Jesus is a master of bold statements. His words caused strong emotional reactions that made people want to follow Him or kill Him. He often taught in parables so when Jesus spoke a direct truth it was a shock to His listener’s ears. We find one of these bold statements in John 10:30. His simple words, “I and the Father are one,” were answered not in words, but in action. People in the crowd immediately picked up stones with the intention of stoning Jesus to death.
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