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
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
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
Let’s remember our context! Previously, Jesus was talking about how to handle conflict among believers and how much power is available when believers are walking in unity.
THEN Peter asks,
Jesus said you must become like little children to enter the kingdom of heaven. The Greek word for little children actually means a nursing infant. A nursing infant is completely
In verses 1-13, Jesus and three of the disciples participate in a supernatural open vision. This is the type of vision where the physical realm is affected. During this vision, Jesus