The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
MAR 11:29 And Jesus answered and said unto them, I will also ask of you
one question, and answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do
MAR 11:30 The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men? answer
MAR 11:31 And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say,
From heaven; he will say, Why then did ye not believe him?
MAR 11:32 But if we shall say, Of men; they feared the people: for all
men counted John, that he was a prophet indeed.
MAR 11:33 And they answered and said unto Jesus, We cannot tell. And
Jesus answering saith unto them, Neither do I tell you by what authority
King James Bible