Category Archives: Mat 01-4

Mat 04:23-25 And he went about all Galilee (no imperatives)

Imperative: No imperative verbs are present. Mat 4:23  And he went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and preaching the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every infirmity among the people. Mat 4:24  So his fame … Continue reading

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Mat 4:19 “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”

Imperative: Mat 4:19  And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Context: Mat 04:18  As he walked by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter and Andrew his … Continue reading

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Mat 04:17  From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent …”

Imperative: Mat 4:17  From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Context: Mat 4:12  Now when he heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee; Mat 4:13  and leaving Nazareth he went and … Continue reading

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Mat 04:01-11 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness (no imperatives)

Mat 4:10  Then Jesus said to him, “Begone, Satan! Imperatives … but not for us. It is an example for use in times of temptation and when facing the personification of evil. Context: Mat 4:1  Then Jesus was led up by the … Continue reading

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Mat 3:15 But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now …”

Imperative: Mat 3:15  But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now; for thus it is fitting for us to fulfil all righteousness.” Context: Mat 03:13  Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him. Mat 3:14  … Continue reading

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Mat 03:05-12 v.8 Bear fruit that befits repentance

There are no imperatives spoken by Jesus in Matthew 3:5-12. But there is 1 imperative from John the Baptist to consider. Context: Can we infer commands for us from this context? Use the questions below to consider this. Mat 3:5  … Continue reading

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Mat 03:01-04 v.2 John the Baptist “Repent … Prepare … Make …”

There are no imperatives spoken by Jesus in Matthew 3:1-4. But there are 3 imperatives from John the Baptist to consider. Can we infer commands for us from this context? Use the questions below to consider this. Context: Mat 3:1  In … Continue reading

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Matthew 2 (no imperatives)

Imperative: Matthew 2 (no imperatives) There are no imperatives spoken by Jesus in Matthew 2. The chapter contains two sections: Mat 02:01-11 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem Mat 02:12-23 And being warned in a dream Context: Can we … Continue reading

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Matthew 1 (no imperatives)

There are no imperatives spoken by Jesus in Matthew 1. The chapter contains two sections: Mat 01:01-17 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ Mat 01:18-25 “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary your wife … … Continue reading

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