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Witnesses for Jesus. ST. JOHN. Five thousand men fed.

31 If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true.

CHAPTER VI. 32 | There is another that bear- Jesus passeth over the sea of Galilee ; 5 and feed

elh five thousand men. 15 He walketh on the eth witness of me; and I know that 22 The people follow him to Capernaum. the witness which he witnesseth of

26 He reproveth their carnal motives ; 30 and

declareth himself to be the bread of life. 66 Many me is true.

of his disciples walk no more with him. 68 Pě. 33 Ye sent unto John, and he bare

ter confesseth him. witness unto the truth.

over the sea of Galilee, which from man: but these things I say, is the sea of Tiberias. that ye might be saved.

2 And a great multitude followed 35 He was a burning and a shining him, because they saw his miracles light: and ye were willing for a sea- which he did on them that were son to rejoice in his light.

diseased. 36 T But I have greater witness 3 And Jesus went up into a mountthan that of John: for the works ain, and there he sat with his disci. which the Father hath given me to ples. finish, the same works that I do, 4 And the passover, a feast of the bear witness of me, that the Father Jews, was nigh. hath sent me.

5 [ When Jesus then lifted up 37 And the Father himself, which his eyes, and saw a great company hath sent me, hath borne witness come unto him, he saith unto Phil

Ye have neither heard his ip, Whence shall we buy bread, that voice at any time, nor seen his these may eat? shape.

6 And this he said to prove him: 38 And ye have not his word abi- for he himself knew what he would ding in you: for whom he hath sent, do. him ye believe not.

7 Philip answered him, Two hun. 39 (Search the Scriptures; for indred pennyworth of bread is not sufthem



have eternal life: ficient for them, that every one of and they are they which testify of them may take a little.

8 One of his disciples, Andrew, Si40 And ye will not come to me, mon Peter's brother, saith unto him, that ye might have life,

9 There is a lad here, which hath 41 I receive not honour from men. five barley loaves, and two small 42 But I know you, that ye have fishes: but what are they among so not the love of God in you.

many? 43 I am come in my Father's name, 10 And Jesus said, Make the men and ye receive me not: if another sit down. Now there was much shall come in his own name, him ye grass in the place. So the men sat will receive.

down, in number about five thou44 How can ye believe, which re- sand. ceive honour one of another, and 11 And Jesus took the loaves; and seek not the honour that cometh when he had given thanks, he disfrom God only?

tributed to the disciples

, and the dis45 Do not think that I will accuse ciples to them that were set down; you to the Father: there is one that and likewise of the fishes as much accuseth you, even Moses, in whom as they would.

12 When they were filled, he said 46 For had ye believed Moses, ye unto his disciples, Gather up the would have believed me: for he fragments that remain, that nothing wrote of me.

be lost. 47 But if ye believe not his wri 13 Therefore they gathered them tings, how shall ye believe my together, and filled twelve baskets words?

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Peter's confession him, because he said, I am the 57 As the living Father hath sent bread which

down from me, and I live by the Father; so he heaven.

that eateth me, even he shall live 42 And they said, Is not this Jesus, by me. the son of Joseph, whose father and 58 This is that bread which came mother we know? how is it then down from heaven: not as your fathat he saith, I came down from thers did eat manna, and are dead: heaven?

he that eateth of this bread shall 43 Jesus therefore answered and live for ever. said unto them, Murmur not among 59 These things said he in the yourselves.

synagogue, as he taught in Caper44 No man can come to me, ex naum. cept the Father which hath sent me 60 Many therefore of his disci. draw him: and I will raise him up ples, when they had heard this, at the last day.

said, This is a hard saying; who 45 It is written in the prophets, can hear it? And they shall be all taught of God. 61 When Jesus knew in himself Every man therefore that hath heard, that his disciples murmured at it

, and hath learned of the Father, com- he said unto them, Doth this offend eth unto me.

you? 46 Not that any man hath seen 62 What and if ye shall see the the Father, save he which is of God, Son of man ascend up where be he hath seen the Father.

was before? 47 Verily, verily, I say unto you, 63 It is the spirit that quickeneth; He that believeth on me hath ever- the flesh profiteth nothing: the words lasting life.

that I speak unto you, they are spir48 I am that bread of life.

it, and they are life. 49 Your fathers did eat manna in 64 But there are some of you that the wilderness, and are dead. believe not. For Jesus knew from

50 This is the bread which cometh the beginning who they were that down from heaven, that a man may believed not, and who should betray eat thereof, and not die.

him. 51 I am the living bread which 65 And he said, Therefore said I came down from heaven: if any man unto you, that no man can come eat of this bread, he shall live for unto me, except it were given unto ever: and the bread that I will give him of my Father. is my flesh, which I will give for the 66 | From that time many of his life of the world.

disciples went back, and walked no
52 The Jews therefore strove among more with him.
themselves, saying, How can this 67 Then said Jesus unto the twelve,
man give us his flesh to eat? Will ye also go away?

53 Then Jesus said unto them, Ver- 68 Ňhen Simon Peter answered
ily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye him, Lord, to whom shall we go?
eat the flesh of the Son of man, and thou hast the words of eternal
drink his blood, ye have no life in life.

69 And we believe and are sure
54 Whoso eateth my flesh, and that thou art that Christ, the Son of
drinketh my blood, hath eternal the living God.
life; and I will raise him up at the 70 Jesus answered them, Have not
last day.

I chosen you twelve, and one of you 55 For my flesh is meat indeed, is a devil ? and my blood is drink indeed. 71 He spake of Judas Iscariot the

56 He that eateth my flesh, and son of Simon: for he it was that drinketh my blood, dwelleth in me, should betray him, being one of the and I in him.

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