questions about jesus authority
and Jesus went into the temple of God, and when he was teaching there, came the chief priests and elders of the Jewish nation and asked: "by what authority you do these things? and who gives this authority to you ? "
Jesus said to them: "I'm also going to ask one question to you and if if you give answer to me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things.
from Where yohanes of baptism? from heaven or from men? "they discuss between them, and said:" If when we say from heaven, he would say to us: if so, why you not believe him?
but if when we say from human beings, we fear the people, for all hold John as a prophet. "
then they answered Jesus: "We do not know." and jesus also said to them: "if so, I also do not tell you by what authority I do these things."