BIBS 215The Bible &ReligiousEducation
The Gospel of Matthew
“Gospel” ?“Gospel” ?euangelion“good news”
The Gospel ofMatthewSermon on the MountBeatitudesLord’s Prayer
... “links together so closely the Old andNew Testaments … setting forth theperson of Jesus and his life and teachingso cl...
Sumney, pages 250-59Matthew has a focuson a Jewish Christianaudience ...The Gospel ofMatthew
Five-Fold Structure ?Five major collections ofsayingsBased on the Pentateuch?The Gospel ofMatthew
I chs 5-7 Sermon on the MountII ch 10 The Mission ChargeIII ch 13 Parable ChapterIV ch 18 Community RelationsV chs 24-25 O...
Theological Themes:(1) Fulfillment of OT promises* Seen in infancy narrativeseg. Matthew 1.1-2The Gospel ofMatthew
Theological Themes:(1) Fulfillment of OT promises* Seen in the formula:“This happened that it mightbe fulfilled what was s...
Theological Themes:(1) Fulfillment of OT promises* seen in OT echoes/allusionseg. Matthew 15.29-31The Gospel ofMatthew
Theological Themes:(2) Focus on the church* seen in use of word “church”eg. Matt 16.18 & 18.17The Gospel ofMatthew
Theological Themes:(2) Focus on the church* seen in the role of Petereg. Matt 16.17-19The Gospel ofMatthew
Theological Themes:(2) Focus on the church* seen in church disciplineeg. Matt 18.15ffThe Gospel ofMatthew
Theological Themes:(2) Focus on the church* seen in missioneg. Matt 28.18-20The Gospel ofMatthew
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables
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Topic 8 The Gospel of Matthew & Parables

  1. 1. BIBS 215The Bible &ReligiousEducation
  2. 2. The Gospel of Matthew
  3. 3. “Gospel” ?“Gospel” ?euangelion“good news”
  4. 4. The Gospel ofMatthewSermon on the MountBeatitudesLord’s Prayer
  5. 5. ... “links together so closely the Old andNew Testaments … setting forth theperson of Jesus and his life and teachingso clearly as the fulfilment of the Lawand Prophets.”(Hoskyns & Davey, The Riddle of the NT, 96)The Gospel ofMatthew
  6. 6. Sumney, pages 250-59Matthew has a focuson a Jewish Christianaudience ...The Gospel ofMatthew
  7. 7. Five-Fold Structure ?Five major collections ofsayingsBased on the Pentateuch?The Gospel ofMatthew
  8. 8. I chs 5-7 Sermon on the MountII ch 10 The Mission ChargeIII ch 13 Parable ChapterIV ch 18 Community RelationsV chs 24-25 Olivet Discourse“When Jesus had finished saying thesethings ...”The Gospel ofMatthew
  9. 9. Theological Themes:(1) Fulfillment of OT promises* Seen in infancy narrativeseg. Matthew 1.1-2The Gospel ofMatthew
  10. 10. Theological Themes:(1) Fulfillment of OT promises* Seen in the formula:“This happened that it mightbe fulfilled what was spokenabout by the prophet ...”The Gospel ofMatthew
  11. 11. Theological Themes:(1) Fulfillment of OT promises* seen in OT echoes/allusionseg. Matthew 15.29-31The Gospel ofMatthew
  12. 12. Theological Themes:(2) Focus on the church* seen in use of word “church”eg. Matt 16.18 & 18.17The Gospel ofMatthew
  13. 13. Theological Themes:(2) Focus on the church* seen in the role of Petereg. Matt 16.17-19The Gospel ofMatthew
  14. 14. Theological Themes:(2) Focus on the church* seen in church disciplineeg. Matt 18.15ffThe Gospel ofMatthew
  15. 15. Theological Themes:(2) Focus on the church* seen in missioneg. Matt 28.18-20The Gospel ofMatthew

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