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Matthew: The King and his Kingdom (Welwyn Commentary Series | WCS)

ISBN: 9780852345610


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According to the Lord Jesus Christ, our first priority must be to seek the kingdom of God. The aim of Matthew's Gospel is to help the Christian fulfill that duty. To do this, we must above all honor, trust, and serve the King himself, Jesus Christ. This commentary must, therefore, be both Christ-centered and practical. Its focus is the King and his kingdom.

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“Since the theme of the Gospel as a whole is the kingship of Christ, the prologue deals specifically with his descent from King David.” (Page 17)

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“One of the most futile expressions of sympathy is: ‘Don’t worry. Everything will be all right’—futile, but very common. It is futile because usually no reason is given why one should not worry.” (Page 116)

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  • Title: The King and His Kingdom: The Gospel of Matthew Simply Explained
  • Author: John Legg
  • Series: Welwyn Commentary Series
  • Publisher: Evangelical Press
  • Print Publication Date: 2004
  • Logos Release Date: 2011
  • Pages: 544
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Bible. N.T. Matthew › Commentaries; Christian life › Biblical teaching
  • ISBNs: 9780852345610, 0852345615
  • Resource ID: LLS:WCS66MT
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2023-01-28T00:37:04Z

With the Logos edition, you can reap the maximum benefit from the Welwyn Commentary volumes by getting easier access to the contents of this series—helping you to use these volumes more efficiently for research and sermon preparation. Every word from every book has been indexed and catalogued to help you search the entire series for a particular verse or topic, giving you instant access to cross-references. Additionally, important terms link to your other resources in your digital library, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, commentaries, theology texts, and others. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for because in Logos, your titles will automatically integrate into custom search reports, passage guides, exegetical guides, and the other advanced features of the software. You'll have the tools you need to use your entire digital library effectively and efficiently, searching for verses, finding Scripture references and citations instantly, and performing word studies. With most Logos resources, you can take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps, providing you the most efficient and comprehensive research tools in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

John Legg is a retired pastor now living in South Wales. He has ministered at Shrewsbury Evangelical Church and previously in North Yorkshire for a total of over forty years.


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    Digital list price: $22.99
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