Matthew 1:18; Matthew 1:23; Matthew 2:6; Matthew 4:23; Matthew 5:13; Matthew 9:31; Matthew 11:2; Matthew 11:11; Matthew 13:25; Matthew 14:6; Matthew 16:7-8; Matthew 18:2; Matthew 20:26-27; Matthew 21:25; Matthew 21:38; Matthew 26:5; Matthew 26:31; Matthew 26:33; Matthew 27:12; Matthew 27:56
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.
"BEHOLD, THE VIRGIN SHALL BE WITH CHILD AND SHALL BEAR A SON, AND THEY SHALL CALL HIS NAME IMMANUEL," which translated means, "GOD WITH US."
'AND YOU, BETHLEHEM, LAND OF JUDAH, ARE BY NO MEANS LEAST AMONG THE LEADERS OF JUDAH; FOR OUT OF YOU SHALL COME FORTH A RULER WHO WILL SHEPHERD MY PEOPLE ISRAEL.' "
Jesus was going throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness among the people.
"You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.
But they went out and spread the news about Him throughout all that land.
Now when John, while imprisoned, heard of the works of Christ, he sent word by his disciples
"Truly I say to you, among those born of women there has not arisen anyone greater than John the Baptist! Yet the one who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
"But while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went away.
But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod,
They began to discuss this among themselves, saying, "He said that because we did not bring any bread."
But Jesus, aware of this, said, "You men of little faith, why do you discuss among yourselves that you have no bread?
And He called a child to Himself and set him before them,
"It is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant,
and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave;
"The baptism of John was from what source, from heaven or from men?" And they began reasoning among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will say to us, 'Then why did you not believe him?'
"But when the vine-growers saw the son, they said among themselves, 'This is the heir; come, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.'
But they were saying, "Not during the festival, otherwise a riot might occur among the people."
Then Jesus said to them, "You will all fall away because of Me this night, for it is written, 'I WILL STRIKE DOWN THE SHEPHERD, AND THE SHEEP OF THE FLOCK SHALL BE SCATTERED.'
But Peter said to Him, "Even though all may fall away because of You, I will never fall away."
And while He was being accused by the chief priests and elders, He did not answer.
Among them was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.