The Pharisees require a sign.
Matthew 16:1 Then came the pharises and saduces and did tempte him desyringe him to shewe them some signe from heve. Matthew 16:2 He answered and sayde vnto the. At even ye saye we shall have fayre wedder and yt because ye skye is reed: Matthew 16:3 and in the morninge ye saye to daye shalbe foule wedder and that because the skye is cloudy and reed. O ye ypocrites ye can discerne ye fassion of the skye: and can ye not discerne ye signes of the tymes? Matthew 16:4 The frowarde nacion and advoutrous seketh a signe and there shall non other signe be geven vnto them but the signe of the prophet Ionas. So lefte he them and departed. Matthew 16:5 And when his disciples were come to the other side of the water they had forgotte to take breed with the.
Jesus warneth his disciples of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
Matthew 16:6 Then Iesus sayd vnto them: Take hede and beware of the leve of ye Pharises and of ye Saduces. Matthew 16:7 And they thought in them selves sayinge: because we have brought no breed with vs. Matthew 16:8 When Iesus vnderstode that he sayd vnto the. O ye of lytell faith why are youre mindes cumbred because ye have brought no breed? Matthew 16:9 Do ye not yet perceave nether remeber those .v. loves when there were .v.M. men and how many baskettes toke ye vp? Matthew 16:10 Nether the .vii. loves when there were .iiiii.M. and how many baskettes toke ye vp? Matthew 16:11 Why perceave ye not then yt I spake not vnto you of breed whe I sayde beware of the leven of the Pharises and of the Saduces? Matthew 16:12 The vnderstode they how that he bad not them beware of the leven of breed: but of the doctrine of the Pharises and of the Saduces.
The people's opinion of Christ,
Matthew 16:13 When Iesus cam in to the costes of the cite which is called Cesarea Philippi he axed his disciples sayinge: whom do men saye yt I the sonne of ma am? Matthew 16:14 They saide some saye yt thou arte Ihon Baptist some Helias some Ieremias or one of ye prophetes. Matthew 16:15 He sayde vnto the: but who saye ye yt I am?
and Peter's confession of him.
Matthew 16:16 Simo Peter answered and sayde: Thou arte Christ ye sonne of the lyvinge God. Matthew 16:17 And Iesus answered and sayde to him: happy arte thou Simon the sonne of Ionas for fleshe and bloud hath not opened vnto the yt but my father which is in heve. Matthew 16:18 And I saye also vnto the yt thou arte Peter: and apon this rocke I wyll bylde my congregacion. And the gates of hell shall not prevayle ageynst it. Matthew 16:19 And I wyll geve vnto the the keyes of the kyngdom of heven: and whatsoever thou byndest vpon erth shall be bounde in heven: and whatsoever thou lowsest on erthe shalbe lowsed in heven. Matthew 16:20 Then he charged his disciples yt they shulde tell no man yt he was Iesus Christ.
Jesus foresheweth his death,
Matthew 16:21 From yt tyme forth Iesus began to shewe vnto his disciples how yt he must go vnto Ierusalem and suffer many thinges of ye Elders and of ye hye prestes and of the scribes and must be killed and ryse agayne ye thirde daye. Matthew 16:22 But Peter toke him asyde and began to rebuke him sayinge: master faver thy sylfe this shall not come vnto the.
reproving Peter for dissuading him from it:
Matthew 16:23 Then tourned he aboute and sayde vnto Peter: come after me Satan thou offendest me because thou sauourest not godly thinges but wordly thinges
and admonisheth those that will follow him, to bear the cross.
Matthew 16:24 Iesus then sayde to his disciples. If eny man wyll folowe me leet him forsake him sylfe and take vp his crosse and folowe me. Matthew 16:25 For who soever wyll save his lyfe shall loose it. And whosoever shall loose his lyfe for my sake shall fynde it. Matthew 16:26 What shall it proffet a man though he shulde wynne all the whoole worlde: yf he loose his owne soule? Or els what shall a man geve to redeme his soule agayne with all? Matthew 16:27 For the sonne of man shall come in the glory of his father wt his angels: and then shall he rewarde every man accordinge to his dedes. Matthew 16:28 Verely I saye vnto you some ther be amonge them that here stonde which shall not taste of deeth tyll they shall have sene the sonne of man come in his kyngdomen.