responding to jesus
"But they went away and spread his fame through all that district."
Matthew 9:31 ESV
"But when the crowd had been put outside, he went in and took her by the hand, and the girl arose."
Matthew 9:25 ESV
the exclusivity of christianity
"Neither is new wine put into old wineskins. If it is, the skins burst and the wine is spilled and the skins are destroyed. But new wine is put into fresh wineskins, and so both are preserved."
Matthew 9:17 ESV
The sinner and the righteous man
"Go and learn what this means: 'I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.' For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners."
Matthew 9:13 ESV
Jesus' power over sin
"'...But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins' - he then said to the paralytic - 'Rise, pick up your bed and go home.'"
Matthew 9:6 ESV