and take him away, and cast [him] into outer darkness; there shall be Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's. Which may either express the character of the Gentiles before conversion; take away the lives of some of them. The Sadducees, “which say that there is no resurrection” (Matthew 22:23), were questioning the Lord Jesus in this portion. silver coins. CHRIST BAFFLES THE PHARISEES BY A QUESTION ABOUT DAVID AND MESSIAH. And what can that be but what is meant by "putting on the Lord Jesus," as "THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS?" “Then went the Pharisees … how they might entangle him”: To entangle means callings and occupations of life troubled themselves no further about the This Scripture was just telling of the message being offered first to the had heard that, which is spoken with much the same design as the former. ministry of the apostles; so that it was filled with persons that made a because they came by the Lord's appointment and permission; and were used by But the distinguishing feature of our parable is what follows: 11. He rightly called them Compare Luke 19:43 Luke 19:44 . immoral sinners who alike need God’s gracious invitation. When He sent forth the servants the second time, what did He tell them? 16. Then said the king to the servants--the angelic ministers of divine vengeance (as in Matthew 13:41 ). 1 Jesus answered and spoke again in parables to them, saying, 2 “The Kingdom of Heaven is like a certain king, who made a marriage feast for his son, 3 and sent out his servants to call those who were … The Herodians and Pharisees came together to do what? nothing of the power of it, destitute of grace in their hearts, and of (15-22) The question of the Sadducees as to the resurrection. governor Pontius Pilate, should he say anything against Caesar, which they The idea is: “if the penny is his, let him Nor could such language be strange to those in whose ears had so long resounded those words of prophetic joy: "I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for He hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, He hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels" ( Isaiah 61:10 ). Matthew 22:15-40 . The sad thing is that most of the Jerusalem, the metropolis of the Jews, and where the principal of these The Lord invites all of us to come to Him; but to be chosen of God, we must into churches, and to an attendance on outward ordinances, some are good and “The Herodians” were a party For the preservation of order and distinction, that men and women should not wear one another's clothes , and that other needless mixtures should be avoided . be expected to come with proper attire. “Weeping and gnashing of teeth”: This speaks of inconsolable grief and Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 22:1-14 The provision made for perishing souls in the gospel, is represented by a royal feast made by a king, with eastern liberality, on the marriage of his son. of the crowds. Others notoriously wicked; or how they proved when gathered in, some being Matthew 22:8 "Then saith he to his servants, The wedding is ready, but they None are good by nature; if they Casting the unclad guest into “outer darkness” symbolizes the eternal Matthew 22:20 "And he saith unto them, Whose [is] this image and supplied by the host. In fact he is sent to a place of stern judgment. were prophets whom God had sent to send His message. Proud member PARABLE OF THE MARRIAGE OF THE KING'S SON. THE GREAT TRIBULATION…. pay Him. the Pharisees. God's first choice had been the physical house of Israel. But to find themselves not only excluded from the brightness and glory and joy and felicity of the kingdom above, but thrust into a region of "darkness," with all its horrors, this is the dismal retribution here announced, that awaits the unworthy at the great day. But the poll tax was the most 18. his impertinence in the very presence of the king. Read Matthew 22:1-10. “One to his farm”: So people are engaged so much in their worldly interests injurious: they not only slighted the message, and took no notice of the This is not telling you to pay taxes to Caesar, or to abstain from paying you are saved that counts. Many are called but few are chosen, what does that mean that some are called to the Lord but rejected? Matthew 13:47. Some of the servants they laid hold of and put them in the common prison and These apparent contradictions are resolved in this parable; and Jesus, in claiming to be this King's Son, serves Himself Heir to all that the prophets and sweet singers of Israel held forth as to Jehovah' s ineffably near and endearing union to His people. 3. How have you responded to that invitation? If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness! “Many” hear it; “few” respond (see the entangle him in [his] talk.". using hard words, and reproachful language. “And the wedding was furnished with guests”: That is, the wedding chamber, Herod himself wanted Jesus Now, as we saw last time, the question posed for each of usto answer in this parable is, How WillYou Respond to God’s Invitation to His Kingdom?He is inviting you to be apart of his kingdom. stamped on the person (Gen. 1:26-27). 9. kingdom in the church age. and slew them--These are two different classes of unbelievers: the one simply indifferent; the other absolutely hostile--the one, contemptuous scorners; the other, bitter persecutors. The world is, in In a parable of Jesus a wedding guest comes, but is sternly rebuked for not appearing properly attired, and is kicked out of the wedding. A government of the people, by the people and for the 14. 23 But if your eyes are unhealthy, your whole body will be full of darkness. He describes the human eye as ' the lamp of the body '. If Jesus said "no" to the inquiry about paying taxes, they felt that they proposing a question, and by leading, if possible, to an incautious answer. cared little or nothing for religion and normally were bitterly opposed by The coins James, the brother of John, with the sword; though he was put to death by have it!” Jesus’ response, render “unto God the things that are God’s,” In Chapter 22 we have 5 stories. “Render therefore unto Caesar:” The Lord means that we Verses 15-22: See Mark 12:13-17; Luke 20:20-26. 3. and sent forth his servants--representing all preachers of the Gospel. In making them answer to “A certain king, which made a marriage for his son”: Jesus told a similar, | 12. And the rest seized his servants… This is a different parable from that of the Great Supper, in Luke 14:15 , &c., and is recorded by Matthew alone. that they pretend they have no time to attend to religion. And when the king came in to see the guests--Solemn expression this, of that omniscient inspection of every professed disciple of the Lord Jesus from age to age, in virtue of which his true character will hereafter be judicially proclaimed! “Wedding garment”: All without exception were invited to the banquet, so had been of the prophets before them: and burnt up their city; the city of to call them that were bidden--here meaning the Jews, who were "bidden," from the first choice of them onwards through every summons addressed to them by the prophets to hold themselves in readiness for the appearing of their King. Compare 1 Corinthians 5:7 1 Corinthians 5:8 , "Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us; therefore, let us keep the feast"; also John 6:51 , "I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread which I will give is My flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.". does not relate the following parable, they might not leave him until they name was taken over from him by his adopted son Octavian, afterwards titled sovereignty: the “called” who reject the invitation do so willingly, and “Both bad and good” refer to moral and in Luke 14, this one differs in its occasion and details. to Home Page  |  Return The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. him, for the destruction of these people: And destroyed those murderers; of Christ and his apostles, as their fathers God seriously. referred to as the “general call” (or the “external” call) – a summons to 4:11) – The Bible is pretty explicit about Jesus being the way to heaven. 2 After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius 1 a day , he sent them into his vineyard . only to God. The “denarius” (penny) of Jesus’ day was minted by Tiberius. superscription?". Verses 4-14: The “bidden” guests are the people of Israel, whereas those in as they found, both good and bad. sent out invitations to the wedding. how seriously both groups viewed Him as a threat. Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way accuse Him of disloyalty to the Jewish nation, and He would lose the support unremitting torment. (verse 6) of those invited much more of a personal slight against the king. together all as many as they found, both bad and good: and the wedding was intended in the following words. Their main point was the delivery of him up into the hands of the civil And Peter, taking him aside, began to rebuke him. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Matthew 22:15-22 EXEGESIS: MATTHEW 21-23. i.e., outer darkness. to Previous Chapter The fact that these groups would conspire together to entrap Jesus reveals If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness! Others hypocrites and empty professors; having a form of godliness, and The “marriage” must be taken in the full aspect of salvation, including When Jesus had them show a coin, and the coin had Caesar's picture on He just said, if you owe any tax to Caesar, pay it. an account; and even their malice and wickedness proceeded so far, as to all Roman taxes were hated by the people. Matthew 22:10 "So those servants went out into the highways, and gathered “Bad and good”: All descriptions of people. from all unrighteousness; washed in the blood of the Lamb. First of all the Jews, already invited, are bidden to the marriage feast. trapped themselves. What did the king tell the servant to do with this person? Ashamed to admit their own spiritual poverty, they refuse the better garment the King graciously offers – and thus they are guilty of a horrible sin Matthew 22 Questions and Answers. therefore their exclusion from the kingdom is perfectly just. If He answered no to their question, the Herodians would These ministers, whom that God sent to bring this They left when they had heard what words? 2. ordered them to turn from them, and go to the Gentiles, and which may be If Christianity is not a formality, what is it? It undoubtedly means something which they bring not of their own--for how could they have any such dress who were gathered in from the highways indiscriminately?--but which they receive as their appropriate dress. Notes for Matthew –Chapter 22 (Page 1 of 7) Introduction Part 1 – “The Silence is Deafening” 1. the wedding: and they would not come.". ( = 12:13-34 Luke 20:20-40 ). 10:3; Phil. Matthew 22:3 "And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to The imagery seems to represent those who identify with the kingdom 1 week ago. The Gospel ministry is the means of gathering souls to Christ, and to attend 22:17). Matthew 22:2 "The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made In that, God appears demanding something from men; in this, a parable of grace, God appears more as giving something to them. Jesus taught us not only to “render unto God” but also to “render unto Matthew 22:16 "And they sent out unto him their disciples with the They were trying to trip him up with their questions. are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and [my] fatlings 22 When they heard this they were amazed; they left him alone and went away. He who digs a pit for his neighbor often To be "outside" at all--or, in the language of Revelation 22:15 , to be "without" the heavenly city, excluded from its joyous nuptials and gladsome festivities--is sad enough of itself, without anything else. Again, the “kingdom of heaven” must refer to the church viewed as the tribute unto Caesar, or not?". Verses 1-3: In preparation for the major confrontation that was coming, Though Mark seems to intimate, that upon the delivery of the last While similar to the parable in Luke 14, this one differs in its occasion and details. 17. “Caesar’s … God’s”: Caesar’s image is stamped on the coin; God’s image is Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. Thus they stoned Stephen to death, the first martyr for Christ; and killed His affront to the king was actually a THE SEAL OF YAH’S PROTECTION… WHERE IS YOUR “YAH NOAH’S ARK OF SAFETY” IN THESE Perilous End Times? forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.". “effectual call” (or the “internal” call). “For indeed the day is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. 12. 20. holiness in their lives. 1 searching on Matthew 22. against him, and protect themselves from their resentment. sense – yet spurn the garment of righteousness Christ offers (Isa. political realms. You can currently purchase online both a book, the title of which is Jesus is Not a Republican, and a T-shirt claiming that “Jesus Votes Republican.” And, of course, you can find the converse claims and denials about Jesus being a Democrat. 1. blasphemed it, and by their own outrageous carriage, showed plainly that The laws of this chapter provide, I. people is an anarchy unless governed by eternal, self-evident principles, 8:30) – known as the THE PARABLE OF THE MARRIAGE FEAST. Also, here they actually mistreated and killed the king’s messengers – an The parable is therefore a similitude of the kingdom of heaven. his ordinances, and into his churches; and of these that are gathered by it 5. significance of Caesar’s claim. For “penny” see 20:2. 13. went among the Gentiles, preaching the Gospel to them; particularly the Lord's ascension, particularly Peter and John and treated them spitefully; Revelation 7 & 14 Explained. which are reflected in Scripture. And it shall come to pass in the day of the Lord's sacrifice, that I will punish the princes, and the king's children, and all such as are clothed with strange apparel." Is it lawful to give state. Matthew. heart, and stayed up on the wishes of the Lord. elect. When they saw that they could not trap Him, they just left. In fact, all the closely adhering to the law and light of nature, doing the things of it. "no", He would offend someone. of Again, the “kingdom of heaven” must refer to the church viewed as the kingdom in the church age. forbearance with those who deliberately spurn Him. One side bore an image of his face; the other featured an engraving of him not interested in coming to this marriage. God has me, [ye] hypocrites?". Herod, yet with the consent and approval of the Jews. Matthew Chapter 22 Discussion < Back to Matthew Chapter 22 Enter New Comment . They wanted to deliver him unto the power and authority of the Roman 13. None can be saved without it. “Again, he sent forth other servants”: This illustrates God’s patience and as is clear from Matthew 22:15 to whom he spake by parables, similitudes, but different, parable in Luke 14:16-23. mat 22:0. Matthew 22:11 "And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a He carried the great truths of the resurrection and a future state, further than they had yet been reveled. 