Questions about Matthew
Gospel of Matthew - Bible Survey
What were the key events in the life of Jesus Christ?
Why did God give us four Gospels?
What is the harmony of the Gospels?
When were the Gospels written?
Is there an error in the counting of the generations in Matthew chapter 1?
Why are Jesus' genealogies in Matthew and Luke so different?
How old was Mary when Jesus was born?
When were Joseph and Mary considered married?
What prophecy is Matthew 2:23 referring to regarding Jesus being a Nazarene?
What does it mean to be “fishers of men”?
Who were the twelve (12) disciples / apostles of Jesus Christ?
What can we learn from the life of John the Baptist?
Why did John the Baptist refer to the Pharisees as a brood of vipers?
What was the meaning and importance of the baptism of John the Baptist?
What is the baptism of/by/with fire?
What was the meaning and purpose of Jesus' temptations?
How many times did Jesus cleanse the temple? Why did He cleanse the temple?
What does it mean that the house of prayer had been turned into a den of thieves?
What is the Sermon on the Mount?
What are the beatitudes?
What does ‘blessed are the meek’ mean?
What does ‘blessed are the peacemakers’ mean?
What does ‘blessed are the merciful’ mean?
What does ‘blessed are those who mourn’ mean?
What does it mean to be pure in heart?
What does it mean to be poor in spirit?
What did Jesus mean when He instructed us to turn the other cheek?
What did Jesus mean when He instructed us to love our enemies?
What does it mean that believers are to be salt and light (Matthew 5:13-16)?
What did Jesus mean when He described His followers as the salt of the earth?
What does it mean that the wise man built his house upon a rock?
What is a jot? What is a tittle?
Did Jesus contradict the Law in Matthew 5:21-22?
Why did Jesus warn against saying the word raca in Matthew 5:22?
How can we store up treasures in heaven?
Did Jesus mean we should literally pluck out our eyes and cut off our hands in Matthew 5:29-30 and 18:8-9?
What does it mean that we should not let our left hand know what our right hand is doing (Matthew 6:3–4)?
What did Jesus mean when He said the eye is the lamp of the body (Matthew 6:22)?
If I do not forgive others, does that mean my sins are not forgiven? What does Matthew 6:14-15 mean?
What is mammon?
Just how narrow is the narrow gate?
What did Jesus mean when He said to "not cast your pearls before swine" (Matthew 7:6)?
What did Jesus mean when He told us to ask, seek, and knock?
What did Jesus mean when He said "Ask and you shall receive"?
Does Matthew 7:21-23 mean that believers can lose salvation?
What does the Bible mean when it refers to the gnashing of teeth?
What does it mean to shake the dust off your feet?
What did Jesus mean when He told people, “Your faith has made you well”?
What did Jesus mean by coming to bring a sword in Matthew 10:34-36?
What did Jesus mean when He said it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to get into heaven?
Did John the Baptist lose his faith in Jesus as the Messiah (Matthew 11:3; Luke 7:19)?
In what way was John the Baptist the greatest (Matthew 11:11)?
What does it mean when Jesus says “my yoke is easy and my burden is light” (Matthew 11:30)?
What does it mean that Jesus is the Lord of the Sabbath?
What can we learn from Jesus’ feeding of the 5,000?
What is the significance of Jesus calming the storm?
What was the meaning of Jesus walking on water?
What is the sign of Jonah?
What does it mean that Jesus had nowhere to lay his head?
What does it mean to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves (Matthew 10:16)?
Did Jesus come only for the Jews and not the Gentiles?
What does it mean that a house divided cannot stand?
What are idle words (Matthew 12:36)?
Who was the Queen of the South?
Why did Jesus say that He was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel (Matthew 15:24)?
Why did Jesus call the Canaanite woman a dog?
Why did Jesus teach in parables?
What did Jesus mean when He said, “He who has ears to hear”?
What is the meaning of the Parable of the Dragnet?
What is the meaning of the Parable of the Leaven?
What is the meaning of the Parable of the Unforgiving / Unmerciful Servant?
What is the meaning of the Parable of the Rich Fool?
What is the meaning of the Parable of the Mustard Seed?
What is the meaning of the Parable of the Talents?
What is the meaning of the Parable of the Sheep and Goats?
What is the meaning of the Parable of the Ten Virgins?
What is the meaning of the Parable of the Vineyard?
What is the meaning of the Parable of the Wedding Feast?
Who is greatest in the kingdom?
How should Christians handle disputes (Matthew 18:15-17)?
What is the outer darkness in Matthew 22:13?
What is the Parable of the Wheat and the Tares?
What is the meaning of the Parable of the Two Sons?
What is the meaning of the Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard?
What is the meaning of the parables of the hidden treasure and the pearl of great price?
What are the keys of the kingdom?
What did Jesus mean when He said that we should forgive others seventy times seven?
Why are there two demon-possessed men in the Gerasene tombs in Matthew, but only one in Mark and Luke?
Why did Jesus allow the demons to enter the herd of pigs?
Why did Jesus tell the rich young ruler he could be saved by obeying the commandments?
What does it mean to have mustard seed faith?
Why did Jesus say, “Let the little children come to me”?
Did Jesus heal two blind men (Matthew 20:29-34) or one blind man (Mark 10:46-52; Luke 18:35-43)?
Why is Jesus called the stumbling stone in Matthew 21:43-44?
What did Jesus mean when He said the first will be last and the last will be first?
What does “Many are called but few are chosen” in Matthew 22:14 mean?
Why did Jesus say to Peter, “Get behind me Satan”?
What are the gates of hell?
What happened on the Mount of Olives?
What is the Olivet Discourse?
What did Jesus mean when He said, "this generation will not pass"?
Is it possible to know when Jesus is coming back?
What does it mean that he who endures to the end will be saved (Matthew 24:13)?
What does it mean that heaven and earth will pass away?
Was Jesus' statement to the disciples in Luke 9:27 (also Matthew 16:28; Mark 9:1) incorrect?
Can faith really move mountains?
What is the greatest commandment?
What does it mean to gain the whole world but lose your soul?
What does it mean to love your neighbor as you love yourself?
What is the temple tax?
What was the meaning and importance of the transfiguration?
What did Jesus mean when He said, “Render to Caesar what is Caesar’s”?
What trials did Jesus face before His crucifixion?
If Jesus was God, why did He not know when He would return?
If Jesus was God, why did He call God "My God?"
Did Jesus mean that we should never refer to our earthly father as “father” (Matthew 23:9)?
Why did Jesus rebuke the scribes and Pharisees so harshly in Matthew 23:13–36?
Why did Jesus refer to the Pharisees as a “child of hell” in Matthew 23:15?
What is an alabaster box?
What is the significance of the triumphal entry?
Who are the "least of these" in the Bible?
What happened in the upper room?
What does it mean to watch and pray?
Why does Matthew 27:9 attribute the prophecy to Jeremiah when it is from Zechariah?
What does it mean that the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak?
What does it mean to live by the sword and die by the sword?
Are the Jews cursed because they killed Christ and asked for “His blood to be on us,” according to Matthew 27:25?
What happened during Jesus’ last hours on earth?
What was the reason behind Peter's denial of Jesus?
What is the significance of the rooster crowing in regards to Peter denying Jesus three times?
Who helped Jesus carry the cross?
What are the last seven sayings of Christ and what do they mean?
Why did Jesus say, 'My God, my God, why have you forsaken me'?
What is the meaning of those who were raised to life at Jesus’ death (Matthew 27:52-53)?
Should we be baptized in Jesus' name (Acts 2:38), or in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19)?
Can the various resurrection accounts from the four Gospels be harmonized?
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