John Ch 10 V 31-42

31Again the Jews picked up stones to stone him, 32but Jesus said to them, “I have shown you many great miracles from the Father. For which of these do you stone me?”

33“We are not stoning you for any of these,” replied the Jews, “but for blasphemy, because you, a mere man, claim to be God.”

34Jesus answered them, “Is it not written in your Law, ‘I have said you are gods’[e]? 35If he called them ‘gods,’ to whom the word of God came—and the Scripture cannot be broken— 36what about the one whom the Father set apart as his very own and sent into the world? Why then do you accuse me of blasphemy because I said, ‘I am God’s Son’? 37Do not believe me unless I do what my Father does. 38But if I do it, even though you do not believe me, believe the miracles, that you may know and understand that the Father is in me, and I in the Father.” 39Again they tried to seize him, but he escaped their grasp.

40Then Jesus went back across the Jordan to the place where John had been baptizing in the early days. Here he stayed 41and many people came to him. They said, “Though John never performed a miraculous sign, all that John said about this man was true.” 42And in that place many believed in Jesus.

.  Many people reject and scorn the idea that Jesus is God, how could a mere man be God? Jesus is the one God sent into the world as His very own, and it was predicted by the prophets. If Jesus did not obey God’s will through everything He did, why do we have to believe Him? But He did live only to follow God’s command. Jesus is not God because He claims to be, but because He is able to do the impossible because God is Jesus. We as believers, even though we will probably never perform a miraculous sign, through our words and actions because of Christ, many others will come to believe.

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