Matthew, The Gospel According to

Matthew, The Gospel According to

One of the four Gospels in the NT. The author exhibits a theological outlook, command of Greek, and rabbinic training that suggest that he was a Jewish Christian of the second generation. Matthew’s Gospel emphasizes the presence of God manifest among the people of Israel through Jesus, the Son of God, and through the church that Jesus founds. This Gospel also contains the Sermon on the Mount and a strong emphasis on traditional morality.

Outline of Contents

Matthew

I. Jesus presented (Matt 1:1-4:16)

A. Jesus as fulfillment of end-time expectations (Matt 1:1-25)

1. Jesus’s ancestors recalled (Matt 1:1-17)

2. Jesus’s birth announced (Matt 1:18-25)

B. Birth of Jesus (Matt 2:1-23)

1. Appearance of the magi (Matt 2:1-12)

2. Jesus taken to Egypt (Matt 2:13-15)

3. Slaughter of the innocents (Matt 2:16-23)

C. Jesus and John the Baptist (Matt 3:1-4:16)

1. John baptizes in Judea (Matt 3:1-12)

2. John baptizes Jesus (Matt 3:13-17)

3. Jesus tempted by Satan (Matt 4:1-11)

4. Jesus in Galilee (Matt 4:12-16)

II. Jesus’s ministry (Matt 4:17-16:20)

A. Jesus’s ministry to Israel (Matt 4:17-11:1)

1. Jesus calls disciples (Matt 4:17-22)

2. Jesus teaches (Matt 4:23-7:29)

3. Jesus does mighty deeds (Matt 8:1-9:34)

4. Jesus commissions the Twelve (Matt 9:35-11:1)

B. Israel’s repudiation of Jesus (Matt 11:2-16:20)

1. Israel repudiates Jesus (Matt 11:2-12:50)

2. Jesus speaks in parables (Matt 13:1-52)

3. Rejection of Jesus and the death of John the Baptist (Matt 13:53-14:12)

4. Jesus feeds, heals, and teaches (Matt 14:13-16:12)

5. Disciples confess Jesus as Son of God (Matt 16:13-20)

III. Jesus in Jerusalem (Matt 16:21-28:20)

A. Jesus predicts his passion in Jerusalem and journeys to it (Matt 16:21-21:11)

B. Jesus in the Temple (Matt 21:12-23:39)

C. Jesus speaks about end times (Matt 24:1-25:46)

D. Jesus’s trial and crucifixion (Matt 26:1-27:66)

E. Jesus risen from the dead (Matt 28:1-20)

Matt 1:1-4:16

The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah
1An account of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham.2Abraham was the father of Isaac, and ... View more

Matt 1:1-25

The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah
1An account of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham.2Abraham was the father of Isaac, and ... View more

Matt 1:1-17

The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah
1An account of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham.2Abraham was the father of Isaac, and ... View more

Matt 1:18-25

The Birth of Jesus the Messiah
18Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they liv ... View more

Matt 2:1-23

The Visit of the Wise Men
1In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem,2asking, “Where is th ... View more

Matt 2:1-12

The Visit of the Wise Men
1In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem,2asking, “Where is th ... View more

Matt 2:13-15

The Escape to Egypt
13Now after they had left, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to ... View more

Matt 2:16-23

The Massacre of the Infants
16When Herod saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, he was infuriated, and he sent and killed all the children in and around ... View more

Matt 3:1-4:16

The Proclamation of John the Baptist
1In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming,2“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has co ... View more

Matt 3:1-12

The Proclamation of John the Baptist
1In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming,2“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has co ... View more

Matt 3:13-17

The Baptism of Jesus
13Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him.14John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized ... View more

Matt 4:1-11

The Temptation of Jesus
1Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.2He fasted forty days and forty nights, and afterwar ... View more

Matt 4:12-16

Jesus Begins His Ministry in Galilee
12Now when Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee.13He left Nazareth and made his home in Capernau ... View more

Matt 4:17-16:20

17From that time Jesus began to proclaim, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.”Jesus Calls the First Disciples
18As he walked by the Sea of Galilee ... View more

Matt 4:17-11:1

17From that time Jesus began to proclaim, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.”Jesus Calls the First Disciples
18As he walked by the Sea of Galilee ... View more

Matt 4:17-22

17From that time Jesus began to proclaim, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.”Jesus Calls the First Disciples
18As he walked by the Sea of Galilee ... View more

Matt 4:23-7:29

Jesus Ministers to Crowds of People
23Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and curing every ... View more

Matt 8:1-9:34

Jesus Cleanses a Leper
1When Jesus had come down from the mountain, great crowds followed him;2and there was a leper who came to him and knelt before him, sayin ... View more

Matt 9:35-11:1

The Harvest Is Great, the Laborers Few
35Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the k ... View more

Matt 11:2-16:20

Messengers from John the Baptist
2When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples3and said to him, “Are you the one who is t ... View more

Matt 11:2-12:50

Messengers from John the Baptist
2When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples3and said to him, “Are you the one who is t ... View more

Matt 13:1-52

The Parable of the Sower
1That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea.2Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sa ... View more

Matt 13:53-14:12

53When Jesus had finished these parables, he left that place.The Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth
54He came to his hometown and began to teach the people in their ... View more

Matt 14:13-16:12

Feeding the Five Thousand
13Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they follo ... View more

Matt 16:13-20

Peter's Declaration about Jesus
13Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is? ... View more

Matt 16:21-28:20

Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection
21From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and undergo great suffering at th ... View more

Matt 16:21-21:11

Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection
21From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and undergo great suffering at th ... View more

Matt 21:12-23:39

Jesus Cleanses the Temple
12Then Jesus entered the temple and drove out all who were selling and buying in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money ... View more

Matt 24:1-25:46

The Destruction of the Temple Foretold
1As Jesus came out of the temple and was going away, his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple.2 ... View more

Matt 26:1-27:66

The Plot to Kill Jesus
1When Jesus had finished saying all these things, he said to his disciples,2“You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the ... View more

Matt 28:1-20

The Resurrection of Jesus
1After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb.2And suddenly the ... View more

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