Tag Archives: Gospel of Matthew

Matthew 4: 1-11 The Temptation in the Wilderness

Matthew 4: 1-11 Parallel Mark 1: 12-13, Luke 4: 1-13 1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 He fasted forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he was … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Reflections, Gospel of Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Matthew 3: 13-17 The Baptism and Revelation of Jesus

Matthew 3: 13-17 Parallel Mark 1: 9-11, Luke 3: 21-22 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him. 14 John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Reflections, Gospel of Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Matthew 3: 1-12 The Herald of the Kingdom of Heaven

Matthew 3: 1-12 Parallel Mark 1: 2-8, Luke 3: 1-17 1 In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, 2 “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” 3 This is the one of … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Reflections, Gospel of Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Matthew 2: 13-23 Hearing Hope in Tragedy

Matthew 2: 13-23 13 Now after they had left, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Reflections, Gospel of Matthew | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Matthew 2: 1-12 Magi, the Creation and Scriptures Point to Jesus

Matthew 2:1-12 1 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Reflections, Gospel of Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Matthew 1: 18-24 The Birth of Jesus

Matthew 1: 18-24 18 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Reflections, Gospel of Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Matthew 1: 1-17 How the Story Begins

Matthew 1: 1-17 1 An account of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Reflections, Gospel of Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment