Notes on the New Testament, Explanatory and Practical; With Questions for Bible Classes and Sunday Schools. Matthew and Mark Volume 1
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive. 23 Andr when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, 'By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority i 24 And Jesus answered and said unto them, I also will ask you one thing, which if ye tell me, I in like wise will tell you by what authority I do these things. 25 The baptism of John, whence r Mnr.ll.27; Lu.20.1. s Ex.2.14. abundance on which we may rely in prayer, with confident assurance that our prayers will be heard. Comp. Notes on Mat. vii. 7-11. 23-27. See also Mar. xi. 27-33; Lu. xx. 1-9. 23. When he was come into the temple. That is, probably, into the inner court--the court of the Israelites. They took this opportunity of questioning him on this subject when he was not surrounded by the multitude. IT By what authority, &c. There was a show of propriety in this question. He was making great changes in the affairs' of the temple, and they claimed the right to know why this was done, contrary to their permission. He was not a priest; he had no civil or ecclesiastical authority as a Jew. It was sufficient authority, indeed, that he came as a prophet and worked miracles. But they professed not to be satisfied with that. IT These things. The things which he had just done, in overturning the seats of those that were engaged in traffic, ver. 12. 24, 25. A nd Jesus answered, &c. Jesus was under no obligation to give them an answer. They well knew by what authority he did this. He had not concealed his power in working miracles, and had not kept back the knowledge that he was the Messiah. He therefore referred them to a similar case--that of John the Baptist. He knew the estimation...
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