The Eternal Word(A)

In the beginning (B)was the Word, and the (C)Word was (D)with God, and the Word was (E)God. (F)He was in the beginning with God. (G)All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. (H)In Him was life, and (I)the life was the light of men. And (J)the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not [a]comprehend it.

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  1. John 1:5 Or overcome

The Word Becomes Flesh

14 (A)And the Word (B)became (C)flesh and dwelt among us, and (D)we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, (E)full of grace and truth.

15 (F)John bore witness of Him and cried out, saying, “This was He of whom I said, (G)‘He who comes after me [a]is preferred before me, (H)for He was before me.’ ”

16 [b]And of His (I)fullness we have all received, and grace for grace. 17 For (J)the law was given through Moses, but (K)grace and (L)truth came through Jesus Christ. 18 (M)No one has seen God at any time. (N)The only begotten [c]Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, He has declared Him.

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  1. John 1:15 ranks higher than I
  2. John 1:16 NU For
  3. John 1:18 NU God