Matthew 28

Matthew 28:14

“And if this should come to the governor’s ears, we will win him over and keep you out of trouble.”

The governor’s ears. The soldiers entrusted with guarding the tomb were Roman soldiers, rather than temple guards.

Matthew 28:19

“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,

(a) Baptizing. The original word implies total immersion. See entry for Baptism.

(b) In the name of the Father. We don’t baptize in the name of the Creator or the Almighty, but God the Father. This is the name of God that Jesus came to reveal.

(c) The Father; see entry for Matthew 5:16.

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