Gospel of Matthew

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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.

The Herald of the King, Matthew

Matthew 3:1-12

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds upon the ministry of John the Baptist.

The Baptism of the King

Matthew 3:13-17

Transcript For those of you who have been following along in our studies in the Gospel of Matthew, you will know that we have arrived at the passage which recounts the baptism of our Lord, which is found in Matthew

The Temptation of the King

Matthew 4:1-12

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson provides exposition about Jesus' temptation by the devil in the wilderness and relates its importance to his Messianic kingship.

The Beginning of the King’s Ministry

Matthew 4:12-25

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds upon the official beginning of Jesus' ministry in Galilee.

The Beatitudes I – From Poverty to Royalty

Matthew 5:1-3

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson introduces the Sermon on the Mount and its first Beatitude.

The Beatitudes II – Blessed Grief

Matthew 5:1-12

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson goes into deatail on the Beatitudes. Dr. Johnson exposits what Christ meant when he said, "blessed are those who mourn."