Matthew

King Herod sends Magi (wise men) to visit baby Jesus in Bethlehem (Matthew 2:1 – 2:12)

After Jesus' birth in Bethlehem, Magi (wise men) from the East arrived in Jerusalem (five miles north of Bethlehem) asking King Herod where the baby “king of the Jews” was located. The Magi explained that they had seen a star and had come to worship the new king. The mention…
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Matthew

Matthew describes the genealogy of Jesus (Matthew 1:1 – 1:17)

The book of Matthew opens with a genealogy of Jesus and a note that there were fourteen generations from Abraham to David, fourteen generations from David to “exile in Babylon" (when Nebuchadnezzar took the southern tribe of Judah into captivity in Babylon), and fourteen generations from exile to the birth…
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Matthew

Detailed outline of the Book of Matthew – Jesus birth, ministry, passion week, and resurrection

  The Gospel According to Matthew is believed to have been written between 70 and 110 AD, likely around 80 AD.  It contains most of what if found in Mark plus additional material.  Written in an abbreviated, succinct style, it has been the most popular of the three synoptic gospels…
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