New Living Translation
But these are written so that you may continue to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing in him you will have life by the power of his name.
King James Bible
But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.
Darby Bible Translation
but these are written that ye may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing ye might have life in his name.
World English Bible
but these are written, that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in his name.
Young's Literal Translation
and these have been written that ye may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing ye may have life in his name.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:31 But these things are written that ye may believe - That ye may be confirmed in believing. Faith cometh sometimes by reading; though ordinarily by hearing.
LibraryThe Silence of Scripture
'And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of His disciples, which are not written in this book: But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through His name.' --JOHN XX. 30, 31. It is evident that these words were originally the close of this Gospel, the following chapter being an appendix, subsequently added by the writer himself. In them we have the Evangelist's own acknowledgment of the incompleteness …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI
The Lord is Risen Indeed
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The Evidence of Our Lord's Wounds
During that time the devil came and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become loaves of bread."
The angel replied, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the baby to be born will be holy, and he will be called the Son of God.
so that everyone who believes in him will have eternal life.
"I tell you the truth, those who listen to my message and believe in God who sent me have eternal life. They will never be condemned for their sins, but they have already passed from death into life.
(This report is from an eyewitness giving an accurate account. He speaks the truth so that you also can believe.)
1 John 5:13
I have written this to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know you have eternal life.
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