Outlines – Book 40: Matthew (20170827)

Matthew Outlines

Disclaimer: These outlines are, to the best of my knowledge, original materials.  Where appropriate, acknowledgement is given for “inspirtation”. Content is intended to be mostly devotional in nature, although doctrine may “slip in.” Long-term intent is to post at least one outline for every chapter of the Bible.

Keith Anthony, 27 August 2017.

Matthew 1 Outlines

Anticipating he Birth of the King

  1. The Messiah’s Genealogy (Matthew 1:1-17)
  2. The Master Guide to History (Matthew 1:8)
  3. Marvellous Grace (Matthew 1:3-6)
  4. Mysterious Gaps (Matthew 1:8)
  5. The Might of God (Matthew 1:1-17)
  6. The Mind of God (Matthew 1:1-17)
  7. A Missing Generation (Matthew 1:17)

Announcing he Birth of the King

  1. A Communication from Heaven (Matthew 1:20, 21)
  2. Conception by the Holy Spirit (Matthew 1:18)
  3. Character of the Husband (Matthew 1:19)
  4. The Christ is Here (Matthew 1:21)
  5. A Choice that was Honourable (Matthew 1:24-25)
  6. The Children of the Household (Matthew 1:25)
  7. The Christ from Heaven (Matthew 1:23)

Matthew 2 Outlines

Accounting the Birth of the King

(The Seven Greatest Things in History)

  1. The Greatest Trek (Wise Men) (Matthew 2:1)
  2. The Greatest Tragedy (Wallowing Masses) (Matthew 2:1)
  3. The Greatest Travesty (Worldly Ministers) (Matthew 2:4)The Greatest Transformation (Washed Mortals) (Matthew 2:5)
  4. The Greatest Treachery (Wicked Maniac) (Matthew 2:12-13)
  5. The Greatest Triumph (Wonderful Messiah) (Matthew 2:6)
  6. The Greatest Tribute (Worshipful Meeting) (Matthew 2:11)
  7. The Greatest Transformation (Washed Mortals) (Matthew 2:5)

Afflicting the Baby King

  1. Immortal Omnipresence (Matthew 2:13)
  2. Instant Obedience (Matthew 2:13)
  3. Infernal Opposition (Matthew 2:13)
  4. Immaculate Oration (Matthew 2:13, 19)
  5. Imperative Obligation (Matthew 2:15)
  6. Infant Obliteration (Matthew 2:16)
  7. Incredible Oppression (Matthew 2:18)

Matthew 3 Outline

John Speaks

  1. A Rough Man (Matthew 3:4)
  2. Unusual Raiment & Meat (Matthew 3:4)
  3. A Radical Message (Matthew 3:7)
  4. A Religious Misfit (Matthew 3:8)
  5. Repentance Mandated (Matthew 3:8, 11)
  6. Righteousness Made a Priority (Matthew 3:15)
  7. An (Un)Recognized Messiah (Matthew 3:17)

Matthew 4 Outlines

The Great Wilderness Trial

  1. Anointing for the Work (Matthew 3:17)
  2. Attack on the Word (Matthew 4:1-11)
  3. Appeal to our Wit (Matthew 4:1-11)
  4. Allurement of our Wants (Matthew 4:1-11)
  5. Attractiveness of the World (Matthew 4:5-6)
  6. An Attempt to Get Worship (Matthew 4:9)
  7. Angels in the Wilderness (Matthew 4:11)

Jesus’ Ministry Begins

  1. Departure Decided (Matthew 4:12)
  2. Dwelling that was Distant (Matthew 4:13)
  3. Darkness Dispersed (Matthew 4:16)
  4. Demand Declared (Matthew 4:17)
  5. Disciples Determined (Matthew 4:18, 19)
  6. Demonstration of Deity (Matthew 4:23)
  7. Diseases Dispelled (Matthew 4:24)

