John 1:4-12View Full Chapter
4In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.
5The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome
8He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light. 9The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world. 10He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. 11He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. 12Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God—