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Commentaries for Matthew Chapter 20

The Price of Jesus' Mission

After encountering another prediction of Jesus' imminent death (20:17-19), the reader of Matthew learns the relationship between his death and his mission (20:28)...
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Suffering for the Kingdom

As in Mark, Matthew's repeated passion predictions (16:21; 17:22-23) keep the reader focused on where the story of Jesus is heading...
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The Reign of a Suffering Servant

This passage shows us that the disciples had misunderstood both the preceding passion predictions and Jesus' teaching concerning the kingdom's nature...
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Persistent Prayer

Despite the notorious dangers of roads like the one from Jericho to Jerusalem (v...
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