Matthew Summary

bible-535148_1920Matthew Summary

 

Author

Matthew (unconfirmed)

Date of writing

Around AD60 after Christ.

Addressee

Primarily to the Jews.

Goal

Prove that Jesus of Nazareth is the Messiah, the King of the Jewish prophecies.

Main Theme

Revealing that Jesus is the Messiah, Anointed of God, and King of the Jews that was promised by God.

Key Words

Fulfilment, mentioned 50 times, Kingdom, mentioned 30 times.

Main Persons

Jesus, Mary, Joseph, John the Baptist, disciples, Pilate.

Key Verses

Mathew 16: 16-19

Describes Jesus which recognises for the first time in front of his disciples as the Messiah, whom the Jews expected.

Summary of Matthew Gospel

Chapter 1-3

Birth of Jesus

2-11

Three gifts Gold sign of Kingship, Incense sign of Priesthood, to bring the people to God, Myrrh sign of his death for people’s sins.

4 The Temptation of Jesus (By Satan)

5-7

Preach on the mount by Jesus

8-12

Miracles and teachings by Jesus

12-31-32

The sin that can’t be forgiven, to speak against The Holy Spirit, to say deliberately that it was not God’s work and it’s been done by the Devil.

13

Parables of Jesus

14

Beheading of John the Baptist

15

Power of Jesus to keep under control the forces of nature and disease

16

Jesus speaks about his suffering and glory.

18-20

Principles of the kingdom of God.

21-22

Triumphant entry into Jerusalem, parables and prophecies.

23

Reprimand religious leaders.

24-25

Jesus talks about things to come (the sign of end of times)

26-27 Betrayal, arrest, trial, and crucifixion of Jesus

28

Resurrection and ascension of Jesus into Heaven.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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