Matthew 1:21; Matthew 2:4; Matthew 2:6; Matthew 4:16; Matthew 4:23; Matthew 13:15; Matthew 15:8; Matthew 21:23; Matthew 26:3; Matthew 26:5; Matthew 26:47; Matthew 27:1; Matthew 27:25; Matthew 27:64
"She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins."
Gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Messiah was to be born.
'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.' "
"THE PEOPLE WHO WERE SITTING IN DARKNESS SAW A GREAT LIGHT, AND THOSE WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW OF DEATH, UPON THEM A LIGHT DAWNED."
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.
FOR THE HEART OF THIS PEOPLE HAS BECOME DULL, WITH THEIR EARS THEY SCARCELY HEAR, AND THEY HAVE CLOSED THEIR EYES, OTHERWISE THEY WOULD SEE WITH THEIR EYES, HEAR WITH THEIR EARS, AND UNDERSTAND WITH THEIR HEART AND RETURN, AND I WOULD HEAL THEM.'
'THIS PEOPLE HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS, BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM ME.
When He entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to Him while He was teaching, and said, "By what authority are You doing these things, and who gave You this authority?"
Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;
But they were saying, "Not during the festival, otherwise a riot might occur among the people."
While He was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came up accompanied by a large crowd with swords and clubs, who came from the chief priests and elders of the people.
Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death;
And all the people said, "His blood shall be on us and on our children!"
"Therefore, give orders for the grave to be made secure until the third day, otherwise His disciples may come and steal Him away and say to the people, 'He has risen from the dead,' and the last deception will be worse than the first."