Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know:
You know the story that has gone all over Judea, starting from Galilee after the baptism that John proclaimed,
The king knows about this, and I can speak to him with freedom. I do not believe that he missed any of this, for it did not happen in a corner!
Now when John heard in prison of what the Christ was doing, he sent by his disciples
And the men went to him and said, "John the Baptist sent us to you to ask, 'Are you the one who was to come, or should we look for someone else?' "
and one of them named Cleopas said to him, "Are you the only visitor to Jerusalem who does not know what has happened there lately?"
This man went to Jesus one night, and said to him, "Master, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God, for no one can show the signs that you do, unless God is with him."
But I have higher testimony than John's, for the things that my Father has intrusted to me to accomplish, the very things that I am doing, are proof that my Father has sent me,
When the people saw the signs that he showed, they said, "This is really the Prophet who was to come into the world!"
But many of the people believed in him, and said, "Will the Christ show more signs when he comes than this man has shown?"
If I am not doing the things my Father does, do not believe me.
Then the high priests and the Pharisees called a meeting of the council, and they said, "What are we to do about the fact that this man is showing so many signs?
The crowd that had been with him when he called Lazarus out of the tomb and raised him from the dead was telling about it.
Do you not believe that I am in union with the Father and the Father is in union with me? I am not the source of the words that I say to you, but the Father who is united with me is doing these things himself.
If I had not done things before them that no one else ever did they would not be guilty of sin. But as it is, they have seen both me and my Father, and they have hated us both.
while God himself corroborated their testimony with signs, portents, and various wonders, and by impartations of the holy Spirit when he saw fit.
Jesus went round among all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing any disease or illness.