Coming to Judea
He rose up afrom
there and came into the 1borders
of Judea and bbeyond
the Jordan; and again crowds came together to Him, and as He was accustomed, again He 2taught
Teaching against divorce
came and asked Him whether it was lawful for a man to 3divorce
a wife, so as to atempt
He answered and said to them, What did Moses command you?
they said, Moses allowed us
to write a acertificate
of divorce and divorce her.
Jesus said to them, Because of your ahardness
of heart he wrote this commandment for you.
from the abeginning
of creation, He bmade
them male and female.
this cause shall a man leave his father and mother 1and
shall be ajoined
to his wife;
the two shall be aone
flesh. So then they are no longer two, but one flesh.
what God has ayoked
together, let man not bseparate
in the house the disciples questioned Him again concerning this.
He said to them, Whoever adivorces
his wife and marries another commits badultery
if she adivorces
her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.
Blessing little children
little children to Him so that He might touch them, but the disciples brebuked
Jesus, seeing it,
and said to them, 2Allow
children to come to Me. Do bnot
forbid them, for of 3such
is the ckingdom
I say to you, whoever does not receive the akingdom
of God like a blittle
child shall by no means enter into it.
them into His arms, He fervently blessed them, blaying
His hands on them.
Teaching concerning the rich and the entrance into the kingdom of God
as He went out into the road, someone ran to Him
before Him basked
Him, Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit ceternal
Jesus said to him, Why do you call Me good? aNo
one is good except One — bGod
know the commandments: a
"Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not bear false witness, do not defraud, honor your father and mother.''
he said to Him, Teacher, all these things I have kept from my youth.
upon him, was 1bmoved
with love for him and said to him, One thing you lack: go; the things you have, csell
and give to the poor, and you will have dtreasure
in heaven; and come, efollow 2Me
at the word his countenance fell, and he went away sorrowing, for he ahad
around, said to His disciples, How difficult it will be
for those who have briches
to enter into the ckingdom
the disciples were aamazed
at His words. But Jesus again answered and said to them, bChildren
, how difficult it is 1for
those who trust in riches to center
into the kingdom of God!
is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
they were aastonished
beyond measure and said 1among
themselves, Then who can be saved?
upon them, Jesus said, With men it is impossible, but not with God, for all things are bpossible
began to say to Him, Behold, we have left all and afollowed
said, Truly I say to you, There is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields for My sake and for the agospel
that he shall receive a hundred atimes
as much now at this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and fields, with bpersecutions
, and in the ccoming
age, deternal 1life
will be last, and the last first.
Unveiling His death and resurrection the third time
they were on the road, agoing
up to bJerusalem
, and Jesus led the way
before them. And they were camazed
, and those who followed were afraid. And He took the twelve aside again and began to tell them the things that were about to happen to Him:
, we are going up to aJerusalem
, and the Son of Man will be 1delivered
to the chief priests and to the 2scribes
. And they will condemn Him to 3bdeath
and deliver Him to the Gentiles,
they will amock
Him and bspit
at Him and cscourge
Him, and they will dkill Him.
And after three days He will rise.
Teaching concerning the way to the throne
James and John, the sons of aZebedee
, came to Him, saying to Him, Teacher, we want You to do for us whatever we bask
He said to them, What do you want Me to ado
they said to Him, Grant to us to asit
, one on Your right and one on Your
left, in Your bglory
Jesus said to them, You do anot
know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the 1bcup
which I drink, or to be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized?
they said to Him, We are able. And Jesus said to them, The cup which I drink you shall drink, and with the baptism with which I am baptized, you shall be baptized.
to sit on My right or on My
left is not Mine to give, but it is for
those for whom it has been prepared.
when the ten heard this,
they began to be indignant concerning James and John.
Jesus called them to Him
to them, You know that those who are esteemed as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them.
it is not so among you; but whoever wants to become agreat
among you shall be your servant,
whoever wants to be first among you shall be the aslave
even the 1Son
of Man did not come to be served, but to aserve
and to bgive
as a 3cransom
. And as He was going out from Jericho, as well as His disciples and a large crowd, the son of Timaeus, Bartimaeus, a 1cblind
beggar, sat by the road.
when he heard that it was Jesus the aNazarene
, he began to cry out and say, Jesus, 1bSon
of David, have cmercy
him so that he would be silent, but he cried out much more, Son of David, have mercy on me!
Jesus, standing still, said, 1Call
And they called the blind man, saying to him, Take courage. Rise. He is calling you.
throwing his garment aside, he leaped up and came to Jesus.
Jesus answered him and said, 1What
do you want Me to ado
for you? And the blind man said to Him, bRabboni
, that I may receive my
Jesus said to him, Go; your afaith
you. And bimmediately
he received his
sight and followed Him on the road.