Matthew, Mattathias, sometimes known as Levi, was a Roman tax collector. He entered Jesus’s ministry at Capernaum while at the receipt of the customer, a booth in which one collects taxes. He was literate in both Greek and Aramaic. He was also a Jew and went by the name of Levi because of his lineage […]


This study is a bit of a spooky one; so let’s approach this with prayer. The topic is Jesus in the desert being tempted by the devil. We are going to look at this as a study of the text but I also want to take this opportunity to discuss how we handle the devil […]


Alright, so a lot has happened between Chapter 2 and Chapter 3. Roughly 30 years of things. So Jesus is most likely about 31/32 at this point in history. Figured I would explain that before we start. 1 In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea, Matthew 3:1 KJV Ok […]

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First thing I want to establish is the importance of the virgin birth. It would not be of any important details if not for God giving direct prophecy regarding this very subject. First instance we see of this in the Bible is back in Genesis chapter 3. 14 And the Lord God said unto the serpent, […]


The beginning of Matthew is pretty much a family tree showing Jesus’s lineage to Abraham. This is important because of multiple prophecies stating Christ would be born from the Hebrew line. Not only that but further Christ would be of the line of David. Matthew being a publican, he would be characteristically detailed in legal […]