Articles about Matthew

Authorship of the Gospel of Matthew

Who wrote the Gospel of Matthew? Was it originally written in Greek, Aramaic, or Hebrew? Can these two lines of evidence be reconciled? Look at evidence from the early church, including Papias, Tertullian, Eusebius, and more.

The Sons Are Exempt from the Law

We who follow Jesus take part in the new covenant, but some are confused about whether Christians are included in the old. Here we see in Matthew 17 that Jesus' followers are exempt from the Law because we are children of the King.

External References to the Gospel of Matthew

References to the Gospel of Matthew from the first 400 years of Christian history, including Papias, Clement, Tertullian, Origen, Polycarp, and the Didache.