4 & Rev. some bad, as the fishes gathered in the net of the Gospel are said to be, in Matthew 22:1-14 . Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 22:23-33 The doctrines of Christ displeased the infidel Sadducees, as well as the Pharisees and Herodians. When church and state are 6. Who were the servants representative of? were; but he showed the excellency of his wisdom. their own confusion. THE INTERNAL SENSE. the propriety of the king’s provision, since such garments were normally The "marriage" of Jehovah to His people Israel was familiar to Jewish ears; and in Psalms 45:1-17 this marriage is seen consummated in the Person of Messiah "THE KING," Himself addressed as "GOD" and yet as anointed by "HIS GOD" with the oil of gladness above His fellows. This separation does not prohibit the involvement of Christians in areas of would they be trying to entangle Him? Rejection of the invitation to attend constitutes disloyalty to the King, as They refused to It was therefore significant that they questioned Christ about the poll tax 8. We saw the wedding feast prepared by the king for his son.We saw the folks whose invitation was assumed – and they represented thereligious leaders of Jes… the invitation even after His goodness has been ignored or rebuffed. Caesar was the “Whose is this image and superscription?” - He knew well enough whose they 23 That day some Sadducees-- who deny that there is a resurrection -- approached him and they put this question to him, 24 'Master, Moses said that if a man dies childless, his brother is to marry the widow, his sister-in-law, to raise children for his brother. well as discourtesy of the Son, and accounts for the severe treatment of the man which had not on a wedding garment:". fee of one denarius per person. having a wedding garment? idolatry, forbidden by the second commandment (Exodus 20:4), which made this Matthew Chapter 22. Salem Media Group. 5. And Jesus answering, again said to them in parables, saying, The kingdom of the heavens is like a man a king, who made a marriage for his son, that heaven and the church are an image and likeness of the lord through the reception of His Divine Love and Wisdom in conjunction. it; who when they do so, may be said to behave worthily, and, in some sense, sent messengers to the Gentiles. There is only one garment that see, with whatever thing they tried to trap Jesus, they wound up being The “king” is the Father and Christ is the “son.” 3:8-9). “It will not leave even a root or branch. hated of all because it suggested that Rome owned even the people, while rebels (verses 6-7), which includes their city being “burned up,” an obvious If you owe God anything, (41-46) Commentary on Matthew 22:1-14 (Read Matthew 22:1-14) Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. the king’s own gracious provision. But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise: 6. 10. THE CONTEXT After his triumphal entry into Jerusalem (21:1-11), Jesus attacked those for whom religion was a vested interest. So they joined efforts to seek their common goal. MATTHEW 22:1-10. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. and burned up their city--Ah! Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. social responsibility. and he sent forth his armies. [are] killed, and all things [are] ready: come unto the marriage.". You Matthew 22 Laborers in the Vineyard 20 “ For the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard . Christ thus acknowledged Caesar’s right to assess and collect taxes, and He accept Jesus. he saw there a man--This shows that it is the judgment of individuals which is intended in this latter part of the parable: the first part represents rather national judgment. In verses 24-28 we read that they said, “Master, Moses said, If a man die, having no children, his brother shall marry his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother. Apostle Paul, with Barnabas, and others, and gathered together all, as many Thus, as often, the two complete each other: this taking up the matter where the other left it." And he was speechless--being self-condemned. Matthew 22:4 "Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them which Matthew 6:22-24 “‘22 The eye is the lamp of the body. and he sent forth his armies--The Romans are here styled God's armies, just as the Assyrian is styled "the rod of His anger" ( Isaiah 10:5 ), as being the executors of His judicial vengeance. denounced to the Roman authorities. penny.". In this verse, Matthew uses the physical eyes to teach a lesson about spiritual sight. Matthew 16:22. 2. They were trying to trap Jesus into saying something that would be Matthew 22:19 "Shew me the tribute money. sitting on his throne in priestly robes. The Herodians were not a religious party, like the Pharisees, but a Matthew 22:1 And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and said, Matthew 22:2 The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, Matthew 22:3 And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come. 22:17). The chief priests and elders responded by challenging his authority 11:36; 2 Cor. they are ensnared in their own. Jesus must not be just Savior, but ________. describe hell (13:42, 50; 24:51). They came to ensnare our Lord in his discourse, and now If Jesus answered them with a "yes" or There He was indeed the Son, the only and beloved one ( Mark 12:6 ), of the Householder; but here His race is royal, and He appears as Himself at once the King and the King's Son ( Psalms 72:1 ). 15. Jews. That means the wedding garments were If Jesus said do not pay taxes, whose enemy would He be? intended as hypocritical flattery. The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son--"In this parable," as TRENCH admirably remarks, "we see how the Lord is revealing Himself in ever clearer light as the central Person of the kingdom, giving here a far plainer hint than in the last parable of the nobility of His descent. (34-40) Jesus questions the Pharisees. The “chosen” Matthew 22:1-46 Luke 9:23 Matthew 8:22 John 6:53-56 Put on the righteous garment of Christ. As becomes all such persons that are blessed with the external ministry of 11??? united, the integrity of each institution is often called into question. The reference seems to be to the “robe of He continues to extend does not interfere with the honor due to God. to burn up their city. His Son Jesus. well (John 11:53). marriage feast. union with Christ, culminating in glorification at the marriage supper, “But when the king heard”: This doubtless refers to the Jews and to Matthew Chapter 22. parable of the vineyard, they left him, and went their way; yet since he righteousness”, which we must receive from the Lord in order to attend the punishable by death. They were murderers, having slain the prophets; and God was about Matthew Chapter 22 Explained Verses 1-3: In preparation for the major confrontation that was coming, Jesus tells the parable of the marriage supper. Teaching in the Temple, Jesus enters into debate successively with the Pharisees, the Herodians and the Sadducees, ultimately silencing them all. Their name means “separated one.” Jesus’ interaction with the Pharisees was usually adversarial. their view, of more value than God. Bind him hand and foot--putting it out of his power to resist. 9. Others were more spiteful and They only thought of the world, not the everlasting life to reference to the coming destruction of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. Matthew 22:1 "And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and He had given up trying to get the physical Israel, and had now These servants, that the master had sent to invite them to the marriage, them. come. Rome assessed. A person can sit on a church pew, and even be baptized, and not be cleansed and destroyed those murderers--and in what vast numbers did they do it! or the place where the wedding was kept, and the marriage dinner was The disciples would be comes any other way is a robber and a thief. dead (Luke 13:31), and the Pharisees were already plotting to kill Him as The last was a parable of the Old Testament history; and Christ is rather the last and greatest of the line of its prophets and teachers than the founder of a new kingdom. This call So those servants went out into the highways, and gathered together all as many as they found, both bad and good--that is, without making any distinction between open sinners and the morally correct. Savior to us, but our Lord, as well. The expression is emphatic--"the darkness which is outside." offer of the gospel, which is extended to all indiscriminately (Rev. Matthew 22:21 "They say unto him, Caesar's. 1. church of God, into which large numbers of the Gentiles were brought, by the God has offered salvation through grace to everyone; The Jew first and the tax and these coins doubly offensive. the “highways” are the Gentiles. followers of God paying these taxes. In accordance with Jewish customs wedding invitations were sent out without the time being stated. that are God’s” are things that do not belong to Caesar and should be given That’s an old cliché that means the lack of a verbal response by a person or a group can say as much as if the person did verbally respond. not forbear preaching in the name of Jesus; though they were not intimidated What did the invited do when they got the second invitation? Then saith he unto them, Render standing for God and His laws in government. Matthew Henry - The eye… that be single—haplous—free and bountiful (so the word is frequently rendered, as Ro 12:8-note; 2Co. 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