Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And saying, Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in three days, save thyself. If thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross.
The inhabitants of the earth rejoice over them and are glad and will send gifts to one another; for these two Prophets had greatly troubled the inhabitants of the earth."
who testified, "This man said, 'I am able to pull down the Sanctuary of God and three days afterwards to build a new one.'"
lest perhaps, when he has laid the foundation and is unable to finish, all who see it shall begin to jeer at him,
"Demolish this Sanctuary," said Jesus, "and in three days I will rebuild it."
As for the Captain and the soldiers who were with Him keeping guard over Jesus, when they witnessed the earthquake and the other occurrences they were filled with terror, and exclaimed, "Assuredly he was God's Son."
So the Tempter came and said, "If you are the Son of God, command these stones to turn into loaves."
Jesus however remained silent. Again the High Priest addressed Him. "In the name of the ever-living God," he said, "I now put you on your oath. Tell us whether you are the Christ, the Son of God."
A wicked and faithless generation are eager for a sign; but none shall be given to them except the sign of Jonah." and He left them and went away.
"'If they are deaf to Moses and the Prophets,' replied Abraham, 'they would not be led to believe even if some one should rise from the dead.'"
Therefore let us go to Him outside the camp, sharing the insults directed against Him.