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John Bible Verses

The Divinity of Christ in Book of John

  • John 1:1 – “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
  • John 1:14 – “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 and truth.”
  • John 8:58 – “Jesus answered, ‘Very truly I tell you, before Abraham was born, I am!'”
  • John 10:30 – “I and the Father are one.”
  • John 14:9 – “Jesus answered: ‘Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?'”
  • John 20:28 – “Thomas said to him, ‘My Lord and my God!'”
  • John 10:38 – “But if I do them, even though you do not believe me, believe the works, that you may know and understand that the Father is in me, and I in the Father.”
  • John 5:18 – “For this reason they tried all the more to kill him; not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was even calling God his own Father, making himself equal with God.”
  • John 17:5 – “And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.”
  • John 1:18 – “No one has ever seen God, but the one and only Son, who is himself God and is in closest relationship with the Father, has made him known.”

Faith and Belief through John Bible Verses

  • John 3:16 – “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
  • John 3:36 – “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on them.”
  • John 6:35 – “Then Jesus declared, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.'”
  • John 11:25-26 – “Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?'”
  • John 20:29 – “Then Jesus told him, ‘Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.'”
  • John 14:1 – “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.”
  • John 7:38 – “Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.”
  • John 6:29 – “Jesus answered, ‘The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent.'”
  • John 8:24 – “I told you that you would die in your sins; if you do not believe that I am he, you will indeed die in your sins.”
  • John 12:46 – “I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness.”

Love and Commandments in John’s Gospel

  • John 13:34 – “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”
  • John 15:12 – “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.”
  • John 15:13 – “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”
  • John 14:15 – “If you love me, keep my commands.”
  • John 14:21 – “Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.”
  • John 15:17 – “This is my command: Love each other.”
  • John 13:35 – “By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
  • John 15:9 – “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love.”
  • John 14:23 – “Jesus replied, ‘Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.'”
  • John 14:24 – “Anyone who does not love me will not obey my teaching. These words you hear are not my own; they belong to the Father who sent me.”

Eternal Life and Salvation in John’s Gospel

  • John 3:15 – “That everyone who believes in him may have eternal life.”
  • John 4:14 – “But whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”
  • John 5:24 – “Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.”
  • John 6:40 – “For my Father’s will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.”
  • John 6:47 – “Very truly I tell you, the one who believes has eternal life.”
  • John 10:28 – “I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand.”
  • John 17:2 – “For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him.”
  • John 17:3 – “Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.”
  • John 11:26 – “And whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”
  • John 8:12 – “When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.'”

The Work of the Holy Spirit in John’s Gospel

  • John 14:16-17 – “And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.”
  • John 14:26 – “But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.”
  • John 15:26 – “When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father—the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father—he will testify about me.”
  • John 16:7-8 – “But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you. When he comes, he will prove the world to be in the wrong about sin and righteousness and judgment.”
  • John 16:13 – “But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.”
  • John 16:14 – “He will glorify me because it is from me that he will receive what he will make known to you.”
  • John 3:5-6 – “Jesus answered, ‘Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit. Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit.'”
  • John 3:8 – “The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit.”
  • John 7:39 – “By this he meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in him were later to receive. Up to that time the Spirit had not been given, since Jesus had not yet been glorified.”
  • John 20:22 – “And with that he breathed on them and said, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit.'”

Jesus’ Teachings and Parables in John’s Gospel

  • John 4:24 – “God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.”
  • John 5:39 – “You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me.”
  • John 6:51 – “I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats this bread will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.”
  • John 8:31-32 – “To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, ‘If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.'”
  • John 10:11 – “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.”
  • John 12:24 – “Very truly I tell you, 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.”
  • John 13:13-14 – “You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am. Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet.”
  • John 15:5 – “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.”
  • John 15:18 – “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.”
  • John 16:33 – “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

Signs and Miracles in John’s Gospel

  • John 2:11 – “What Jesus did here in Cana of Galilee was the first of the signs through which he revealed his glory; and his disciples believed in him.”
  • John 4:50 – “Go,” Jesus replied, “your son will live.” The man took Jesus at his word and departed.”
  • John 5:8-9 – “Then Jesus said to him, ‘Get up! Pick up your mat and walk.’ At once the man was cured; he picked up his mat and walked.”
  • John 6:19-20 – “When they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus approaching the boat, walking on the water; and they were frightened. But he said to them, ‘It is I; don’t be afraid.'”
  • John 9:6-7 – “After saying this, he spit on the ground, made some mud with the saliva, and put it on the man’s eyes. ‘Go,’ he told him, ‘wash in the Pool of Siloam’ (this word means ‘Sent’). So the man went and washed, and came home seeing.”
  • John 11:43-44 – “When he had said this, Jesus called in a loud voice, ‘Lazarus, come out!’ The dead man came out, his hands and feet wrapped with strips of linen, and a cloth around his face.”
  • John 2:9 – “and the master of the banquet tasted the water that had been turned into wine. He did not realize where it had come from, though the servants who had drawn the water knew.”
  • John 6:11 – “Jesus then took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed to those who were seated as much as they wanted. He did the same with the fish.”
  • John 6:14 – “After the people saw the sign Jesus performed, they began to say, ‘Surely this is the Prophet who is to come into the world.'”
  • John 21:6 – “He said, ‘Throw your net on the right side of the boat and you will find some.’ When they did, they were unable to haul the net in because of the large number of fish.”

