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Bible Commentaries

MacLaren's Expositions of Holy Scripture

Matthew

- Matthew

by Alexander MacLaren

Matthew

THE BOOK OF MATTHEW

· Matthew’s Genealogy Of Jesus Christ Mat_1:1 - Mat_1:16

· The Nativity Mat_1:18 - Mat_1:25

· The Name Above Every Name Mat_1:21

· The First-Fruits Of The Gentiles Mat_2:1 - Mat_2:12

· The King In Exile Mat_2:13 - Mat_2:23

· The Herald Of The King Mat_3:1 - Mat_3:12

· The Baptism In Fire Mat_3:11

· The Baptism Of Jesus Mat_3:13 - Mat_3:17

· The Dove Of God Mat_3:16

· The Victory Of The King Mat_4:1 - Mat_4:11

· The Springing Of The Great Light Mat_4:12 - Mat_4:16

· The Early Welcome And The First Ministers Of The King Mat_4:17 - Mat_4:25

· The New Sinai Mat_5:1 - Mat_5:16

· The First Beatitude Mat_5:3

· The Second Beatitude Mat_5:4

· The Third Beatitude Mat_5:5

· The Fourth Beatitude Mat_5:6

· The Fifth Beatitude Mat_5:7

· The Sixth Beatitude Mat_5:8

· The Seventh Beatitude Mat_5:9

· The Eighth Beatitude Mat_5:10

· Salt Without Savour Mat_5:13

· The Lamp And The Bushel Mat_5:14 - Mat_5:16

· The New Form Of The Old Law Mat_5:17 - Mat_5:26

·‘ Swear Not At All’ Mat_5:33 - Mat_5:37

· Non-Resistance Mat_5:38 - Mat_5:42

· The Law Of Love Mat_5:43 - Mat_5:48

· Trumpets And Street Corners Mat_6:1 - Mat_6:5

· Solitary Prayer Mat_6:6

· The Structure Of The Lord’ s Prayer Mat_6:9

·‘ Our Father’ Mat_6:9

·‘ Hallowed Be Thy Name’ Mat_6:9

·‘ Thy Kingdom Come’ Mat_6:10

·‘ Thy Will Be Done’ Mat_6:10

· The Cry For Bread Mat_6:11

·‘ Forgive Us Our Debts’ Mat_6:12

·‘ Lead Us Not Into Temptation’ Mat_6:13

·‘ Deliver Us From Evil’ Mat_6:13

·‘ Thine Is The Kingdom’ Mat_6:13

· Fasting Mat_6:16 - Mat_6:18

· Two Kinds Of Treasure Mat_6:19 - Mat_6:20

· Hearts And Treasures Mat_6:21

· Anxious Care Mat_6:24 - Mat_6:25

· Judging, Asking, And Giving Mat_7:1 - Mat_7:12

· Our Knocking Mat_7:7

· The Two Paths Mat_7:13 - Mat_7:14

· The Two Houses Mat_7:24 - Mat_7:26

· The Christ Of The Sermon On The Mount Mat_7:28 - Mat_7:29

· The Touch That Cleanses Mat_8:1 - Mat_8:4

· The Faith Which Christ Praises Mat_8:8 - Mat_8:9

· Swift Healing And Immediate Service Mat_8:14 - Mat_8:15

· The Healing Christ Mat_8:17

· Christ Repressing Rash Discipleship Mat_8:19 - Mat_8:20

· Christ Stimulating Sluggish Discipleship Mat_8:21 - Mat_8:22

· The Peace-Bringer In The Natural World Mat_8:23 - Mat_8:27

· The Peace-Bringer In The Spiritual World Mat_8:28 - Mat_8:34

· Christ’ s Encouragements Mat_9:2

· Soul-Healing First: Body-Healing Second Mat_9:6

· The Call Of Matthew Mat_9:9 - Mat_9:17

· The Touch Of Faith And The Touch Of Christ Mat_9:18 - Mat_9:31

· A Christlike Judgment Of Men Mat_9:36

· The Obscure Apostles Mat_10:5

· Christ’ s Charge To His Heralds Mat_10:5 - Mat_10:16

· The Widened Mission, Its Perils And Defences Mat_10:16 - Mat_10:31

· Like Teacher, Like Scholar Mat_10:24 - Mat_10:25

· The King’ s Charge To His Ambassadors Mat_10:32 - Mat_10:42

· A Life Lost And Found Mat_10:39

· The Greatest In The Kingdom, And Their Reward Mat_10:41 - Mat_10:42

· John’ s Doubts Of Jesus, And Jesus’ Praise Of John Mat_11:2 - Mat_11:15

· The Friend Of Publicans And Sinners Mat_11:19

