Ten thousand talents is about equal to 33 tons of gold or 1.3 billion dollars.
One hundred denarii is about one hundred days of work at minimum pay.
Peter’s confession is the rock upon which Christ will build his church. Notice the Greek ” will be having been” bound in heaven, which means that which is already done in heaven counts in building His church.
This last phrase probably refers to the Transfiguration occurring six days later. (Next chapter)
The hairs on your head are all numbered. God knows which hairs you just lost in the shower this morning!
There will be many martyrs. There are now more Christians martyred every year than there ever was in history.
Follow me, by Ira Stamphill.