Matthew goes to great length to repeatedly highlight prophecies fulfilled in his gospel account of the birth and life of Jesus. Certainly it is impressive to see words spoken hundreds or thousands of years prior prove true in Jesus. Prophecy fulfilled should impress us and drive us to worship the all-knowing and all-powerful God. But Read more
Matthew introduces us to Jesus, the Jewish Messiah, as foretold by the prophets and feared by kings. The King of the Jews is born.