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February 3

February 3, 2023

Matthew 22:23-46   The Sadducees did not believe in a resurrection. They only accepted the first five books of the Bible, and did not find Scriptural support for an afterlife. God refers to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob

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February 2

February 2, 2023

Matthew 22:1-22   In verses 1-14, Jesus tells a parable of the wedding feast. These parables were stories that had spiritual meaning. This parable was told after the one of the wicked vinedressers in chapter 21. Both

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February 1

February 1, 2023

Matthew 21   In Matthew 21, we read about the Triumphal Entry, Jesus cleaning the temple, the fig tree that withered, Jesus being questioned, the parable of two sons, and the parable of the wicked

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January 31

January 30, 2023

Matthew 20:17-34   In verses 17-19, Jesus predicts His death and resurrection. This is the third time it is recorded in Matthew.   In verses 20-28 Jesus teaches that greatness comes through serving. Jesus had

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January 30

January 29, 2023

Matthew 20:1-16   The parable of the vinedresser is one of the most powerful stories on grace Jesus ever told. The vinedresser hired a crew at 6:00 AM in the morning for a denarius each, a standard wage for a full

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January 29

January 28, 2023

Matthew 19   In verses 3-9, Jesus teaches on marriage and divorce. For more notes on this topic, see January 5 commentary. The Pharisees are testing again, this time on a law about marriage, a topic that was

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