John i. 1, 14.-In the beginning was the word, and the word
was with God. The same was in the beginning with God,
and the word was God. All things were made by him;
and without him was not any thing made that was made.
In him was life; and the life was the light of men. And
the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness compre-
hended it not. There was a man sent from God, whose
name was John. The same came for witness, to bear wit-
ness of the light, that all men through him might believe.
He was not that light, but was sent to bear witness of that
light. That was the true light which lighteth every man
that cometh into the world. He was in the world, and the
world was made by him, and the world knew him not.
He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But
as many as received him, to them gave he power to be.
come the sons of God; even to them that believe on his
name : which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of
the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. And the
word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld
his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father)
full of grace and truth,