John 7:15-25 NIV

15 The Jews1 were amazed and asked, "How did this man get such learning2 without having studied?"3

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16 Jesus answered, "My teaching is not my own. It comes from him who sent me.4

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17 If anyone chooses to do God's will, he will find out5 whether my teaching comes from God or whether I speak on my own.

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18 He who speaks on his own does so to gain honor for himself,6 but he who works for the honor of the one who sent him is a man of truth; there is nothing false about him.

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19 Has not Moses given you the law?7 Yet not one of you keeps the law. Why are you trying to kill me?"8

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20 "You are demon-possessed,"9 the crowd answered. "Who is trying to kill you?"

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21 Jesus said to them, "I did one miracle,10 and you are all astonished.

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22 Yet, because Moses gave you circumcision11 (though actually it did not come from Moses, but from the patriarchs),12 you circumcise a child on the Sabbath.

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23 Now if a child can be circumcised on the Sabbath so that the law of Moses may not be broken, why are you angry with me for healing the whole man on the Sabbath?
24 Stop judging by mere appearances, and make a right judgment."13

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Is Jesus the Christ?

25 At that point some of the people of Jerusalem began to ask, "Isn't this the man they are trying to kill?14

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