Matthew Outline with links to question sheets by Stephen Ricker
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MATTHEW'S GOSPEL OUTLINE

THE EARLY YEARS OF JESUS (1:1-2:23)

  1. The Genealogy of Jesus, Matthew 1:1-17 GO
    1. Jesus Christ, the Son of David, and of Abraham (1-2)
    2. Women of Faith (3-17)
  2. They Will Call Him Immanuel, Matthew 1:18-25 GO
    1. Joseph, A Son of David (18-20, 24-25)
    2. Jesus Saves His People From Their Sins (21)
    3. Jesus, The Immanuel God (22-23)
  3. The Magi's Pilgrimage, Matthew 2:1-12 GO
  4. Out of Egypt I Called My Son, Matthew 2:13-23 GO
    1. The Return to Nazareth (19-23)
    2. The Escape to Egypt (13-18)
  5. THE BEGINNINGS OF JESUS' MINISTRY (3:1-4:25)

  6. John the Baptist and Jesus' Baptism, Matthew 3:1-17 GO
    1. A Voice in the Desert (1-12)
    2. The Baptism of Jesus (13-17)
  7. Jesus is Tempted, Matthew 4:1-25 GO
    1. It is Written (1-12)
    2. Jesus Begins to Preach (13-25)
  8. JESUS' SERMON ON THE MOUNT (5:1-7:28)

  9. The Sermon on the Mount (I), Matthew 5:1-16 GO
    1. The Beatitudes (1-12)
    2. Salt and Light (13-16)
  10. The Sermon on the Mount (II), Matthew 5:17-48 GO
    1. The Fulfillment of the Law (17-20)
    2. The Commandments Concerning Murder and Anger (21-26)
    3. The Commandments Concerning Adultery and Lust (27-32)
    4. The Commandments Concerning Oaths and Truthfulness (33-37)
    5. The Commandments Concerning Revenge and Grace (38-48)
  11. The Sermon on the Mount (III), Matthew 6:1-18 GO
    1. Giving to the Needy (1-4)
    2. Prayer (5-15)
    3. Fasting (16-18)
  12. The Sermon on the Mount (IV), Matthew 6:19-34 GO
    1. Treasures in Heaven (19-24)
    2. Do Not Worry (25-34)
  13. The Sermon on the Mount (V), Matthew 7:1-12 GO
    1. Judging Others (1-6)
    2. Everyone Who Asks Receives (7-12)
  14. The Sermon on the Mount (VI), Matthew 7:13-29 GO
    1. The Narrow and Wide Gates (13,14)
    2. A Tree and Its Fruit (15-23)
    3. The Wise and Foolish Builders (24-28)
  15. JESUS' CONTINUED MINISTRY IN GALILEE (8:1-13:58)

  16. Jesus' Healing Ministry, Matthew 8:1-34 GO
    1. The Man With Leprosy (1-4)
    2. The Faith of the Centurion (5-16)
    3. The Demon Possessed Men (28-34)
  17. Jesus' Authority on Earth to Forgive Sins, Matthew 9:1-38 GO
    1. Jesus Heals the Sick (1-17)
    2. Jesus Heals the Persons Who Were Incurable (18-34)
    3. Pray to Send Out Workers (35-38)
  18. Jesus Sends Out the Twelve, Matthew 10:1-42 GO
    1. Jesus Called the Twelve Disciples (1-4)
    2. The Instructions to the Apostles (5-15)
    3. Resistance to Persecution (16-31)
    4. Acknowledgement of Jesus' Name (32-42)
  19. Come To Me and Rest, Matthew 11:1-30 GO
    1. The Work of God Through John and Jesus (1-19)
    2. Come To Me and Rest (20-30)
  20. I Desire Mercy, Not Sacrifice, Matthew 12:1-50 GO
    1. Jesus Helps People with God's Mercy (1-21)
    2. Sin That is Unforgivable (22-37)
    3. Judgement Upon the Unrepentant (38-42)
    4. The Final Condition of an Unrepentant Life (43-45)
    5. Jesus' True Family (46-50)
  21. Those Who Obtain the Kingdom of Heaven, Matthew 13:1-58 GO
    1. Jesus Helps People with God's Mercy (1-23)
    2. The Parable of the Weeds, Seeds, and Yeast (24-43)
    3. Jesus' Parables Taught to His Disciples (44-58)
  22. JESUS' WITHDRAWALS FROM GALILEE (14:1-17:23)

