The Gospel of Matthew

1. Who was Author?

One of the 12 disciples.
A tax collector.
A Pharisee.

2. Matthew's Gospel was probably written:

Between A.D. 60-65
Between A.D. 30-45
Between A.D. 90-110

3. The key verse in this Gospel is:

"I have spoken to you of earthly things and you do not believe; how then will you believe if I speak to you of heavenly things?"(3:12)
"Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them"(5:17).
"For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many" (10:45).

4. Matthew's narrative:

Is the longest.
Is the most chronological.
Emphasizes the evidence that Jesus is the Savior.

5. Matthew wrote his Gospel for:

A mostly Greek audience..
A  mostly Jewish audience.
The Christians in Rome.

6. Matthew often cites:

The Roman law.
Old Testament passages.
Greek tradition.

7. Matthew's gospel is how much longer than Mark's?


8. The Gospel of Matthew begins with:

A genealogy. 
Jesus' Birth.
The story of John the Baptist.

9.  Matthew's Gospel tells many of the same stories about Jesus that are found in which other gospel?


10. Matthew's Gospel emphasizes:

The fulfillment of prophecy.
The battle between Jesus and the Roman officials.
The relationship between Jesus and his disciples.


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