Matthew 5 Outline

Constitution of the Kingdom

  1. Characterizing the Few (Matthew 5:1-12)
  2. A Kingdom Coming to Fruition (Matthew 5:1-7:39)
  3. Continuing the Foundations (Matthew 5:17-20)
  4. Comfort for the Forlorn (Matthew 5:4)
  5. The Blessed like A City Flourishing & Discovered (Matthew 5:14)
  6. Commandment Followed (Matthew 5:19)
  7. Critics who’ve Fallen Short (Matthew 5:20)

Matthew 6 Outline

Living in the Kingdom

Introduction: The Kingdom here, of course, is the Millennial kingdom which is made available to Israel in Matthew

  1. Rewards from the Father (Matthew 6:1)
  2. The Right (& Wrong) Kind of Fasting (Matthew 6:16-18)
  3. Rejection of Fretting (Matthew 6:25)
  4. A Correct Regard for Finances (Matthew 6:25)
  5. Requirement for Forgiveness (Matthew 6:29-24)
  6. The Raiment of the Field (Matthew 6:28-31)
  7. Resources from the Father (Matthew 6:28)

Matthew 7 Outline

Kingdom Living

  1. A Higher Standard (Matthew 7:1)
  2. Hating Your Own Sin (Matthew 7:4)
  3. Hunting and Seeking for God (Matthew 7:9)
  4. Heedful of Wolves as Sheep (Matthew 7:15)
  5. Hearing Jesus’ Sayings (Matthew 7:24)
  6. Not a House on Sand (Matthew 7:26)
  7. Empty and Helpless Scribes (Matthew 7:28)

Matthew 8 Outline

An Inclusive Ministry

  1. The Multitude Arrives (Matthew 8:1, 18)
  2. Moses’ Requirement (Matthew 8:4)
  3. The Marveling at Real Faith (Matthew 8:10)
  4. The Master Recognized (Matthew 8:19)
  5. Jesus’ Manner Reflected Upon (Matthew 8:27)
  6. A Maniac Restored (Matthew 8:32)
  7. The Messiah Rejected (Matthew 8:34)

Matthew 9 Outline

Upsetting the Apple Cart

  1. Jesus Coming to His Own Place (Matthew 9:1)
  2. Cheering those with Palsy (Matthew 9:2)
  3. The Care of the Great Physician (Matthew 9:6)
  4. Curious Power (Matthew 9:8)
  5. Concern for the Publicans (Matthew 9:12)
  6. A Call for Repentance (Matthew 9:13)
  7. Compassion for the People (Matthew 9:36-38)

Matthew 10 Outline

Another Chance for Israel

  1. Orders from Jesus (Matthew 10:5-42)
  2. Occluding the Gentiles (Matthew 10:5)
  3. Go Only to the Jews (Matthew 10:6)
  4. Not an Ordinary Journey (Matthew 10:10)
  5. An Omen of Judgment (Matthew 10:15)
  6. An Ominous Job (Matthew 10:16)
  7. Omniscient Jurisdiction (Matthew 10:24)

Matthew 11 Outline

Explaining John the Baptist

  1. Evidence for John (Matthew 11:5)
  2. Entertainment for the Jews? (Matthew 11:8, 9)
  3. Exertion of John (Matthew 11:10)
  4. Expressions Rejected (Matthew 11:14)
  5. Exposing the Jews (Matthew 11:16-19)
  6. Exasperation of Jesus (Matthew 11:20-23)
  7. Extreme Judgment (Matthew 11:24)

Matthew 12 Outline

Christ, Greater and Better than the Law

  1. Greater than the Temple (Matthew 12:6)
  2. Greater than the Sabbath (Matthew 12:8)
  3. Gentiles to become Believers (Matthew 12:21)
  4. Greater than Jonah (Matthew 12:40, 41)
  5. Greater than Solomon (Matthew 12:42)
  6. Israel, a Garnished Crypt (Matthew 12:44)
  7. and, a Generation of Wicked (Matthew 12:44)
  8. Recognizing a New Spiritual Family (Matthew 12:45)

