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12Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world; he who follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."Jesus the Light of the World Jn.8.12-20
13The Pharisees then said to him, "You are bearing witness to yourself; your testimony is not true." 
14Jesus answered, "Even if I do bear witness to myself, my testimony is true, for I know whence I have come and whither I am going, but you do not know whence I come or whither I am going. 
15You judge according to the flesh, I judge no one. 
16Yet even if I do judge, my judgment is true, for it is not I alone that judge, but I and he Other ancient authorities read: the Father who sent me. 
17In your law it is written that the testimony of two men is true; 
18I bear witness to myself, and the Father who sent me bears witness to me." 
19They said to him therefore, "Where is your Father?" Jesus answered, "You know neither me nor my Father; if you knew me, you would know my Father also." 
20These words he spoke in the treasury, as he taught in the temple; but no one arrested him, because his hour had not yet come. 

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