"For all who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted." (v.11)
"At that time Herod the ruler heard about Jesus; and he said to his servants, 'This is John the Baptist; he has been raised from the dead, and for this reason these powers are at work in him." (vv. 1-2)
"The centurion answered, 'Lord, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof; but only speak the word, and my servant will be healed. For I also am a man under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to one, "Go", and he goes, and to another, "Come", and he comes, and to my slave, "Do this", and the slave does it.'" (vv. 8-9)
"That evening they brought to him many who were possessed with demons; and he cast out the spirits with a word, and cured all who were sick. This was to fulfil what had been spoken through the prophet Isaiah, 'He took our infirmities and bore our diseases.'" (vv. 16-17)
"And when he got into the boat, his disciples followed him. A gale arose on the lake, so great that the boat was being swamped by the waves; but [Jesus] was asleep. And they went and woke him up, saying, 'Lord, save us! We are perishing!' And he said to them, 'Why are you so afraid, you of little faith?' Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a dead calm. They were amazed, saying, 'What kind of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him?'" (vv. 23-27)
“Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’” (v. 13)
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