Bible: John 5:14-18

5:14 After this Jesus found him at the temple and said to him, “Look, you have become well. Don’t sin any more, 1  lest anything worse happen to you.” 5:15 The man went away and informed the Jewish leaders 2  that Jesus was the one who had made him well.

Responding to Jewish Leaders

5:16 Now because Jesus was doing these things 3  on the Sabbath, the Jewish leaders 4  began persecuting 5  him. 5:17 So he 6  told 7  them, “My Father is working until now, and I too am working.” 8  5:18 For this reason the Jewish leaders 9  were trying even harder to kill him, because not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was also calling God his own Father, thus making himself equal with God.

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