I Am
John 8:58
Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Before Abraham was, I am.

This title teaches us —

I. THE SELF-EXISTENCE OF CHRIST. The creature is a dependent being; God alone is independent and self-existent.

II. HIS UNCHANGEABLENESS. Change is written on everything earthly. The billows of a thousand generations may sweep over the rock, but it is steadfast. Jesus is "the same today, yesterday, and forever."

III. HIS ALL-SUFFICIENCY. We are at liberty to write what we like after "I am." Whatever you want to make you happy, put in there.

(J. M. Randall.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.

WEB: Jesus said to them, "Most certainly, I tell you, before Abraham came into existence, I AM."

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