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STUDIES IN THE BIBLE – LESSON 39

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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW: CHRIST IS KING 

1. Jesus’ Practice: Head & Hems I, (Matt. 14).  

a. John’s Head & Jesus’ Head 

  • John’s Beheading Establishes Jesus As Head, (14:10). 
  • With Jesus As Head, His Disciples Now Learn As Hems, (14:12).  

b. Feeding Multitudes As Head & Hems: 

  • Lesson #1: Immature Disciples Send People Away, (14:15). 
  • Lesson #2: Mature Disciples Feed Multitudes, (14:16). 
  • Lesson #3: Jesus Is Source, Disciples Are Conveyors, (14:19).  
  • Lesson #4: [As Hems] Disciples Are Well Taken Care Of, (14:20).  

c. Water-Walking Water As Head & Hems: 

  • Lesson #5: Water-Walking Is Dominion Over Creation, (14:25). 
  • Lesson #6: Disciples Have The Same Authority, (14:28-29). 
  • Lesson #7: Faith Will Overcome Fear, (14:30-32). 

Conclusion: Head & Hems Must Be The Same, (14:34-36). 

2 Jesus’ Practice: Head & Hems II, (Matt. 15). 

a. Heart & Mouth Honor 

  • Lesson #1: One’s Inside Determines One’s Outside, (15:8,11).  

b. Feeding Canaanites As Head & Hems: 

  • Lesson #2: Immature Disciples Send People Away, (15:21-23). 
  • Lesson #3: Mature Disciples Discern A Matter, (15:24-27). 
  • Lesson #4: Faith Collapses Time, (15:28). 

c. Feeding Multitudes As Head & Hems: 

  • Lesson #5: At Jesus’s Feet Healing Flows Best, ((15:29-31). 
  • Lesson #6: Mature Disciples Should Have Learned, (15:32-36). 
  • Lesson #7: [As Hems] Disciples Are Well Taken Care Of, (15:37). 

The Pattern: It’s Enough For Disciples [Hems] To Be As The Master [Head]! (Ps. 133:1-2)