Matthew 1-2: Greek or Aramaic, Jesus, and the Star?

  ευαγγελιον κ̣ατ̣α μαθ᾽θαιον (euangelion kata Maththaion). Dated to late 2nd or early 3rd century, it is the earliest manuscript title for Matthew

ευαγγελιον κ̣ατ̣α μαθ᾽θαιον (euangelion kata Maththaion). Dated to late 2nd or early 3rd century, it is the earliest manuscript title for Matthew

 

This is the first part of a sermon series on the Gospel According to Matthew. In it, Dr. Thiel addresses the claim that this book may have been written in Hebrew or Aramaic instead of Greek. He also reads each and every verse in the first two chapters of Matthew's Gospel. He also addresses certain theories about the 'Star' that the wise men saw. Dr. Thiel also discusses issues associated with prophecies in the second chapter of Matthew.

A written article of possibly related interest is titled "Jesus: The Son of God and Saviour" URL: http://www.cogwriter.com/jesus.htm

 

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