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Matthew 23 Pharisees in the Church Today

Return to Bible Studies Matthew 23:1-33  Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples:  (2)  “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat.  (3)  So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they do, for they …

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Power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases given to disciples for preaching the gospel

MKJV Luke 4:31-40  And He came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the sabbath days.  (32)  And they were astonished at His doctrine, for His word was with authority.  What kind of authority did Jesus have? MKJV (33)  And in the synagogue there was a …

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Matthew 24 “For many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am the Messiah,’ and will deceive many”

Return to Bible Studies (Posted June 2015) Matthew 24:1-28  Jesus left the temple and was walking away when his disciples came up to him to call his attention to its buildings.  (2)  “Do you see all these things?” he asked. “Truly I tell you, not one stone here will be …

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Matthew 15 “And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition?”

Return to Bible Studies Matthew 15:1 Then some Pharisees and teachers of the law came to Jesus from Jerusalem and asked, 2 “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? They don’t wash their hands before they eat!” 3 Jesus replied, “And why do you break the command of God for the sake …

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Matthew 16 “Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees”

Return to Bible Studies Matthew 15:22-38  A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly.”  (23)  Jesus did not answer a word. So his disciples came to him and urged him, “Send her …

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Matthew 17 “Why then do the teachers of the law say that Elijah must come first?”

Return to Bible Studies Matthew 17:1-13  After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.  (2)  There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as …

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Matthew 26 – “What are you willing to give me if I deliver him over to you?”

Return to Bible Studies Matthew 26:14  Then one of the Twelve–the one called Judas Iscariot–went to the chief priests  (15)  and asked, “What are you willing to give me if I deliver him over to you?” So they counted out for him thirty pieces of silver.  (16)  From then on …

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Matthew 25 – The Parable of the Ten Virgins

Return to Bible Studies Matthew 25:1  “At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.  (2)  Five of them were foolish and five were wise.  (3)  The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take …

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Matthew 22 “For many are invited, but few are chosen.”

Back to Bible Studies Jesus tells us a parable which applies to both the unbelieving Jews of his time and to gentiles as well. Matthew 22:1  Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying:  (2)  “The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his …

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Matthew 21 – “‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’ but you are making it ‘a den of robbers.'”

Back to Bible Studies Matthew 21:1  As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples,  (2)  saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with her colt by her. Untie …

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