This article expounds on Matthew 11:28–30, where the Lord Jesus urges us to come to him and take his yoke upon ourselves.
This article considers whether there are clues in Matthew's Gospel as to whether he thought he was writing Scripture. It discusses the opening phrase and how it can be understood. It suggests he thought of his Gospel as a continuation of biblical history.
The Gospel of Matthew's account of the resurrection of Jesus is regarded by many scholars as the least reliable historically. This article does not provide definitive answers to the questions raised, but it indicates some of the avenues that could be further explored. The relationship of Matthew 28 to the other gospels is examined. The major arguments that supposedly justify treating Matthew 28 with suspicion are each considered in turn.
This chapter presents an exegesis and exposition of Matthew 2:1-12.
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 1:18-25.
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 1:1-17.
Is the birth of Jesus from a virgin an invention of Matthew (Matthew 1:23) as part of a desire to fulfil the words of Isaiah 7:14? This article examines the interpretation of Isaiah 7:14 in pre-Christian times and how Matthew cited prophetic texts. It also reflects on the influence of the early tradition of Jesus’ descent from David upon Matthew's reference to a virginal conception.
This chapter is a general introduction to the Gospel of Matthew. The author takes a look at authorship, date, place of origin, the intended audience, the structure of the book, and Matthew’s purpose with the book.
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 2:12-23.
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 2:1-11.
This article is an exposition of Matthew 2:15.
The interpretation of how Hosea 11:1 uses Matthew 2:15 has a troubled history. Beale gives a short overview of interpretations before he offers his grammatical-historical and biblical-theological approach. Beale concludes that Matthew makes a comparison between Jesus as the "son" with the "son" of Hosea.
What does the Lord Jesus mean when he exhorts his disciples to become like children? This article considers the account in Matthew 18:1-4, which challenges our pride and confronts us with the mark of kingdom life.
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 3.
Jesus said he came to bring the sword and not peace (Matthew 10:34). What did he mean by that? This article explains that Jesus brought division and conflict, and this is what Christians must expect.
What is redaction criticism? Osborne argues that it is a very positive tool for biblical interpretation. The aim of this article is to apply redaction criticism to the Great Commission in Matthew 28:16-20, to work towards a better understanding of the passage. Osborne then wants to apply it for a better understanding of inerrancy.
It is certain that some people will go to hell and some to heaven. Who will go where? From Matthew 7 this article answers this question.
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 4:12-25.
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 4:1-11.