It is fitting that Matthew comes first in the New Testament, for two reasons: first, from the opening sentence it has deliberate and direct ties to the Old Testament; second.
A guided tour that helps you understand the important elements of every book in the Bible and how the different pieces of the Bible fit together as a coherent whole.
- Who does the Bible say I am in Christ Jesus?
- If I am being shaped by Christ’s love, how am I living it out?
- Remembering Ananias and Sapphira, what areas of my life am I keeping back from God?
- What changes do I need to make in my life to show I am a child of God?
18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in[a] the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”