Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.
Abraham said to him, 'They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.'
Then what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet.
Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets, wrote Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph."
But what God foretold by the mouth of all the prophets, that his Christ would suffer, he thus fulfilled.
And he sent them out to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.
Heal the sick there and say to them, 'The kingdom of God has come near to you.'
and saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
From that time Jesus began to preach and say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
And preach as you go, saying, 'The kingdom of heaven is at hand.'
Now after John was put in prison, Jesus came to Galilee, preaching the gospel of God,
But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet.
For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the harlots believed him; and even when you saw it, you did not afterward repent and believe him.
But he went out and began to talk freely about it, and to spread the news, so that Jesus could no longer openly enter a town, but was outside in the deserted places; and people came to him from every quarter.
If we let him go on like this, everyone will believe in him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation."
The Pharisees then said to one another, "You see that you are accomplishing nothing. Look, The world has gone after him!"