'Gospel of Matthew' Tagged Posts

'Gospel of Matthew' Tagged Posts

TRANSFIGURATION TRUTHS – A REVIEW

On this Sunday before the start of the Lenten season, the Church has always tipped its hat to the account of Christ’s transfiguration.   The Gospel of Matthew says that Jesus took Peter, James and John up a high mountain by themselves.  “There he was transfigured in front of them. His face was shining like the sun. His clothing became as white as the…

A FEW WORDS ABOUT THE WISE MEN

Isaiah foretold it.  “Nations will walk to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn” (Isaiah 60:1-3  EHV).  The first example of this, as we edge toward the Epiphany season, is found not in the Gospel of Luke from which our Christmas themes are taken this year.  Rather, it is in the Gospel of Matthew that we learn about the Wise Men. The…

A FEW WORDS ABOUT THE WISE MEN

Isaiah foretold it.  “Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn.” The first example of this, as we edge toward the Epiphany season, is found not in the Gospel of Luke which we are currently studying.  It is rather in the Gospel of Matthew that we learn about the Wise Men. The Wise Men, or Magi, arrive in Jerusalem asking:  “Where is He that…