Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when he entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to him as he was teaching, and said, "By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?"
(And when they heard him, all the people, even the tax collectors, justified God, having been baptized with the baptism of John.
"Strive to enter through the narrow door, for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.
The law and the prophets were until John. Since that time the good news of the kingdom of God is preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.
Do not labor for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you; for on him has God the Father set his seal."
Put on the full armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.
Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;
Then Jerusalem and all Judea and all the region about the Jordan went out to him,