Jesus explained, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to finish His work.
Cross ReferencesPsalm 40:8
I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your law is within my heart."
"Let it be so now," Jesus replied. "It is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness in this way." Then John permitted Him.
"Why were you looking for Me?" He asked. "Did you not know that I had to be in My Father's house?"
I can do nothing by Myself; I judge only as I hear. And My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
But I have testimony more substantial than that of John. For the works that the Father has given Me to accomplish--the very works I am doing--testify about Me that the Father has sent Me.
For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but to do the will of Him who sent Me.
He who sent Me is with Me. He has not left Me alone, because I always do what pleases Him."
I have glorified You on earth by accomplishing the work You gave Me to do.
After this, knowing that everything had now been accomplished, and to fulfill the Scripture, Jesus said, "I am thirsty."
When Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, "It is finished." And bowing His head, He yielded up His spirit.
Chapter Outline1. Jesus talks with a woman of Samaria, and reveals his identity to her.
27. His disciples marvel.
31. He declares to them his zeal for God's glory.
39. Many Samaritans believe on him.
43. He departs into Galilee, and heals the ruler's son that lay sick at Capernaum.
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