Matthew 13 Outline

The Big Picture

  1. Special Parables (The Kingdom Parables) (Matthew 13:1-58)
  2. Seven Periods (Corresponding to Church History) (Matthew 13:1-58)
  3. Stony Places (Matthew 13:5)
  4. Sought (and Unseen) by the Prophets (Matthew 13:14)
  5. Spoken of Prophetically (Matthew 13:17)
  6. A Sovereign Panorama (Matthew 13:1-58)
  7. The Spiritual Pilgrimage (Matthew 13:1-58)

Matthew 14 Outline

To the Desert Place and Back

  1. A Different Herod (Matthew 14:1)
  2. A Detached Head (Matthew 14:11)
  3. Desert Healings (Matthew 14:14)
  4. Dinner from Heaven (Matthew 14:20)
  5. A Distant Hill (Matthew 14:23)
  6. Distressed Helpers (Matthew 14:26)
  7. A Desired Hem (Matthew 14:36)

Matthew 15 Outline

The Scribes & Pharisees Correct the Lord

  1. Trangression Defined (Matthew 15:2, 3)
  2. Tradition Deified (Matthew 15:3)
  3. Travesty of Authority (Matthew 15:7)
  4. Teachings of Men (Matthew 15:9)
  5. The Trip to Ruin (Matthew 15:14)
  6. Teaching Requested (Matthew 15:15)
  7. Truth about Defilement (Matthew 15:12-20)

Matthew 16 Outline

Unconfusing the Disciples

  1. Obstructive Sadducees (Matthew 16:1)
  2. Ominous Sky (Matthew 16:3)
  3. Obvious Signs (Matthew 16:3)
  4. No Ordinary Stone (Matthew 16:17)
  5. Objectionable Sayings (Matthew 16:22)
  6. The Offense of Satan (Matthew 16:23)
  7. Offering a Soul (Matthew 16:26)

Matthew 17 Outline

An Inner Circle

  1. A Special Mountain (Matthew 17:1, 9)
  2. Staff Meeting (Matthew 17:3, 10)
  3. A Specific Man (Matthew 17:5)
  4. A Significant Message (Matthew 17:5)
  5. The Standard Multitude (Matthew 17:14)
  6. Those Seeking Mercy (Matthew 17:15)
  7. A Seed of Mustard (Matthew 17:20)

Matthew 18 Outline

Forgiving

  1. Attaining Rank in the Kingdom (Matthew 18:1)
  2. Angelic Representatives (Matthew 18:10)
  3. One Sheep Astray & Rescued (Matthew 18:13)
  4. God’s Assembly Regarded (Matthew 18:20)
  5. Always Remember how much God has Forgiven You (Matthew 18:22)
  6. A Debtor with No Ability to Repay (Matthew 18:26)
  7. An Appropriate Response (Matthew 18:35)

Matthew 19 Outline

Missing the Point(s)

  1. Jesus Followed by Multitudes (Matthew 19:2)
  2. Fretting about Marriage & Divorce (Matthew 19:3-7)
  3. Pharisees and their Minute Details (Matthew 19:3-7)
  4. Females & Males Distinguished (Matthew 19:5)
  5. Fathers & Mothers Departed (Matthew 19:5)
  6. Forbearing the Amazed Disciple (Matthew 19:26)
  7. Forsaking Many Distractions (Matthew 19:27-30)

Matthew 20 Outline

True Ministry

  1. Is Inconvenient to the Minister
  2. Is Incredible in its Results
  3. Is Incomparable in its Effect
  4. Is Incalculable in its Value
  5. Is Incomprehensible to most Christians (incl Baptists)
  6. Is Incomplete without God
  7. Is Impossible if self-powered

Matthew 21 Outline

Communication from Jesus

  1. The Coming of the King (Matthew 21:1-11)
  2. The Cleansing of the Temple (Matthew 21:12-27)
  3. The Cursing of the Fig Tree (Matthew 21:18-22)
  4. A Challenge from the King (Matthew 21:23-27)
  5. Comparing the Two Sons (Matthew 21:28-32)
  6. Condemning the Current Rulers (Matthew 21:33-46)
  7. Choice of the People (Matthew 21:46)

