"The law and the prophets were until John; from that time the Gospel of the Kingdom of God is proclaimed, and every one presses into it by force!
From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, "Repent ye; for the Kingdom of Heaven has drawn near."
And Jesus was going about in all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the Gospel of the Kingdom, and healing every disease and every sickness among the people.
But why did ye go out? to see a prophet? Yea, I say to you, and much more than a prophet.
For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and ye did not believe him; but the tax-collectors and the harlots believed him; but ye, having seen him, did not even repent afterward, that ye might believe him."
But he, going forth, began to publish it much, and to spread abroad the matter; so that He could no more openly enter into a city, but was without in desert places. And they were coming to Him from every quarter.
But what went ye forth to see? a prophet? Yea, I say to you, and much more than a prophet.
'Even the dust from your city, that cleaves to our feet, we wipe off against you; nevertheless, know this, that the Kingdom of God has come nigh.'
But he said to him, 'If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, if one rose from the dead.'"
Philip finds Nathanael, and says to him, "We have found Him of Whom Moses in the law and the prophets wrote??esus of Nazareth, the Son of Joseph."
If we let Him thus alone, all will believe on Him; and the Romans will come, and take away both our place and our nation.
The Pharisees, therefore, said among themselves, "Ye see that ye are effecting nothing! Behold, the world went away after Him!"
but God thus fulfilled what He before announced through the mouth of all His prophets, that His Christ should suffer.
And also all the prophets from Samuel and those in succession, as many as spake, also foretold these days.