Matthew wrote his Gospel primarily for his fellow Jews. He started by sharing the genealogy of Jesus. He needed to prove to us that Jesus was the child of David, and trace this back to Abraham. For Matthew, Jesus is not the child of David, but rather he is the child of Abraham. He is a man from Israel. So it follows that Jesus ' teachings are in keeping with Israel 's law. In Matthew, not in the other gospels, we have Jesus saying he has not come to break up the law but rather to satisfy it. No part of the law will disappear.
Yet, it is Matthew’s Gospel that most profoundly shapes our Christianity. Proclaiming himself the fulfillment of the Old Testament law and prophecies ( In response t...
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- Book: The Gospel of Matthew The Gospel of Matthew was the first volume of the New Testament, edited and compiled approximately between 70 and 110 Anno Domini. The literary genre is in the name (Gospel). It is one of the four gospels found in the Bible. The main personalities are; Jesus, Mary, Joseph, John the Baptist, the 12 disciples, the Jewish religious leaders, Caiaphas, Pilate, and Mary Magdalene. Although the author is unknown, evidence points to Matthew of being the author of this book. The Gospel of Matthew cited the Gospel of Mark, paraphrasing and complementing the plot written by Mark.... [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Gospel of Matthew]
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- We are Commanded to Go and Preach the Gospel I have chosen to write about the specific command to go and preach the gospel to every creature and all the nations. This command is found in a few verses, but the two main verses commonly used are, Matthew 28:19, 20 “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.’ Amen.” (NKJV).... [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Gospel of Matthew]
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- The Bible is the inspired Word of God. It presents salvation history as how God reveals himself, his plan for redemption of fallen mankind. His Divine plan starts with the creation of the world. The Bible is made up of both the Old and New Testament. The Old Testament pertains to God’s creation of the world and his Word to Israel. It is written in Hebrew Scripture except for a few written in Aramaic, and is composed of the Law(Torah), the Prophets, and the Writings. It was preserved in three languages: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek.... [tags: Jesus, Bible, New Testament, Gospel of Matthew]
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- Matthew the Apostle lived sometime during the first century and is introduced in the Scriptures one day as Jesus was preaching in Capernaum. Matthew was collecting taxes, when Jesus passed by his tax booth and says “Follow Me” (Mt. 9:9). Matthew gets up and follows Jesus and in Matthew 10:1-3 he is numbered among Jesus’ twelve Apostles. Scripture tells very little about Matthew, there is no mention of his early life, family, or what happened to him after Pentecost (Boles, ix). Matthew 9:9, Mark.... [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Gospel, Gospel of Matthew]
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- Book Review: The Book of Matthew in the Bible With the Bible being the number one best-selling book worldly each year, chances are that at one point of your life or another you have at least heard of the name Jesus Christ, but have you ever wondered who exactly is this man called Jesus Christ and why is he so significant to so many people around the world. I have had the privilege to be raised in gospel since a very young age and still to this day there is so much I do not know about Jesus of Nazareth.... [tags: Christianism, Jesus, Disciple]
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- The Passion Many people believe that there is only one account of the Passion of Jesus Christ or they believe that each story is the same; whereas there are four separate Gospel accounts of the Passion of Our Lord. Each of these Gospel accounts supplements the others, however each gospel account of the crucifixion of Jesus is unique, not only in how the story is told but also in the events and features themselves. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John clearly present different portrayals of the death of Jesus Christ.... [tags: Religion Bible Christian]
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- My call in regard to the proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ is to share my faith by living out my love of Christ and showing the love of Jesus Christ to the world around me. The Bible says in Matthew 28:16-20, “Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw him they worshiped him, but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.... [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Gospel, New Testament]
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- Compare and contrast the birth narratives in the Gospel of Matthew and that of the Gospel of Luke. The birth narrative of Matthew begins with a long genealogy of Jesus, which basically shows how Jesus is son of Abraham who is the father of the nation of Israel, and David the King of the Jews. This may not seem important but this genealogy shows how Jesus is connected to the Davidic line. Then we have Mary, who just found out she was pregnant and Joseph decides it is best to divorce her because he wanted to break his union with someone who is pregnant, by someone else.... [tags: Faith Religion bible]
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- Gospel Essentials Christian Worldview is specific and one that focuses on gods teaching through, scripture, prayer, chapel and the bible. Christians live to Gods words and become a product of God by using his scriptures to live by. Humans must put their trust in God and let him guide their lives. In order to have a good relationship with God you must have faith and ask for forgiveness when needed. This worldview can be explained by answering who God is, who Jesus is, how humanity goes into being a Christian, and how to solve the problems of humanity.... [tags: Christianity, God, Holy Spirit, Bible]
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