The Gospel of Matthew is the first book of the New Testament and one of the three synoptic gospels of Christianity. It narrates an account of the life and ministry of Jesus of Nazareth, and although its authorship has traditionally been ascribed to Matthew the Apostle, most scholars now believe that it was composed later, between 70 and 110 A.D. Matthew, alone among the gospels, alternates five blocks of narrative with five of discourse, marking each off with the phrase, “When Jesus had finished…”
Quotes from the Gospel of Matthew…
All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so them, for this is the law and the prophets.
This people’s heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing and their eyes have closed, lest haply they should perceive with their eyes and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart.