Matthew 7:28-29

The Authority of Jesus

28 And when Jesus finished these sayings, 1the crowds were astonished at his teaching,
29 2for he was teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their scribes.

Matthew 7:28-29 In-Context

26 And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.
27 And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great was the fall of it."
28 And when Jesus finished these sayings, the crowds were astonished at his teaching,
29 for he was teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their scribes.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Matthew 13:54; Matthew 22:33; Mark 1:22; Mark 6:2; Mark 11:18; Luke 4:32; [Acts 13:12]
  • 2. John 7:46