Tag Archives: Miracles

The Triumphal Entry – Matthew 21:1–22

Read the Passage: Matthew 21:1-22 Arrival of Jesus (21:1–11) The triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem is one a few narratives that is recorded in all four Gospels. At Matt. 20:29 Jesus left Jericho and began making His way toward … Continue reading

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Teaching and Miracles – Matthew 15

Read the Passage: Matthew 15:1-39 Tradition (15:1–20) This passage begins with the scribes and Pharisees accusing Jesus of allowing His disciples to “transgress the tradition of the elders” (Matt. 15:2), namely the practice of ceremonially washing hands before a meal. … Continue reading

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The Ministry of Jesus – Matthew 14

Read the Passage: Matthew 14 Mourning (14:1–12) Earlier, in Matt. 4:12, we saw that John the Baptist had been imprisoned. In Matt. 11:2–6 we saw how John was questioning whether or not Jesus was the Christ. This was likely on … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Identity – Matthew 11

Read the Passage: Matthew 11 Dialog with John (11:1–15) In Matt. 4:12 we read that John the Baptist had been put in prison. The details of this imprisonment, as well as his death, are not given until Matt. 14:3–12. In … Continue reading

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Miracles, Questions, and Teachings – Matthew 9

Read the Passage: Matthew 9 Miracles (9:1–9, 18–34) In Matt. 9:1–8 we read of Jesus meeting a man so severely paralyzed that friends must carry him to Jesus. Interestingly, without even asking for healing or forgiveness, Jesus declares, “So, be … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Miracles – Matthew 8

Read the Passage: Matthew 8 A Leper is Cleansed (8:1–4) As we’ve noted previously, in an attempt to draw parallelism with the Pentateuch, Matthew structures his Gospel around five discourse/narrative cycles. Matt. 5–7 contains the teaching portion of the first … Continue reading

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