27My sheep recognize my voice; I know them, and they follow me. 28I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one will snatch them away from me, 29for my Father has given them to me, and he is more powerful than anyone else. So no one can take them from me. 30The Father and I are one."31
Once again the Jewish leaders picked up stones to kill him.
Jesus said, "At my Father's direction I have done many things to help the people. For which one of these good deeds are you killing me?"33
They replied, "Not for any good work, but for blasphemy, because you, a mere man, have made yourself God."
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)