Who did Jesus say he was?
The Son of God
John 17:1 NKJV Jesus spoke these words, lifted up His eyes to heaven, and said: " Father , the hour has come. Glorify Your Son , that Your Son also may glorify You
John 13:31-35 NKJV So, when he had gone out, Jesus said, "Now the Son of Man is glorified, and God is glorified in Him. If God is glorified in Him, God will also glorify Him in Himself, and glorify Him immediately. Little children, I shall be with you a little while longer. You will seek Me; and as I said to the Jews, 'Where I am going, you cannot come,' so now I say to you. A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."
John 9:35-37 NKJV Jesus heard that they had cast him [a man born bling whom Jesus healed] out; and when He had found him, He said to him, "Do you believe in the Son of God ?" He answered and said, "Who is He, Lord, that I may believe in Him?" And Jesus said to him, "You have both seen Him and it is He who is talking with you ."
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Sent by God
John 8:42 ESV Jesus said to them, "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I came from God and I am here. I came not of my own accord, but he sent me.
Sent by God to Save
John 3:17 ESV [Jesus replied]..For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
John 8:18 I am One who bears witness of Myself, and the Father who sent Me bears witness of Me.”
John 8:58 Jesus said to them, “Most assuredly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM .”
John 10:26 – 30 But you do not believe, because you are not of My sheep, as I said to you. My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand. My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of My Father's hand. I and My Father are one .”
John 18:37 NKJV Pilate therefore said to Him, "Are You a king then?" Jesus answered, "You say rightly that I am a king . For this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice."
Mark 10:45 NKJV For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many."
(Philippians 2:7 NKJV [Christ Jesus] made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men.)
Teacher and Lord
John 13:13 NKJV You call Me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I am.
Bread of Life
John 6:35 (NKJV) 35 And Jesus said to them, “ I am the bread of life . He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.
John 6:48 - 51 I am the bread of life. 49 Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and are dead. This is the bread which comes down from heaven, that one may eat of it and not die. I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread that I shall give is My flesh, which I shall give for the life of the world.”
Light of the World
John 8:12 Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “ I am the light of the world . He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”
John 10:7 – 10 Then Jesus said to them again, “Most assuredly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep . All who ever came before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them. I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture. The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
John 10:11 – 16 “ I am the good shepherd . The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep. But a hireling, he who is not the shepherd, one who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches the sheep and scatters them. The hireling flees because he is a hireling and does not care about the sheep. I am the good shepherd; and I know My sheep, and am known by My own. As the Father knows Me, even so I know the Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep. And other sheep I have which are not of this fold; them also I must bring, and they will hear My voice; and there will be one flock and one shepherd.
Resurrection & Life
John 11:25 Jesus said to her, “ I am the resurrection and the life . He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.
The True Vine
John 15:1 I am the true vine , and My Father is the vinedresser.
John 15:5 “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.