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The Gospel of Matthew. Jesus as fulfillment of the Old Covenant. The Call of St. Matthew - Caravaggio. Jewish Christian author Audience – mixture of Jewish and Gentile Christians Courage and witness ( martyr ) Jesus highlighted as New Moses Five-fold structure Typology – OT prefiguring NT

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the gospel of matthew

The Gospel of Matthew

Jesus as fulfillment of the Old Covenant

overview

Jewish Christian author

  • Audience – mixture of Jewish and Gentile Christians
    • Courage and witness (martyr)
  • Jesus highlighted as New Moses
    • Five-fold structure
    • Typology – OT prefiguring NT
  • Theme of authority
  • Symbol of Gospel – Man
Overview
symbols for evangelists

YES!!

  • Ezekiel 1:10 and Revelation 4:6—8ff
  • In front of the throne was something that resembled a sea of glass like crystal. In the center and around the throne, there were four living creatures covered with eyes in front and in back. The first creature resembled a lion, the second was like a calf, the third had a face like that of a human being, and the fourth looked like an eagle in flight
  • Matthew – Man – because of genealogy
  • Mark – Lion – royalty, John “roaring”
  • Luke – Ox – sacrifice, strength
  • John – Eagle – sky, eagles thought to look at sun
Symbols for Evangelists??
hey who s the new guy

Matthew is Jewish Christian writing to fellow Jews now mingled with Gentiles (non-Jews)

  • Infancy Narrative
    • Genealogy
    • Birth
    • Magi
    • Flight to Egypt
    • Death of holy innocents
    • Return to Egypt
Hey. Who’s the new guy?
genealogy

List of names given to identify Christ as descendant of David

  • Rahab – saved herself from destruction of Jericho cf. Hebrews 11
  • Ruth - But she said [to Naomi], "Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.”
  • “whose mother had been Uriah’s wife”
  • Joseph names Jesus and takes him into his family, making him a descendant of David
Genealogy
allusions to ot

Mary is with child by work of the Holy Spirit

  • Fulfillment of Isaiah 7:14
    • Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, andwill call him Emmanuel
  • Visitation of the Magi
    • The glory of the Lord has dawned upon you…bearing gold and frankincense…
Allusions to OT
a short philosophical break

Univocal speech – word used in same sense every time e.g. cow

  • Equivocal speech – used in different sense
    • By chance – ball, pen
    • By intention – father, dog
  • Analogical – neither of the above
    • E.g. sharp
A short philosophical break
kingdom of god

Analogical speech

  • Synonymous parallelism
    • Hebrew literary device expressing two ideas with different words
    • Kingdom come, will be done
  • Parables
    • Chapter 13
    • 21:28-22:33
Kingdom of God