The Gospel of Matthew: v. 1

The Gospel of Matthew: v. 1

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By (author) William Barclay

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  • Publisher: St Andrew Press
  • Format: Paperback | 488 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 187mm x 25mm | 420g
  • Publication date: 22 July 2014
  • Publication City/Country: Edinburgh
  • ISBN 10: 071520890X
  • ISBN 13: 9780715208908
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 305,894

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And he said to them, 'Follow me'. When Jesus called upon Matthew, as he sat in his office where he collected customs duty, Matthew got up and followed him and left everything behind him except one thing - his pen. Matthew was to become the great chronicler of Christ's life and teachings and, though it is now widely accepted that he did not write the gospel itself, the influence of Matthew's record is undeniably felt throughout. This first volume of William Barclay's thoughtful study of the Gospel of Matthew brings startling insights into Jesus' early life and teaching. Journey with Barclay and re-discover the baptism of Jesus, the Sermon on the Mount and the challenges of discipleship. William Barclay's world-renowned down-to-earth New Daily Study Bible commentaries - including his own translations of the New Testament texts - have inspired millions of people across the generations 'to know better their Bible, their God and their Saviour'.

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William Barclay (1907-1978) is known and loved by millions worldwide as one of the greatest Christian teachers of modern times. His insights into the New Testament, combined with his vibrant writing style, have delighted and enlightened readers of all ages for over half a century. He served for most of his life as Professor of Divinity at the University of Glasgow, and wrote more than fifty books--most of which are still in print today.

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'At last! I've discovered William Barclay, and he's brilliant'. -- Diane Louise Jordan 'It is as if he is so constantly excited by the subject matter that he hopes to infect the reader with his own sense of wonder at the riches which the Word of God has to offer.' -- John Bell