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 answered, 'They have Moses and the prophets; let them listen to them.'
Then why did you go out there? Was it to see a prophet? Yes, I tell you, and far more than a prophet!
it was in this way that God fulfilled what he by all the prophets foretold that his Christ must suffer.
and he sent them out to proclaim the Kingdom of God and to cure the sick.
and cure the sick there, and say to them, 'The Kingdom of God is close upon you!'
"Repent!" he said, "for the Kingdom of Heaven is coming!"
From that time Jesus began to preach and say, "Repent! for the Kingdom of Heaven is coming!"
And as you go about, preach and say, 'The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!'
After John was arrested, Jesus went into Galilee proclaiming the good news from God,
Then what did you go out there to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and far more than a prophet!
For John came to you with a way of uprightness, and you would not believe him. The tax-collectors and prostitutes believed him, but even after seeing that, you would not change your minds and believe him!
But he went off and began to talk so much about it, and to spread the story so widely, that Jesus could no longer go into a town openly, but stayed out in unfrequented places, and people came to him from every direction.
If we let him go on, everybody will believe in him, and then the Romans will come and put an end to our holy place and our people."
So the Pharisees said to one another, "You see, you cannot do anything! The whole world has run after him!"