Chapter 1 – Matthew

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Name the author of the book of Matthew.
  • Identify to whom the book of Matthew was written.
  • State the purpose for the book of Matthew.
  • Write the Key Verses of the book of Matthew from memory.
  • State the Life and Ministry Principle for the book of Matthew.

INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR:   Matthew
TO WHOM:   To all believers, although the first intended audience was the Jews to whom he presented Jesus as the Messiah, the Son of David.
PURPOSE:   To present the ministry of Jesus, stressing His role as King of the Jews.
KEY VERSES:   Matthew 28:19-20
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE:   The final command of Jesus to His followers was to go to all nations with the Gospel.
MAIN CHARACTERS:   Jesus, the twelve disciples

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.