28 So Jesus said, “When you have lifted up a the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he and that I do nothing on my own but speak just what the Father has taught me.
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    • † 8:28 - The Greek for "lifted up" also means "exalted" .
      29 The one who sent me is with me; he has not left me alone, for I always do what pleases him.”
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      30 Even as he spoke, many believed in him.
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      Dispute Over Whose Children Jesus’ Opponents Are

      31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.
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      32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
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      33 They answered him, “We are Abraham’s descendants and have never been slaves of anyone. How can you say that we shall be set free?”
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      34 Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, everyone who sins is a slave to sin.
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      35 Now a slave has no permanent place in the family, but a son belongs to it forever.
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      36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.
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          37 I know that you are Abraham’s descendants. Yet you are looking for a way to kill me, because you have no room for my word.
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            • 43 8:37 - ver 39,40
              38 I am telling you what I have seen in the Father’s presence, and you are doing what you have heard from your father.b
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                • ‡ 8:38 - Or "presence. Therefore do what you have heard from the Father."