The truth can be painful, but what has your argument proven?
I speak to him audibly and in visions, not in mysteries. If he can gaze at the image of the LORD, why aren't you afraid to speak against my servant Moses?"
Inscribe on the stones plainly and distinctly all the words of this Law."
He was speaking about this matter quite openly.
So the Jewish leaders surrounded him and quizzed him, "How long are you going to keep us in suspense? If you're the Messiah, tell us so plainly."
Then Jesus told them plainly, "Lazarus has died.
"I have said these things to you in figurative language. The time is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figurative language, but will tell you plainly about the Father.
Jesus' disciples said, "Well, now you're speaking plainly and not using figurative language.
The man's hearing and speech were restored at once, and he began to talk normally.
Nevertheless, no one would speak openly about him because they were afraid of the Jewish leaders.