Matthew, the author, was a practical man, more concerned with his financial, material advancement than about loyalties to fellow Israelites. Despised by the Jewish people as a turncoat. That was before his life changing interaction with Jesus Christ. Immediately upon his conversion he threw a reception for all his associates in order to introduce them to Jesus (Luke 5:28-29). So, from the get-go, he exhibited a penchant for introducing people to Christ. The Gospel account that bears his name is simply a continuation of the Holy Spirit’s work in his life, the benefit of which continues do to the present day.
This course will provide a broad framework for understanding Matthew’s biography of the Lord Jesus Christ. He present Christ as the King, the long expected Messiah of Israel.
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