In Today's Scripture
Jesus' triumphal entry;
On Monday preceding His crucifixion, and just one day after His triumphant entry into
The chief priests were outraged and dispatched a delegation to interrupt Jesus as He was teaching, and said, By what authority doest Thou these things? (Matthew 21:23). They were referring to His accepting all the praise that the multitude had given Him as the Messiah, as well as questioning who gave Him authority to dismiss their money changers. For these reasons they conspired to kill Him (26:4).
After pronouncing His judgment upon the
Because eternal separation from God is so final and so terrifying, Jesus said more about the horrifying torments of eternal hell as a lake of fire (Revelation 20:10) than all the writers of the New Testament combined. In this parable, Jesus exposes all who assume they are good enough for heaven. The Apostle Paul said: There are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers . . . . They profess that they know God; but in works they deny Him, being . . . disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate (Titus 1:10,16).
21:2 over against you =b> facing you; 21:8 strawed =b> scattered, spread; 21:33 husbandmen =b> tenant farmers; 21:42 The Stone . . . is become the Head of the corner =b> Christ (Psalm 118:22-23) who is the Chief Cornerstone (Ephesians 2:20; I Peter 2:6).
For Matthew 21:5: See Isaiah 62:11; Zechariah 9:9. Matthew 21:9: See Psalm 118:26. Matthew 21:13: See Isaiah 56:7; Jeremiah 7:11. Matthew 21:16: See Psalm 8:2. Matthew 21:33: See Psalm 80:8; Isaiah 5:1-2. Matthew 21:42: See Psalm 118:22-23. Matthew 22:24: See Deuteronomy 25:5. Matthew 22:32: See Exodus 3:6. Matthew 22:37: See Deuteronomy 6:5. Matthew 22:39: See Leviticus 19:18. Matthew 22:44: See Psalm 110:1.
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Memory Verse for the Week: Matthew 4:4