What flesh and blood couldn't and didn't want to do, Jesus did in a moment.
Published 06/02/2020; Updated 06/02/2020
Main point summary
John testified of the light so that all men might believe in His name. The light was in the world, but it was rejected by the world and his own people, yet those who received Him are made children of God because God's will cause them to become His children.
There was a man i sent from God, whose name was j John.
He came as a k witness,
to bear witness about the light,
l that all might believe through him.
m He was not the light,
but came to bear witness about the light.
n The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world.
He was in the world,
and the world was made through him,
yet o the world did not know him.
He came to p his own, 1
and q his own people 2 r did not receive him.
But to all who did receive him,
s who believed in his name,
t he gave the right u to become v children of God,
who w were born, x not of blood
y nor of the will of the flesh
nor of the will of man,
but of God.