  23. You Give Them Something to Eat, Matthew 14:1-36 GO
    1. Herod the Tetrarch, An Immoral Man (1-12)
    2. Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand (13-21)
    3. Jesus Walks on the Water (22-36)
  24. Woman, You Have Great Faith, Matthew 15:1-39 GO
    1. Ritualistic Jews (1-20)
    2. The Great Faith of a Gentile Woman (21-28)
    3. Jesus Feeds the 4000 (29-39)
  25. Peter's Confession of Faith Matthew 16:1-28 GO
    1. Don't You Remember (1-12)
    2. You are the Christ (13-23)
    3. Jesus' People Life-Style and Hope (24-28)
  26. The Transfiguration of Jesus, Matthew 17:1-23 GO
    1. The Transfiguration of Jesus (1-13)
    2. The Strength of Faith (14-23)
  27. JESUS' MARCH TO JERUSALEM (17:24-20:28)

  28. The Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven, Matthew 18:1-35 GO
    1. A Truly Great Man in God's Kingdom (1-9)
    2. Seventy-Sevens Times (10-35)
  29. Jesus Blesses the Children, Matthew 19:1-30 GO
    1. The Two Will Become One (1-12)
    2. The Little Children and Jesus (13-15)
    3. To Have Eternal Life (16-30)
  30. A Truly Great Man in His Kingdom, Matthew 20:1-28 GO
    1. The Owner and Workers in the Vineyard (1-16)
    2. The Meaning of His Death (17-19)
    3. True Greatness (20-28)
  31. THE CLOSING OF JESUS' PUBLIC MINISTRY (21:1-25:46)

  32. He Who Comes In the Name of the Lord, Matthew 21:1-46 GO
    1. Jesus' Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem (1-17)
    2. The Rejected Stone, the Capstone (18-46)
  33. The Parable of the Wedding Banquet, Matthew 22:1-40 GO
    1. Come to the Wedding Banquet (1-14)
    2. What is Caesar's, What is God's (15-22)
    3. Our God is the God of the Living (23-40)
  34. Seven Woes, Matthew 23:1-39 GO
    1. "Woe To You!" (1-36)
    2. Jesus Laments Over Jerusalem (37-39)
  35. Signs of the End of the Age, Matthew 24:1-51 GO
    1. The Beginning of Birth Pains (1-14)
    2. They Will See the Son of Man Coming (15-31)
    3. Be a Faithful and Wise Servant (32-51)
  36. When the Son of Man Comes, Matthew 25:1-46 GO
    1. The Parable of the Ten Virgins (1-13)
    2. The Parable of the Talents (14-30)
    3. The Sheep and the Goats (31-46)
  37. JESUS ARRESTED, TRIED, AND CRUCIFIED (26:1-27:56)

  38. The Lord's Supper, Matthew 26:1-35 GO
    1. Jesus Anointed at Bethany (1-16)
    2. The Lord's Supper (17-30)
    3. Jesus Predicts Peter's Denial (31-35)
  39. Jesus Prays in the Garden of Gethsemane, Matthew 26:36-75 GO
    1. Jesus' Soul's Batthe in Prayer (36-46)
    2. Jesus Was Arrested (47-56)
    3. Jesus Was Tried Before the Sanhedrin (57-68)
    4. Peter Disowns Jesus (69-75)
  40. Jesus Was Crucified, Matthew 27:1-56 GO
    1. The Tragic End of Judas Iscariot (1-10)
    2. Jesus Suffered for Our Sins (11-44)
    3. Jesus Died for Our Sins (45-56)
  41. THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS (27:57-28:20)

  42. The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, Matthew 27:57-28:20 GO
    1. Jesus Was Buried (27:57-66)
    2. Jesus Was Raised From the Dead (28:1-15)
    3. The Great Commission (16-20)

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