I know you are Abraham's descendants, but you are trying to kill Me because My word has no place within you.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 3:9
And do not presume to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham.
After this, Jesus traveled throughout Galilee. He did not want to travel in Judea, because the Jews there were trying to kill Him.
"We are Abraham's descendants," they answered. "We have never been slaves to anyone. How can You say we will be set free?"
"Abraham is our father," they replied. "If you were children of Abraham," said Jesus, "you would do the works of Abraham.
But now you are trying to kill Me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God. Abraham never did such a thing.
Your father Abraham was overjoyed to see My day. He saw it and was glad."
1 John 2:14
I have written to you, fathers, because you know Him who is from the beginning. I have written to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one.
Chapter Outline1. Jesus delivers the woman taken in adultery.
12. He declares himself the light of the world, and justifies his doctrine;
31. promises freedom to those who believe;
33. answers the Jews who boasted of Abraham;
48. answers their reviling, by showing his authority and dignity;
59. and slips away from those who would stone him.
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John 8:6, 40, 59
John 7:1, 19, 25
John 8:43, 45-47
Matthew 13:15, 19-22
1 Corinthians 2:14
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