good news of the messiah
JLP Digital Publications, Odessa Ont. 1997
The following table of contents is arranged by chapters, but Matthew's
Gospel as originally written and circulated in the first century churches
had no chapter or verse divisions. It did not even have paragraphs or punctuation.
And it was entirely in Greek capitals with no spaces between words.
That means that these chapter titles are in no way intended to
give an analysis of how the writer organized his book. Similarly within
each chapter the subject headings merely pick up one of the main ideas
for convenient reference. Ideally we should try to read the Gospel straight
through as the author wrote it, and let is speak to us without our artificial
For some sermons on this Gospel, see sermons
from Matthew's Gospel.
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