John 5:34
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New International Version
Not that I accept human testimony; but I mention it that you may be saved.

King James Bible
But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that ye might be saved.

Darby Bible Translation
But I do not receive witness from man, but I say this that *ye* might be saved.

World English Bible
But the testimony which I receive is not from man. However, I say these things that you may be saved.

Young's Literal Translation
'But I do not receive testimony from man, but these things I say that ye may be saved;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

But I receive not testimony from man [only] - I have no need of John's testimony: the works that I do bear sufficient testimony to me, John 5:36.

But these things I say, etc. - You believed John to be a prophet - a prophet cannot lie: he bore testimony that I am the Lamb of God, that beareth away the sin of the world, John 1:29; therefore, that ye may be saved by believing in me as such, I have appealed to John's testimony.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I receive.

John 5:41 I receive not honor from men.

John 8:54 Jesus answered, If I honor myself, my honor is nothing: it is my Father that honors me; of whom you say, that he is your God:


John 20:31 But these are written, that you might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God...

Luke 13:34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which kill the prophets, and stone them that are sent to you...

Luke 19:10,41,42 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost...

Luke 24:47 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Romans 3:3 For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?

Romans 10:1,21 Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved...

Romans 12:21 Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

1 Corinthians 9:22 To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.

1 Timothy 2:3,4 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior...

1 Timothy 4:16 Take heed to yourself, and to the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this you shall both save yourself, and them that hear you.

TEXT: "And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the Kingdom of Heaven."--Matt. 18:3. Jesus Christ was the world's greatest teacher and preacher. Multitudes followed him because he taught them, not as the scribes, but as one having authority. He came to them with the deepest truth of God, but couched in such familiar expressions, and told in such a fascinating way, that all men heard him and went their way rejoicing that so
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot

September 29 Evening
What things soever the Father doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.--JOHN 5:19. The Lord giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.--I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist. Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart.--My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Them that are sanctified by God the Father.--He that sanctifieth and they who are
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

December 23 Evening
God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.--I JOHN 5:11. As the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself. As the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will. I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die.--I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. I lay
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Sunday after Easter
Text: First John 5, 4-12. 4 For whatsoever is begotten of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that hath overcome the world, even our faith. 5 And who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? 6 This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and with the blood. 7 And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is the truth. 8 For there are three who bear witness, the Spirit,
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II

Cross References
John 5:32
There is another who testifies in my favor, and I know that his testimony about me is true.

1 John 5:9
We accept human testimony, but God's testimony is greater because it is the testimony of God, which he has given about his Son.

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