Behold the King: A Study of Matthew

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This insightful study of the first book of the New Testament is not simply a verse-by-verse commentary, but a careful study of the thematic purpose and flow of thought of Matthew. Bible students, teachers, and pastors will appreciate the historical-grammatical hermeneutic applied to the Greek text, but Greek proficiency is not required to benefit from this work. Toussaint's major contribution is developing and tracing through the Gospel the twin themes of Jesus the Messiah and ...

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Overview

This insightful study of the first book of the New Testament is not simply a verse-by-verse commentary, but a careful study of the thematic purpose and flow of thought of Matthew. Bible students, teachers, and pastors will appreciate the historical-grammatical hermeneutic applied to the Greek text, but Greek proficiency is not required to benefit from this work. Toussaint's major contribution is developing and tracing through the Gospel the twin themes of Jesus the Messiah and God's kingdom program.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780825438455
  • Publisher: Kregel Publications
  • Publication date: 5/28/2005
  • Pages: 399
  • Sales rank: 1,448,792
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Meet the Author

Stanley D. Toussaint (Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) is the senior professor emeritus of Bible exposition at Dallas Theological Seminary. He has taught at DTS since 1960 and has pastored for more than twenty years. An editor, author, teacher, and conference speaker, he has also taught in Christian schools in the Middle East, Australia, and the Far East.
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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Gospel of Matthew 11
I The Study of the Gospel of Matthew 13
II The Jewish Character of the Book 15
III The Purpose of the Book 18
IV The Theme of the Book 20
V The Plan of the Book-A Didactic Structure 21
Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew 33
I The Incarnation and the Preparation of the King, 1:1-4:11 35
A The Incarnation of the King, 1:1-2:23 35
B The Preparation of the King, 3:1-4:11 58
II The Declaration of the Principles of the King, 4:12-7:29 81
A The Introduction to the Ministry of the King, 4:12-4:25 81
B The Principles of the King, 5:1-7:29 85
III The Manifestation of the King, 8:1-11:1 121
A The Demonstration of the Power of the King, 8:1-9:34 121
B The Declaration of the Presence of the King, 9:35-11:1 135
IV The Opposition to the King, 11:2-13:53 147
A The Evidence of the Rejection of the King, 11:2-11:30 147
B The Illustrations of the Opposition to the King, 12:1-12:50 157
C The Adaptation of the King to His Opposition, 13:1-13:53 168
V The Reaction of the King, 13:54-19:2 187
A The Withdrawal of the King, 13:54-19:2 187
B The Instruction of the Disciples of the King, 16:13-19:2 200
VI The Formal Presentation and Rejection of the King, 19:3-25:46 223
A The Continued Instruction of the Disciples, 19:3-20:34 223
B The Formal Presentation of the King, 21:1-21:17 237
C The Rejection of the King by the Nation, 21:18-22:46 245
D The Rejection of the Nation by the King, 23:1-23:39 260
E The Predictions of the Rejected King, 24:1-25:46 266
VII The Crucifixion and the Resurrection of the King, 26:1-28:20 295
A The Crucifixion of the King, 26:1-27:66 295
B The Resurrection of the King, 28:1-28:20 315
Conclusion 321
Appendix Comments on Authorship and Date 327
Bibliography 335
Subject Index 353
Author Index 373
Scripture Index 377
Greek Index 395
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