Jesus and His Disciples in John’s Gospel

  • John 1:36-37 – “When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, ‘Look, the Lamb of God!’ When the two disciples heard him say this, they followed Jesus.”
  • John 6:68-69 – “Simon Peter answered him, ‘Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. We have come to believe and to know that you are the Holy One of God.'”
  • John 13:5 – “After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around him.”
  • John 13:7 – “Jesus replied, ‘You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand.'”
  • John 13:36-37 – “Simon Peter asked him, ‘Lord, where are you going?’ Jesus replied, ‘Where I am going, you cannot follow now, but you will follow later.'”
  • John 15:15 – “I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.”
  • John 20:27 – “Then he said to Thomas, ‘Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.'”
  • John 21:22 – “Jesus answered, ‘If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow me.'”
  • John 14:8 – “Philip said, ‘Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us.'”
  • John 16:17 – “At this, some of his disciples said to one another, ‘What does he mean by saying, “In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me,” and “Because I am going to the Father”?'”

Jesus’ Interactions with Individuals in John’s Gospel

  • John 3:1-2 – “Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council. He came to Jesus at night and said, ‘Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the signs you are doing if God were not with him.'”
  • John 4:7 – “When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, ‘Will you give me a drink?'”
  • John 4:18 – “‘You are right when you say you have no husband,’ Jesus said. ‘The fact is, you have had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. What you have just said is quite true.'”
  • John 5:6 – “When Jesus saw him lying there and learned that he had been in this condition for a long time, he asked him, ‘Do you want to get well?'”
  • John 8:7 – “When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, ‘Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.'”
  • John 8:10-11 – “Jesus straightened up and asked her, ‘Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?’ ‘No one, sir,’ she said. ‘Then neither do I condemn you,’ Jesus declared. ‘Go now and leave your life of sin.'”
  • John 9:11 – “He replied, ‘The man they call Jesus made some mud and put it on my eyes. He told me to go to Siloam and wash. So I went and washed, and then I could see.'”
  • John 11:21 – “Lord,” Martha said to Jesus, “if you had been here, my brother would not have died.”
  • John 11:34 – “‘Where have you laid him?’ he asked. ‘Come and see, Lord,’ they replied.”
  • John 20:16 – “Jesus said to her, ‘Mary.’ She turned toward him and cried out in Aramaic, ‘Rabboni!’ (which means ‘Teacher’).”

The Teaching of Truth in John’s Gospel

  • John 1:17 – “For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.”
  • John 3:21 – “But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done in the sight of God.”
  • John 4:23 – “Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks.”
  • John 5:33 – “You have sent to John and he has testified to the truth.”
  • John 8:32 – “Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
  • John 8:44 – “You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.”
  • John 14:6 – “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”
  • John 14:17 – “the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.”
  • John 16:13 – “But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.”
  • John 17:17 – “Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth.”

The Light of the World in John’s Gospel

  • John 1:4-5 – “In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.”
  • John 1:9 – “The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world.”
  • John 3:19 – “This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but people loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil.”
  • John 8:12 – “When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.'”
  • John 9:5 – “While I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”
  • John 12:35 – “Then Jesus told them, ‘You are going to have the light just a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, before darkness overtakes you. Whoever walks in the dark does not know where they are going.'”
  • John 12:36 – “Believe in the light while you have the light, so that you may become children of light.” When he had finished speaking, Jesus left and hid himself from them.
  • John 12:46 – “I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness.”

