But I have testimony more substantial than that of John. For the works that the Father has given Me to accomplish--the very works I am doing--testify about Me that the Father has sent Me.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 11:4
Jesus replied, "Go back and report to John what you hear and see:
"Why were you looking for Me?" He asked. "Did you not know that I had to be in My Father's house?"
While He was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many people saw the signs He was doing and believed in His name.
For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him.
Jesus explained, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to finish His work.
"I already told you," Jesus replied, "but you did not believe. The works I do in My Father's name testify on My behalf.
But if I am doing them, even though you do not believe Me, believe the works themselves, so that you may know and understand that the Father is in Me, and I am in the Father."
Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me--or at least believe on account of the works themselves.
If I had not done among them the works that no one else did, they would not be guilty of sin; but now they have seen and hated both Me and My Father.
Chapter Outline1. Jesus on the Sabbath day cures him who was diseased thirty-eight years.
10. The Jews therefore object, and persecute him for it.
17. He answers for himself, and reproves them, showing by the testimony of his Father,
31. of John,
36. of his works,
39. and of the Scriptures, who he is.
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