Bible Study Notes on Matthew 14 – 20180112

Matthew 14:2  "...he is risen from the dead..." Guilty conscience.  If he'd been paying attention, he would have known about Jesus.  But that's the problem when you're so absorbed with yourself. 8  "...having been prompted by her mother..." The woman was as evil as Herod.  She saw a way to remove the bothersome John since …

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Bible Study Notes on Matthew 13:24-58 – 20180112

Matthew 13:24  "...kingdom of heaven is like..." The idea presented in the parable will be similar to an idea dealing with the kingdom of heaven.  Important to note that parables usually have only one idea.  Some are allegorical, some are not.  You can't always transfer the pieces between the parable and their purpose. 30  "Let …

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Bible Study Notes on Matthew 13:1-23 – 20180110

Matthew 13:2  "...the whole multitude stood on the shore" Common practice then, the teacher or speaker would sit while the audience would stand.  In this case, because there were so many and they were beside the water, Jesus got into a boat so all could see Him, and they wouldn't push Him into the water. …

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Bible Study Notes on Matthew 12:22-50 – 20180108

Matthew 12:23  "...Could this be the Son of David" They were asking if Jesus could be the Messiah who was prophesied to be a descendant of David. 24  "Now when the Pharisees heard..." Heard the people asking if Jesus was the Messiah.  This wasn't going to sit well.  The sad part is that the Pharisees, …

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Bible Study Notes on Matthew 12:1-21 – 20180105

Matthew 12:2  "...when the Pharisees saw..." Why were the Pharisees there.  It seems they followed Jesus around about as much as His disciples. 2  "...what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath" The fact that they were picking the grain then rubbing it in their hands to break off the chaff so they could …

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Bible Study Notes on Matthew 11 – 20180103

Matthew 11:1  "...He departed from there to teach and to preach in their cities" After instructing the twelve on their mission and sending them out by twos.  Commentaries vary on the meaning of their cities.  Could be the cities around Galilee or perhaps the ones that the disciples went through.  My Bible teacher said that …

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