It happened on one of those days, that he was teaching; and there were Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting by, who had come out of every village of Galilee, Judea, and Jerusalem. The power of the Lord was with him to heal them.
It happened after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them, and asking them questions.
the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.
The scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, "He has Beelzebul," and, "By the prince of the demons he casts out the demons."
Immediately Jesus, perceiving in himself that the power had gone out from him, turned around in the crowd, and asked, "Who touched my clothes?"
Then the Pharisees, and some of the scribes gathered together to him, having come from Jerusalem.
they will take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it will in no way hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover."
The scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, "Who is this that speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?"
Their scribes and the Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, "Why do you eat and drink with the tax collectors and sinners?"
But the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected the counsel of God, not being baptized by him themselves.
Woe to you lawyers! For you took away the key of knowledge. You didn't enter in yourselves, and those who were entering in, you hindered."
The Pharisees and the scribes murmured, saying, "This man welcomes sinners, and eats with them."
But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his works may be revealed, that they have been done in God."
while you stretch out your hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done through the name of your holy Servant Jesus."