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Jesus' Authority over Nature and Disciples (8:23-9:17)

As in the preceding section (8:1-22), here Matthew recounts three signs of Jesus' authority over creation (8:23-9:8), then turns to Jesus' proper authority over humanity and our response to him (9:9-17).

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