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Selection: John 5:- 5:Intro Impotent man healed -- The resurrection -- Testimony of Christ.

5:1 After this there was a feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

5:2 Now there is at Jerusalem, by the sheep market, a pool which is called in the Hebrew tongue, Bethesda, having five porches.

5:3 In these porches lay a great many impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for the moving of the water.

5:4 For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water, whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in, was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.

5:5 And a certain man was there, who had an infirmity thirty and eight years.

5:6 And Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time afflicted; and he said unto him, Wilt thou be made whole?

5:7 The impotent man answered him, Sir, I have no man when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool; but while I am coming, another steppeth down before me.

5:8 Jesus said unto him, Rise, take up thy bed and walk.

5:9 And immediately the man was made whole, and took up his bed, and walked; and it was on the Sabbath day.

5:10 The Jews therefore said unto him who was cured, It is the Sabbath day; it is not lawful for thee to carry thy bed.

5:11 He answered them, He who made me whole, said unto me, Take up thy bed and walk.

5:12 Then answered they him, saying, What man is he who said unto thee, Take up thy bed and walk?

5:13 And he that was healed knew not who it was; for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in the place.

5:14 Afterward Jesus findeth him in the temple, and said unto him, Behold, thou art made whole; sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee.

5:15 The man departed, and told the Jews that it was Jesus who had made him whole;

5:16 And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the Sabbath day.

5:17 But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work.

5:18 Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he had not only broken the Sabbath, but said also that God was his father, making himself equal with God.

5:19 Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, Verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do; for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.

5:20 For the Father loveth the Son, and showeth him all things that himself doeth; and he will show him greater works than these, that ye may marvel.

5:21 For as the Father raiseth up the dead and quickeneth them; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will.

5:22 For the Father judgeth no man; but hath committed all judgment unto the Son;

5:23 That all should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He who honoreth not the Son, honoreth not the Father who hath sent him.

5:24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He who heareth my word, and believeth on him who sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death into life.

5:25 Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God; and they who hear shall live.

5:26 For as the Father hath life in himself, so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;

5:27 And hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of Man.

5:28 Marvel not at this; for the hour is coming, in the which all who are in their graves shall hear his voice.

5:29 And shall come forth; they who have done good, in the resurrection of the just; and they who have done evil, in the resurrection of the unjust.

5:30 And shall all be judged of the Son of Man. For as I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just;

5:31 For I can of mine own self do nothing; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father who hath sent me.

5:32 Therefore if I bear witness of myself, yet my witness is true.

5:33 For I am not alone, there is another who beareth witness of me, and I know that the testimony which he giveth of me is true.

5:34 Ye sent unto John, and he bare witness also unto the truth.

5:35 And he received not his testimony of man, but of God, and ye yourselves say that he is a prophet, therefore ye ought to receive his testimony. These things I say that ye might be saved.

5:36 He was a burning and a shining light; and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

5:37 But I have a greater witness than the testimony of John; for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me.

5:38 And the Father himself who sent me, hath borne witness of me. And verily I testify unto you, that ye have never heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape;

5:39 For ye have not his word abiding in you; and him whom he hath sent, ye believe not.

5:40 Search the Scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life; and they are they which testify of me.

5:41 And ye will not come to me that ye might have life, lest ye should honor me.

5:42 I receive not honor from men.

5:43 But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in you.

5:44 I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not; if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive.

5:45 How can ye believe, who seek honor one of another, and seek not the honor which cometh from God only?

5:46 Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father; there is Moses who accuseth you, in whom ye trust.

5:47 For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me; for he wrote of me.

5:48 But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words?

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