John 12:20 – 36, 2 Timothy 3:1 – 17
John 12:20–23 (NKJV)
20 Now there were certain Greeks among those who came up to worship at the feast. 21 Then they came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and asked him, saying, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” 22 Philip came and told Andrew, and in turn Andrew and Philip told Jesus. 23 But Jesus answered them, saying, “The hour has come that the Son of Man should be glorified.
I A fruitful death
John 12:24 (NKJV)
24 Most assuredly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much grain.
II A worthy loss
John 12:25 (NKJV)
25 He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.
III A rewarding service
John 12:26 (NKJV)
26 If anyone serves Me, let him follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also. If anyone serves Me, him My Father will honor.