Picking up an old Bible of mine, I noticed these marginal notes.

Matthew 8:10, “such great faith.” Connection between faith and authority. Contrast vv. 23-27.

Luke 3:22, 23, “my Son … the son.” Jesus’ divinity and humanity in view.

Luke 6:46, “not do.” Why an unwise choice? (1) To avoid toil (Barclay); (2) short-sightedness.

Luke 7:20, “Are you the one?” The report of Jesus’ actions do not fit John’s expectations of the Messiah. Hence arise his doubts. Continue reading