What does your Jesus look like?. ANGRY JESUS! Matthew 23 May 20, 2012. Matthew’s Biography of Jesus: Organized around 5 discourses Organized around particular themes. First 1/3 of the First Century
May 20, 2012
Jesus did good works (culminating with his work on the cross) and taught the disciples about the kingdom.
Second 1/3 of the First Century
Apostles led a movement based on a house church network and wrote letters to establish churches.
Third 1/3 of the First Century
False teachers tried to dis-establish the churches.
Apostles wrote Gospels (biographies) to stabilize churches and maintain the movement.
Matthew is characterized by five “kerygmatic” discourses about what the kingdom of God is really like.
Jesus as cruc., risen king
Jesus as divine mess. king
Sermon on the Mount