But when John saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his place of baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
Cross ReferencesProverbs 28:4
Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, but those who keep the law resist them.
You brood of vipers, how can you who are evil say anything good? For out of the overflow of the heart, the mouth speaks.
Then the Pharisees and Sadducees came and tested Jesus by asking Him to show them a sign from heaven.
"Watch out!" Jesus told them. "Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
How can you not understand that I was not telling you about bread? But beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
Then they understood that He was not telling them to beware of the yeast used in bread, but of the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
That same day the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Jesus and questioned Him.
And when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they themselves gathered together.
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the kingdom of heaven in men's faces. You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let in those who wish to enter.
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You traverse land and sea to win a single convert, and when he becomes one, you make him twice as much a son of hell as you are.
You snakes! You brood of vipers! How will you escape the sentence of hell?
Then John said to the crowds coming out to be baptized by him, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
While Peter and John were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to them,
Then the high priest and all his associates (who belonged to the party of the Sadducees) rose up with jealousy.
But some believers from the party of the Pharisees stood up and declared, "The Gentiles must be circumcised and required to obey the Law of Moses."
Then Paul, knowing that some of them were Sadducees and others Pharisees, called out in the Sanhedrin, "Brothers, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee. It is because of my hope in the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial."
1 Thessalonians 1:10
and to await His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the dead--Jesus our deliverer from the coming wrath.
Chapter Outline1. John preaches: his office, life, and baptism.
7. He reprimands the Pharisees,
13. and baptizes Jesus in Jordan.
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