Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Matthew 13:19-23 NIV. Then cometh the wicked one - That is, Satan Mark 4:15, or the devil Luke 8:12 - the one eminently "wicked," the accuser, the tempter. a 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat down, and the whole crowd stood along the shore. 2 At nakisama sa kaniya ang lubhang maraming tao, ano pa't lumulan siya sa isang daong, at naupo; at ang buong karamihan ay nangakatayo sa baybayin. Matthew 16:21-28 - Let’s take a look at a section of Matthew 16 and see what we can do to discern meaning, and then application: 21 From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised… Matthew 13:19 in all English translations. When any one hears the word of the kingdom, and understands it not, then comes the wicked one, and catches away that which was sown in his heart. Now the crowd is gone, and Jesus and His disciples are alone in a house, likely in Capernaum (Matthew 13:36). [⇑ See verse text ⇑] Jesus begins to explain to His disciples the meaning behind a parable that He taught to a large crowd (Matthew 13:24–30). The ethical sequence described runs thus: The man hears “the word of the kingdom,” a discourse, say, like the Sermon on the Mount, or that at Nazareth (Luke 4:16-21). Matthew 6:13 is the thirteenth verse of the sixth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament, and forms part of the Sermon on the Mount.This verse is the fifth and final one of the Lord's Prayer, one of the best known parts of the entire New Testament. Now Jesus shows him what messiahship and discipleship entail. This is he which received seed.—Our translators try, unsuccessfully, to combine the parable with its interpretation. At first it seems strange that “the birds of the air” in their multitude should represent the Tempter in his unity; and yet there is a terrible truth in the fact that everything which leads men to forget the truth is, in very deed, doing the work of the great enemy. catcheth away that which is sown in his heart: not the grace of God, which being once implanted in the heart, can never be taken away by Satan; but the word which was sown, not in his understanding, in a spiritual sense, nor even in his affections, so as to love it, delight, and take pleasure in it; much less in his heart, so as to become the engrafted word able to save, or so as to believe in it, and in Christ revealed by it; but in his memory, and that but very slightly neither; for the heart sometimes means the memory; see Luke 2:51. It makes no impression. When anyone hears the message about the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in their heart. The meaning is, they love a place of distinction (see the notes at Matthew 4:23). Not … Matthew 16:19. Matthew 13:19. It lies like seed on the "hard path;" it is easily taken away, and never suffered to take root. Salem Media Group. Chapter 12 narrates several stories of Jesus’ conflicts with the Pharisees, who are now plotting to destroy him (12:14) and have accused him of working for Satan (12:24). Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Matthew 16:13-19. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Besides, the word only fell "upon", not "into" his heart, as into the good ground, as the metaphor in the parable shows; and it made no impression, nor was it inwardly received, but as soon as ever dropped, was "catched" away by the enemy; not by frightening him out of it, by persecution, as the stony ground hearer; nor by filling the mind with worldly cares, as the thorny ground hearer; but by various suggestions and temptations, darting in thoughts, presenting objects, and so diverted his mind from the word, and fixed his attention elsewhere; which is done at once, at an unawares, secretly, and without any notice of the person himself; so that the word is entirely lost to him, and he does not so much as remember the least thing he has been hearing: this is he which receiveth the seed by the way side; such an hearer is comparable to such ground, on whom the word has no more effect, than seed sown upon a common beaten path. When anyone heareth the word of the kingdom Hence it appears, that by the "seed" in the parable is meant the Gospel, called the "word of the kingdom": because it treats of the king Messiah, of his person, office, and grace; and of his kingdom, and the administration of it by him, under the present dispensation; of the kingdom of grace saints enjoy now, and of the kingdom of heaven they shall enter into hereafter, through the grace and righteousness of Christ. On the same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the sea. In the New Testament, a parable often takes the form of a very short story meant to illustrate profound theological truths. Debarim Rabba, fol. Each of us is called to be a foundation stone for the up building of the lives of those around us. Matthew alone of the gospel writers uses the word translated here as “church” (see also 18:17) and links it with talk of the kingdom (16:19). ii. “It was the Jewish metaphorical expression for an evil influence. In both Matthew 16:19 and 18:18, the syntax of the Greek text makes the meaning clear: “Whatever thou mayest bind upon the earth shall be having been bound in the heavens, and whatever thou mayest loose upon the earth shall be having been loosed in the heavens” (Matthew 16:19, Young’s Literal Translation). By the end of chapter 12, Jesus appears to be at odds even … Continue reading "Commentary on Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23" When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not. This reading is closely tied to verses 13-20, last week’s Gospel lesson. He is one that is careless and inattentive, negligent and forgetful; has some slight notions of things as he hears, but these pass away as they come; his affections are not at all touched, nor his judgment informed by them, but remains as stupid, and as unconcerned as ever; his heart is not opened to attend to, and receive the word, but continues hard and obdurate; and is like the common and beaten road, that is trodden down by everyone, and is not susceptible of the seed, that falls upon it. This is he which received seed by the way side. catcheth away that which is sown in his heart: not the grace of God, which being once implanted in the heart, can never be taken away by Satan; but the word which was sown, not in his understanding, in a spiritual sense, nor even in his affections, so as to love it, delight, and take pleasure in it; much less in his heart, so as to become the engrafted word able to save, or so as to believe in it, and in Christ revealed by it; but in his memory, and that but very slightly neither; for the heart sometimes means the memory; see ( Luke 2:51 ) . I will give thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven — This expression is metaphorical. Matthew 13 is the thirteenth chapter in the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament section of the Christian Bible.Verses 3 to 52 of this chapter form the third of the Five Discourses of Matthew, called the Parabolic Discourse, based on the parables of the Kingdom. When anyone heareth the word of the kingdom. Ed Morrissey Posted at 11:46 am on June 29, 2014. But we are not to suppose that Matthew had not a good reason for employing this diversity of expression. Matthew 13:19-23. and understandeth it not with his heart. On the other hand, the birds, in their rapid flight and their gathering flocks, may well represent the light and foolish thoughts that are as the Tempter’s instruments. Matthew 13:19-23. There is no difference of meaning, I acknowledge, between the two Greek words Πέτρος ( Peter) and πέτρα, ( petra, a stone or rock,) (445) except that the former belongs to the Attic, and the latter to the ordinary dialect. Μὴ συνίετος, understandeth it not) The verb συνίεναι signifies to understand.