Changed Relationships

46 While He was still talking to the crowds, it happened that His mother and brothers stood outside, asking to speak to Him.(A) 47 Someone said to Him, “Look! Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside asking to speak to You.” 48 But Jesus replied to the one who told Him, “Who is My mother and who are My brothers?”

Changed Relationships

49 And stretching out His hand toward His disciples [and all His other followers], He said, “Here are My mother and My brothers! 50 For (a)whoever does the will of My Father who is in heaven [by believing in Me, and following Me] is My brother and sister and mother.”


a. Matthew 12:50: A universal offer without restriction.

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