In this volume of the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series, Grant Osborne offers pastors, students, and teachers a focused resource for reading the Gospel of Matthew. Through the use of graphic representations of translations, succinct summaries of main ideas, exegetical outlines, and other features, Osborne presents the Gospel of Matthew with precision and accuracy.
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“These are the economically destitute who are forced to rely entirely on God. Thus the best way to understand this is as a humility that leads God’s people to depend wholly on him.” (Page 166)
“Reconciliation in the kingdom community is so important that it has priority over worship.” (Page 191)
“For those who in the guise of serving Christ actually live for themselves, the payback has eternal ramifications. Such people lose not only their reward but their eternal destiny.” (Page 928)
“(2) The second purpose is apologetic and evangelistic. One major consensus is that Matthew writes a Jewish gospel.” (Page 31)
“Magi in the ancient world were a priestly caste of magicians and astrologers who were wise in interpreting the stars (hence ‘wise men’).” (Page 86)