Tag 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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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 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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Antichrist Before the Day of the Lord

Antichrist Before the Day of the Lord What Every Christian Needs to Know about the Return of Christ Alan Kurschner Antichrist before the day of the Lord- that has a nice ring to it. But I didn’t come up with … Continue reading

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It Is Written

After being baptized by John, Jesus was led into the wilderness by the same Holy Spirit that had descended upon Him.  There is no doubt as to why the Holy Spirit led Him this way.  It was for the sole … Continue reading

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The Begats

The first passage in Matthew’s gospel which references the scriptures is Matthew 1:1-17.  This comprises The Begats, and I am purposefully copying the Andrew Peterson song of the same title.  Andrew Peterson has some brilliant work and his song The … Continue reading

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