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Then Jesus said to them, "When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and that I do nothing of Myself; but as My Father taught Me, I speak these things."

"And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life."

"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life."

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John 8 : 28 & 3 : 14-16 New King James Version

Music: "Beneath The Cross of Jesus"
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Image: The base photo of the sky is stock licensed to this author. The cross and halo additions created by author. The figure is cropped from the statue Cristo Redentor in Brazil. The photo by photographer Reynaldo was uploaded to wikimedia and placed it in the public domain. He has blessed the world.

Reynaldo's original photo is shown below left as a thumbnail.

Next to it to provide context, is a thumbnail of the photo by Klaus posted at wikipedia under Creative Commons License. "Klaus with K ( Cristo Redentor statue on top of Corcovado own photo {{self2|GFDL|cc-by-sa-2.5}})" .

The tiny specks on the lower tiers of the statue's base are people.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christ the Redeemer
Cristo Redentor, by Xavier Donat
Established Dedicated October 12, 1931; Consecrated October 12, 2006; New Seven Wonders of the World July 7, 2007
Christ the Redeemer (Portuguese: O Cristo Redentor) is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The statue stands 38 metres (120 ft) tall weighs 635 tonnes (700 short tons), and is located at the peak of the 700 metres (2,300 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city. It is the second tallest of its kind in the world, after the statue of Cristo de la Concordia in Cochabamba, Bolivia. It is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone.