Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.
So Jesus answered them, "I tell you the solemn truth, the Son can do nothing on his own initiative, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, the Son does likewise.
Then Jesus said, "When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he, and I do nothing on my own initiative, but I speak just what the Father taught me.
Do you not believe that I am in the Father, and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you, I do not speak on my own initiative, but the Father residing in me performs his miraculous deeds.
You people judge by outward appearances; I do not judge anyone.
Far be it from you to do such a thing -- to kill the godly with the wicked, treating the godly and the wicked alike! Far be it from you! Will not the judge of the whole earth do what is right?"
before the Lord, for he comes! For he comes to judge the earth! He judges the world fairly, and the nations in accordance with his justice.
He will take delight in obeying the Lord. He will not judge by mere appearances, or make decisions on the basis of hearsay.
Now we know that God's judgment is in accordance with truth against those who practice such things.
Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of the one who sent me and to complete his work.
For I have come down from heaven not to do my own will but the will of the one who sent me.
I am not trying to get praise for myself. There is one who demands it, and he also judges.
I glorified you on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.
But Jesus said to Peter, "Put your sword back into its sheath! Am I not to drink the cup that the Father has given me?"
Then I say, "Look! I come! What is written in the scroll pertains to me.
Going a little farther, he threw himself down with his face to the ground and prayed, "My Father, if possible, let this cup pass from me! Yet not what I will, but what you will."
For even Christ did not please himself, but just as it is written, "The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me."
Samaria and its king will be carried off like a twig on the surface of the waters.
For I have not spoken from my own authority, but the Father himself who sent me has commanded me what I should say and what I should speak.