John 6:29
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New International Version
Jesus answered, "The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent."

King James Bible
Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.

Darby Bible Translation
Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom *he* has sent.

World English Bible
Jesus answered them, "This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent."

Young's Literal Translation
Jesus answered and said to them, 'This is the work of God, that ye may believe in him whom He did send.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

This is the work of God, that ye believe - There is nothing you can be employed in more acceptable to God than in yielding to the evidence set before you, and acknowledging me as your Messiah and the Savior of a lost world.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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John 3:16-18,36 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish...

John 5:39 Search the scriptures; for in them you think you have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.

Deuteronomy 18:18,19 I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brothers, like to you, and will put my words in his mouth...

Psalm 2:12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little...

Matthew 17:5 While he yet spoke, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son...

Mark 16:16 He that believes and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believes not shall be damned.

Acts 16:31 And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you shall be saved, and your house.

Acts 22:14-16 And he said, The God of our fathers has chosen you, that you should know his will, and see that Just One...

Romans 4:4,5 Now to him that works is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt...

Romans 9:30,31 What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness...

Romans 10:3,4 For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness...

Hebrews 5:9 And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation to all them that obey him;

1 John 3:23 And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another...

1 John 5:1 Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loves him that begat loves him also that is begotten of him...

Library
May 9 Evening
It is I; be not afraid.--JOHN 6:20. When I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.--I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins. Woe is me! for I am undone; . . . mine eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts. Then flew one of the seraphims
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

November 21 Morning
Him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.--JOHN 6:37. It shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious.--I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them: for I am the Lord their God.--I will remember my covenant with thee in the days of thy youth, and I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant. Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

June 22. "This is that Bread which came Down from Heaven" (John vi. 58).
"This is that bread which came down from heaven" (John vi. 58). We had the sentence of death in ourselves that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead; who delivereth us from so great a death, who doth deliver; in whom we trust that He will yet deliver us. This was the supernatural secret of Paul's life; he drew continually in his body from the strength of Christ, his Risen Head. The body which rose from Joseph's tomb was to him a physical reality and the inexhaustible
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

The Fourth Miracle in John's Gospel
And Jesus took the loaves; and when He had given thanks, He distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to them that were set down; and likewise of the fishes as much as they would.'--JOHN vi. 11. This narrative of the miraculous feeding of the five thousand is introduced into John's Gospel with singular abruptness. We read in the first verse of the chapter: 'After these things Jesus went over the Sea of Galilee,' i.e. from the western to the eastern side. But the Evangelist does not tell
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
John 3:17
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.

John 6:28
Then they asked him, "What must we do to do the works God requires?"

John 6:38
For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me.

John 6:57
Just as the living Father sent me and I live because of the Father, so the one who feeds on me will live because of me.

Romans 4:5
However, to the one who does not work but trusts God who justifies the ungodly, their faith is credited as righteousness.

1 Thessalonians 1:3
We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

James 2:22
You see that his faith and his actions were working together, and his faith was made complete by what he did.

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