The Resurrection Narratives in Matthew's Gospel
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.
Matthew 28:16-20 – The Definitive Appearance of the Risen Lord to His Church
Matthew 28:11-15 – The Jewish Leaders Confronted with the Truth of Christ's Resurrection
Is Doctrine Necessary?
The author finds it regrettable that one can say, "I do not believe in doctrine; I believe in Jesus only." The author refutes this by referring to Scripture, especially the epistles of Paul, as well as the Lord Jesus' Great Commission to the disciples and the church in Matthew 28:19-20.
Matthew 28:16-20 – Christ's Church Commission
This article contains a framework for a sermon on Matthew 28:16-20, the Great Commission.
Redaction Criticism and the Great Commission: A Case Study toward a Biblical Understanding of Inerrancy
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.
The Miracles of Christ: The Resurrection
All Power Is Given unto Me
Jesus-Seeking Women on the Way to Galilee
What Is the Church's Commission? Some Exegetical Issues in Matthew 28:16-20
Culver reflects on a number of exegetical matters in Matthew 28:16-20. For example, he wants to ascertain to whom the promise was given, and what is meant by "all power."
What Is the Mission of the Church – What in the World Does Jesus Send Us into the World to Do?
Chapter 2 wants to answer the question, “What is the church’s mission in the world?” The authors think it best to start with the Great Commission of Matthew 28:19. First, they examine a few other passages that are sometimes understood as offering a fuller mission identity for the church: Genesis 12:1-3, Exodus 19:5–6, Luke 4:16–21.
I Will Build My Church
The article discusses the building of the church of Christ, with consideration of relevant passages like Matthew 16:13-20 and Matthew 28.
Comfort for the Child of God
Matthew 28:5-6 – Do Not Be Afraid
Matthew 27:51 - Earthquake
Matthew 28:1-20 - The Resurrection of Jesus
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 28:1-20.