The Content Outline of the Gospel of Matthew

Dr. Andrew Jackson

The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah (Matthew 1:1-17)
Mary is Pregnant by the Holy Spirit (Matthew 1:18)
An Angel Appears to Joseph (Matthew 1:19-23)
Joseph Marries Mary (Matthew 1:24-25)
The Birth of Jesus (Matthew 2:1,)
Wise Men From the East Arrive in Jerusalem (Matthew 2:2)
King Herod Meets With the Jewish Religious Leaders in Jerusalem (Matthew 2:3-6)
King Herod Meets the Wise Men in Jerusalem (Matthew 2:7-8)
Wise Men Worship Jesus in Bethlehem (Matthew 2:9-11)
Wise Men Return to Their Home Country in the East (Matthew 2:12)
Jesus’ Family Escapes to Egypt (Matthew 2:13-15)
King Herod the Great Kills Bethlehem’s Boys (Matthew 2:16-18)
Jesus’ Family Moves to Nazareth (Matthew 2:19-23)
The Prophet John (Matthew 3:1-12)
The Baptism of Jesus (Matthew 3:13-17)
The Temptations of Jesus in the Wilderness of Judea (Matthew 4:1-2)
Jesus’ First Temptation
(Matthew 4:3-4)
Jesus’ Second Temptation (Matthew 4:5-7)
Jesus’ Third Temptation (Matthew 4:8-10)
Leaves Jesus (Matthew 4:11)
Jesus Begins His Public Ministry in Galilee (Matthew 4:12-17)
Jesus Calls Peter, Andrew, James, and John (Matthew 4:18-22)
Jesus Ministers Throughout Galilee (Matthew 4:23-25)
The Blessings of the Kingdom of God (Matthew 5:1-12)
Salt and Light of the World (Matthew 5:13-16)
Jesus Fulfills the Old Testament (Matthew 5:17-20)
Hate and Murder (Matthew 5:21-26)
Adultery (Matthew 5:27-30)
Divorce and Remarriage (Matthew 5:31-32)
Oaths (Matthew 5:33-37)
Non-Violent Resistance (Matthew 5:38-42)
Love Your Enemies (Matthew 5:43-48)
How to Give to the Needy (Matthew 6:1-4)
How to Pray (Matthew 6:5-15)
How to Fast (Matthew 6:16-18)
Treasures in Heaven (Matthew 6:19-24)
Do Not Worry About Your Life (Matthew 6:25-34)
Do Not Judge Other People (Matthew 7:1-6)
Keep Asking, Keep Seeking, Keep Knocking (Matthew 7:7-11)
How to Treat Other People (Matthew 7:12)
The Narrow and Wide Gates (Matthew 7:13-14)
Jesus’ Warning About False Prophets (Matthew 7:15-23)
The Wise and the Fools (Matthew 7:24-27)
Jesus Teaches With God’s Authority (Matthew 7:28-29)
Jesus Heals a Man’s Skin Disease (Matthew 8:1-4)
The Faith of a Roman Military Officer (Matthew 8:5-13)
Jesus Heals Many People (Matthew 8:14-17)
The Cost of Following Jesus (Matthew 8:18-22)
Jesus Calms a Storm on Lake Galilee (Matthew 8:23-27)
Jesus Frees Men From Demons (Matthew 8:28-34)
Jesus Heals a Paralyzed Man (Matthew 9:1-8)
Jesus Calls Matthew (Matthew 9:9-13)
Jesus is Questioned About Fasting (Matthew 9:14-15)
The Parable of Old and New (Matthew 9:16-17)
Jesus Heals a Sick Woman and Jarius’ Daughter (Matthew 9:18-26)
Jesus Heals Two Blind Men (Matthew 9:27-31)
Jesus Frees a Man From a Demon (Matthew 9:32-34)
Ask the Lord of the Harvest (Matthew 9:35-38)
The Twelve Apostles of Jesus (Matthew 10:1-4)
The Mission of Jesus’ Twelve Apostles (Matthew 10:5-15)
The Persecution of Jesus’ Twelve Apostles (Matthew 10:16-25)
Do Not Be Afraid (Matthew 10:26-33)
Believers and Unbelievers (Matthew 10:34-39)
Kingdom Rewards (Matthew 10:40-42)
John’s Disciples Question Jesus (Matthew 11:1-19)
Jesus Condemns Jewish Cities (Matthew 11:20-24)
The Prayer of Jesus (Matthew 11:25-27)
Rest for the Heavy Burdened in Life (Matthew 11:28-30)
Jesus is the Lord of the Sabbath (Matthew 12:1-8)
Jesus Heals a Man’s Hand (Matthew 12:9-14)
Jesus is God’s Chosen Servant (Matthew 12:15-21)
Accusations Made Against Jesus (Matthew 12:22-32)
The Fruit of the Heart (Matthew 12:33-37)
The Sign of Jonah (Matthew 12:38-42)
The Parable of Demons Returning (Matthew 12:43-45)
The True Family of Jesus (Matthew 12:46-50)
The Parable of a Sower (Matthew 13:1-9)
Why Jesus Told Parables (Matthew 13:10-17)
The Parable of a Sower Explained (Matthew 13:18-23)
The Parable of Weeds (Matthew 13:24-30)
The Parables of the Mustard Seed and Yeast (Matthew 13:31-33)
Jesus Tells Many Parables (Matthew 13:34-35)
The Parable of the Weeds Explained (Matthew 13:36-43)
The Parables of the Hidden Treasure and Pearl (Matthew 13:44-46)
The Parable of a Fishing Dragnet (Matthew 13:47-51)
