1 Genealogy and birth of Jesus 15 Defilement; Crumbs claimed; feeding many
 2 Eastern wise men; Jesus escapes massacre 16 A sign; Peter and the keys; suffering ahead
 3 John the Baptist; Jesus' baptism 17 Transfiguration; demon in boy; fish provides taxes
 4 Jesus' temptation and early ministry 18 Greatness; lost sheep; sin of brother; unforgiveness
 5 Sermon on the mount, unusual blessings 19 Divorce, children, wealth
 6 Humility; prayer Jesus taught; money; worry 20 Same pay for all; Jesus death coming
 7 False prophets; two houses 21 Entry into Jerusalem; temple cleansed; parables
 8 Jesus heals; nature obeys; 2 demon possessed 22 Wedding for the king's son
 9 Fasting; hem of His garment; raising girl to life 23 A heart appeal to the people; Woes
10 Sending out the twelve; persecution; body&soul 24 Jesus tells about future events
11 Assurance for John the B, rest for the weary 25 25aVirgins at wedding, 25b Talents; sheep & goats
12 Lord of Sabbath; fasting; sin against Spirit; family 26 Anointing; Lord's supper; Gethsemane; trials, Judas.
13 Parables of sower; tares; leaven; pearl; net 27 The Crucifixion
14 John the Baptist beheaded; walking on water 28 Resurrection and the gospel commission
Commentary home
Next book, Mark
The merchantman. "when he had found one pearl of great price
went and sold all that he had, and bought it." Matt. 13:45.