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Chris's John Chapter 10 comment on 3/27/2022, 11:33pm...

Hello Quentin. As you continue to read in John chapter 10 (John 10:22-39), you will find that the Jews wanted to enact the Law of stoning for anyone who commits blasphemy (v33); and that Law is found & enacted in Leviticus 24:10-23.

And again the Jews wanted to kill Jesus because of His further claim to divinity (John 10:34-39). At the first, Jesus claimed that He & His Father God are One (v30) and at the second, Jesus said that He is the Son of God (v36). Both are strong claims that He & God are One in Essence & Purpose. If Jesus had just said that God had sent a special Prophet to bring God's Word to the people, He might have not been hounded as He was - but then Jesus would have lied to save His Skin, which He could never do. But even before His accusers, He remained faithful to His Father & to His Divinity in the Godhead.

The Jews constantly schemed to rid themselves of this Jesus, but Jesus' time had not arrived for His death for mankind's sins. But when they finally accused Jesus for His Claim of being God's Son (John 19:7), they would have been extremely satisfied when Pontius Pilate finally acceded to their demand (John 19:16) & ordered His Crucifixion. The Jews finally got rid of this Man who searched their hearts & accused them in their innermost being. Their position & wicked hearts were no longer under Divine Inspection for now, but their sin remained, as Jesus told Pilate, "he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin" (v11).

 


Quentin Dana Williams's John Chapter 10 comment on 3/27/2022, 4:59am...

In John chapter 10:22 at the feast of dedication why were the jews attempting to kill jesus by stoning him ? Does this not show that the jews wanted to kill jesus of Nazareth ?

 


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