The book of Matthew narrates the story of Jesus: descendant of Abraham, heir of David, and our eternal King. As the first book of the New Testament, Matthew connects the past with the present and the future. It reveals our majestic, loving King and his heavenly kingdom realm and teaches us how to live as citizens of that realm.
This 12-lesson study guide on the book of Matthew provides a unique and welcoming opportunity to immerse yourself in God’s precious Word as expressed in The Passion Translation®. Begin your journey with a thorough introduction that details Matthew’s authorship, date of composition, first recipients, setting, purpose, central message, and key themes. Each lesson then walks you through a portion from the book and includes features such as notable verses, historical and cultural background information, definitions of words and language, cross references to other books of the Bible, maps, and character portraits of figures from the Bible and church history.
Enrich your biblical understanding of the book of Matthew, experience God’s love for you, and share his heart with others.
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Michael W. Smith
Grammy Award-Winning artist, best-selling author, and humanitarian
Co-Senior Pastor, Hillsong Church
Dr. James W. Goll
International Best-Selling Author, Cofounder of Encounters Network
Pastor, Bethel Church, Best-Selling Author
John and Lisa Bevere
Founders of Messenger International and Best-Selling Authors
Dr. Patricia King
Founder of Patricia King Ministries
Founder and Pastor of Jesus Culture
Dr. Ché Ahn
President & Founder, Harvest International Ministry Founder, HRock Church, Pasadena, CA, International Chancellor, Wagner University, www.cheahn.org
Wesley and Stacey Campbell
Authors of Praying the Bible: The Pathway to Spirituality and Praying the Bible: The Book of Prayers, wesleystaceycampbell.com
Dr. Chuck D. Pierce
President, Global Spheres Inc., President, Glory of Zion Intl.
Author of She Is Free, Founder of The She Is Free Conference, Co-Lead Pastor of Liberty Church, andiandrew.com
Singer-Songwriter/Worship Leader, www.jakehamiltonmusic.com
Dr. Dan & Linda Wilson
Marriage Missionaries, supernaturalmarriage.org
International Director, Healing Rooms Ministries
Lana Vawser Ministries
Bianca Juarez Olthoff
Bible teacher, preacher, author, and church planter
Research Associate to Frederick Danker, translator of Bauer’s Greek-English Lexicon