Gospel of St. Matthew
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Published by Penguin Books in [Baltimore] .
Written in English


  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Matthew -- Commentaries.,
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Matthew -- Revised standard.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] J. C. Fenton.
SeriesThe Pelican New Testament commentaries
The Physical Object
Pagination487 p.
Number of Pages487
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15575822M

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The Gospel According to St. Matthew The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. Abraham begat Isaac; And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in the whole world for a testimony unto all the nations; and then shall the end come. The Gospel Of Matthew Introduction INTRODUCTION 1. The book of Matthew has always occupied a position of high esteem in the faith and life of the church: “When we turn to Matthew, we turn to the book which may well be called the most important single document of the Christian faith, for in it we have the fullest and the most. Pantaenus also confirmed that Matthew was the author of the First Gospel. The great church historian, Eusebius of Caesarea, writes that Pantaenus, a church leader in the late 2 nd to possibly early 3 rd century, came across the Hebrew version of Matthew’s Gospel. Eusebius notes that Pantaenus was “a man highly distinguished for his learning. Again, in Church History VI, Eusebius tells us that Origen, in his first book on the Gospel of St. Matthew, states that he has learned from tradition that the First Gospel was written by Matthew, who, having composed it in Hebrew, published it for the converts from Judaism.

  Gospel According to Matthew, first of the four New Testament Gospels (narratives recounting the life and death of Jesus Christ) and, with The Gospels According to Mark and Luke, one of the three so-called Synoptic Gospels (i.e., those presenting a common view). It has traditionally been attributed to St. Matthew the Evangelist, one of the 12 Apostles, described in .   Blessings to You! [1] The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. [2] Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren; [3. As an apostle, Matthew wrote this book in the early period of the church, probably in A.D. This was a time when most Christians were Jewish converts, so Matthew’s focus on Jewish perspective in this gospel is understandable/5(7). Description. It is the oldest extant complete illuminated Insular gospel book, for example predating the Book of Kells by over a century. The text includes the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, plus several pieces of prefatory matter and canon pages measure by mm and there are vellum folios. It contains a large illumination programme including six extant .

The Holy Gospel Of Jesus Christ, According To Matthew. The Argument. In this History written by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, the Spirit of God so governed their hearts, that although they were four in number, yet in effect and purpose they so consent, as though the whole had been composed by any one of Size: KB. 1. Author and Time of Writing. The heading of the first book of the New Testament is in most manuscripts "Gospel according to Matthew". There is only one good news of the great work that God had accomplished by His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, but in His wisdom it needed four different men to make this news of salvation known to the world in written form. The Gospel of Matthew is concerned with the position of these early Christian churches within Israel, or in its relationship to what we call Judaism. And these are . Introduction to the Gospel According to St. Matthew Why study this book? Some of the most beloved passages of the Bible are found in the book of Matthew, including the Sermon on the Mount and many of the parables, teachings, and miracles of Jesus Christ.