Jesus Predicts His Death
20Now there were some Greeks among those who went up to worship at the festival.
21They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, with a request. “Sir,” they said, “we would like to see Jesus.”
22Philip went to tell Andrew; Andrew and Philip in turn told Jesus.
23Jesus replied, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.
24Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.
25Anyone who loves their life will lose it, while anyone who hates their life in this world will keep it for eternal life.
26Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.
27“Now my soul is troubled, and what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? No, it was for this very reason I came to this hour.
28Father, glorify your name!” Then a voice came from heaven, “I have glorified it, and will glorify it again.”
29The crowd that was there and heard it said it had thundered; others said an angel had spoken to him.
30Jesus said, “This voice was for your benefit, not mine.
31Now is the time for judgment on this world; now the prince of this world will be driven out.
32And I, when I am lifted up The Greek for lifted up also means exalted. from the earth, will draw all people to myself.”
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