Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess [him], lest they should be put out of the synagogue:
And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.
And as they went on [their] way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, [here is] water; what doth hinder me to be baptized?
Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto him Jesus.
For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.
1 John 4:15
Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.
And he said, Lord, I believe. And he worshipped him.
And Jesus said unto him, Thou hast both seen him, and it is he that talketh with thee.
He answered and said, Who is he, Lord, that I might believe on him?
Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when he had found him, he said unto him, Dost thou believe on the Son of God?
And when Silas and Timotheus were come from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in the spirit, and testified to the Jews [that] Jesus [was] Christ.
Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.
1 John 4:3
And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that [spirit] of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.
1 John 4:2
Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:
1 John 2:4
He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.
1 John 1:6
If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:
1 Corinthians 12:3
Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man speaking by the Spirit of God calleth Jesus accursed: and [that] no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost.
For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
When they heard [this], they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
They answered and said unto him, Thou wast altogether born in sins, and dost thou teach us? And they cast him out.
If this man were not of God, he could do nothing.
Since the world began was it not heard that any man opened the eyes of one that was born blind.
For the law was given by Moses, [but] grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.
John 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.
Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God:
But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.
Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven.
And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared [him].
These [words] spake his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.
Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.
The man answered and said unto them, Why herein is a marvellous thing, that ye know not from whence he is, and [yet] he hath opened mine eyes.
We know that God spake unto Moses: [as for] this [fellow], we know not from whence he is.
Then they reviled him, and said, Thou art his disciple; but we are Moses' disciples.
He answered them, I have told you already, and ye did not hear: wherefore would ye hear [it] again? will ye also be his disciples?
Then said they to him again, What did he to thee? how opened he thine eyes?
He answered and said, Whether he be a sinner [or no], I know not: one thing I know, that, whereas I was blind, now I see.
Then again called they the man that was blind, and said unto him, Give God the praise: we know that this man is a sinner.
Therefore said his parents, He is of age; ask him.
I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and [with] fire: