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Matthew Henry Commentary

 

Chapter 20 Matthew Henry Commentary

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For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.
Sermon The Labourers Or Lessons For Christian Workers Matthew 20:1-16

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And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

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And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace,

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And said unto them; Go ye also into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right I will give you. And they went their way.

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Again he went out about the sixth and ninth hour, and did likewise.

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And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and saith unto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?

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They say unto him, Because no man hath hired us. He saith unto them, Go ye also into the vineyard; and whatsoever is right, that shall ye receive.

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So when 1even was come, the lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, Call the labourers, and give them their hire, beginning from the last unto the first.
1 Acts 17:31

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And when they came that were hired about the eleventh hour, they received every man a penny.

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But when the first came, they supposed that they should have received more; and they likewise received every man a penny.

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And when they had received it, they murmured against the goodman of the house,
The Ungrateful Labourers

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Saying, These last have wrought but one hour, and thou hast made them equal unto us, which have borne the burden and heat of the day.

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But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny?

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Take that thine is, and go thy way: I will give unto this last, even as unto thee.

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Is 1it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine 2eye evil, because I am good?
1 Romans 9:21
2 Deut 15:9, Prov 23:6, Matt 6:23
Sermon By C H Spurgeon

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So the 1last shall be first, and the first last: for 2many be called, but few chosen.
1 Matt 19:30, Mark 10:31
2 Matt 22:14
Sermon By C H Spurgeon

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And 1Jesus going up to Jerusalem took the twelve disciples apart in the way, and said unto them,
1 John 12:12
Sermon By C H Spurgeon

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Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be betrayed unto the chief priests and unto the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death,

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And shall deliver him to the Gentiles to mock, and to scourge, and to 1crucify him: and the 2third day he shall rise again.
1 Matt 16:21, 17:23 Mark 8:31, 9:31, 10:34, Luke 9:22, 18:33, 24:7
2 Matt 16:21, Matt 17:23, Matt 26:61, Matt 27:63, Mark 8:31, Mark 10:34, Luke 9:22, Luke 18:33, Luke 24:7, John 2:19

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Then came to him the mother of 1Zebedees children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him.
1 Matt 4:21, Matt 10:2, Matt 26:37, Mark 1:19,20, Mark 10:35
The Ministering Master

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And he said unto her, What wilt thou? She saith unto him, 1Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on the left, in thy kingdom.
1 James 4:3

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But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the 1cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the 2baptism that I am baptized with? They say unto him, We are able.
1 Matt 26:39, Mark 14:36, John 18:11
2 Luke 12:50
Our Daily Homily By F B Meyer J R Miller's Morning Thoughts

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And he saith unto them, Ye 1shall drink indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with: but to sit on my right hand, and on my left, is not mine to give, but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared of my Father.
1 Acts 12:2

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And when the ten heard it, they were moved with indignation against the two brethren.

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But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them.

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But it shall 1not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your 2minister;
1 1st Peter 5:3
2 Matt 23:11, Mark 9:35, Mark 10:43

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And whosoever will be 1chief among you, let him be your servant:
1 Matt 18:4

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Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to 1minister, and to give his life a 2ransom for many.
1 Luke 22:27, John 13:14
2 Isaiah 53:10, 1st Tim 2:6, Titus 2:14, 1st Pet 1:18
Sermon By C H Spurgeon Sermon By C H Spurgeon

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And as they 1departed from Jericho, a great multitude followed him.
1 Mark 10:46

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And, behold, two blind men sitting by the way side, when they heard that Jesus passed by, cried out, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou 1son of David.
1 Matt 9:27, Matt 15:22, Mark 10:47, Luke 18:38
Sermon The Two Blind Men Matthew 20:30-34

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And the multitude rebuked them, because they should hold their peace: but they cried the more, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou son of David.

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And Jesus stood still, and called them, and said, What will ye that I shall do unto you?

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They say unto him, Lord, that our eyes may be opened.

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So Jesus had compassion on them, and touched their eyes: and immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed him.

Matthew 21

 

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