Aware that his disciples were grumbling about this, Jesus said to them, "Does this offend you?1
What if you see the Son of Man2 ascend to where he was before!3
The Spirit gives life;4 the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and they are life.
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