"I will also ask you one question," Jesus replied, "and if you answer Me, I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things.
Cross ReferencesProverbs 26:5
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he become wise in his own eyes.
When Jesus returned to the temple courts and began to teach, the chief priests and elders of the people came to Him. "By what authority are You doing these things?" they asked. "And who gave You this authority?"
What was the source of John's baptism? Was it from heaven or from men?" They deliberated among themselves and said, "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will ask, 'Why then did you not believe him?'
Chapter Outline1. Jesus rides into Jerusalem upon a donkey
12. drives the buyers and sellers out of the temple;
17. curses the fig tree;
23. puts to silence the priests and elders,
28. and rebukes them by the parable of the two sons,
33. and the husbandmen who slew such as were sent to them.
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