We also want to help you use the text in real life. The first twelve verses were addressed more immediately to the disciples, the rest to the scribes and pharisees. Study matthew 23 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Verses 2021 matthew and luke agree that mary had the child by the power of the holy spirit luke 1. The scribes and pharisees were enemies to the gospel of christ, and therefore to the salvation of the souls of men.
Messiah hebrew and christ greek both mean anointed one. He warns his disciples not to imitate their hypocrisy and pride v. Chapter 2 the scope of the first two chapters of this epistle may be gathered from romans 3. Matthew 3 niv john the baptist prepares the way in. These are questions on the biblical text of matthews gospel. He exhibits a charge against them for divers high crimes.
Matthew 23 commentary commentary critical and explanatory on. Matthew 23 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on. Working preacher is a ministry brought to you by luther seminary. Sep 15, 2017 a chapter by chapter and verse by verse study of matthew taught by pastor paul leboutillier of calvary chapel ontario, oregon. Matthew 24 jesus explains his return for the days of noah, begin at verse 36. We hope that these questions will help you to understand the text. The verse occurs in where john the baptist is berating the pharisees and sadducees. Commentary critical and explanatory on the whole bible. We have enlisted hundreds of friends biblical scholars, theologians, homileticians and pastors dedicated to the craft of biblical preaching to provide you timely, compelling and trustworthy content. A voice of one calling in the wilderness, prepare the way for the lord, make straight paths for him. Jesus is the same as the old testament name joshua.
It thus implies that the conception of christ was miraculous, or that the body of the messiah was created directly by the power of god, agreeably to the declaration in hebrews 10. The heading of the first book of the new testament is in most manuscripts gospel according to matthew. The reversals portrayed in verses 1112 repeat earlier statements in the gospel about servant hood and humility that are to characterize life in matthews. I did want to point out however that it teaches that jesus is the son of abraham. Study the bible online using commentary on matthew 23 and more. To watch the latest lesson live on video visit our live stream page and check the schedule for times. Study questions for the ignatius catholic study bible. Gospel of matthew summary the life of jesus starts out pretty well, with awesome birthday presents from some wise men who track him down by following a star. Christ gave them power to heal all manner of sickness. The great commandment is a great framework matthew 22.
Matthew 23 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse. These questions are not examination questions with right or wrong answers. Matthew s emphasis on the old testament preparation for the gospel makes it. He has previously called them a brood of vipers and warned them of the wrath to come in this verse he urges them to repent.
The 23rd chapter in the book of matthew is a notorious chapter that is commonly referred to as the seven woes, and entails. Then jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples. Matthew 23 bible commentary matthew henry concise christianity. Remember in chapter 22, jesus played question and answer with the audience. Jul 01, 2012 this is james longest and unscripted bible study, offering a verse by verse look at the entire gospel of matthew. He exhibits a charge against them for divers high crimes and. In the grace of the gospel there is a slave for every sore, a remedy for. Matthew this is the first occurrence of the phrase. An inductive guide to studying the gospel of matthew. For that reason matthew emphasizes the fulfillment of prophecies. But thanks to a jealous and murderous king herod, jesus and company have to flee from judea to egypt until god gives them the green light to return home. This material was first presented early on sunday mornings in riga, latvia in 202014, but the essence of these studies have been presented in various forms over the last 25 years.
Jesus last condemnation of the pharisees fills chapter 23 entirely. Matthew 23, new king james version nkjv the bible app. Joseph has just been informed of the nature of jesus by an angel and in this verse the author of matthew relates this to a quote from the old testament. This is james longest and unscripted bible study, offering a versebyverse look at the entire gospel of matthew. In many translations of the bible this verse is not included or in the margin. Matthews gospel bible study questions in easy english. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they preach. Consequently verse one makes it clear that the genealogy of jesus can be traced directly back to abraham through david the king. Verse by verse ministry international is a nonprofit, nondenominational, unaffiliated christian ministry that is dedicated to promoting the preaching and teaching of gods word clearly and boldly. Teaching gods word verse by verse ministry international.
Our lord purposely names the most trifling products of. The pharisees were prone to bind heavy burdens verse 4, of extra biblical. 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 working preacher team believes that god uses good biblical preaching to change lives. But for now we will skip down to verse 18 and pick up the story there. Matthews gospel free bible commentary in easy english. Second coming of christ in matthew 24 bible explained. Verse by verse commentary on the gospel of matthew by duncan heaster. Verse 5 the blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them. This is he who was spoken of through the prophet isaiah.
