The Book Of Acts In Matthew: The Gospel Of Matthew

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The Gospel of Matthew was written by Matthew, who was also called Levi. Matthew was a tax collector that gave up everything he owned to become one of the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ. Matthew because of his background of being a tax collector was able to write down events in a more orderly and factual way. This book was written to the Jews in the period of what is estimated to be between A.D. 55-65. Matthew’s intent was to reach out to the Jews and prove to them, that Jesus Christ is the promised Messiah that the Jewish prophets of the Old Testament had foretold of. More than any of the other Gospels, Matthew points back to the Old Testament to show the fulfillment of the prophesies of the Jewish prophets through Jesus Christ. Matthew shows in detail, the genealogy of Jesus, dating back forty-one generations. Matthew’s writings…show more content…
The Book of Acts was written between 61-64 A.D. The Book of Acts tells of many important things such as, the gift of the Holy Spirit, the importance of the day of Pentecost and empowering to be effective witnesses for Jesus Christ. The Book of Acts also tells of the miracles that were done by John, Peter, and Paul and how important it is to be obedient to God’s word and what is given to us because of knowing Jesus. The Book of Acts also talks about Satan and what he is about, greed and lust being a few examples. The Book of Acts is important because it shows the transition from the Old covenant to the New covenant of in other words, law keeping to grace and faith. A prime example of this is when Saul changed his name to Paul. Saul persecuted and killed Christians, but God changed him, and he became Paul, the man who loved God and who preached his word with

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