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  • Mt 4:23-25
  • Jesusleft his palace & glory to come to a dark & sinful world.
  • Jesusleft his palace & glory to come to a dark & sinful world. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men (Phil 2:5-7, ESV).
  • Jesusleft his palace & glory to come to a dark & sinful world. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men (Phil 2:5-7, ESV). The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve (Mt 20:28, ESV).
  • Thismornings text tells us three ways Jesus came to serve.
  • Thismornings text tells us three ways Jesus came to serve. The text presents Jesus as a servant to great crowds.
  • Thismornings text tells us three ways Jesus came to serve. The text presents Jesus as a servant to great crowds. To these crowds, Jesus is: A PREACHER. A PHYSICIAN. A PATTERN.
  • First, this passage sums up Jesus entire ministry.
  • First, this passage sums up Jesus entire ministry. Throughout Matthew, Jesus is presented as one who preaches, one who heals, & one who is followed.
  • First, this passage sums up Jesus entire ministry. Throughout Matthew, Jesus is presented as one who preaches, one who heals, & one who is followed. In Matthews day, books were quite expensive because they had to be copied by hand.
  • First, this passage sums up Jesus entire ministry. Throughout Matthew, Jesus is presented as one who preaches, one who heals, & one who is followed. In Matthews day, books were quite expensive because they had to be copied by hand. Thus, many ancient books contain summary statements as this one so people could easily remember what was being read.
  • First, this passage sums up Jesus entire ministry. Second, this passage serves as immediate background for the Sermon on the Mount.
  • First, this passage sums up Jesus entire ministry. Second, this passage serves as immediate background for the Sermon on the Mount. Two aspects of this text serve as that background.
  • First, this passage sums up Jesus entire ministry. Second, this passage serves as immediate background for the Sermon on the Mount. Two aspects of this text serve as that background. Jesus went about teaching (v 23).
  • First, this passage sums up Jesus entire ministry. Second, this passage serves as immediate background for the Sermon on the Mount. Two aspects of this text serve as that background. Jesus went about teaching (v 23); at 5:2, Jesus teaches his disciples.
  • First, this passage sums up Jesus entire ministry. Second, this passage serves as immediate background for the Sermon on the Mount. Two aspects of this text serve as that background. Jesus went about teaching (v 23); at 5:2, Jesus teaches his disciples. Jesus gained many disciples (v 25).
  • First, this passage sums up Jesus entire ministry. Second, this passage serves as immediate background for the Sermon on the Mount. Two aspects of this text serve as that background. Jesus went about teaching (v 23); at 5:2, Jesus teaches his disciples. Jesus gained many disciples (v 25); at 5:1, Jesus calls his disciples to him.
  • v 23
  • Jesus went throughout all Galilee teaching in their synagogues.
  • Jesus went throughout all Galilee teaching in their synagogues. Synagogues developed in the Babylonian Captivity when Jews were separated from the Temple.
  • Jesus went throughout all Galilee teaching in their synagogues. Synagogues developed in the Babylonian Captivity when Jews were separated from the Temple. The primary purpose of the synagogue was instruction in the Law.
  • Jesus went throughout all Galilee teaching in their synagogues. Synagogues developed in the Babylonian Captivity when Jews were separated from the Temple. The primary purpose of the synagogue was instruction in the Law. The synagogue was a place where the common Jew could come & be instructed in the Law.
  • Jesus went throughout all Galilee teaching in their synagogues. Synagogues developed in the Babylonian Captivity when Jews were separated from the Temple. The primary purpose of the synagogue was instruction in the Law. The synagogue was a place where the common Jew could come & be instructed in the Law. Philo called synagogues houses of instruction, where the philosophy of the fathers and all manner of virtues were taught.
  • Jesus was also proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom.
  • Jesus was also proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom. Jesus ministry was all about the kingdom.
  • Jesus was also proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom. Jesus ministry was all about the kingdom: From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand (4:17, ESV).
  • Jesus was also proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom. Jesus ministry was all about the kingdom: From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand (4:17, ESV). In the next three chaptersthe Sermon on the MountJesus describes precisely what being in the kingdom means.
  • Matthew draws a distinction between preaching & teaching.
  • Matthew draws a distinction between preaching & teaching. In the NT, teaching refers to the instruction of believers.
  • Matthew draws a distinction between preaching & teaching. In the NT, teaching refers to the instruction of believers. Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them (5:1-2, ESV).
  • Matthew draws a distinction between preaching & teaching. In the NT, teaching refers to the instruction of believers. Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them (5:1-2, ESV). The Apostles were to teach new disciples everything Jesus had taught (Mt 28:19-20).
  • Matthew draws a distinction between preaching & teaching. In the NT, teaching refers to the instruction of believers. Preaching refers to instruction of those who need converted.
  • Matthew draws a distinction between preaching & teaching. In the NT, teaching refers to the instruction of believers. Preaching refers to instruction of those who need converted. In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand (Mt 3:1-2, ESV).
  • Matthew draws a distinction between preaching & teaching. In the NT, teaching refers to the instruction of believers. Preaching refers to instruction of those who need converted. In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand (Mt 3:1-2, ESV). Philip preached the Christ in Samaria (Acts 8:5); the Samaritans believed & were baptized (Acts 8:12).
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