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Matthew 15.

The Book of Matthew

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Chapter 16

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The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would shew them a 1sign from heaven.
1 Matt 12:38, Mark 8:11, Luke 11:16, John 2:18, 1st Cor 1:22

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He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather: for the sky is red.

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And in the morning, It will be foul weather to day: for the sky is red and lowering. O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times?

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A 1wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he left them, and departed.
1 Matt 12:39

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And when his disciples were come to the other side, they had 1forgotten to take bread.
1 Mark 8:14

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Then Jesus said unto them, Take 1heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.
1 Matt 24:4, Luke 12:1, 2nd Peter 3:17

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And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have taken no bread.

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Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, 1O ye of little faith, why reason ye among yourselves, because ye have brought no bread?
1 Matt 6:30, Matt 8:26, Matt 14:31, Luke 12:28

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Do ye not yet 1understand, neither remember the 2five loaves of the five thousand, and how many baskets ye took up?
1 Matt 15:16, Mark 7:18
2 Matt 14:17, John 6:9

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Neither the 1seven loaves of the four thousand, and how many baskets ye took up?
1 Matt 15:34

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How is it that ye do not understand that I spake it not to you concerning bread, that ye should beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees?

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Then understood they how that he bade them not beware of the leaven of bread, but of the doctrine of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.

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When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, 1Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?
1 Mark 8:27, Luke 9:18

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And they said, Some say that thou art 1John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.
1 Matt 14:2, Mark 8:28, Luke 9:7, Luke 9:19

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He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am?

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And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the aChrist, the Son of the living God.

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And Jesus answered and said unto him, 1Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not 2revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.
1 Matt 13:16, Luke 10:23,24, John 20:29
2 Matt 11:25, 13:11, Mark 4:11, Luke 8:10, 1st Cor 2:10, Col 1:26, 1st John 2:27

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And I say also unto thee, That thou art 1Peter, and upon this 2rock I will build my church; and the 3gates of ahell shall not prevail against it.
1 John 1:42
2 Isa 28:16, 1st Cor 3:11, Eph 2:20
3 Isa 54:17

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And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt 1bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
1 Matt 18:18, John 20:23

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Then charged he his disciples that they should tell no man that he was Jesus the Christ.

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From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be 1killed, and be raised again the 2third day.
1 Matt 17:23, 20:19, Mark 8:31, 9:31, 10:34, Luke 9:22, 18:33, 24:7
2 Matt 17:23, Matt 20:19, Matt 26:61, Matt 27:63, Mark 8:31, Mark 10:34, Luke 9:22, Luke 18:33, Luke 24:7, John 2:19

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Then Peter took him, and began to rebuke him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord: this shall not be unto thee.

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But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an 1offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
1 Romans 8:7

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Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his 1cross, and follow me.
1 Matt 10:38, Mark 8:34, Luke 9:23

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For whosoever will save his 1life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.
1 Matt 10:39, Luke 17:33, John 12:25

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For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole 1world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
1 Matt 4:8, 1st John 2:15

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For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his 1angels; and then he shall 2reward every man according to his works.
1 Dan 7:10, Zech 14:5, Matt 25:31, 2nd Thess 1:7 Jude 14
2 Job 34:11, Psa 62:12, Prov 24:12, Jer 17:10, Rom 2:6, 2nd Cor 5:10, 1st Pet 1:17, Rev 2:23, Rev 22:12

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Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they 1see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.
1 Matt 10:23, Mark 9:1, Luke 9:27

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Statements that Jesus is the Christ, Son of God.
Temptation in the Wilderness. Matt 4:3, 6,
By Disciples after He walked on the water. Matt 14:33
By Peter Matt 16:16, Mark 8:29, Luke 9:20 John 6:69
Asked by High Priest Matt 26:63
By Unclean Spirits Mark 3:11, Mark 5:7 Luke 4:41
By the Angel to Mary Luke 1:35
By John John 1:34
By Nathanael John 1:49
By Martha John 11:27
By the Ethiopian Eunuch Acts 8:37
By Saul of Tarsus Acts 9:20
Necessary for God to dwell in you 1st John 4:15
Necessary to overcome the world 1st John 5:5
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(a) "hell" = hades, or the grave.
See notes at Matt 11:23
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