John 5:17 Doing the Father’s work

John 5:17Jesus explains the reason his work on the Sabbath is warranted, later

What is the significance of this statement?

  1. Who (is permitted to) work on the Sabbath?
  2. His Father is constantly working
  3. Jesus must be about  accomplishing his father’s business –  John 4:34 the will of his father


ALSO Jn. 17:2,3