Scripture Readings

Friday, June 7, 2013

John 10:17-28 (Gospel)

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Therefore My Father loves Me, because I lay down My life that I may take it again.
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No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down of Myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This command I have received from My Father.
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Therefore there was a division again among the Jews because of these sayings.
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And many of them said, “He has a demon and is mad. Why do you listen to Him?”
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Others said, “These are not the words of one who has a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?”
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Now it was the Feast of Dedication in Jerusalem, and it was winter.
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And Jesus walked in the temple, in Solomon’s porch.
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Then the Jews surrounded Him and said to Him, “How long do You keep us in doubt? If You are the Christ, tell us plainly.”
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Jesus answered them, “I told you, and you do not believe. The works that I do in My Father’s name, they bear witness of Me.
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But you do not believe, because you are not of My sheep, as I said to you.
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My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.
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And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand.