8.24 Jesus Attended the Feast of Dedication

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Jul 25 8.24 Then came the wintertime Dedication feast in Jerusalem. Jesus was walking in the temples Solomon porch when some religious populace surrounded him and said, “Why keep us in suspense, If you are the Christ, say so plainly.1

Jesus answered, “I did, but you didnt believe. The works I do in my Fathers name bear me witness, but not being my sheep, you dont believe. I know my sheep,2 they hear my voice and follow me. I give them eternal life and they will never perish. No one can snatch them from my hand. My Father, who gave them to me, is greater than all. No one can snatch them from my Fathers hands. I and the Father are one.3