The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up
b "Now My soul is troubled, and what shall I say? 'Father, save Me from this hour'? c But for this purpose I came to this hour.
"Father, glorify Your name." d Then a voice came from heaven, saying, "I have both glorified it and will glorify it again."
Therefore the people who stood by and heard it said that it had thundered. Others said, "An angel has spoken to Him."
Jesus answered and said, e "This voice did not come because of Me, but for your sake.
"Now is the judgment of this world; now f the ruler of this world will be cast out.
"And I, g if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw h all peoples to Myself."
i This He said, signifying by what death He would die.
The people answered Him, j "We have heard from the law that the Christ remains forever; and how can You say, 'The Son of Man must be lifted up'? Who is this Son of Man?"
Then Jesus said to them, "A little while longer k the light is with you. l Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you; m he who walks in darkness does not know where he is going.
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Then He said to them, "My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here and watch with Me.
He went a little farther and fell on His face, and prayed, saying, "O My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as You will.
Then He said to them, "My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here and watch.
But I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how distressed I am till it is accomplished!
Therefore, when Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her weeping, He groaned in the spirit and was troubled.
"When I was with you daily in the temple, you did not try to seize Me. But this is your hour, and the power of darkness."
Pilate therefore said to Him, "Are You a king then?" Jesus answered, "You say rightly that I am a king. For this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.
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"And I know that You always hear Me, but because of the people who are standing by I said this, that they may believe that You sent Me."
Or how can one enter a strong man's house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man? And then he will plunder his house.
And He said to them, "I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven.
'to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.'
2 Corinthians 4:4
Whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them.
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up.
Then Jesus said to them, "When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and that I do nothing of Myself; but as My Father taught Me, I speak these things.
Therefore, as through one man's offense judgment came to all men, resulting in condemnation, even so through one Man's righteous act the free gift came to all men, resulting in justification of life.
But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, for the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that He, by the grace of God, might taste death for everyone.
That the saying of Jesus might be fulfilled which He spoke, signifying by what death He would die.
This He spoke, signifying by what death he would glorify God. And when He had spoken this, He said to him, "Follow Me.
His seed shall endure forever, And his throne as the sun before Me.
It shall be established forever like the moon, Even like the faithful witness in the sky." Selah
For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Of the increase of His government and peace There will be no end, Upon the throne of David and over His kingdom, To order it and establish it with judgment and justice From that time forward, even forever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.
I will make the lame a remnant, And the outcast a strong nation; So the LORD will reign over them in Mount Zion From now on, even forever.
That was the true Light which gives light to every man coming into the world.
Then Jesus said to them, "I shall be with you a little while longer, and then I go to Him who sent Me.
Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, "I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.
Give glory to the LORD your God Before He causes darkness, And before your feet stumble On the dark mountains, And while you are looking for light, He turns it into the shadow of death And makes it dense darkness.
Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.
For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light
"But if one walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him."
1 John 2:9 - 11
He who says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness until now.