· Sodom, Capernaum, Manchester Mat_11:20

· Christ’ s Strange Thanksgiving Mat_11:25

· The Rest Giver Mat_11:28 - Mat_11:29

· The Pharisees’ Sabbath And Christ’ s Mat_12:1 - Mat_12:14

· An Attempt To Account For Jesus Mat_12:24

·‘ Make The Tree Good’ Mat_12:33

·‘ A Greater Than Jonas’ Mat_12:41

·‘ A Greater Than Solomon’ Mat_12:42

· Four Sowings And One Ripening Mat_18:1 - Mat_18:9

· Ears And No Ears Mat_13:9

·‘ To Him That Hath Shall Be Given’ Mat_13:12

· Seeing And Blind Mat_13:13

· Mingled In Growth, Separated In Maturity Mat_13:24 - Mat_13:30

· Leaven Mat_13:33

· Treasure And Pearl Mat_13:44 - Mat_13:46

· The Martyrdom Of John Mat_14:1 - Mat_14:12

· The Grave Of The Dead John And The Grave Of The Living Jesus Mat_14:12 ; Mat_28:8

· The Food Of The World Mat_14:19 - Mat_14:20

· The King’ s Highway Mat_14:22 - Mat_14:36

· Peter On The Waves Mat_14:28

· The Crumbs And The Bread Mat_15:21 - Mat_15:31

· The Divine Christ Confessed, The Suffering Christ Denied Mat_16:13 - Mat_16:28

· Christ Foreseeing The Cross Mat_16:21

· The King In His Beauty Mat_17:1 - Mat_17:13

· The Secret Of Power. Mat_17:19 - Mat_17:20

· The Coin In The Fish’ s Mouth Mat_17:25 - Mat_17:26

· The Law Of Precedence In The Kingdom Mat_18:1 - Mat_18:14

· Self-Mutilation For Self-Preservation Mat_18:8

· The Lost Sheep And The Seeking Shepherd Mat_18:12.

· The Persistence Of Thwarted Love Mat_18:13 ; Luk_15:4

· Forgiven And Unforgiving Mat_18:22

· The Requirements Of The King Mat_19:16 - Mat_19:26

· Nearest To Christ Mat_20:23

· The Servant-Lord And His Servants Mat_20:28

· What The Historic Christ Taught About His Death Mat_20:28

· The Coming Of The King To His Palace Mat_21:1 - Mat_21:16

· A New Kind Of King Mat_21:4 - Mat_21:5

· The Vineyard And Its Keepers Mat_21:33 - Mat_21:46

· The Stone Of Stumbling Mat_21:44

· Two Ways Of Despising God’ s Feast Mat_22:1 - Mat_22:14

· The Tables Turned: The Questioners Questioned Mat_22:34 - Mat_22:46

· The King’ s Farewell Mat_23:27 - Mat_23:39

· Two Forms Of One Saying Mat_24:13 ; Luk_21:19

· The Carrion And The Vultures Mat_24:28

· Watching For The King Mat_24:42 - Mat_24:51

· The Waiting Maidens Mat_25:1 - Mat_25:13

· Dying Lamps Mat_25:8

·‘ They That Were Ready’ Mat_25:10

· Traders For The Master Mat_25:14 - Mat_25:30

· Why The Talent Was Buried Mat_25:24 - Mat_25:25

· The King On His Judgment Throne Mat_25:31 - Mat_25:46

· The Defence Of Uncalculating Love Mat_26:6 - Mat_26:16

· The New Passover Mat_26:17 - Mat_26:30

·‘ Is It I?’ Mat_26:22 , Mat_26:25 ; Joh_13:25

·‘ This Cup’ Mat_26:27 - Mat_26:28

·‘ Until That Day’ Mat_26:29

· Gethsemane, The Oil-Press Mat_26:36 - Mat_26:46

· The Last Pleading Of Love Mat_26:50

· The Real High Priest And His Counterfeit Mat_26:57 - Mat_26:68

· Jesus Charged With Blasphemy Mat_26:65

·‘ See Thou To That!’ Mat_27:4 , Mat_27:24

· The Sentence Which Condemned The Judges Mat_27:11 - Mat_27:26

· The Crucifixion Mat_27:33 - Mat_27:50

· The Blind Watchers At The Cross Mat_27:36

· Taunts Turning To Testimonies Mat_27:41 - Mat_27:43

· The Veil Rent Mat_27:51

· The Prince Of Life Mat_28:1 - Mat_28:15

· The Risen Lord’ s Greetings And Gifts Mat_28:9 ; Joh_20:19

· On The Mountain Mat_28:16 - Mat_28:17 ; 1Co_15:6