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7552 Pharisees, attitudes to Jesus Christ

7552 Pharisees, attitudes to Jesus Christ

Pharisees opposed Jesus Christ during his ministry and were among those who brought about his crucifixion. Some Pharisees, however, accepted Christ’s teaching and believed in him.

Dialogue between Jesus Christ and Pharisees

They demanded a sign to prove his messiahship Mt 12:38-42 pp Lk 11:29-32 See also Mt 16:1-4 pp Mk 8:11-12

They questioned him on matters of the law Mt 19:3-9 pp Mk 10:2-9 See also Mt 22:15-22 pp Mk 12:13-17 pp Lk 20:20-26; Mt 22:34-40 pp Mk 12:28-34; Jn 8:3-11

They called him Teacher Mk 12:13-14 pp Mt 22:15-16 See also Mt 12:38; Mt 22:34-36; Lk 7:39-40; Lk 19:39; Lk 20:21,28; Jn 3:2; Jn 8:3-4

Jesus Christ questioned them Mt 22:41-46 pp Mk 12:35-40 pp Lk 20:41-44 See also Mt 12:9-14 pp Mk 3:1-6 pp Lk 6:6-11; Mt 21:24-27 pp Mk 11:29-33 pp Lk 20:3-8; Lk 14:1-6

Social contact between Jesus Christ and Pharisees

Lk 7:36 See also Mk 7:1-2; Lk 11:37; Lk 13:31; Lk 14:1

Jesus Christ criticised the Pharisees

Lk 12:1 See also Mt 5:20; Mt 16:5-12 pp Mk 8:14-21; Mt 21:33-45 pp Mk 12:1-11 pp Lk 20:9-19; Mt 23:1-36 pp Mk 12:38-40 pp Lk 20:45-47; Lk 11:37-52; Lk 16:1-15; Lk 18:9-14

The Pharisees opposed Jesus Christ

Lk 11:53-54 Accusing Jesus Christ of blasphemy: Mt 9:2-7 pp Mk 2:3-12 pp Lk 5:17-26
Mt 9:10-13 pp Mk 2:15-17 pp Lk 5:29-32 Accusing Jesus Christ of being demon-possessed: Mt 9:32-34; Mt 12:22-24; Mk 3:22 Accusing Jesus Christ’s disciples of breaking the Sabbath: Mt 12:1-2 pp Mk 2:23-24 pp Lk 6:1-2 Opposition to Jesus Christ’s healing on the Sabbath: Mt 12:9-14; Mk 3:1-6; Lk 6:7; Lk 14:1-6; Jn 9:13-16
Lk 7:36-39; Lk 15:1-2; Lk 19:37-40; Jn 8:13; Jn 9:39-41

The Pharisees were among those who engineered Jesus Christ’s death

Mk 3:6 pp Mt 12:14 pp Lk 6:11 See also Mt 21:45-46 pp Mk 12:12 pp Lk 20:19; Mk 12:13 pp Lk 20:20; Mt 27:62-64; Jn 7:32-49

Some Pharisees believed in Jesus Christ

Php 3:4-11 See also Jn 3:1-2; Jn 12:42; Jn 19:38-40; Ac 15:5; Ac 23:6-9; Ac 26:5

See also

2009Christ, anger of
2351Christ, miracles
2357Christ, parables
2545Christ, opposition to
4135demons, Christ’s authority over
5810complacency
5817conspiracies
6178hardness of heart
8767hypocrisy
8785opposition
8800prejudice

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