Category: 106: Gospels and Acts

Matthew 24

Matthew 24 As Jesus and his disciples were leaving the temple his disciples commented on the beauty of the buildings (Mark 13:1). Then later sitting on the Mount of Olives verse 3,  and seeing the temple across the narrow valley he began to teach his disciples about events to come. Then taking advantage of his […]

Matthew 23

Matthew 23 Jesus speaks privately to his disciples and begins to criticize the Mosaic scribes and Pharisees; which are analogous to today’s Nicolaitane Laodiceans.  Jesus begins by saying that the scribes and Pharisees sat in Moses seat.  Of course that was overturned when they had Christ killed; and Jesus Christ replaced the Levitical priesthood as […]

Matthew 22

Matthew 22 Jesus begins to teach his disciples about the coming Kingdom in parables. Matthew 22:1 And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and said, 22:2 The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king [God the Father], which made a marriage for his son [Jesus Christ], Many are called and most […]

Matthew 18 – 19

Matthew 18 Jesus makes it plain that if we do not keep the Word of God the Father in heaven just like a small child trusts and follows his loving parent, we shall in no wise be resurrected to spirit. Those who the worldly celebrations renamed “Christian” like Easter and Christmas or who refuse to observe […]

Matthew 14 – 15

Matthew 14 [sdm_download id=”21196″ fancy=”1″ color=”blue”] John Baptist is beheaded for speaking the truth to power Matthew 14:1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus, 14:2 And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves […]

Matthew 13

Matthew 13:1 The same day went Jesus out of the house, and sat by the sea side. 13:2 And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore. The parable of the Sower 13:3 And he spake many things unto […]

Matthew 12

Matthew 12:1 At that time Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn [grain, in 1611 English word “corn” meant a kernel or grain of something]; and his disciples were an hungred, and began to pluck the ears of grain and to eat. Notice: They gleaned a few heads of grain as one might […]

Matthew 11

Jesus after instructing the twelve went out to preach in all the cities of the region. Matthew 11:1 And it came to pass, when Jesus had made an end of commanding his twelve disciples, he departed thence to teach and to preach in their cities. John having been in prison since near the baptism of […]

Matthew 10

Matthew 10:1 And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease. The 12 disciples are named and given power.  It should be noted here that these names are English forms, of […]

Matthew 9

After the healing of the demonic near Gadara, they returned by ship to Capernaum. Matthew 9:1 And he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city. 9:2 And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto […]

Matthew 8

After the Sermon on the Mount and the Beatitudes, Jesus and the disciples came down from the mount.  A leper then came to them in faith, deeply moved by this Sermon on the Mount. Matthew 8:1 When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. 8:2 And, behold, there came a leper and […]

Matthew 7

We are not to condemn others based on our own prejudices; rather we are to let God’s Word judge all men, including ourselves. 7:1 Judge [condemn] not, that ye be not judged. 7:2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you […]

Matthew 6

Jesus instructs us to be very careful to avoid trumpeting our charitable works.  This does not mean that we cannot acknowledge what we do, but is about those who take great PRIDE and trumpet abroad their charities trying to impress others.  It is about measuring a person’s righteousness by his charitable deeds instead of by his […]

Matthew 5

Matthew 5:1 And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him: 5:2 And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Poor in spirit: a) humble, lacking in pride the […]

Matthew 3 – 4

Matthew 3  John Baptist proclaimed the message of Warning and Repentance; which is the true Gospel that all God’s people are to proclaim! Matthew 3:1 In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea, 3:2 And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. John prepared the way for […]

Matthew 1 – 2

Matthew 1 Matthew chapters one and two are about establishing the Messiah-ship of Jesus [Hebrew:  Yeshua] by going over his birth and very early life; and how the prophecies were fulfilled.  See also Daniel 9 Dating the Birth, Ministry and Death of Jesus Christ. Matthew 1:1 The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the […]