Matthew 17:18-27 NIV

18 Jesus rebuked the demon, and it came out of the boy, and he was healed at that moment.
19 Then the disciples came to Jesus in private and asked, “Why couldn’t we drive it out?”
20 He replied, “Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.a

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    • Ÿ 17:20 - Some manuscripts include here words similar to Mark 9:29.

      Jesus Predicts His Death a Second Time

      22 When they came together in Galilee, he said to them, “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men.

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      23 They will kill him, and on the third day he will be raised to life.” And the disciples were filled with grief.

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      The Temple Tax

      24 After Jesus and his disciples arrived in Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma temple tax came to Peter and asked, “Doesn’t your teacher pay the temple tax?”

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      25 “Yes, he does,” he replied. When Peter came into the house, Jesus was the first to speak. “What do you think, Simon?” he asked. “From whom do the kings of the earth collect duty and taxes—from their own children or from others?”

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      26 “From others,” Peter answered. “Then the children are exempt,” Jesus said to him.
      27 “But so that we may not cause offense, go to the lake and throw out your line. Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it and give it to them for my tax and yours.”

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