of Man, it is easier to believe in you than to follow your example. His closing comments tell us that we must put the teaching of Jesus into practice. Peter fails as a disciple. Innocent blood cannot be shed without someone taking responsibility.
Matthew 2, new International Version (NIV) The Magi Visit the Messiah. 2 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews?
The Gospel of Matthew - The Messiah
Yet if such pain should come to me, give me the strength to stay the course. Matthew is again emphasizing the importance of the church. But the story leads us to feel the loss. But in this section he uses an emotion to reveal the motivation for Jesus mission. As God comes to answer Davids prayer, the earth reeled and rocked; the foundations of the earth trembled and quaked (2 Sam 22:8). How is the disciple to meet such expectations? At the end of the healing of the paralytic, the narrator commented that the crowds, after seeing Jesus power, gave glory to God who had given such authority to human beings (Matt 9:8). The parable describes the hard truth we all know. Help me to be the servant of all. As Matthew wrote his gospel, the temple was in ruins and the most active other Jewish group was the Pharisees. Nor is that patience to be seen as a passive reality.
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New American Standard Bible (nasb) The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah.