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St. John's Gospel

Click the underlined text to read the commentary for a particular phrase.

  • John 1:12: But to those who did accept him, he gave power to become children of God.
  • John 3:16: God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life.
  • John 3:17: God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him.
  • John 3:21: He who does what is true comes to the light. (March 1991)
  • John 3:21: Those who do what is true come to the light. (March 2006)
  • John 4:13-14: Everyone who drinks of this water will thirst again, but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst; the water that I shall give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life. (March 1981)
  • John 4:13-14: Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again; but those who drink of the water that I will give them will never be thirsty. The water I will give will become in them a spring of water gushing up to eternal life. (March 1996)
  • John 4:13-14: Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, but those who drink of the water I will give them will never be thirsty. The water I will give will become in them a spring of water gushing up to eternal life. (March 2002)
  • John 4:23: True worshippers will worship the Father in spirit and truth.
  • John 4:34: My food is to do the will of the one who sent me, and to complete his work. (July 1975)
  • John 4:34: My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to accomplish his work. (March 1984)
  • John 4:34: My food is to do the will of the one who sent me and to complete his work (March 2008).
  • John 6:27: Do not labour for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to eternal life, which the Son of man will give to you.
  • John 6:35: I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.
  • John 6:38: I have come down from heaven not to do my own will but to do the will of him who sent me.
  • John 6:47: Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes has eternal life.
  • John 6:56: He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood lives in me and I live in him.
  • John 6:68: Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. (August 1994)
  • John 6:68: Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. (March 2003)
  • John 8:7: Let him who is without sin among you he the first to throw a stone at her. (March 1983)
  • John 8:7: Let anyone among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her. (March 1998)
  • John 9:38: Lord, I believe.
  • John 10:3 The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
  • John 10:9: I am the Gate. Whoever enters by me will be saved, and will come in and go out and find pasture. (April 1999)
  • John 10:9: I am the gate. Whoever enters by me will be saved, and will come in and go out and find pasture. (February 2010)
  • John 10:10: I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
  • John 10:11: I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
  • John 10:27: My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. (April 1986)
  • John 10:27: My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me. (May 1998)
  • John 11:25: I am the resurrection and the life. (April 2010)
  • John 11:25: I am the resurrection and the life. (March 1999)
  • John 11:25: I am the resurrection and the life. (April 1981)
  • John 12:24: Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. (March 1988)
  • John 12:24: Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. (April 2006)
  • John 12:26: Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there also will my servant be. (March 1997)
  • John 12:26: If anyone Serves me, he must follow me, and where I am, there shall my servant be also; if anyone serves me, the Father will honour him. (March 1982)
  • John 12:32: I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to myself. (January 1984)
  • John 12:32: I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself. (April 2000)
  • John 13:1: Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. (April 1979)
  • John 13:1: Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. (August 2009)
  • John 13:14: If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet.
  • John 13:34: I give you a new commandment: love one another: just as I have loved you, you also must love one another.
  • John 13:35: By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. (May 2007)
  • John 13:35: By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. (January 1976)
  • John 14:3: And when I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.
  • John 14:6: I am... the life. (January 1983)
  • John 14:6: I am the way, the Truth, and the Life. (January 2001)
  • John 14:12: I tell you most solemnly, whoever believes in me will perform the same works as I do myself, he will perform even greater works, because I am going to the Father.
  • John 14:15: If you love me, you will keep my commandments.
  • John 14:21: He who loves me ... I will love him and will manifest myself to him (March 1977)
  • John 14:21: Those who love me will be loved by my Father, and I will love them and reveal myself to them. (May 1999)
  • John 14:21: Those who love me will be loved by my Father, and I will love them and reveal myself to them. (May 2010)
  • John 14:23: Those who love me will keep my word, and my Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them. (May 1995)
  • John 14:23: If someone loves me he will keep my word and my Father will love him and we will come to him and make our home with him. (May 2001)
  • John 14:27: My peace I give to you.
  • John 14:32: If anyone loves me he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we shall come to him and make our home with him.
  • John 15:1-2: I am the true vine and my Father is the vine-grower. He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit.
  • John 15:2: Every branch that does bear fruit, my Father prunes to make it bear even more.
  • John 15:3: You are already made clean, by the word which I have spoken to you.
  • John 15:4: Remain in me, and I in you.
  • John 15:5: He who abides in me, and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit. (April 1975)
  • John 15:5: I am the vine you are the branches (January 1978)
  • John 15:5: I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me, with me in him, bears much fruit, for cut off from me you can do nothing. (February 1979)
  • John 15:5: I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me, with me in him, bears fruit in plenty; for cut off from me you can do nothing. (January 1995)
  • John 15:5: I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing. (June 2009)
  • John 15:7: If you remain in me and my words remain in you, you may ask what you will, and you shall get it.
  • John 15:10: If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and remain in his love.
  • John 15:12: This is my commandment: love one another as I have loved you.
  • John 15:16: The Father will give you anything you ask in my name.
  • John 16:13: The Spirit of truth ... will guide you to all truth.
  • John 16:22: No one will take your joy from you.
  • John 16:23: If you ask anything of the Father in my name, he will give it to you. (See also John 15:16)
  • John 17:9: It is for these I pray ... for those whom you have entrusted to me.
  • John 17:17: Sanctify them in truth; your word is truth.
  • John 17:19: For their sake I consecrate myself so that they too may be consecrated in truth.
  • John 17:21: I pray not only for these, but for those also who through their words will believe in me. May they all be one. Father, may they be one in us, as you are in me and I am in you, so that the world may believe it was you who sent me. (December 1966)
  • John 17:21: That they may all be one ... so that the world may believe that you have sent me. (July 1977)
  • John 17:21: That they may all be one... so that the world may believe. (January 1999)
  • John 18:37: All who are on the side of truth listen to my voice.
  • John 20:21: As the Father has sent me, so I send you.
  • John 20:29: Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe (April 1996)
  • John 20:29: Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe. (April 1980)
  • John 20:29: Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe. (April 2002)
 
 

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