Probably the understatement of all time is in verse 15. “How knoweth this man letters, having never learned.”  He is the Creator of the Universe in Hebrews 1 and Colossians 1. He was probably responsible for separating the languages at the Tower of Babel.  Could we say He invented languages? Then Jesus said, “My doctrine is not mine but His that sent me.”  That brings us back to the Divine mystery that God could come to this world as a baby and be what He is here and now be seated at the right hand of the Father.
Next, we have the phrase, “If any man wills to do His (God’s) will he shall know the doctrine.”  My question is, “Do you have a will to know about the will of God?”  Get busy and you will know enough of what God is all about to say.  I know what the will of God is.  It is written in His Word the Bible.
Then there was the argument about healing a man on the Sabbath.  It  is enough that they wanted to kill Jesus, but  my question is whether healing a man who had something wrong for 38 years would be anti-Sabattical.  That was not in Moses law.  It was made a modern rule by the Jews.  I wouldn’t mind if someone cleaned out the hospitals and nursing homes and mental institutions on the Sabbath Day.  By the way that is Saturday not Sunday.  But the biggest thing is that Jesus is something to me.  And what is He to you?
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