You examine the Scriptures carefully because you suppose that in them you have eternal life. Yet they testify about me.
"You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;
Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
Ye search the scriptures, because ye think to have eternal life in them, and those are testifying about me.
Ye search the scriptures, because ye think that in them ye have eternal life; and these are they which bear witness of me;
You search and investigate and pore over the Scriptures diligently, because you suppose and trust that you have eternal life through them. And these [very Scriptures] testify about Me!
You search through the Scriptures [i.e., the Old Testament], because you think that you will [learn how to] have never ending life by [reading] them. And these Scriptures are what testify concerning me.
You search the scriptures, because in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify concerning me:
You make search in the holy Writings, in the belief that through them you get eternal life; and it is those Writings which give witness about me.
You search the Scriptures, because in them you think that you have eternal life; and these are they that testify of me.
You search the scriptures, for you think by their means to have eternal life, and they are the very writings which do testify of me.
Ye search the scriptures, for ye think that in them ye have life eternal, and they it is which bear witness concerning me;
Search the Scriptures, because in them ye think ye have eternal life; and they are they which testify concerning me;
You pore over the Scriptures, for you think that you will find eternal life in them, and these very Scriptures testify to me,
Search the scriptures: in them ye think ye have eternal life: and it is they that testify of me.
Search the scriptures, for in them ye think ye have eternal life; and they are those who testify of me.
Search the writings; for ye think in them to have eternal life: and these are they testifying of me.
Search the scriptures; for in them you think you have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
You search the scriptures because you think that you have eternal life in them, and it is these that testify about me.
You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life. And they are the ones witnessing of Me,
Search the scriptures: for in them, ye think ye have eternal life; and they are they which testify of me.
You search the scriptures, imagining you possess eternal life in their pages ??and they do testify to me ??40 but you refuse to come to me for life.
"You are searching the Scriptures because you suppose that in tem you have eternal life; and though these are they that bear witness concerning me,
You study the scriptures thoroughly because you think in them you possess eternal life, and it is these same scriptures that testify about me,
You search the Scriptures, because you think that in them you have eternal life; and these are they which testify about me.
Ye search the Scriptures, because ye yourselves think that in them ye have everlasting life; and it is they which testify of me;
You search the Scriptures, because you think by them to have eternal life; and they testify of me;
Ye search the Scriptures, because, ye, think, by them, to have, life age-abiding; and, those Scriptures , are they which bear witness concerning me:
Search the scriptures; for ye suppose in them ye have eternal life: and these are they which testify of me.
You search the Scriptures, because you think that you find in them Immortal Life;
Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
"You search the Scriptures, because you suppose that in them you will find the Life of the Ages; and it is those Scriptures that yield testimony concerning me;
"You keep on searching the Scriptures, for you yourselves suppose that you will get possession of eternal life through them; and yet they are witnesses that testify to me,
"You search the Scriptures, because you think that in them you have eternal life; and these are they which testify about me.
Ye search the Scriptures; because in them ye think ye have eternal life; and these are they that testify concerning Me;
Ye search the scriptures; for ye think that in them ye have eternal life:
'Ye search the Writings, because ye think in them to have life age-during, and these are they that are testifying concerning me;
Devotionals about John 5:39
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38 nor do you have his word at work in you, because you do not believe in the one whom he sent. 39 You examine the Scriptures carefully because you suppose that in them you have eternal life. Yet they testify about me. 40 But you are not willing to come to me to have life.
Then, beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them all the passages of Scripture about himself.
Then he told them, "These are the words that I spoke to you while I was still with you that everything written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets, and the Psalms had to be fulfilled."
They answered him, "You aren't from Galilee, too, are you? Search and see that no prophet comes from Galilee."
These people were more receptive than those in Thessalonica. They were very willing to receive the message, and every day they carefully examined the Scriptures to see if those things were so.
Take these commands to heart and keep them in mind, tying them as reminders on your arm and as bands on your forehead.
When he occupies his royal throne, he must make a copy of this Law for himself from a scroll used by the Levitical priests.
