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Matthew 21 - AMP

2 Saying to them, Go into the village that is opposite you, and at once you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her; untie and bring to Me. 3 If anyone says anything to you, you shall reply, The Lord needs them, and he will let them go without delay. 4 This happened that what was spoken by the prophet might be fulfilled, saying, 5 Say to the Daughter of Zion , Behold, your King is coming to you, lowly and riding on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a donkey . 6 Then the disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them. 7 They brought the donkey and the colt and laid their coats upon them, and He seated Himself on them . 8 And most of the crowd kept spreading their garments on the road, and others kept cutting branches from the trees and scattering them on the road. 9 And the crowds that went ahead of Him and those that followed Him kept shouting, Hosanna (Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.O be propitious, graciously inclined) to the Son of David, ! Blessed (praised, glorified) is He Who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna (O be favorably disposed) in the highest ! 10 And when He entered Jerusalem, all the city became agitated and Literal meaning. said, Who is Capitalized because of what He is, the spotless Son of God, not what the speakers may have thought He was.This? 11 And the crowds replied, This is the prophet Jesus from Nazareth of Galilee. 12 And Jesus went into the temple (Richard Trench, Synonyms of the New Testament.whole temple enclosure) and drove out all who bought and sold in the Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.sacred place, and He turned over the James Moulton and George Milligan, The Vocabulary.four-footed tables of the money changers and the chairs of those who sold doves. 13 He said to them, The Scripture says, My house shall be called a house of prayer; but you have made it a den of robbers. 14 And the blind and the lame came to Him in the Richard Trench, Synonyms of the New Testament.porches and courts of the temple, and He cured them. 15 But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that He did and the boys and the girls and the G. Abbott-Smith, Manual Greek Lexicon.youths and the maidens crying out in the Richard Trench, Synonyms of the New Testament.porches and courts of the temple, Hosanna (O be propitious, graciously inclined) to the Son of David! they were indignant. 16 And they said to Him, Do You hear what these are saying? And Jesus replied to them, Yes; have you never read, Out of the mouths of babes and unweaned infants You have made (provided) perfect praise? 17 And leaving them, He departed from the city and went out to Bethany and lodged there. 18 In the early dawn the next morning, as He was coming back to the city, He was hungry. 19 And as He saw Literal meaning.one single leafy fig tree Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.above the roadside, He went to it but He found nothing but leaves on it . And He said to it, Never again shall fruit grow on you! And the fig tree withered up at once. 20 When the disciples saw it, they marveled greatly and asked, How is it that the fig tree has withered away all at once? 21 And Jesus answered them, Truly I say to you, if you have faith (a Hermann Cremer, Biblico-Theological Lexicon.firm relying trust) and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, Be taken up and cast into the sea, it will be done. 22 And whatever you ask for in prayer, having faith and believing, you will receive. 23 And when He entered the sacred Richard Trench, Synonyms of the New Testament.enclosure of the temple, the chief priests and elders of the people came up to Him as He was teaching and said, By what Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.power of authority are You doing these things, and who gave You this power of authority? 24 Jesus answered them, I also will ask you a question, and if you give Me the answer, then I also will tell you by what Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.power of authority I do these things. 25 The baptism of John--from where was it? From heaven or from men? And they reasoned and argued with one another, If we say, From heaven, Capitalized because of what He is, the spotless Son of God, not what the speakers may have thought He was.He will ask us, Why then did you not believe him? 26 But if we say, From men--we are afraid of and must reckon with the multitude, for they all regard John as a prophet. 27 So they answered Jesus, We do not know. And He said to them, Neither will I tell you by what Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.power of authority I do these things. 28 What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He came to the first and said, Son, go and work today in the vineyard. 29 And he answered, I will not; but afterward he changed his mind and went. 30 Then the man came to the second and said the same . And he replied, I will , sir; but he did not go. 31 Which of the two did the will of the father? They replied, The first one. Jesus said to them, Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the harlots will get into the kingdom of heaven before you. 32 For John came to you walking in the way of an upright man in right standing with God, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the harlots did believe him; and you, even when you saw that, did not afterward change your minds and believe him . 33 Listen to another parable: There was a master of a house who planted a vineyard and put a hedge around it and dug a wine vat in it and built a watchtower. Then he let it out to tenants and went into another country. 34 When the fruit season drew near, he sent his servants to the tenants to get his fruit. 35 But the tenants took his servants and beat one, killed another, and stoned another. 36 Again he sent other servants, more than the first time, and they treated them the same way. 37 Finally he sent his own son to them, saying, They will respect and give heed to my son. 38 But when the tenants saw the son, they said to themselves, This is the heir; come on, let us kill him and have his inheritance. 39 And they took him and threw him out of the vineyard and killed him. 40 Now when the owner of the vineyard comes back, what will he do to those tenants? 41 They said to Him, He will put those wretches to a miserable death and rent the vineyard to other tenants Marvin Vincent, Word Studies.of such a character that they will give him the fruits promptly in their season. 42 Jesus asked them, Have you never read in the Scriptures: The very Stone which the builders rejected and threw away has become the Cornerstone; this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes? 43 I tell you, for this reason the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people who will produce the fruits of it. 44 Some manuscripts do not contain verse 44.And whoever falls on this Stone will be broken to pieces, but he on whom It falls will be crushed to powder . 45 And when the chief priests and the Pharisees heard His parables (comparisons, stories used to illustrate and explain), they perceived that He was talking about them. 46 And although they were trying to arrest Him, they feared the throngs because they regarded Him as a prophet.

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James Wallace avatar
Worship--As It Was Meant to Be
Shared by: James Wallace on Jan, 2017
Summary: For once, Jesus is worshiped appropriately and publicly for who He actually was. Authentic worship results in our obeying Jesus completely, loving others impartially and praising Him wholeheartedly, and when we do, the world asks, Who is This?
Scripture: Matthew 21:1-11
Denomination: Bible Church
Views: 93
Daniel  Chapman avatar
The Steps of The Righteous
Shared by: Daniel Chapman on Aug, 2016
Summary: An insight of the 15 steps of the Holy Temple where it is believed to be where Jesus taught from. a comparison of the psalms of ascension to both; the pilgrimage to Jerusalem & the temple steps. This sermon is rich in history, illustration, & God's word!
Brian Harvison avatar
A Guy and His Donkey
Shared by: Brian Harvison on Jul, 2016
Summary: The Triumphal Entry, this is my Memorial Day version.
Scripture: Matthew 21:1-11
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 122
Mario Fernando Morana avatar
Cuando Jesus viene a visitarnos
Shared by: Mario Fernando Morana on Jun, 2016
Summary: Que ocurriría hoy si Jesus apareciera en medio nuestro de manera visible? Con que se encontraria?
Scripture: Matthew 21:12-17
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 300
Kelly Durant avatar
The Ones “Go” and The Ones Who Don’t “Go”
Shared by: Kelly Durant on Apr, 2016
Summary: Some say they will obey God and don't, Others resist, then go. The Jews in Jesus day did not think they had to obey Jesus so they did not go to work in the vineyard. No serving when you should is a failure.
John Stackhouse avatar
The Thrill of Victory to the Agony of Defeat
Shared by: John Stackhouse on Mar, 2016
Summary: Sermon for Palm Sunday that includes the Triumphal Entry and the Crucifixion.
Scripture: Matthew 21:6-11
Denomination: Nazarene
Views: 233
Davon Huss avatar
The Crowd on Good Friday
Shared by: Davon Huss on Mar, 2016
Summary: Disappointed with Jesus- Who was Jesus for... (Material adapted from Mickey Anders at: http://www.lectionary.org/Sermons/NT/01-Matt/Matt-21.01-11-WhoIsThis-Anders.htm)
Manny Salva Cruz avatar
Palm Sunday
Shared by: Manny Salva Cruz on Mar, 2016
Summary: We celebrate the Palm Sunday in order to commemorate the triumphant entry of Jesus Christ into the streets of Jerusalem with people welcoming Him and waving palm branches proclaiming Him as King.
randy edwards avatar
Palm Sunday- faces in the crowd- choose your attitude
Shared by: randy edwards on Mar, 2016
Summary: Easter palm Sunday 2016
Mark Aarssen avatar
The King has arrived
Shared by: Mark Aarssen on Mar, 2016
Summary: Jesus was making a public announcement about His identity yet they accused Him of failing to say just who He was.
Jeremiah B. Menyongai, Jr. avatar
Shared by: Jeremiah B. Menyongai, Jr. on Mar, 2016
Summary: Jesus Has Told His Disciples To Go Into Town And Bring A Mother Donkey and her colt. Jesus would only be sitting upon the colt. Why did He ask for the Mother Donkey to come along? Let¡¦s see the reasons on this Mother¡¦s Day.
John Gullick avatar
Palm Sunday - Gateway to change
Shared by: John Gullick on Mar, 2016
Summary: A sermon that looks at the dramatic change palm Sunday brings as a template for change in our own lives.
