Gospel of Matthew

The First Miracles

The Cleansing of the Leper, or Christ both Powerful and Good

Matthew 8:1-4

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds upon Christ's first miracle recorded in the Gospel of Matthew. Dr. Johnson provides details of how this miracle and Christ's ministry are in harmony with the true spirit of Jewish law.

The Healing of the Centurion’s Servant, or the Faith that Astonished Christ

Matthew 8:5-13

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses the miracle of Jesus involving the Roman Centurion. Dr. Johnson emphasizes the role of faith in the Messiah's miracles.

Healings, the Atonement, and the Implications of Discipleship

Matthew 8:14-22

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses Jesus' first miracles and their significance in support of his Messianic identity.

His Wonders in the Deep

Matthew 8:23-27

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson describes the deity of Christ demonstrated during the storm on the Sea of Galilee.

‘Jesus is No Ordinary Person’ – the Demons

Matthew 8:28-34

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson relates how even the demons acknowledge Christ's Messiahship before he casts them out of two men into a herd of swine.

The Paralytic, The Pallet, and the Power of the Son of Man

Matthew 9:1-8

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses the growth of Jesus' ministry and authority and it's effect on the Jewish elders during the instance in which he heals the paralytic.