M A T T H E W.
In this chapter we have, I. Christ in his pomp and
glory transfigured, ver.
1-13. II. Christ in his power and grace, casting the
devil out of a child, ver.
14-21. And, III. Christ in his poverty and great
humiliation, 1. Foretelling his own sufferings, ver. 22, 23. 2. Paying tribute, ver. 24-27. So that here is
Christ, the Brightness of his Father's glory, by himself purging
our sins, paying our debts, and destroying for us him that had the
power of death, that is, the devil. Thus were the several
indications of Christ's gracious intentions admirable