Sunday

I’m preaching through the book of Matthew currently. Yesterday was chapter 3. I’m stressing the purpose for Matthew’s writing (namely, to prove to his readers that Jesus of Nazareth was/is the Messiah) and trying to “give the sense” of the reading (Neh. 8:8).

So far we’ve stressed:

Accumulating evidence that Jesus of Nazareth is the Christ (all fulfilled OT predictions):

  • Descendant of Abraham
  • Descendant of David
  • Born of a virgin
  • Born in Bethlehem
  • Wilderness prophet forerunner

Finally, yesterday we noted the heavenly Father’s pronouncement of who Jesus was.

#matthew, #sunday