Discipleship is rewarding and needs to be fruitful (Matthew 5:1‐16)

The aim of this passage is to cause us to learn the hope that we have in our walk as disciples of Jesus Christ and how we are to live. The disciples of Jesus Christ would receive great reward for their faithfulness (Mat 5:1-12) As followers of Jesus Christ, we are assured of great reward. Jesus… Continue reading Discipleship is rewarding and needs to be fruitful (Matthew 5:1‐16)

Jesus starts His ministry and heals many in Galilee (Matthew 4:12‐25)

The aim of this passage is to cause us to learn how Jesus Christ started His ministry after coming from the wilderness where He had overcome temptation. Jesus moves to Galilee, starts His ministry and calls the first four disciples (Mat 4:12-22) Believers in Jesus Christ are called to win souls to the kingdom of… Continue reading Jesus starts His ministry and heals many in Galilee (Matthew 4:12‐25)

Jesus tempted 3 times by the devil and is victorious (Matthew 4:1‐11)

The aim of this passage is to cause us to learn how Jesus was tempted and resisted the devil in the wilderness. Jesus is tempted to turn stones into loaves of bread (Mat 4:1-4) Man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD.… Continue reading Jesus tempted 3 times by the devil and is victorious (Matthew 4:1‐11)

The Holy Trinity revealed when Jesus is baptized by John (Matthew 3:13‐17)

The aim of this passage is to cause us to learn how Jesus was baptized and what happened immediately after. God expects us and will enable us to do all of His will. Jesus came from Galilee to be baptized by John at the Jordan. John knew who Jesus was and so was reluctant to… Continue reading The Holy Trinity revealed when Jesus is baptized by John (Matthew 3:13‐17)

John prepares the way for Jesus and rebukes the hypocrites (Matthew 3:1‐12)

  The aim of this passage is to cause us to learn of John the baptist’s ministry of calling Israel to true repentance in preparation for the messiah who would distinguish the good from the bad. John calls Israel to repentance in preparation for the Messiah (Mat 3:1-6) Jesus is the Messiah that we need… Continue reading John prepares the way for Jesus and rebukes the hypocrites (Matthew 3:1‐12)

The return from Egypt and settlement in Nazareth (Matthew 2:19‐23)

We can be confident of God’s guidance when we are doing His work. Sometime later Herod fell sick and died. An angel of God appeared in a dream to Joseph. The angel told Joseph of the death of Herod and told him to take his family back to Israel. Joseph woke up and took Jesus… Continue reading The return from Egypt and settlement in Nazareth (Matthew 2:19‐23)

Joseph and his family flee to Egypt to escape Herod (Matthew 2:13‐18)

This passage continues the account of the oriental astrologers coming to pay homage to Jesus Christ when He was a child. The following happens after these astrologers had left for their country after seeing Jesus and worshipping Him. Joseph flees into Egypt, with Jesus and his mother (Mat 2:13-15) We need to search God’s word and… Continue reading Joseph and his family flee to Egypt to escape Herod (Matthew 2:13‐18)