John 8:23-33 NIV

23 But he continued, "You are from below; I am from above. You are of this world; I am not of this world.1

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24 I told you that you would die in your sins; if you do not believe that I am [the one I claim to be],a2 you will indeed die in your sins."

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    • a 8:24 - Or "I am he"; also in verse 28
      25 "Who are you?" they asked. "Just what I have been claiming all along," Jesus replied.
      26 "I have much to say in judgment of you. But he who sent me is reliable,3 and what I have heard from him I tell the world."4

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      27 They did not understand that he was telling them about his Father.
      28 So Jesus said, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man,5 then you will know that I am [the one I claim to be] and that I do nothing on my own but speak just what the Father has taught me.6

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      29 The one who sent me is with me; he has not left me alone,7 for I always do what pleases him."8

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      30 Even as he spoke, many put their faith in him.9

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      The Children of Abraham

      31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, "If you hold to my teaching,10 you are really my disciples.

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      32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."11

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      33 They answered him, "We are Abraham's descendantsb12 and have never been slaves of anyone. How can you say that we shall be set free?"

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        • b 8:33 - Greek "seed "; also in verse 37