Gospel of Matthew

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  • Jewish Influence On The Gospel Of Matthew

    The Jewish Influence on the Gospel of Matthew The evangelist who wrote the gospel of Matthew was most likely a scribe of Jewish-Christian origins. Historical evidence indicates that the work was written during the decade between eighty and ninety Common Era. By drawing on the gospel of Mark and the unknown “Q” source, the author of the gospel creates a different take on the narrative of Jesus’ life. By altering the narrative structure and using Old Testament references the author created the “Jewish-Christian” gospel. This classification is fitting, as the structure and features of the gospel of Matthew create a close link to the Jewish heritage of Jesus Christ, appealing to the Jewish audience in the religiously unstable Israel. This…

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  • Gospel Of Matthew Movie Analysis

    Paulo Passolini’s heart touching film, The Gospel According to St. Matthew, illustrates the life of Jesus Christ. The Gospel of Matthew is considered as one of the important gospels in the bible because it “…contains an extensive account of Jesus’ teachings…”, which helps individuals understand the Christian religion even more precise (“New Testament of the Bible”). Passolini not only was able to capture a visual chronicle of the gospel but also engages his audiences to feel connected to our…

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  • The Gospel Of Saint Matthew: Analysis

    In The Gospel of Saint Matthew, the author presents a theme where Jesus gathers the covenant, promise, and teachings from past prophets and remakes them, changing the message and the possible perspective the listeners may have about God. In the document, Matthew notes that Jesus said “[t]hink not that I have come to abolish the law and the prophets; I have come not to abolish them but to fulfill them” (199). Through this passage form The Gospel of Saint Matthew, it can be understood that Jesus…

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  • The Gospel Of Matthew And The Gospel Of Luke

    The Bible has four gospels but, only two of them contain the nativity story. The two gospels that have the nativity story are the Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Luke. Both are similar on a literary level which can be explained by the synoptic problem. The Gospel of Mark and the source “Q” were the basis of these two gospels. Matthew and Luke shared sources but, they had their individual sources too. The genealogy, the nativity, and the childhood of Jesus played significant roles within the…

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  • Analysis Of Jesus In The Gospel Of Matthew

    With four gospels in the New Testament, there are many different ways Jesus could be represented. Each one paints a different portrait, some more similar than others due to a common source. In the Gospel of Matthew, the author chooses to focus on the teaching and prophecy fulfilling aspects of Jesus over the other possible views. The stories and references were carefully chosen to be suit the intended audience of the author, showing the savior who they needed the most. The gospel of Matthew was…

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  • Gospel Of Matthew Book Analysis

    The Gospel of Matthew 1. Who was Matthew, and why was he qualified to write a book in the Bible? 1. Matthew was a tax collector who became a disciple of Jesus (Strauss, 2011, p. 5531). It is believed that he wrote the book of Matthew. He was more than qualified to write a book in the Bible because “as a tax collector, Matthew no doubt would have been proficient in both Aramaic and Greek” and would have been highly organized. Furthermore, he was one of Jesus’ twelve thus, he knew Jesus personally…

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  • The Mantle Of The Great Commission In The Gospel Of Matthew

    Every disciple of Christ is called to grab the baton of the Great Commission, and run with it. It is definite that Jesus’s disciples should live with the Mission of God attached to their lives; because it is God’s command to go into all the world and make disciples. Let 's begin; the mantle of the Great Commission in the Gospel of Matthew is in chapter 28 verse 18, which says, “Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.” A word that should…

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  • Identity Crisis In Matthew's Gospel According To Matthew

    The Gospel according to Matthew was written because his community was suffering from an identity crisis. Mathews Gospel deals with two important concerns to his community; the first is the destruction of the temple and the loss of their land. The destruction of the temple and loss of their land happened to Matthews’s community in 70 AD. In addition, Matthew community expelled from their Synagogue caused a further identity crisis within the community. The temple and the land were two major…

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  • Spiritual Beliefs In The Gospels Of Matthew And Mark

    When crowds are large, it gets loud and harder to hear, but when Jesus is the speaker, people become silent and it’s effortless to hear, even still they do not listen to the wisdom of God. “Though hearing they do not hear or understand.” Matthew and mark are parables that are common with each other in the Gospels. They talk about Jesus in a large crowds and how people will not listen to Jesus even with silence. God put these parables out for us, so that we could understand his spiritual lessons…

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  • Jesus Matit And Refleble In The Gospels Of Matthew And Luke

    The Gospels of Matthew and Luke have been the topic of conversation and dispute in biblical scholarship throughout the years, because although they are covering the same event the authors present their ideas in different ways. Each author have different styles, vocabulary, theological themes and intentions which vary from gospel to gospel. In this essay, I will establish Jesus’ lineage and significance as exemplified in the Gospel of Matthew 1-2 and Luke 1-2. In the Gospel of Matthew,…

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