The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
believed not on him:
JOH 12:38 That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled,
which he spake, Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the
arm of the Lord been revealed?
JOH 12:39 Therefore they could not believe, because that Esaias said
JOH 12:40 He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; that
they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart,
and be converted, and I should heal them.
JOH 12:41 These things said Esaias, when he saw his glory, and spake of
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