17 Anyone who chooses to do the will of God will find out whether my teaching comes from God or whether I speak on my own.
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18 Whoever speaks on their own does so to gain personal glory, but he who seeks the glory 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? Yet not one of you keeps the law. Why are you trying to kill me?”
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20 “You are demon-possessed,” the crowd answered. “Who is trying to kill you?”
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21 Jesus said to them, “I did one miracle, and you are all amazed.
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22 Yet, because Moses gave you circumcision (though actually it did not come from Moses, but from the patriarchs), you circumcise a boy on the Sabbath.
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23 Now if a boy can be circumcised on the Sabbath so that the law of Moses may not be broken, why are you angry with me for healing a man’s whole body on the Sabbath?
24 Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly.”

Division Over Who Jesus Is

25 At that point some of the people of Jerusalem began to ask, “Isn’t this the man they are trying to kill?
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26 Here he is, speaking publicly, and they are not saying a word to him. Have the authorities really concluded that he is the Messiah?
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      27 But we know where this man is from; when the Messiah comes, no one will know where he is from.”
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