Understanding Matthew the early Christian worldview of the First Gospel by Stephen Westerholm

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Published by Baker Academic in Grand Rapids, MI .

Written in English

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  • Bible. N.T. Matthew -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementStephen Westerholm.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS2575.52 .W47 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3415515M
ISBN 100801027381
LC Control Number2005031721

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Thus, understanding the historical context and flow of Matthew’s Gospel is imperative for us to exegetically interpret in the next chapter the various Matthean passages that refer to “wailing and gnashing of teeth” and “outer darkness.” So let’s walk our way through the book of Matthew.

Matthew’s signature phrase “the kingdom of heaven” occurs 32 times in this book (and nowhere else in all of Scripture). The opening genealogy is designed to document Christ’s credentials as Israel’s king, and the rest of the book completes this theme.

Matthew shows that Christ is the heir of the kingly line. The Gospel of Matthew is actually called the Gospel "According to" Matthew.

This is Matthew's chance to give his unique perspective to the tale of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection. Understanding Matthew book While the book possesses the same skeleton as the other gospels (Mark, Understanding Matthew book, and John), it offers its own unique view of : Kelli Mahoney.

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The Gospel According to Matthew is the first book of the New Testament and one of the three synoptic tells how Israel's Messiah, rejected and executed in Israel, pronounces judgement on Israel and its leaders and becomes the salvation of the gentiles.

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Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing. Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. And another book shall be opened —the book of the scriptures, the statute-book of heaven, the rule of life.

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Let’s read that verse. Matthew says, “At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.” We see from versesthat the Lord was going to different cities and rebuking them.

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