Matthew 22 Outline

Israel Missing the Wedding Feast

  1. A Feast Prepared (Matthew 22:4)
  2. Flames of Anger (Matthew 22:7)
  3. A Furnished Wedding (Matthew 22:10)
  4. Friends Cast Out (Matthew 22:13)
  5. A Feast Prepared (Matthew 22:14)
  6. A Footstool for the king (Matthew 22:44)
  7. A Fresh Spin on the Law (Matthew 22:49)

Matthew 23 Outline

The Character of the Pharisees

  1. Burdens that are Heavy (Matthew 23:4)
  2. Borders of Hypocrites (Matthew 23:5)
  3. Abasement & Humility (Matthew 23:12)
  4. Blind Helpers (Matthew 23:24)
  5. Bones of Hypocrites (Matthew 23:27)
  6. A Beholden House (Matthew 23:38)
  7. Blood of the Holy (Matthew 23:35)

Matthew 24 Outline

Trouble Ahead

  1. Temple (to be) Destroyed (Matthew 24:1)
  2. Telling the Disciples (Matthew 24:3)
  3. Foretold Desolation (see Daniel 8) (Matthew 24:15)
  4. Tribulation Determined (Matthew 24:21)
  5. (Sun) Totally Darkened (Matthew 24:29)
  6. The Trumpet and the Door (Matthew 24:33)
  7. A Tale of Destruction (Noah) (Matthew 24:36-41)

Matthew 25 Outline

Story of the Stewards

  1. The Far Country (Matthew 25:14)
  2. Five Talents (Matthew 25:16)
  3. A Foolish Steward (Matthew 25:18)
  4. A Faithful Servant (Matthew 25:21)
  5. The Feeble Excuse (Matthew 25:25)
  6. A Forceful Condemnation (Matthew 25:26-28)
  7. The Final Judgment (Matthew 25:30)

Matthew 26 Outline

A Cross Ahead

  1. Communication in Private (Matthew 26:1)
  2. Crucifixion Promised (Matthew 26:2)
  3. (Evil) Consultation Performed (Matthew 26:4)
  4. Care Provided (Matthew 26:7)
  5. Covenant with the Priests (Matthew 26:14)
  6. The Cost of Perfidy (Matthew 26:15)
  7. Consideration of Passover (Matthew 26:18)

Matthew 27 Outline

Trial, Crucifixion & Burial

  1. Judas’ Wages of Transgression (Matthew 27:3)
  2. A Wrong Thing, the Right Way (Matthew 27:6)
  3. A Witnesses Tainted (Matthew 27:13)
  4. Watching Him There (Matthew 27:36)
  5. The Wall Torn (Matthew 27:51)
  6. Awakened to Testify (Matthew 27:54)
  7. A Watched Tomb (Matthew 27:66)

Matthew 28 Outlines

The Scene on Resurrection Morning

  1. The Stone Was Moved (Matthew 28:2)
  2. The Saviour was Missing (Matthew 28:6)
  3. The Soldiers were Mortified (Mark 16:5)
  4. The Saying was Multiplied (Matthew 28:7)
  5. The Saints Were Merry (Matthew 28:8)
  6. The Scene Was Mysterious (Matthew 28:8)
  7. The Story (Still Is) Marvellous (Matthew 28:1-8)

An Empty Tomb

  1. A Demonstration of Jesus (to Reveal the empty Tomb) (Matthew 28:2)
  2. The Door Now Open (Matthew 28:2)
  3. The Departure of Jesus (Matthew 28:6)
  4. Disciples Met by the Lord (Matthew 28:9)
  5. Deception from the Chief Priests (Matthew 28:14)
  6. Doubt in Some (Matthew 28:17)
  7. A Directive Proclaimed (Matthew 28:19-20)
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