John 6:38

For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 6:38

For I came downe from heauen, not to doe mine owne will, but the will of him that sent me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For I am come down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I have come down from heaven, not to do my pleasure, but the pleasure of him who sent me.
- Basic English Bible

For I am come down from heaven, not that I should do *my* will, but the will of him that has sent me.
- Darby Bible

For I came down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him that sent me.
- Webster's Bible

For I have left Heaven and have come down to earth not to seek my own pleasure, but to do the will of Him who sent me.
- Weymouth Bible

For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him who sent me.
- World English Bible

For Y cam doun fro heuene, not that Y do my wille, but the wille of hym that sente me.
- Wycliffe Bible

because I have come down out of the heaven, not that I may do my will, but the will of Him who sent me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 6:38

Wesley's Notes for John 6:38


6:36 I have told you - Namely, #John 6:26|.

6:37 All that the Father giveth me - All that feel themselves lost, and follow the drawings of the Father, he in a peculiar manner giveth to the Son: will come to me - By faith. And him that thus cometh to me, I will in nowise cast out - I will give him pardon, holiness, and heaven, if he endure to the end - to rejoice in his light.

6:39 Of all which he hath already given me - See #Joh 17:6|,12. If they endure to the end. But Judas did not.

6:40 Here is the sum of the three foregoing verses. This is the will of him that sent me - This is the whole of what I have said: this is the eternal, unchangeable will of God. Every one who truly believeth, shall have everlasting life. Every one that seeth and believeth - The Jews saw, and yet believed not. And I will raise him up - As this is the will of him that sent me, I will perform it effectually.


People's Bible Notes for John 6:38


Joh 6:38 For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will. Christ will refuse none who come to him; all such are given by the Father and he came to do the Father's will.

Discussion for John 6:38

  • MockingBird on John 6:38
    I am forever grateful that Jesus came to do the will of our Father : It is not an easy thing to do : to change your will to do the will of God. Submission is always a thing you do not want to do. If it was : we all would be doing it all the time. It takes believing that what God says to do is the best , not only for you , but for others you are around every day of your life.


 

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