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Week 2 - (April 29-May 5)

Chapters 4-5 Overview

  1.  The Jewish Religious System                                                                                        
  2.  The Early Narratives and Preparation for Ministry


  • Read both chapters. Watch corresponding Week 2 Teaching Videos below.
  • Answer all Interactive Questions on a separate sheet of paper and place in your binder.

  • Take Test Yourself quizzes on separate sheet of paper.

  • Follow Weekly Scripture Reading Plan. 

    • Matthew 13-26 / Psalms 7-13

  • View the videos linked below and write a paragraph reflection in your binder. 
    • What information stood out or was new to you?
    • What were the main points or themes that were highlighted about this section of Matthew?


Watch our Read Scripture video on the book of Matthew, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. In Matthew, Jesus brings God's heavenly kingdom to earth and invites his disciples into a new way of life through his death and resurrection.

Week 2 Teaching Videos

In this video, we discuss the Jewish Context into which the Gospel was birthed.
In this video, we discuss Chapter 5 and specifically the Baptism and Temptation of Jesus.

Resources for additional study (NOT REQUIRED) But Excellent Material!  The Temple in the New Testament                                                                  Jesus and the Temple