Category Archives: The Gospel of Matthew

Two or Three Witnesses (The Authority of the Kingdom of Heaven)

The following post is the next installment of the Tax Collector’s Guide to Fulfilled Prophecy. However, this is more of a commentary on Matthew 18 and the kingdom of heaven rather than a discussion of the subject of prophecy. I … Continue reading

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Elijah Will Come

Elijah Will Come (and restore all things) Matthew has taken great care to give his readers enough clues that they will identify John the Baptist as Elijah. However, we must remember that as this was unfolding in real time, not … Continue reading

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Isaiah Prophesied of You

Isaiah Prophesied of You Their heart is far from Me Matthew 15:1-20 brings us the next installment in The Tax Collector’s Guide to Fulfilled Prophecy. This is a little bit different than some of the other passages because the words … Continue reading

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Secret Things

Secret things: Seeing but they don’t see, and hearing but they don’t hear Matthew 13 The book of Matthew contains the most complete account of the parables of the kingdom of heaven in the gospels. In Matthew 13, we have … Continue reading

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The Day of Judgment According to Jesus

The Day of Judgment According to Jesus In this installation of the Tax Collector’s Guide to Fulfilled Prophecy, I am primarily looking at two passages in the book of Matthew: Matthew 11:20-24 and Matthew 12:36-45. These two passages have 4 … Continue reading

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The Chosen Beloved Servant Who Withdrew Himself

Matthew 12:15-21 contains a centerpiece of sorts to the entire gospel of the Tax Collector. Matthew has already recorded the details of the birth of Christ surrounded by humility and rejection. Later Matthew will detail the account of His death … Continue reading

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The LORD of the Sabbath (I desire mercy and not sacrifice)

I desire mercy and not sacrifice The LORD of the Sabbath In this next installment of The Tax Collector’s Guide to Fulfilled Prophecy, there are so many things of prophetic significance packed into Matthew 11:20-12:42 that it is hard to … Continue reading

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I Will Send My Messenger

  “Behold, I will send my messenger before your face Who will prepare your way before you.” ~ Jesus quoting Malachi as recorded by Matthew the Tax Collector Matthew the Tax Collector treats the person of John the Baptist with … Continue reading

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A Person’s Enemies Will Be Those Of His Own Household

In studying how the old testament is quoted in the new testament, every once in a while you come across one that makes you go hmmmm.  In Matthew 10, as Jesus commissions the 12 disciples to preach the gospel throughout … Continue reading

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Matthew the New Wineskin (I desire mercy and not sacrifice)

I desire mercy and not sacrifice Matthew the New Wineskin The next installment of The Tax Collector’s Guide to Fulfilled Prophecy is upon us.  I am working through each instance of prophecy or reference to the old testament in the … Continue reading

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