David guzik commentary on matthew 23 describes how jesus rebukes the religious. Matthew 23 niv a warning against hypocrisy bible gateway. But thanks to a jealous and murderous king herod, jesus and company have to flee from judea to. This contains study questions for the ignatius catholic study bible, the only catholic study bible based on. This study began january 25, 2018, as part of verse by verse fellowships weekly worship service, and new lessons will be posted weekly. Matthew 23 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. Romans chapter 2 verse by verse bible commentary matthew. Biblical studiesnew testament commentariesthe gospel of. Only after the messiah had been rejected by his earthly people, he announced the founding and building of his assembly, the foundation of which is he himself. In concluding this gospel john corrected the common misunderstanding concerning his death. A chapter by chapter and verse by verse study of matthew taught by pastor paul leboutillier of calvary chapel ontario, oregon. Do not go in the way of the gentiles, and do not enter any city of the samaritans. Verse by verse commentary on gospel of matthew duncan heaster published.
Matthews gospel is the only gospel in which the assembly church of the new testament is mentioned matthew 16. In the foregoing chapter, we had our saviours discourses with the scribes and. They left undone the weightier matters of gods law mt 23. Verses 112 we find not christ, in all his preaching, so severe upon any sort of. There is another view as to what jesus meant by the expression the will of my father. It tells of a vast amount of unrecorded teaching, varying in form, yet essentially the samea call to repentancethe good news of a kingdom of heaven not far offthe witness, by act for the most part rather than words, that he was himself the head of that kingdom. This now represents his final and official rejection of them at the temple, their own stronghold of influence and security see parallel passages in mark 12. Some teach that jesus will return and preach to convert people. Thus they would strain out a gnat, but swallow a camel 2.
Commentary on the gospel of john chapter twenty one. Matthew with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Woe unto you scribes and pharisees, hypocrites christ returns to the former epithets he had very rightly given to these men, and very pertinently repeats them here. Matthew 1, new international version niv the bible app. See comments on gospel re1406f214 and this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations. The gospel of matthew occupies first place in all extant witnesses to the text of the four gospels and in all early lists of the canonical books of the new testament r. Jan 25, 2018 this study began january 25, 2018, as part of verse by verse fellowships weekly worship service, and new lessons will be posted weekly. Behold, a virgin shall be with child matthew clearly understands this as applying literally to a virgin. Jesus verse by verse an expanded commentary on the gospel of matthew. Verse 14 must be taken as an interpolation this is made clear, not only by its absence from the best and earliest matthew mss, but from the fact that the mss that do include it divide on where to place it before or after verse.
Matthew, tyndale new testament commentary, page 11. In the king james version of the bible the text reads. It was important for the jews to understand that jesus fulfilled all the old testament prophecies concerning the coming of their messiah. Oct 30, 2011 the official occupants of moses seat verse 2 can neither interpret them nor follow them, so jesus and the churchs instruction is to follow the scripture that they read, but not to copy what the pharisees do or follow what they preach 23. It is gods will that none should perish but that all should come to a change of mind about the gospel 2 pet. The rapture theory may be seen beginning with verse 45. Periods of apostasy are seen in the structure of this chapter. Study questions for the ignatius catholic study bible the gospel of st.
Matthew 23 new international version niv a warning against hypocrisy. Matthew was well qualified to produce such a gospel because his business knowledge made it possible for him to record the discourses of jesus. Not everyone who says lord, lord will enter the kingdom. When he was entered into the ship being, as is said above, about to cross the lake. You can heed their teaching, when it comes from gods word cf. When jesus spoke of doing the will of the father to obtain kingdom entrance, he had one act of obedience in mind. In the foregoing chapter, we had our saviours discourses with the scribes and pharisees. Some churches fight for the authority of scripture yet care so little for it in practice that they ignore the context of verses or explain away passages that seem too. To attend the teaching in person, please visit our gospel of matthew events page. The miracles jesus mentioned to johns messengers were precisely those which isaiah identified with the advent of the messiah isaiah 35. The tax collector from the western shore of galilee who left everything to follow christ luke 5. They stressed tithing, but neglected justice, mercy, faith b. John the baptist prepares the way in those days john the baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of judea and saying, repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.251 644 279 450 1449 239 64 1458 235 1473 127 1255 954 1091 312 698 547 505 526 1288 13 1233 1061 1243 47 160 597 1450 366