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31 Now is the judgment of this world, now shall the ruler of this world be cast out; 32 and I, when I am lifted up[a] from the earth, will draw all men to myself.” 33 He said this to show by what death he was to die. 34 The crowd answered him, “We have heard from the law that the Christ remains for ever. How can you say that the Son of man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of man?” 35 Jesus said to them, “The light is with you for a little longer. Walk while you have the light, lest the darkness overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes. 36 While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become sons of light.”
The Unbelief of the People
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- 12.32 lifted up: i.e., on the cross; but the words also contain a reference to his going up into heaven. The two mysteries are inseparable.