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Matthew

Author: Thomas G Long
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©1997.
Series: Westminster Bible companion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The original audience of the Gospel of Matthew included converts from Judaism who wrestled with how to be faithful to Jesus Christ under difficult circumstances in a changing world. The Gospel of Matthew became a first-aid manual for this church in the midst of a struggle." "Long identifies this first audience and its faith within the social and religious context of the day and clarifies the structure of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G Long
ISBN: 0664252575 9780664252571
OCLC Number: 36842403
Description: xii, 331 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The identity of Jesus the Christ: Matthew 1:1--3:12 --
Jesus' identity is confirmed and tested: Matthew 3:13--4:11 --
Jesus' ministry begins: Matthew 4:12--25 --
The sermon on the mount: Matthew 5:1--7:29 --
Three sets of mighty works: Matthew 8:1--9:34 --
Laborers for the plentiful harvest: Matthew 9:35--10:42 --
The road becomes hard: Matthew 11:1--12:50 --
Jesus teaches in parables: Matthew 13:1--53 --
Forming the new community: Matthew 13:54--16:20 --
The cross looms ahead: Matthew 16:21--17:27 --
Living together as the church: Matthew 18:1--35 --
Who is able? The narrow gate to the kingdom: Matthew 19:1--23:39 --
Something greater than the temple is here: Matthew 21:1-23:39 --
Jesus teaches about the future judgement: Matthew 24:1--25:46 --
The death of Jesus the Messiah: Matthew 26:1--27:66 --
The resurrection of Jesus the Messiah: Matthew 28:1--20.
Series Title: Westminster Bible companion.
Responsibility: Thomas G. Long.

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The original audience for the Gospel of Matthew included converts from Judaism who wrestled with how to be faithful to Jesus Christ under difficult circumstances in a changing world. The Gospel of  Read more...

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