LESSON NOTES

Matthew 15:1-39

In order to begin to understand Judaism we need to know how the Talmud is considered part of the Torah. The Torah is understood to be God's revelation. Just as we accept the Old & New Testaments as "Gods revelation". A basic fundamental difference between Judaism...

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Matthew 14:1-36

Matthew 14:1-2 - Herod was a ruler under the Roman Emperor, hence the title tetrarch. This of course was not Herod the great who died, but his son also known as Herod Antipas. Following the death of Herod the Roman government split the kingdom of Herod in three ways...

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Matthew 13:1-58

Matthew 13:1-9 – The Parables of the Kingdom – Finding a place where he can speak to multitudes without being overrun he finds a place to sit by the lake, likely the Sea of Galilee. Here he begins to teach the people in parable form. The word “parable” comes from the...

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Matthew 12:1-50

Matthew 12:1-6 Jesus sets about to immediately challenge their notion of the Sabbath and its real purpose. The Sabbath was a sign between God and Israel (Exodus 31:12-17). The disciples were not working on the Sabbath, they were eating, satisfying their hunger...

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Matthew 11:1-30

Matthew 11:1-6 - When they left Yeshua continued His ministry. John the Baptist’s disciples came to Him with a question from John "Are you the "Expected One"? Jesus was not turning out to be the kind of Messiah that the Israelites were expecting. Messiah ben Joseph vs...

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Daniel 10:1-21

Daniel 10:1-3. The final vision given to Daniel came in the third year of Cyrus in 536 B.C. The Jewish people were already beginning to return from Babylon and the Temple was in the process of being rebuilt. Daniel probably remained in Babylon because of his age or...

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Matthew 9:1-38

Matthew 9:1-9 One of the foremost tenets of the New Covenant is that sin can be forgiven, and that man can be brought into fellowship with God. The King who has come to bring the kingdom now demonstrates that He has the power to forgive sin. Sin is the root of all of...

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Matthew 7:1-27

Matthew 7:1-2 – The fall of man began with the enticement that if we disobeyed God and ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil we would “be like God, knowing good from evil”. Part of this temptation was the opportunity to be like God in judging. Primarily...

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Daniel 11:3-4 – Chanukah 2001

Many Jewish people really do not know the history and facts of Hanukkah. Christians also are unsure or uninterested in Hanukkah as well. The fact of the matter is that Hanukkah has great significance to Christians. I want us to consider two areas related to Chanukah...

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Matthew 8:1-27

Matthew 8 In the sermon on the mount the King was bringing the New Law of the New Kingdom. No longer would Israel be under a Law which was meant to guard and guide the flesh but now would be filled and led by the Spirit with the law placed on the heart. These events...

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