Tag Archives: Gospel of Matthew

Matthew 16: 21-28 Take Up Your Cross

Matthew 16: 21-28 21 From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and undergo great suffering at the hands of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on … Continue reading

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Matthew 16: 13-20 Peter’s Confession

Matthew 16: 13-20 Parallels Mark 8: 27-30; Luke 9: 18-21 13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some … Continue reading

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Matthew 16: 1-12 Demanding a Sign or Needing Instruction

Matthew 16: 1-12 Parallels Mark 8: 11-2; Luke 12: 54-56, 12:1, 11:29 The Pharisees and Sadducees came, and to test Jesus they asked him to show them a sign from heaven. 2 He answered them, “When it is evening, you … Continue reading

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Matthew 15: 29-39 To Know Christ is to Know His Benefits part 2

Matthew 15: 29-39 29 After Jesus had left that place, he passed along the Sea of Galilee, and he went up the mountain, where he sat down. 30 Great crowds came to him, bringing with them the lame, the maimed, … Continue reading

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Matthew 15: 21-28 Woman Great is Your Faith

Matthew 15: 21-28 Parallel Mark 7: 24-30 21 Jesus left that place and went away to the district of Tyre and Sidon. 22 Just then a Canaanite woman from that region came out and started shouting, “Have mercy on me, … Continue reading

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Matthew 15: 1-20 Piety and Righteousness Revisited

Matthew 15: 1-20 Parallel Mark 7: 1-23; Luke 11: 37-41; 6: 39 Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, 2 “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their … Continue reading

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Matthew 14: 34-36 To Know Christ is to Know His Benefits

Matthew 14: 34-36 Parallels Mark 6: 53-56 34 When they had crossed over, they came to land at Gennesaret. 35 After the people of that place recognized him, they sent word throughout the region and brought all who were sick … Continue reading

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