15 John testified about him, crying out, “This is the one of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me is greater than me because he existed before me.’”
16 From his fullness we have all received grace upon grace;
17 as the Law was given through Moses, so grace and truth came into being through Jesus Christ.
18 No one has ever seen God. God the only Son, who is at the Father’s side, has made God known. (Common English Bible)