59Thesethings He said1in the synagogue as He taught2in Capernaum.
60Thereforemany of His 3disciples, when they heard this said, "4This is a difficultstatement; whocanlisten to it?"
But Jesus, 5conscious that His disciplesgrumbled at this, said to them, "Does this6cause you to stumble?62"What thenif you see7the Son of Man8ascending to where He was before?63"9It is the Spirit who giveslife; the fleshprofitsnothing; 10the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.64"But there are 11some of you who do not believe." For Jesus12knew from the beginningwho they were who did not believe, and 13who it was that would abetray Him.
And He was saying, "For thisreason I have 14said to you, that noonecancome to Me unless15it has beengranted him from the Father."