"They answered him, 'We are Abraham's descendants and have never been slaves of anyone.
We are not as wonderful as we suppose. Think 'Rule Britannia . . . Britons never, ever, ever shall be slaves!' 'Land of the free and the home of the brave', and so on. We are easily offended when someone offers us the chance to be better. Persons and nations have much to lose by resisting what Christ offers.