Gospel of Matthew: Severed Heads and Phony Kings

Matthew 14v1-12

Josh Porter | August 18, 2019

In the middle of Matthew’s biography of Jesus, we learn the awful fate of John the Baptist. If this is what happens to the one who prepares the way for the Messiah, what will happen to the Messiah himself? This haunting story acts as an enduring reminder that the way of Jesus will always be an affront to the powers that be.