When Matthew left his tax collector’s booth in Galilee to follow Jesus, he became an eyewitness to the Savior’s ministry. His record gives the teachings of Jesus special attention and assures believers that Jesus is the Messiah foretold by so many Old Testament prophecies. For these reasons, his gospel has become the first book of the New Testament.
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- Historical background
- Maps, illustrations, and archaeological information
- Practical and contemporary applications
- Title: The People’s Bible: Matthew
- Authors: G. Jerome Albrecht and Michael J. Albrecht
- Publisher: Northwestern Publishing House
- Publication Date: 1996
- Pages: 445
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The mission of Northwestern Publishing House is to deliver biblically sound Christ-centered resources within the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod and beyond. The vision of Northwestern Publishing House is to be the premier resource for quality Lutheran materials faithful to the Scriptures and Lutheran confessions. NPH publishes materials for worship, vacation Bible school, Sunday school, and several other ministries. The NPH headquarters are located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.