Honor the Father and the Son

16 For this reason the Jews (A)persecuted Jesus, [a]and sought to kill Him, because He had done these things on the Sabbath. 17 But Jesus answered them, (B)“My Father has been working until now, and I have been working.”

18 Therefore the Jews (C)sought all the more to kill Him, because He not only broke the Sabbath, but also said that God was His Father, (D)making Himself equal with God. 19 Then Jesus answered and said to them, “Most assuredly, I say to you, (E)the Son can do nothing of Himself, but what He sees the Father do; for whatever He does, the Son also does in like manner. 20 For (F)the Father loves the Son, and (G)shows Him all things that He Himself does; and He will show Him greater works than these, that you may marvel. 21 For as the Father raises the dead and gives life to them, (H)even so the Son gives life to whom He will. 22 For the Father judges no one, but (I)has committed all judgment to the Son, 23 that all should honor the Son just as they honor the Father. (J)He who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent Him.

Life and Judgment Are Through the Son

24 “Most assuredly, I say to you, (K)he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, (L)but has passed from death into life.

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  1. John 5:16 NU omits and sought to kill Him

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