Gospel of Matthew

Birth and Childhood of Jesus

The Genealogy of Christ

Matthew 1: 1-17

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson explains the significance of Christ’s genealogy as it is found in the Gospel of Matthew. As an introduction to the first of the synoptic gospels, The Genealogy of Christ expounds the discrete link between Jesus and the royal line of David. Dr. Johnson details the significance of Jesus as the promised, Messianic king and from it gives insight into the nature of God’s grace.

The King’s Supernatural Birth

Matthew 1:18-25

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses Christ's birth and its importance to his Messianic credentials. The importance of the virgin birth is expounded.

When Bethlehem Became the House of Bread

Matthew 2:1-12

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses the Messianic prophecies centered around the place of Jesus' birth. Dr. Johnson also expounds on the significance of the visit of the Wise-men

From Bethlehem to Egypt to Nazareth

Matthew 2:13-23

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson details the flight of the holy family into Egypt and explains how even in the face of evil, God's Messianic plan is at work.