Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on John 3:27 in English Standard Version "John answered, “A person cannot receive even one thing unless it is given him from heaven." Mt 21:25 The baptism of John, from where did it come? From heaven or from man?” And they discussed it among themselves, saying, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ he will say to us, ‘Why then did you not believe him?’ Joh 6:65 And he said, “This is why I told you that no one can come to me unless it is granted him by the Father.” 1Co 4:7 For who sees anything different in you? What do you have that you did not receive? If then you received it, why do you boast as if you did not receive it? Heb 5:4 And no one takes this honor for himself, but only when called by God, just as Aaron was. Jas 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.