John - Chapter 12
2 They gave a dinner for him there; Martha waited on them and Lazarus was among those at table.
7 So Jesus said, 'Leave her alone; let her keep it for the day of my burial.
8 You have the poor with you always, you will not always have me.'
10 Then the chief priests decided to kill Lazarus as well,
11 since it was on his account that many of the Jews were leaving them and believing in Jesus.
12 The next day the great crowd of people who had come up for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem.
14 Jesus found a young donkey and mounted it -- as scripture says:
16 At first his disciples did not understand this, but later, after Jesus had been glorified, they remembered that this had been written about him and that this was what had happened to him.
18 this was another reason why the crowd came out to receive him: they had heard that he had given this sign.
19 Then the Pharisees said to one another, 'You see, you are making no progress; look, the whole world has gone after him!'
21 These approached Philip, who came from Bethsaida in Galilee, and put this request to him, 'Sir, we should like to see Jesus.'
23 Jesus replied to them: Now the hour has come for the Son of man to be glorified.
24 In all truth I tell you, unless a wheat grain falls into the earth and dies, it remains only a single grain; but if it dies it yields a rich harvest.
28 Father, glorify your name! A voice came from heaven, 'I have glorified it, and I will again glorify it.'
29 The crowd standing by, who heard this, said it was a clap of thunder; others said, 'It was an angel speaking to him.'
31 'Now sentence is being passed on this world; now the prince of this world is to be driven out.
35 Jesus then said: The light will be with you only a little longer now. Go on your way while you have the light, or darkness will overtake you, and nobody who walks in the dark knows where he is going.
39 Indeed, they were unable to believe because, as Isaiah says again:
42 And yet there were many who did believe in him, even among the leading men, but they did not admit it, because of the Pharisees and for fear of being banned from the synagogue:
43 they put human glory before God's glory.
48 anyone who rejects me and refuses my words has his judge already: the word itself that I have spoken will be his judge on the last day.
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