Matthew In Matthew: The Gospel Of Matthew

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The Gospel of Matthew was written by Matthew, who was also called Levi. Matthew was a tax collector that gave up everything he owned to become one of the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ. Matthew because of his background of being a tax collector was able to write down events in a more orderly and factual way. This book was written to the Jews in the period of what is estimated to be between A.D. 55-65. Matthew’s intent was to reach out to the Jews and prove to them, that Jesus Christ is the promised Messiah that the Jewish prophets of the Old Testament had foretold of. More than any of the other Gospels, Matthew points back to the Old Testament to show the fulfillment of the prophesies of the Jewish prophets through Jesus Christ. Matthew shows in detail, the genealogy of Jesus, dating back forty-one generations. Matthew’s writings highlight Jesus’s lineage, which comes from two of the most important figures in the Bible, Abraham, and David. The Gospel of Mark…show more content…
This Book was written in the year A.D. 61. The Book of Philippians is one of the most personal books that Paul has written and shows many personal applications to believers. Paul wrote the book of Philippians while he was in prison but he tells the believers to follow his example and to speak Gods word during persecution. It is expected to be persecuted at some point in our Christian walk, but Paul really emphasized that believers to persevere during our time of persecution. In this book, Paul warns the new believers in the church about the tendency toward legalism. The Jews were tied to the Old Testament law and wanted to return to teaching of salvation by works but Paul emphasized that salvation is by faith through Christ alone. Paul also stated in Philippians that Christians need to be united in humility in the same way we are united in Christ. We as Christians should be “like-minded” in love, spirit, and

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