Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-6-2011

Keywords

Matthew, Bible Commentary

Abstract

  1. Introduction to Matthew
    • The Kingdom of Heaven Has Come Near (Matthew)
  2. Working as Citizens of God's Kingdom (Matthew 1-4)
    • Why Should We Listen to Jesus? (Matthew 1-2)
    • Jesus Calling (Matthew 3-4)
  3. The Kingdom of Heaven at Work in Us (Matthew 5-7)
    • The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12)
      • "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven" (Matthew 5:3)
      • "Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted" (Matthew 5:4)
      • "Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth" (Matthew 5:5)
      • "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled" (Matthew 5:6)
      • "Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy" (Matthew 5:7)
      • "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God" (Matthew 5:8)
      • "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God" (Matt 5:9)
      • "Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake" (Matt 5:10)
    • Salt and Light in the World of Work (Matthew 5:13-16)
    • Living Out the "Righteousness" of the Kingdom of Heaven (Matthew 5:17-48)
    • Wealth and Provision (Matthew 6)
      • 'Give us this day our daily bread' (Matthew 6:11)
      • Store your treasure in heaven, not on earth (Matthew 6:19-34)
    • Moral Guidance (Matthew 7)
      • “Do not judge, so that you may not be judged” (Matthew 7:1-5)
      • The Golden Rule (Matthew 7:12)
  4. Lord, Have Mercy (Matthew 8-9)
  5. Laborers Deserve Their Food (Matthew 10)
  6. Tales of Two Kingdoms (Matthew 11-17)
    • Working on the Sabbath (Matthew 12:1-8)
    • Parables of the Kingdom (Matthew 13)
    • Paying Taxes (Matthew 17:24-27 and 22:15-22)
  7. Living in the New Kingdom (Matthew 18-25)
    • Conflict Resolution (Matthew 18:15-35)
    • The Rich Young Man (Matthew 19:16-30)
    • The Laborers in the Vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16)
    • Servant Leadership (Matthew 20:20-28)
    • Words and Deeds (Matthew 21:28-41)
    • Serving Upward and Downward (Matthew 24:45-51)
    • The Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30)
    • Sheep and Goats (Matthew 25:31-46)
  8. The Body of Christ (Matthew 26)
  9. Jesus' Death, Resurrection and Commissioning of His Followers (Matthew 27-28)
  10. Conclusion to Matthew
  11. Key Verses and Themes in Matthew

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