One of them, an expert in the law, tested Him with a question:
Cross ReferencesMatthew 22:36
"Teacher, which commandment is the greatest in the Law?"
But the Pharisees and experts in the law rejected God's purpose for themselves, because they had not been baptized by John.
One day an expert in the law stood up to test Him. "Teacher," he asked, "what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
One of the experts in the law told Him, "Teacher, when You say these things, You insult us as well."
"Woe to you as well, experts in the law!" He replied. "You weigh men down with heavy burdens, but you yourselves will not lift a finger to lighten their load.
Woe to you experts in the law! For you have taken away the key to knowledge. You yourselves have not entered, and you have hindered those who were entering."
So Jesus asked the experts in the law and the Pharisees, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?"
They said this to test Him, in order to have a basis for accusing Him. But Jesus bent down and began to write on the ground with His finger.
Do your best to equip Zenas the lawyer and Apollos, so that they will have everything they need.
Chapter Outline1. The parable of the marriage of the king's son.
9. The vocation of the Gentiles.
12. The punishment of him who lacked a wedding garment.
15. Tribute ought to be paid to Caesar.
23. Jesus confutes the Sadducees for the resurrection;
34. answers which is the first and great commandment;
41. and puzzles the Pharisees by a question about the Messiah.
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