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Summary of the Book of Matthew - The Douay-Rheims Version of the Catholic Bible
The content of the Book of Matthew according to the Douay Rheims Version of the online Catholic Bible contains a short overview of the main subjects, people, events and ancient topics in the following summary of this Book in the Holy Bible:
- Matthew is book number 1 of the New Testament. It contains 28 chapters
- Who was Matthew? Matthew was one of the twelve Apostles, who from being a publican, that is, a tax gatherer, was called by Jesus to the Apostleship: in that profession his name is Levi. (Luke 5.27, and Mark 2.14.)
- The same day on which Jesus called him he made a "great feast" (Luke 5:29), a farewell feast, to which he invited Jesus and his disciples, and probably also many of old associates. He was afterwards selected as one of the twelve (Luke 6:15).
- He was the first of the Evangelists that wrote the Gospel in Hebrew, which the Jews in Palestine spoke at that time. It was translated in the time of the Apostles into Greek
- What is a Gospel? A Gospel is a book that describes the life and death of Jesus. Gospels also explain how Jesus came back to life again.
- He wrote the Book of Matthew about about six years after the Lord's Ascension.
- It is believed that Matthew preached the gospel to the Hebrews for fifteen years and then went to Ethiopia, south of the Caspian Sea, Persia, Macedonia and Syria
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Short Summary of Matthew - The Bible Stories of Matthew taken from the Scriptures
A short summary of the Bible Stories of Matthew taken from the Scriptures. An overview of the main events and Biblical characters found in Matthew together with the famous Bible Stories and brief summary of the Book of Matthew from the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible
- The Biblical stories, plot, characters and events detailed in this summary of Matthew
- The ancestry and the birth of Jesus and the escape of the family to Egypt
- John the Baptist; the baptism and temptation of Jesus by the Devil
- Jesus in Galilee and Jerusalem
- The teachings and parables of Jesus
- The Sermon on the Mount
- The last week in the life of Jesus including the last supper, his trial and his death by Roman crucifixion
- The resurrection of Jesus
- The Biblical stories, plot, characters and events detailed in Matthew
The above summary details the Bible people and summary of important events which occur in the Douay Rheims version of the Catholic Bible scriptures of the Book of Matthew. People of the Roman Catholic faith can this useful short summary of these Bible Scriptures for an online Catholic Bible study course or biblical studies. This brief summary of Matthew is also very useful for Catholic Sunday School lessons and Roman Catholic Bible Study at home.
The Book of Matthew
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