Scripture: John 1:1-18
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the
Word was God.
2 He was in the beginning with God;
3 all things were made
through him, and without him was not anything made that was made.
him was life, and the life was the light of men.
5 The light shines in
the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
6 There was a man sent
from God, whose name was John.
7 He came for testimony, to bear witness
to the light, that all might believe through him.
8 He was not the light, but came to bear witness to the light.
true light that enlightens every man was coming into the world.
10 He was
in the world, and the world was made through him, yet the world knew him
11 He came to his own home, and his own people received him not.
But to all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power to
become children of God;
13 who were born, not of blood nor of the will
of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.
14 And the Word became
flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth; we have beheld his glory,
glory as of the only Son from the Father.
15 (John bore witness to him,
and cried, "This was he of whom I said, `He who comes after me ranks before
me, for he was before me.'")
16 And from his fulness have we all received,
grace upon grace.
17 For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth
came through Jesus Christ.
18 No one has ever seen God; the only Son, who
is in the bosom of the Father, he has made him known.