Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"We are descendants of Abraham," they replied, "and have never been anyone's slaves! How can you say, 'You will become free'?"
Brothers, descendants of Abraham's family, and those Gentiles among you who fear God, the message of this salvation has been sent to us.
nor are all the children Abraham's true descendants; rather "through Isaac will your descendants be counted."
(Now they were asking this in an attempt to trap him, so that they could bring charges against him.) Jesus bent down and wrote on the ground with his finger.
Now because Jesus was doing these things on the Sabbath, the Jewish leaders began persecuting him.
After this Jesus traveled throughout Galilee. He stayed out of Judea because the Jewish leaders wanted to kill him.
The Jewish leaders picked up rocks again to stone him to death.
So from that day they planned together to kill him.
The one who belongs to God listens and responds to God's words. You don't listen and respond, because you don't belong to God."