Jesus and the Pharisees: from Matthew 12:38-41

Stephen Nielsen

This is our sixth study on this topic. Please click HERE for an intro to this study.

Matthew 12:38-41

38 Then some of the Pharisees and teachers of the law said to him, “Teacher, we want to see a miraculous sign from you.”

39 He answered, “A wicked and adulterous generation asks for a miraculous sign! But none will be given it except the sign of the prophet Jonah. 40 For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. 41 The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and now one greater than Jonah is here.

Observations

In this text we see that the Pharisees wanted to see…

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2 Responses to Jesus and the Pharisees: from Matthew 12:38-41

  1. JJSJ says:

    The Lord Jesus gave them more than enough proof–they refused to be persuaded becasue they hated to admit Who Jesus really was. The same situation exists today; unbelievers are thus “without excuse” (Romans 1:19-20): https://www.icr.org/article/do-the-unpersuaded-have-enough-proof !

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