Which of the two did the will of his father?" "The first," they answered. Jesus said to them, "Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 5:46
If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Do not even tax collectors do the same?
Then the man went to the second son and told him the same thing. 'I will, sir,' he said. But he did not go.
All the people who heard this, even the tax collectors, acknowledged God's justice. For they had received the baptism of John.
When a sinful woman from that town learned that Jesus was dining there, she brought an alabaster jar of perfume.
Jesus replied, "Truly, truly, I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again."
Jesus answered, "Truly, truly, I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless he is born of water and the Spirit.
Chapter Outline1. Jesus rides into Jerusalem upon a donkey
12. drives the buyers and sellers out of the temple;
17. curses the fig tree;
23. puts to silence the priests and elders,
28. and rebukes them by the parable of the two sons,
33. and the husbandmen who slew such as were sent to them.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Peter 3:9
2 Samuel 12:5-7
Luke 7:29, 37-50
Luke 15:1, 2
Luke 19:9, 10
1 Timothy 1:13-16
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