"The LORD your God will raise up a prophet like me for you from among your relatives. You must listen to him,
I will raise up a prophet like you from among their relatives, and I will place my words in his mouth so that he may expound everything that I have commanded to them.
because they're not just empty words for you they are your very life. Through these instructions you will live long in the land that you are about to cross over the Jordan River to possess."
This set of instructions is not to cease being a part of your conversations. Meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to carry out everything that's written in it, for then you'll prosper and succeed.
But he delights in the LORD's instruction, and meditates in his instruction day and night.
You cause me to know the path of life; in your presence is joyful abundance, at your right hand there are pleasures forever. A Davidic Prayer.
He asked life from you, and you gave it to him a long life for ever and ever.
For with you is a fountain of life, and in your light we will see light.
I have stored what you have said in my heart, so I won't sin against you.
How I love your instruction! Every day it is my meditation.
It is like the dew of Hermon falling on Zion's mountains. For there the LORD commanded his blessing life everlasting. A Song of Ascents
Because the command is a lamp and the Law a light, rebukes that discipline are a way of life
Listen to instruction and be wise. Don't ignore it.
for instruction and for testimony? Surely they are speaking like this because the truth hasn't dawned on them.
"Study and read from the book of the LORD: And not one will be missing, each will not long for its mate. For it is the mouth of the LORD that has issued the order, and it is his Spirit that has gathered them.
The wise men will be put to shame. They'll be dismayed and taken captive. Look, they have rejected the message from the LORD! So what kind of wisdom do they have?
Many of those who are sleeping in the dust of the earth will awaken some to life everlasting, and some to disgrace and everlasting contempt.
Just then a man came up to Jesus. "Teacher," he asked, "what good deed should I do to have eternal life?"
Jesus answered them, "You are mistaken because you don't know the Scriptures or God's power,
Haven't you ever read this Scripture: "The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.
Just then an expert in the Law stood up to test Jesus. He asked, "Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
"Abraham said, "They have Moses and the Prophets. They should listen to them!'
"Then Abraham told him, "If your brothers do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded, even if someone were to rise from the dead.'"
Philip found Nathaniel and told him, "We have found the man about whom Moses in the Law and the Prophets wrote Jesus, the son of Joseph, from Nazareth."
There is another who testifies about me, and I know that the testimony he gives about me is true.
"But I have a greater testimony than John's, because the actions that the Father has given me to complete the very actions that I am doing testify on my behalf that the Father has sent me.
because if you believed Moses, you would believe me, since he wrote about me.
This was the passage of Scripture he was reading: "Like a sheep he was led away to be slaughtered, and like a lamb is silent before its shearer, so he does not open his mouth.
For the people who live in Jerusalem and their leaders, not knowing who Jesus was, condemned him and so fulfilled the words of the prophets that are read every Sabbath.
I've had help from God to this day, and so I stand here to testify to both the powerful and the lowly alike, stating only what the prophets and Moses said would happen
King Agrippa, do you believe the prophets? I know you believe them!"
which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures
Now if you call yourself a Jew, and rely on the Law, and boast about God,
There are all kinds of advantages! First of all, the Jews have been entrusted with the utterances of God.
Let the word of the Messiah inhabit you richly with wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, and singing to God with thankfulness in your hearts.
But as for you, continue in what you have learned and found to be true, because you know from whom you learned it.
Instead, they were longing for a better country, that is, a heavenly one. That is why God is not ashamed to be called their God, because he has prepared a city for them.
Women received their dead raised back to life. Other people were brutally tortured, but refused to be ransomed, so that they might gain a better resurrection.
Even the prophets, who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours, carefully researched and investigated this salvation.
Therefore we regard the message of the prophets as confirmed beyond doubt, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a lamp that is shining in a gloomy place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.
I bowed down at his feet to worship him, but he told me, "Don't do that! I am a fellow servant with you and with your brothers who rely on what Jesus is saying. Worship God, because what Jesus is saying is the spirit of prophecy!"