Old and New Treasures (Matthew 13:52)
Jesus Rejected in Nazareth (Matthew 13:53-58)
Herod Antipas Hears About Jesus (Matthew 14:1-2)
Herod Antipas Arrests John (Matthew 14:3-5)
Herod Antipas Beheads John (Matthew 14:6-12)
The Passover in Galilee
Jesus Feeds Five Thousand (Matthew 14:13-21)
Jesus Walks on Lake Galilee (Matthew 14:22-33)
Jesus Heals Many People (Matthew 14:34-36)
God’s Truth, Human Traditions (Matthew 15:1-9)
The Clean and the Unclean (Matthew 15:10-20)
The Faith of a Non-Jewish Woman (Matthew 15:21-28)
Jesus Heals Many People (Matthew 15:29-31)
Jesus Feeds Four Thousand (Matthew 15:32-39)
Understanding the Times (Matthew 16:1-4)
Jesus’ Warning About the Jewish Religious Leaders (Matthew 16:5-12)
Jesus is the Messiah (Matthew 16:13-20)
Jesus Speaks About His Death and Resurrection (Matthew 16:21-23)
The Cost of Following Jesus (Matthew 16:24-28)
Jesus’ Appearance Changes (Matthew 17:1-13)
Jesus Frees a Boy From a Demon (Matthew 17:14-21)
Jesus Speaks About His Death and Resurrection (Matthew 17:22-23)
Jesus Teaches About the Temple Tax (Matthew 17:24-27)
Jesus’ Final Teaching in Capernaum
The Greatest in the Kingdom of God (Matthew 18:1-6)
Jesus’ Warning About Sin (Matthew 18:7-9)
The Parable of a Lost Sheep (Matthew 18:10-14)
When People Sin Against You (Matthew 18:15-20)
Forgiveness (Matthew 18:21-22)
The Parable of an Unforgiving Servant (Matthew 18:23-35)
Divorce and Remarriage (Matthew 19:1-12)
Jesus Welcomes Children (Matthew 19:13-15)
A Rich Young Ruler and Eternal Life (Matthew 19:16-30)
The Parable of a Landowner (Matthew 20:1-16)
Jesus Speaks About His Death and Resurrection (Matthew 20:17-19)
The Mother of James and John Makes a Request of Jesus (Matthew 20:20-24)
Become a Servant of All (Matthew 20:25-28)
Jesus Heals Two Blind Men (Matthew 20:29-34)
Jesus Enters Jerusalem as Victorious King (Matthew 21:1-11)
Jesus Clears Out the Jerusalem Temple (Matthew 21:12-17)
Jesus Curses a Fig Tree (Matthew 21:18-22)
Jesus’ Authority is Questioned (Matthew 21:23-27)
The Parable of Two Sons (Matthew 21:28-32)
The Parable of a Landowner (Matthew 21:33-46)
The Parable of a Wedding Banquet (Matthew 22:1-14)
Paying Taxes to the Roman Emperor (Matthew 22:15-22)
Marriage After the Resurrection (Matthew 22:23-33)
The Greatest Commandments (Matthew 22:34-40)
Is the Messiah the Son of David? (Matthew 22:41-46)
Jesus Condemns the Jewish Religious Leaders (Matthew 23:1-36)
Jesus Condemns Jerusalem (Matthew 23:37-39)
The Roman Destruction of the Jerusalem Temple (Matthew 24:1-2)
The Disciples Question Jesus (Matthew 24:3)
False Messiahs, Wars, Earthquakes, and Famines (Matthew 24:4-8)
Global Mission and Persecution (Matthew 24:9-14)
The Roman Destruction of Jerusalem (Matthew 24:15-22)
False Christs and Prophets (Matthew 24:23-26)
The Second Coming of Jesus Christ (Matthew 24:27-44)
The Parable of a Faithful Servant (Matthew 24:45-51)
The Parable of Ten Young Girls (Matthew 25:1-13)
The Parable of Faithful Stewardship (Matthew 25:14-30)
God’s Final Judgment (Matthew 25:31-46)
The Plan to Kill Jesus (Matthew 26:1-5)
A Woman Anoints Jesus’ Head at Simon’s House (Matthew 26:6-13)
Judas’ Plan to Betray Jesus (Matthew 26:14-16)
The Passover Meal (Matthew 26:17-25)
The Lord’s Supper (Matthew 26:26-30)
Jesus Predicts Peter’s Denial (Matthew 26:31-35)
Jesus Prays in Gethsemane (Matthew 26:36-46)
Jesus Arrested in Gethsemane (Matthew 26:47-56)
Jewish Religious Leaders Question Jesus (Matthew 26:57-68)
Peter Denies Knowing Jesus (Matthew 26:69-75)
Jewish Trial: Jesus Before the Jewish Religious Leaders (Matthew 27:1-2)
Judas Commits Suicide (Matthew 27:3-10)
Roman Trial: Jesus Before Pontius Pilate (Matthew 27:11-14)
Jesus is Sentenced to Crucifixion (Matthew 27:15-26)
Roman Soldiers Mock Jesus (Matthew 27:27-31)
The Crucifixion of Jesus (Matthew 27:32-44)
The Death of Jesus (Matthew 27:45-56)
The Burial of Jesus by Joseph of Arimathea (Matthew 27:57-61)
Roman Soldiers Guard Jesus’ Tomb (Matthew 27:62-66)
The Resurrection of Jesus (Matthew 28:1-10)
The Roman Guards’ False Report (Matthew 28:11-15)
The Great Commission of Jesus (Matthew 28:16-20)