Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they go in and dwell there; and the final plight of that man is worse than the first. So will it be with this wicked generation."
Cross ReferencesMatthew 12:44
Then it says, 'I will return to the house I left.' On its arrival, it finds the house vacant, swept clean and put in order.
"What is your name?" Jesus asked. "My name is Legion," he replied, "for we are many."
Then it goes and brings seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they go in and dwell there. And the final plight of that man is worse than the first."
It is impossible for those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, who have shared in the Holy Spirit,
2 Peter 2:20
If indeed they have escaped the corruption of the world through their knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, only to be entangled and overcome by it again, their final condition is worse than it was at first.
Chapter Outline1. Jesus reproves the blindness of the Pharisees concerning the Sabbath,
3. by scripture,
9. by reason,
13. and by a miracle.
22. He heals a man possessed that was blind and mute;
24. and confronting the absurd charge of casting out demons by Beelzebub,
32. he shows that blasphemy against the Holy Spirit shall never be forgiven.
36. Account shall be made of idle words.
38. He rebukes the unfaithful, who seek after a sign,
46. and shows who is his brother, sister, and mother.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Hebrews 10:26-31, 39
2 Peter 2:14-22
1 John 5:16, 17
Matthew 23:32-39, 24, 34
1 Thessalonians 2:15, 16
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