Tag Archives: Matthew 21

the rightful heir

Matthew 21:33-46 33 “Listen to another parable. There was a master of a house who planted a vineyard and put a fence around it and dug a winepress in it and built a tower and leased it out to tenants, … Continue reading

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organized unbelievers and the real deal

Matthew 21:23-32 23 And after he entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to him while he was teaching, and said, “What gives you the right to do these things, and who gave … Continue reading

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faith kills fruit trees

Matthew 21:17-22 17 And when he left them, he went out of the city to Bethany and stayed there. 18 In the morning, as he was returning to the city, he got hungry. 19 And when he saw a fig … Continue reading

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house cleaning

Matthew 21:10-16 10 And after he entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred up, asking, “Who is this?” 11 And the crowds replied, “This is the prophet Jesus, from Nazareth of Galilee.” 12 And Jesus entered the temple and cleared … Continue reading

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prisoners of hope

Matthew 21:1-9 1 When they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, 2 telling them, “Go into the village in front of you, and soon you will find a donkey tied, … Continue reading

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the source of heaven’s king

Matthew 21:28-22:14.  Jesus had been confronted by the chief priests and elders at Jerusalem. While he was teaching in the temple courts they demanded that he reveal the source of his ministry.  He would not tell them outright, but he … Continue reading

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prayer and heaven’s king

Matthew 21:12-27.  Three stories from Jesus’ time at the Jerusalem temple highlight the ministry of prayer.  In each story, an obstacle must be overcome.   Jesus cleansed the temple by overturning the tables of commerce that had been set up.  … Continue reading

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serving and heaven’s king

Matthew 20:17-21:11.  Zechariah’s prophecy that predicted the triumphal entry on a donkey’s colt goes on to say “because of the blood of my covenant with you, I will set your prisoners free” (Zech. 9:11).  This deliverance would only come when … Continue reading

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