Starting Sunday, September 9th we will be studying the Gospel of Matthew.
Study Guide: Matthew: A 12-Week Study
The book of Matthew paints a powerful portrait of Jesus as Israel’s long-awaited Messiah, the one who would bring God’s kingdom to earth and fulfill his promises to his people.
This guide explains the biblical text with clarity and passion—inviting us to encounter God’s one and only Son: Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world.
- Ask thoughtful questions to spur discussion
- Show how each passage unveils the gospel
- Tie the text in with the whole story of Scripture
- Illuminate the doctrines taught in each passage
- Invite you to discover practical implications
- Help you better understand and apply God’s Word
|Week||Date||Text||Topic (Hunter – Matthew)|
|2||Sept. 16||Ch. 1 – 2||Arrival of Jesus the Messiah|
|3||Sept. 23||Ch. 3 – 4||Preparation & Announcement|
|4||Sept. 30||Ch. 5 – 7||Authoritative Message (I)|
|5||Oct. 7||Ch. 5 – 7||Authoritative Message (II)|
|6||Oct. 14||Ch. 8- 10||Authoritative Ministry & Mission|
|7||Oct. 21||Ch. 11 – 13||Opposition & Parables|
|8||Oct. 28||Ch. 14 – 17||The Messiah’s Identity|
|9||Nov. 4||Ch. 18 – 20||Community of the Kingdom|
|10||Nov. 11||Ch. 21 – 23||Rejecting the Messiah|
|11||Nov. 18||Ch. 24 – 25||Judgment & Endtimes|
|12||Nov. 25||Ch. 26 – 28||Crucifixion, Resurrection, & Commission|
|13||Dec. 2||Summary & Conclusion|
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