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"All Things Are Delivered unto Me of my Father," Matthew 11

Matthew 11


There is and has been since the time in which I first saw this video and seriously considered the scriptures found herein, a remarkably strong spirit about this particular set of teachings. The Savior's testimony of John the Baptist is illustrative of this one point: that "wisdom is justified of her children," (vs. 19) whether they be rich or poor in the eyes of man's limited judgement. In other words, superficial appearances do not dictate man's true capacity to serve God.

When John's disciples inquire of the Savior as to proofs of his ministry, he lists the miracles (perhaps from least to greatest):
The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.  (vs. 5) There are some very important perspectives in this passage of scripture on Christ's teachings concerning judgment. At one point in this passage, the Savior pronounces woes up…