Marist MessengerDepthing Scripture | Archive for Marist Messenger

By: Marist Messenger  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Chief Priests

Marist MessengerDepthing Scripture | Archive for Marist Messenger

December 1, 2011

This is the final installment of Joe McHugh’s series.The chapters covered are featured in the liturgy of Holy Week.

Chapters 26-28: Jesus the Messiah suffers, dies and is raised

The chief priests and elders decide to put Jesus to death, but they caution one another, “Not during the festival, or there may be a riot among the people.” But Jesus’ death will occur during the…

Chapters 21-22:
Jesus the King comes to Jerusalem

In Matthew’s account, Jesus enters Jerusalem and goes to the Temple on his first day there. Matthew closely follows his Markan source, but adds materials from his own traditions.

Matthew points to Zechariah 9:9 to explain the arrival of Jesus: “Look, your king is coming to you, humble…” In order to stress Jesus’ humility, Matthew omits…

Chapters 16-17: Who is Jesus?

After warning his disciples about the Pharisees and Sadducees, Jesus turns away from those leaders and from the Galilean crowds to focus on his disciples. The encounter at Caesarea Philippi and the Transfiguration dominate this section.

Most people thought that Jesus was one of the prophets come back to life. Jesus asks the disciples about his identity. Peter correctly answers,…

Keywords: Chief Priests

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