And the fact that the dead are raised Moses himself showed, in the story about the bush, where he speaks of the Lord as the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.
Now he is God not of the dead, but of the living; for to him all of them are alive."
Then some of the scribes answered, "Teacher, you have spoken well."
For they no longer dared to ask him another question.
Then he said to them, "How can they say that the Messiah a is David's son?
For David himself says in the book of Psalms, "The Lord said to my Lord, "Sit at my right hand,
until I make your enemies your footstool." '
David thus calls him Lord; so how can he be his son?"
In the hearing of all the people he said to the b disciples,
"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets.
They devour widows' houses and for the sake of appearance say long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation."
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