Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.
and one who misuses the name of the Lord must surely be put to death. The whole congregation must surely stone him, whether he is a foreigner or a native citizen; when he misuses the Name he must be put to death.
"But if any prophet presumes to speak anything in my name that I have not authorized him to speak, or speaks in the name of other gods, that prophet must die.
For this reason the Jewish leaders were trying even harder to kill him, because not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was also calling God his own Father, thus making himself equal with God.
Jesus said to them, "I tell you the solemn truth, before Abraham came into existence, I am!"
The Father and I are one."
But Jesus was silent. The high priest said to him, "I charge you under oath by the living God, tell us if you are the Christ, the Son of God."
"He saved others, but he cannot save himself! He is the king of Israel! If he comes down now from the cross, we will believe in him!
But he was silent and did not answer. Again the high priest questioned him, "Are you the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?"
Now when the centurion, who stood in front of him, saw how he died, he said, "Truly this man was God's Son!"
who was appointed the Son-of-God-in-power according to the Holy Spirit by the resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord.