The Parable of the Persistent Widow
1Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.
The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector
9To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable:
The Little Children and Jesus
15People were also bringing babies to Jesus for him to place his hands on them. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them.
16But Jesus called the children to him and said,
21“All these I have kept since I was a boy,” he said.
22When Jesus heard this, he said to him,
26Those who heard this asked, “Who then can be saved?”
28Peter said to him, “We have left all we had to follow you!”
Jesus Predicts His Death a Third Time
31Jesus took the Twelve aside and told them,
34The disciples did not understand any of this. Its meaning was hidden from them, and they did not know what he was talking about.
37They told him, “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.”
38He called out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”
39Those who led the way rebuked him and told him to be quiet, but he shouted all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!” 40Jesus stopped and ordered the man to be brought to him. When he came near, Jesus asked him,