This document is prepared as a study guide for the book of Matthew. As such, it is designed for the facilitator who leads the study and the student who will walk through the pages of this gospel.
Towards the end of his life on earth, the apostle Paul wrote to the churches that he wanted to get to know Jesus better (Phil 3:7-11). This was written some 25 years after his conversion experience and a myriad of trials and sufferings for the kingdom. Amazing, after all of this time, he acknowledges his desire to know Jesus better.
Can we also say: “I want to know Jesus better?”
My hope in this study is that, as you work through the pages of this book, you will get to know Jesus better. As you study the life and ministry of Jesus, you will begin to understand the great heart of this amazing God-man as he pours out his life for those who have rebelled against the all-wise, all-kind, loving heavenly Father.
May God richly bless you as you study this treasured book.