At this they tried to seize him, but no one laid a hand on him, because his time had not yet come. Still, many in the crowd put their faith in him. They said, “When the Christ comes, will he do more miraculous signs than this man?”
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit.”
I am not the Christ but am sent ahead of him. The bride belongs to the bridegroom. The friend who attends the bridegroom waits and listens for him, and is full of joy when he hears the bridegroom’s voice. That joy is mine, and it is now complete.
He [the Word, Jesus] was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.
Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.
I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only, who is at the Father’s side, has made him known.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace…