Saint Coleman Church Podcast

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Gospel of Matthew Chapter 11

In this episode, we delve into Matthew Chapter 11. Join us as we explore the significance of the miracles of Jesus as signs of his identity as the Messiah and uncover the purpose and role of John the Baptist in preparing hearts for the coming of the Messiah.


  • In Chapter 11 John the Baptist sends his disciples to question Jesus about his identity. Jesus points to his miracles as signs of his identity as the Messiah. Jesus affirms John the Baptist's role as the greatest among prophets.
  • John the Baptist's preaches repentance to prepares hearts for the Messiah. esus criticizes the people for their lack of response to John and himself. Jesus compares the people's behavior to children refusing to dance or mourn. People criticized John for his asceticism and Jesus for socializing with sinners.
  • Jesus expresses disappointment in the cities that witnessed his miracles but did not repent. Jesus warns of judgment for those who reject his message. Jesus expresses gratitude to the Father for revealing His truth to the pure of heart.
  • Jesus declares His unique relationship with the Father and invites all to find rest in Him.
  • Jesus emphasizes the need to accept Him as the way to the Father.