How Is It the Pharisees Knew?

In one of our recent excursions in the text of the Gospel of Matthew, we encountered Jesus preparing His disciples for the near-term future when He would die and rise again. Clearly, in that discussion, the part He spoke of Himself rising again was ignored by His friends, as they were more concerned with ensuring …

Continue reading How Is It the Pharisees Knew?

It Wasn’t Really Expected

Matthew 26:31 (MEV): Then Jesus said to them, “All of you will fall away on account of Me this night, for it is written: ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered.’ Jesus told the disciples of many insights from the Old Testament. He showed them that even their …

Continue reading It Wasn’t Really Expected