Opposition to Jesus in John’s Gospel

  • John 5:16 – “So, because Jesus was doing these things on the Sabbath, the Jewish leaders began to persecute him.”
  • John 7:1 – “After this, Jesus went around in Galilee. He did not want to go about in Judea because the Jewish leaders there were looking for a way to kill him.”
  • John 7:30 – “At this they tried to seize him, but no one laid a hand on him, because his hour had not yet come.”
  • John 7:32 – “The Pharisees heard the crowd whispering such things about him. Then the chief priests and the Pharisees sent temple guards to arrest him.”
  • John 8:59 – “At this, they picked up stones to stone him, but Jesus hid himself, slipping away from the temple grounds.”
  • John 10:31 – “Again his Jewish opponents picked up stones to stone him.”
  • John 10:39 – “Again they tried to seize him, but he escaped their grasp.”
  • John 11:53 – “So from that day on they plotted to take his life.”
  • John 12:10 – “So the chief priests made plans to kill Lazarus as well,”
  • John 12:19 – “So the Pharisees said to one another, ‘See, this is getting us nowhere. Look how the whole world has gone after him!'”

The Fulfillment of Scripture in John’s Gospel

  • John 2:22 – “After he was raised from the dead, his disciples recalled what he had said. Then they believed the scripture and the words that Jesus had spoken.”
  • John 5:39 – “You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me.”
  • John 5:46 – “If you believed Moses, you would believe me, for he wrote about me.”
  • John 7:38 – “Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.”
  • John 7:42 – “Does not Scripture say that the Messiah will come from David’s descendants and from Bethlehem, the town where David lived?”
  • John 10:35 – “If he called them ‘gods,’ to whom the word of God came—and Scripture cannot be set aside—”
  • John 12:14-16 – “Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it, as it is written: ‘Do not be afraid, Daughter Zion; see, your king is coming, seated on a donkey’s colt.’ At first his disciples did not understand all this. Only after Jesus was glorified did they realize that these things had been written about him and that these things had been done to him.”
  • John 13:18 – “‘I am not referring to all of you; I know those I have chosen. But this is to fulfill the scripture: ‘He who shared my bread has lifted up his heel against me.’”
  • John 17:12 – “While I was with them, I protected them and kept them safe by that name you gave me. None has been lost except the one doomed to destruction so that Scripture would be fulfilled.”
  • John 19:24 – “‘Let’s not tear it,’ they said to one another. ‘Let’s decide by lot who will get it.’ This happened that the scripture might be fulfilled that said, ‘They divided my clothes among them and cast lots for my garment.’ So this is what the soldiers did.”

Prayer and Union with God in John’s Gospel

  • John 11:41-42 – “So they took away the stone. Then Jesus looked up and said, ‘Father, I thank you that you have heard me. I knew that you always hear me, but I said this for the benefit of the people standing here, that they may believe that you sent me.'”
  • John 12:27-28 – “‘Now my soul is troubled, and what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? No, it was for this very reason I came to this hour. Father, glorify your name!’ Then a voice came from heaven, ‘I have glorified it, and will glorify it again.'”
  • John 14:13-14 – “‘And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.'”
  • John 15:7 – “‘If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.'”
  • John 15:16 – “‘You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you.'”
  • John 16:23-24 – “‘In that day you will no longer ask me anything. Very truly I tell you, my Father will give you whatever you ask in my name. Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.'”
  • John 16:26-27 – “‘In that day you will ask in my name. I am not saying that I will ask the Father on your behalf. No, the Father himself loves you because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God.'”
  • John 17:1 – “After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: ‘Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you.'”
  • John 17:9 – “‘I pray for them. I am not praying for the world, but for those you have given me, for they are yours.'”
  • John 17:15 – “‘My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.'”

Discipleship and Following Jesus in John’s Gospel

  • John 1:43 – “The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, ‘Follow me.'”
  • John 8:31 – “To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, ‘If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.'”
  • John 10:27 – “‘My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.'”
  • John 12:26 – “‘Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.'”
  • John 13:15 – “‘I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.'”
  • John 13:20 – “‘Very truly I tell you, whoever accepts anyone I send accepts me; and whoever accepts me accepts the one who sent me.'”
  • John 13:34-35 – “‘A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.'”
  • John 15:8 – “‘This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.'”
  • John 15:14 – “‘You are my friends if you do what I command.'”
  • John 21:19 – “Jesus said this to indicate the kind of death by which Peter would glorify God. Then he said to him, ‘Follow me!'”

Jesus’ Proclamations about Himself in John’s Gospel

  • John 6:35 – “‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.'”
  • John 8:12 – “Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.'”
  • John 10:7 – “So Jesus again said to them, ‘Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep.'”
  • John 10:11 – “‘I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.'”
  • John 11:25 – “Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?'”
  • John 14:6 – “Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”
  • John 15:1 – “‘I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener.'”
  • John 15:5 – “‘I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.'”
  • John 10:36 – “‘Do you say of him whom the Father consecrated and sent into the world, ‘You are blaspheming,’ because I said, ‘I am the Son of God’?'”
  • John 8:58 – “Jesus said to them, ‘Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.'”