Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then said Jesus unto them, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but as my Father hath taught me, I speak these things.
And just as Moses lifted high the serpent in the Desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
And I-- if I am lifted up from the earth--will draw all men to me."
where they nailed Him to a cross, and two others at the same time, one on each side and Jesus in the middle.
But Jesus uttered another loud cry and then yielded up His spirit.
Those, therefore, who joyfully welcomed his Message were baptized; and on that one day about three thousand persons were added to them;
But many of those who had listened to their preaching believed; and the number of the adult men had now grown to be about 5,000.
but as regards the holiness of His Spirit was decisively proved by His Resurrection to be the Son of God--I mean concerning Jesus Christ our Lord,
1 Thessalonians 2:15
Those Jewish persecutors killed both the Lord Jesus and the Prophets, and drove us out of their midst. They are displeasing to God, and are the enemies of all mankind;
"In most solemn truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "that the Son can do nothing of Himself--He can only do what He sees the Father doing; for whatever He does, that the Son does in like manner.
For I have left Heaven and have come down to earth not to seek my own pleasure, but to do the will of Him who sent me.
I know that Thou always hearest me; but for the sake of the crowd standing round I have said this--that they may believe that Thou didst send me."
Because I have not spoken on my own authority; but the Father who sent me, Himself gave me a command what to say and in what words to speak.
For if the message delivered through angels proved to be true, and every transgression and act of disobedience met with just retribution,
In most solemn truth I tell you that we speak what we know, and give testimony of that of which we were eye-witnesses, and yet you all reject our testimony.