Chapter 10 :: John
John 10:1 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
John 10:2 - But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
John 10:3 - To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out.
John 10:4 - And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice.
John 10:5 - And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers.
John 10:6 - This parable spake Jesus unto them: but they understood not what things they were which he spake unto them.
John 10:7 - Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep.
John 10:8 - All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them.
John 10:9 - I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
John 10:10 - The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.
John 10:11 - I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.
John 10:12 - But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep.
John 10:13 - The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and careth not for the sheep.
John 10:14 - I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine.
John 10:15 - As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.
John 10:16 - And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd.
John 10:17 - Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again.
John 10:18 - No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of my Father.
John 10:19 - There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings.
John 10:20 - And many of them said, He hath a devil, and is mad; why hear ye him?
John 10:21 - Others said, These are not the words of him that hath a devil. Can a devil open the eyes of the blind?
John 10:22 - And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication, and it was winter.
John 10:23 - And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch.
John 10:24 - Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly.
John 10:25 - Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me.
John 10:26 - But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you.
John 10:27 - My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
John 10:28 - And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.
John 10:29 - My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.
John 10:30 - I and my Father are one.
John 10:31 - Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him.
John 10:32 - Jesus answered them, Many good works have I shewed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me?
John 10:33 - The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.
John 10:34 - Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?
John 10:35 - If he called them gods, unto whom the word of God came, and the scripture cannot be broken;
John 10:36 - Say ye of him, whom the Father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, Thou blasphemest; because I said, I am the Son of God?
John 10:37 - If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not.
John 10:38 - But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.
John 10:39 - Therefore they sought again to take him: but he escaped out of their hand,
John 10:40 - And went away again beyond Jordan into the place where John at first baptized; and there he abode.
John 10:41 - And many resorted unto him, and said, John did no miracle: but all things that John spake of this man were true.
John 10:42 - And many believed on him there.