So Jesus said, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and that I do nothing on My own, but speak exactly what the Father has taught Me.
Cross ReferencesExodus 3:14
God said to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: 'I AM has sent me to you.'"
I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers. I will put My words in his mouth, and he will tell them everything I command him.
For many will come in My name, claiming, 'I am the Christ,' and will deceive many.
Many will come in My name, claiming, 'I am He,' and will deceive many.
Jesus answered, "See to it that you are not deceived. For many will come in My name, claiming, 'I am He,' and, 'The time is near.' Do not follow them.
Truly, truly, I tell you, we speak of what we know, and we testify to what we have seen, and yet you people do not accept our testimony.
Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, so the Son of Man must be lifted up,
Jesus answered, "I who speak to you am He."
So Jesus replied, "Truly, truly, I tell you, the Son can do nothing by Himself, unless He sees the Father doing it. For whatever the Father does, the Son also does.
That is why I told you that you would die in your sins. For unless you believe that I am He, you will die in your sins."
They did not understand that He was telling them about the Father.
"Truly, truly, I tell you," Jesus declared, "before Abraham was born, I am!"
And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Myself."
The crowd replied, "We have heard from the Law that the Christ will remain forever. So how can you say that the Son of Man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of Man?"
I have not spoken on My own, but the Father who sent Me has commanded Me what to say and how to say it.
And I know that His command leads to eternal life. So I speak exactly what the Father has told Me to say."
I am telling you now before it happens, so that when it comes to pass, you will believe that I am He.
This was to fulfill the word that Jesus had spoken to indicate the kind of death He was going to die.
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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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Thessalonians 2:15, 16
John 5:19, 30
John 12:49, 50
Hebrews 2:2, 3
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