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Unformatted text preview: REL 112: Introduction to the New Testament The Gospel of Matthew Distinctive Literary Features Genealogy (1:217) Distinctive Literary Features 1 An account of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Aram, 4 and Aram the father of Aminadab, and Aminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon, 5 and Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse, 6 and Jesse the father of King David. And David was the father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah, 7 and Solomon Distinctive Literary Features of Rehoboam, and Rehoboam the father of Abijah, and Abijah the father of Asaph, 8 and Asaph the father of Jehoshaphat, and Jehoshaphat the father of Joram, and Joram the father of Uzziah, 9 and Uzziah the father of Jotham, and Jotham the father of Ahaz, and Ahaz the father of Hezekiah, 10 and Hezekiah the father of Manasseh, and Manasseh the father of Amos, and Amos the father of Josiah, 11 and Josiah the father of Jechoniah and his brothers, at the time of the deportation to Babylon. 12 And after the deportation to Babylon: Jechoniah was the father of Salathiel, and Salathiel the father of Zerubbabel, 13 and Zerubbabel the father of Distinctive Literary Features Abiud the father of Eliakim, and Eliakim the father of Azor, 14 and Azor the father of Zadok, and Zadok the father of Achim, and Achim the father of Eliud, 15 and Eliud the father of Eleazar, and Eleazar the father of Matthan, and Matthan the father of Jacob, 16 and Jacob the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom Jesus was born, who is called the Messiah. 17 So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; and from David to the deportation to Babylon, fourteen generations; and from the deportation to Babylon to the Messiah, fourteen generations. Distinctive Literary Features Genealogy (1:217) Kingdom Parables (Kingdom of Heaven) Distinctive Literary Features What is a parable? A short story with two levels of meaning: an "earthly" meaning & a "heavenly" meaning. 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the lake. 2 Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, while the whole crowd stood on the beach. 3 And he told them many things in parables, saying: `Listen! A sower went out to sow. 4 And as he sowed, some seeds fell on the path, and the birds came and ate them up. 5 Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and they sprang up quickly, since they had no Distinctive Literary Features Parable: Matthew 13:19 soil. 6 But when the sun rose, they were scorched; and since they had no root, they withered away. 7 Other seeds fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them. 8 Other seeds fell on good soil and brought forth grain, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. 9 Let anyone with ears listen! Distinctive Literary Features Parable: Matthew 13:19 18 `Hear then the parable of the sower. 19 When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what is sown in the heart; this is what was sown on the path. 20 As for what was sown on rocky ground, this is the one who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy; 21 yet such a person has no root, but endures only for a while, and when trouble or persecution arises on account of the word, that person Distinctive Literary Features Interpretation: Matthew 13:1823 22 As for what was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of the world and the lure of wealth choke the word, and it yields nothing. 23 But as for what was sown on good soil, this is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and yields, in one case a hundredfold, in another sixty, and in another thirty.' Distinctive Literary Features Interpretation: Matthew 13:1823 Distinctive Literary Features Genealogy (1:217) Kingdom Parables (Kingdom of Heaven) Great speeches Distinctive Literary Features Genealogy (1:217) Kingdom Parables (Kingdom of Heaven) Great speeches Sermon on the Mount (5:1 7:29) Distinctive Literary Features Genealogy (1:217) Kingdom Parables (Kingdom of Heaven) Great speeches Sermon on the Mount (5:1 7:29) Missionary Discourse (9:35 10:42) Distinctive Literary Features Genealogy (1:217) Kingdom Parables (Kingdom of Heaven) Great speeches Sermon on the Mount (5:1 7:29) Missionary Discourse (9:35 10:42) Discourse in Parables (13:152) Distinctive Literary Features Genealogy (1:217) Kingdom Parables (Kingdom of Heaven) Great speeches Sermon on the Mount (5:1 7:29) Missionary Discourse (9:35 10:42) Discourse in Parables (13:152) Ecclesiological Discourse (17:24 18:35) Distinctive Literary Features Genealogy (1:217) Kingdom Parables (Kingdom of Heaven) Great speeches Sermon on the Mount (5:1 7:29) Missionary Discourse (9:35 10:42) Discourse in Parables (13:152) Ecclesiological Discourse (17:24 18:35) Eschatological Discourse (24:1 25:46) Distinctive Literary Features Genealogy (1:217) Kingdom Parables (Kingdom of Heaven) Great speeches Role of Women 3 Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar. . . . 5 Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab, Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth, Obed the father of Jesse, 6and Jesse the father of King David. David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah's wife. . . . and Jacob the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ Theological Themes Christological Presentation: Jesus, the fulfillment of Hebrew Prophecy Jesus, the Son of David Jesus, the New Israel Jesus, the New Moses Theological Themes Other Themes: Israel's rejection of Jesus (chaps 416) Incorporation of Gentiles The church Jesus' judgment ...
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