Tag Archives: Matthew

The Torch is Passed

Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been … Continue reading

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Jesus Rose From the Tomb

Matthew 28:1-15 Matthew’s account of the events that day, the day of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, varies from that of Mark and Luke, and while we can discuss that some other time, I would point out that Matthew’s account … Continue reading

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Jesus is Buried

Matthew 27:57-61 Matthew blows right through this part, and my original thought was that I would also blow past the burial of Jesus and then through the posting of guards, and concentrate on his account of the resurrection in one … Continue reading

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God Keeps His Promises

Matthew 27:27-56 I doubt that you need me to go through the details of Matthew’s text concerning Jesus’ scourging and crucifixion, for you can probably tell the story yourself, and there is always the link to the text itself. Nor … Continue reading

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Pilate Bows to Pressure

Matthew 27:11-26 Matthew makes one thing very clear above all else; Pilate wanted nothing to do with the Jesus matter. Notice in verses 11-14 that Pilate is trying to engage Jesus in a defense against the charges brought by the … Continue reading

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Judas Has His Own Problems

Matthew 27:1-10 Peter is having a bad night, but he isn’t the only one having remorse for his betrayal; Judas is having a worse night. When Jesus was condemned by the Jewish leaders in a classic act of perfidy against … Continue reading

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Peter has a Rough Night

Matthew 26:69-75 Quite a lot has taken place since Jesus told the disciples that they would disown Him. Quite a lot has taken place since Peter objected to that and Jesus told him he would deny Jesus three times that … Continue reading

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