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    The Gospel According to Matthew is the first book of the New Testament in the Bible, and is a Gospel narrative. The narratives provided by the Gospels in the New Testament are here to provide us with descriptions of the life, death, and resurrection of our savior Jesus Christ, as well as to share His teachings. Like any other narrative, it is important to understand the historical and literary contexts surrounding the Gospel of Matthew, as well as the importance and significance of Matthew itself

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    Matthew was a publican, a tax collector and government worker, who dropped a lavish lifestyle to be a disciple of Jesus. His gospel is thought to have many authors, and is in the two-source hypothesis along with Mark and Luke. Matthew also known as Levi, wrote to prove that Jesus Christ was the Messiah the Jewish people were promised. The Gospel of Matthew has multiple themes found throughout: Jesus is the fulfillment of the Old Testament, God is grace and judgment. This gospel cannot be dated exactly

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    The Gospel of Matthew historically was thought to be the first Gospel written, followed by the Gospel of St. Mark. Early church historians believed that Matthew was one of the twelve Apostles. Gospel of Matthew according to biblical historians came from the Gospel of Mark. Gospels of Matthew written before the destruction of Temple in Jerusalem in seventy AD. Matthew was a tax collector and as a tax collector considered a sinner by members of the Jewish community. Sinners, because they were unclean

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    The Gospel of Matthew is considered a Gospel based on the premise that it describes the life, death and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. Translated into narrative form means ‘good news’ and the preferred standard to communicate the mystery of Christ. A Gospel is the committing to write of a narrative born of the faith-filled vision, theological perspective and pastoral concerns of the evangelist (Mullins 2007, VI). The famous theologian Rudolf Bultmann saw the gospel as an original Christian

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    One must recognize when studying and reading the four Gospels is that each Gospel was written for a specific audience. The Gospel of Matthew was written for the Hebrew audience, the Gospel of Mark was written for the Roman audience, the Gospel of Luke was written to the Greek audience, and the Gospel of John was written towards the Gentile, Christian audience. The purpose of the four Gospels and their variances allows the reader to obtain a more comprehensive picture of Christ. Each author has

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    Many people do not know that loving your enemy is the heart of the gospel. Although loving and praying for your enemy may seem impossible at times, it is written in the gospel of Matthew that loving your enemy is loving God. In Matthew 5:43, Jesus teaches about loving your enemy, praying for your enemy, and shows examples of loving your enemy. History Matthew is the first of four gospels in the New Testament. Matthew presents his story of Jesus, the demands of Christian discipline, and shares the

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    • Matthew: The author of The Gospel of Matthew was Matthew himself. Matthew was one of the Savior’s twelve disciples. Before Matthew became a disciple he was a tax collector/publican (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2014). Matthew was known as the son of Alphaeus. In the historical book of Matthew he presents Jesus as the Messiah; meaning “the Anointed One” (Slick, 2015). Matthew is the 40th book in the Bible, but the 1st book in the New Testament. It is believed that the book was

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    New material begins at the start of Matthew with the birth and lineage of Jesus of Nazareth through the first 2 chapters. The Sermon on the Mount was then introduced in chapters 5-7. Jesus refers to himself the “Human One” often (i.e. chapter 9 verse 6) and even the “Anointed One” (chapter 23 verse 10), which seems to contradict the Messianic Secret not only in this text, but also Mark. The scene of him walking on water added the part where Peter joined him in chapter 14 verses 28-29. There are

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    Testament. The first four books Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John are known as the “gospels,” meaning “good news.” They were all written between about 70 and 100 CE, about two generations after the death of Jesus, and are based on stories of Jesus, told and retold by his followers. Matthew, Mark, and Luke are called the synoptic gospels, because they present a “common view” of Jesus through many common sayings, parables, and events. Both Matthew and Luke seem to have used Mark’s gospel in writing their own accounts

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    Observing on the Gospel of Matthew

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    the Gospel of Matthew Background This Gospel with precisely placed first as introductory PB and "the Messiah, the son of the living God" (Matthew 16: 16). Although the author's name is not mentioned in the Bible, the nas testimony all the church fathers who first (since c. 130 ad) stated that the Gospel was written by Matthew, one of the disciples of Jesus. If the Gospel of mark was written to the Romans and the Gospel of Luke for Theophilus and all non-Jewish believers the Gospel of Matthew was

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