Are they Hebrews? So am I. Are they Israelites? So am I. Are they descendants of Abraham? So am I.
Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ.
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
I have both seen and testified that this man is the Chosen One of God.”
And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people
Just as you sent me into the world, so I sent them into the world.
And I was with you in weakness and in fear and with much trembling.
Last of all, as though to one born at the wrong time,
And if it seems advisable that I should go also, they will go with me.
But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.”
Should you not have shown mercy to your fellow slave, just as I showed it to you?’
He answered them,
The one who eats
My sheep listen to my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.