as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things
which are most surely believed among us,
as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and
ministers of the word;
seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the
very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus. [ Theophilus means One(s) Who Love God, Therefore If you thinks you love your Creator, this Good News of the Jewish Christ was written by his eye witness for your sake so you might have no excuse from entering the Kingdom of your heavenly father, his father. ]
thou mightest know the certainty of those things, wherein thou hast been
the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
same was in the beginning with God.
things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
him was life; and the life was the light of men.
the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.
was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him
12 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.
came unto his own, and his own received him not.
as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even
to them that believe on his name:
were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man,
but of God.
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.
bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that
cometh after me is preferred before me: for he was before me.
18 And of his fulness have all we
received, and grace for grace.
the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Joshua Christ.
20 No man hath seen God at any
time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath
21 (This) the beginning of the gospel of Joshua Christ, the Son
22 As it is written in book of the
prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy
way before thee.
23 The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the
way of the Lord, make his paths straight;