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Gospel of John

Gospel of John

Gospel of John Language and Communication Quotes Page 2

How we cite our quotes:(Chapter:Verse)

Quote #4

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life." (NRSV 8:12)

Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life. (KJV 8:12)

Talk about seeing things in a new light. Like a little candle shining out in the darkness, Jesus has come to illuminate everything good and true.

Quote #5

Jesus used this figure of speech with them, but they did not understand what he was saying to them. (NRSV 10:6)

This parable spake Jesus unto them: but they understood not what things they were which he spake unto them. (KJV 10:6)

Classic not-getting-Jesus moment. It seems like all this figurative language is going right over the heads of the people in the crowds.

Quote #6

"I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father. And I lay down my life for the sheep. I have other sheep that do not belong to this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there will be one flock, one shepherd." (NRSV 10:14-16) 

 I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine. As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep. And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd. (KJV 10:14-16)

Jesus leads his sheep like a pro, keeping them safe and guiding them on the right path. Not baaaaad. (We couldn't hold back.)

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