After review of the crowd’s resistive behavior as observed in chapter 8, we notice their conclusive statement in verse 52, Now we know. These people are in a state of thinking that they know but in actuality their thinking is far removed from what truly is. This state of thinking has occurred entirely through their own devices. We have slowed down this progression of thought as seen within the prior sessions. Today we examine where this self-manufactured lie has led this group of people in regard to how they think about Jesus.