Some Greeks Seek Jesus

John 12

20 Now there t were certain Greeks among those u who came up to worship at the feast. 21 Then they came to Philip, v who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and asked him, saying, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus." 22 Philip came and told Andrew, and in turn Andrew and Philip told Jesus. 23 But Jesus answered them, saying, w "The hour has come that the Son of Man should be glorified. 24 "Most assuredly, I say to you, x unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much 1 grain. 25 y "He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life. 26 "If anyone serves Me, let him z follow Me; and a where I am, there My servant will be also. If anyone serves Me, him My Father will honor.

  1. Cross References
    Mark 7:26
    The woman was a Greek, a SyroPhoeni'cian by birth, and she kept asking Him to cast the demon out of her daughter.
    Acts 17:4
    And some of them were persuaded; and a great multitude of the devout Greeks, and not a few of the leading women, joined Paul and Silas.
  2. Cross References
    1 Kings 8:41
    Moreover, concerning a foreigner, who is not of Your people Israel, but has come from a far country for Your name's sake
    1 Kings 8:42
    (for they will hear of Your great name and Your strong hand and Your outstretched arm), when he comes and prays toward this temple.
    Acts 8:27
    So he arose and went. And behold, a man of Ethiopia, a eunuch of great authority under Candace the queen of the Ethiopians, who had charge of all her treasury, and had come to Jerusalem to worship.
  3. Cross References
    John 1:43
    The following day Jesus wanted to go to Galilee, and He found Philip and said to him, "Follow Me.
    John 1:44
    Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter.
    John 14:8 - 11
    Philip said to Him, "Lord, show us the Father, and it is sufficient for us.
  4. Cross References
    Matthew 26:18
    And He said, "Go into the city to a certain man, and say to him, 'The Teacher says, "My time is at hand; I will keep the Passover at your house with My disciples." '
    Matthew 26:45
    Then He came to His disciples and said to them, "Are you still sleeping and resting? Behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of sinners.
    John 13:32
    If God is glorified in Him, God will also glorify Him in Himself, and glorify Him immediately.
    Acts 3:13
    The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God of our fathers, glorified His Servant Jesus, whom you delivered up and denied in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let Him go.
  5. Cross References
    Romans 14:9
    For to this end Christ died and rose and lived again, that He might be Lord of both the dead and the living.
    1 Corinthians 15:36
    Foolish one, what you sow is not made alive unless it dies.
  6. Cross References
    Matthew 10:39
    He who finds his life will lose it, and he who loses his life for My sake will find it.
    Mark 8:35
    For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel's will save it.
    Luke 9:24
    For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will save it.
  7. Cross References
    Matthew 16:24
    Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.
  8. Cross References
    John 14:3
    And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.
    John 17:24
    Father, I desire that they also whom You gave Me may be with Me where I am, that they may behold My glory which You have given Me; for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.
    1 Thessalonians 4:17
    Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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