Dennis Lee avatar
The Jerusalem Road
Shared by: Dennis Lee on Mar, 2016
Summary: This is a sermon leading up to Easter. It looks at the road Jesus took to Jerusalem, and that the road is one of humility, fulfillment, obedience, and destiny. It challenges believers to take this same road for their life.
Scripture: Matthew 21:1-11
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 452
Dr.W.Samuel Legon avatar
Shared by: Dr.W.Samuel Legon on Mar, 2016
Summary: Many will see but few believe who is riding into the city.
Dr.W.Samuel Legon avatar
Shared by: Dr.W.Samuel Legon on Mar, 2016
Summary: Who is this man in your life?
Joel Mascobetto avatar
¿Quién es mi Rey? - Mateo 21: 1- 9
Shared by: Joel Mascobetto on Aug, 2015
Summary: Hosanna... ¿Es Jesus mi Rey?
Series: Jesus
GUY GLASS avatar
Shared by: GUY GLASS on Jun, 2015
Scripture: Matthew 21:18-21
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 507
Gordon Curley avatar
Anger in the Temple & Anger at the Tree
Shared by: Gordon Curley on Jun, 2015
Summary: Anger in the Temple & Anger at the Tree - PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info
Scripture: Matthew 21:12-22
Denomination: Brethren
Views: 228
Craig Condon avatar
Wicked Tenants in a Wicked World
Shared by: Craig Condon on Apr, 2015
Summary: The parable of the wicked tenants is a statement of God’s concern for his people and a declaration that God’s plan cannot be defeated by man. If we love God, we realize that he knows the best way for us to live.
Craig Condon avatar
What are We Going to Do
Shared by: Craig Condon on Apr, 2015
Summary: We need to be more like the disciple Andrew, who, while he didn't write any of the books in the Bible, led people to Jesus - people like Simon Peter and the boy in the parable of the loaves and fish. Following Jesus is the source of our power to change.
Craig Condon avatar
The First Shall Be Last, and the Last Shall be First
Shared by: Craig Condon on Apr, 2015
Summary: Jesus says that it isn’t the religious folk who are first in the kingdom of heaven. It is those who are most open to turning their lives around who are first in line, those who take action when Jesus says, “follow me”.
Gordon Curley avatar
The King Has Arrived
Shared by: Gordon Curley on Apr, 2015
Summary: Jesus enters Jerusalem riding on a donkey - PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info
Scripture: Matthew 21:1-11
Denomination: Brethren
Views: 263
Pedro Williams avatar
The fate of the fruitless Tree
Shared by: Pedro Williams on Apr, 2015
Summary: This sermon is to encourage fruitfulness in the believers' lives.
Scott Jensen avatar
Rejecting the Son...Receiving the Sacrifice on Good Friday
Shared by: Scott Jensen on Apr, 2015
Summary: Jesus sacrificed himself as a voluntary substitution for our sins. This Good Friday message uses the parable from Matthew 21 as a demonstration of the world around us.
Scripture: Matthew 21:38-39
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 284
Rick Boyne avatar
Cleansing the Temple
Shared by: Rick Boyne on Mar, 2015
Summary: We must realize that now, WE are the Temple of God!
Scripture: Matthew 21:12-13
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 300
Kevin Ruffcorn avatar
Shared by: Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar, 2015
Summary: Jesus confronts the world's powers with the truth of God's Kingdom. As at his birth, the results are fear and violence.
Series: Lent
Scripture: Matthew 21:1-13
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 185
Shawn Drake avatar
Receiving Whatever You Pray For
Shared by: Shawn Drake on Mar, 2015
Summary: This is the 3rd sermon in the series "God's Terms And Conditions". How do you receive what you pray for?
Scripture: Matthew 21:22
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 495
Chris Jordan avatar
Palm Sunday: The Triumphal Entry of King Jesus
Shared by: Chris Jordan on Mar, 2015
Summary: On this Palm Sunday we are going to look at the triumphal entry of King Jesus into Jerusalem, Jesus’ cleansing of the temple, and Jesus doing wonderful things.
Scripture: Matthew 21:1-16
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 548
Rodney Johnson avatar
Why Jesus Part 2
Shared by: Rodney Johnson on Mar, 2015
Summary: Part two of this series focuses on the prophecies pertaining to Jesus last week on earth.
Series: Why Jesus
Kenneth Sauer avatar
"Who is This?"
Shared by: Kenneth Sauer on Mar, 2015
Summary: Who do you think Jesus is?