Gospel of Matthew

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Gospel of Matthew

Matthew portrays a very God like, all-powerful Jesus, with very few humanistic characteristics.

Matthew 2:3, “at this news King Herod became greatly disturbed.” I thought the king would be happy to hear about the birth of Jesus. Apparently the kings intentions were not very nice. I really find this passage interesting, mainly because it separates God from the kingdom. Meaning the King has power and is afraid of losing it to the Son of God.

Matthew’s description of healing is very interesting; he gives Jesus more powers then Mark did. In Matthew 4:23 Jesus goes into Galilee and heals every disease and every sickness among the people, he does this with such ease.

He helps a man with Leprosy in 8:2 by simple touching his hand and saying "be clean." In Matth...
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