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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CommentaryClarke'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.
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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
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June 22. "This is that Bread which came Down from Heaven" (John vi. 58).
The Fourth Miracle in John's Gospel
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
Then they asked him, "What must we do to do the works God requires?"
For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me.
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.
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.
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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