Hierusalem.
Now there is at Hierusalem by the sheepe market, a poole, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, hauing fiue porches.
In these lay a great multitude of impotent folke, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for the mouing of the water.
For an Angel went downe at a certaine season into the poole, and troubled the water: whosoeuer then first after the troubling of the water stepped in, was made whole of whatsoeuer disease he had.
And a certaine man was there, which had an infirmitie thirtie and eight yeeres.
When Iesus saw him lie, & knew that hee had beene now a long time in that case, he sayth vnto him, Wilt thou be made whole?
The impotent man answered him, Sir, I haue no man when the water is troubled, to put mee into the poole: but while I am comming, another steppeth downe before me.
Iesus sayth vnto him, Rise, take vp thy bed, and walke.
And immediatly the man was made whole, and tooke vp his bed, and walked: And on the same day was the Sabbath.
¶ The Iewes therefore said vnto him that was cured, It is the Sabbath day, it is not lawfull for thee to cary thy bed.
He answered them, He that made me whole, the same said vnto me, Take vp thy bed, and walke.
Then asked they him, What man is that which said vnto thee, Take vp thy bed, and walke?
And he that was healed, wist not who it was: for Iesus had conueyed himselfe away, a multitude being in that place.
Afterward Iesus findeth him in the Temple, & said vnto him, Behold, thou art made whole: sinne no more, lest a worse thing come vnto thee.
The man departed, and tolde the Iewes that it was Iesus which had made him whole.
And therefore did the Iewes persecute Iesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the Sabbath day.
¶ But Iesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, & I worke.
Therefore the Iewes sought the more to kill him, not onely because hee had broken the Sabbath, but said also, that God was his father, making himselfe equall with God.
Then answered Iesus, and saide vnto them, Uerily, verily I say vnto you, The sonne can doe nothing of himselfe, but what he seeth the Father doe: for what things soeuer he doeth, these also doth the sonne likewise.
For the father loueth the sonne, and sheweth him all things that himselfe doth: & he will shew him greater works then these, that ye may marueile.
For as the Father raiseth vp the dead, and quickeneth them: euen so the Sonne quickeneth whom he will.
For the Father iudgeth no man: but hath committed all iudgement vnto the Sonne:
That all men should honour the Son, euen as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not þe Sonne, honoreth not þe Father which hath sent him.
Uerily, verily I say vnto you, Hee that heareth my word, & beleeueth on him that sent mee, hath euerlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation: but is passed from death vnto life.
Uerily, verily I say vnto you, The houre is comming, & now is, when the dead shall heare the voice of the Sonne of God: and they that heare, shall liue.
For as the Father hath life in himselfe: so hath he giuen to the Sonne to haue life in himselfe:
And hath giuen him authority to execute iudgement also, because he is the Sonne of man.
Marueile not at this: for the houre is comming, in the which all that are in the graues shall heare his voice,
And shall come foorth, they that haue done good, vnto the resurrection of life, and they that haue done euill, vnto the resurrection of damnation.
I can of mine owne selfe doe nothing: as I heare, I iudge: and my iudgement is iust, because I seeke not mine owne will, but the will of the Father, which hath sent me.
If I beare witnesse of my selfe, my witnesse is not true.
¶ There is another that beareth witnesse of me, & I know that the witnesse which he witnesseth of me, is true.
Ye sent vnto Iohn, and he bare witnesse vnto the trueth.
But I receiue not testimonie from man: but these things I say, that ye might be saued.
He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to reioyce in his light.
¶ But I haue greater witnesse then that of Iohn: for the workes which the Father hath giuen me to finish, the same workes that I doe, beare witnesse of mee, that the Father hath sent me.
And the Father himselfe which hath sent me, hath borne witnesse of me. Ye haue neither heard his voyce at any time, nor seene his shape.
And ye haue not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him ye beleeue not.
¶ Search the Scriptures, for in them ye thinke ye haue eternall life, and they are they which testifie of me.
And ye will not come to me, that ye might haue life.
I receiue not honour from men.
But I know you, that ye haue not the loue of God in you.
I am come in my Fathers name, and ye receiue me not: if another shall come in his owne Name, him ye will receiue.
How can ye beleeue, which receiue honour one of another, & seeke not the honour that commeth from God onely?
Doe not thinke that I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuseth you, euen Moses, in whom ye trust?
For had ye beleeued Moses, ye would haue beleeued me: for he wrote of me.
But if ye beleeue not his writings, how shall ye beleeue my words?
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Mark's John Chapter 5 comment on 6/06/2013, 3:56am...
Can anyone explain why these two scriptures are in direct contradiction to each other?
If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true.
I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me.
In both scriptures Jesus is speaking, They are written by the same writer, I don't understand, I thought the Bible was infallible,
What is the truth? Does Jesus bear witness of himself or not?
Roland Allen's John Chapter 5 comment about verse 39 on 6/03/2013, 8:10am...
I BELIEVE MAN IS ALWAYS SEEKING KNOWLEGE , I BELIEVE THIS IS A WARNING TO US ,MAN HAS FALLEN NOT BECAUSE WE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT GOD SAID' BUT LIKE ADAM CHOSE TO DO WRONG. PAUL AND NICODIMUS BOTH SCHOLARS BUT THIER STUDY'S DIDN'T BRING THEM CLOSER ONLY A PERSONAL ENCOUNTER WITH CHRIST.
Mamie's John Chapter 5 comment about verse 28 on 5/18/2013, 10:58pm...
That the dead in Christ shall rise ....amen
Grant's John Chapter 5 comment about verse 41 on 4/27/2013, 11:14am...
He said from his own lips" I take no glory from men". He knew who he was and so did his close friends. He was Gods son. Everyone coming in contact with him could see him and even touch him, something that nobody could do if he were God. Jn 1:34, and Jn1 1:18.
Jay's John Chapter 5 comment on 3/19/2013, 11:16am...
My comment is that most people who make comments regarding the scriptures do not take the bible seriously, have not learned how to study the scriptures(2 Timothy 2:15), are not much interested in putting the scriptures into practice in their personal life. America is and will continue to suffer at the hand of God because we have become morally and spiritually bankrupt, because we have become bible ignorant. Mainly because we have turned ourselves over to liberal pastors and liberal churches who preach and teach liberal and ignorant theology. What do you say bout that?
AB's John Chapter 5 comment about verse 39 on 2/18/2013, 10:25pm...
Perhaps they who feel they have obtained eternal life need another glance at the scriptures to recognize the need for Christ, the door!
Samuel Thomas's John Chapter 5 comment on 2/10/2013, 12:35am...
Matthew 28:19 speaks clearly of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. However if you read this carefully, you will see that Three have just one name. It says "baptizing them into the name (not names) of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit". There are three with one name. This is the Triune God. In the Father we have seen unseen God. In the Son is God revealed, made manifest, and brought nigh; He is the form of God. In the Spirit of God we have the indwelling God. Undoubtedly the Father is God in various places in New Testament speaks of God the Father. The Son is also God Hebrews 1:8. The Spirit is God Acts 5:3,4. Isaiah 9:6 has the term Everlasting Father. Oneness and Trinity doctrine does not belong to Roman Catholics. It is the fundamental truth of the Holy Scriptures. Praise The Lord.
Dorcas Modigedi's John Chapter 5 comment on 1/14/2013, 8:05am...
Jesus the son, has the power to heal and deliver all who seek to be saved. He gives a sinner a chance and He always provides for those who seek Him. As Christian, you must have faith and believe that He is able.
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