St Paul Of The Cross - Park Ridge

Matthew, The King and His Kingdom

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Matthew: The King and His Kingdom is an exciting study that explores the life and mission of Jesus as recorded in the Gospel. Matthew was written to Jewish people who knew the Old Testament well. Matthew demonstrates how the promises and prophecies of the Old Testament are fulfilled in Christ, who establishes a New Law and inaugurates the Kingdom of Heaven on earth. Participants will see Jesus as the awaited Messiah who relives the life and struggles of Israel to become the faithful and victorious King. Set in the rich context of Jesus' Jewish culture, this study will help participants understand who Jesus is and what his life and teachings mean for us today. Matthew is an ideal study to the Scriptures.
Study Prerequisite – The Bible Timeline by Jeff Cavins
Weekly Study Sequence:
Home preparation - Read the Bible and answer the homework questions in the Study Set, which are not a test but a way to learn from within the heart of the Church. Not everyone will find every answer.

Small group discussion - Small group discussion begins each class session. Participants share what they have learned and glean from others’ insights to get a fuller understanding of the passages they have read.

Review of Responses - Responses are provided to the Study Set questions as an aid to the group’s discussion.

DVD Lecture - The DVD lecture presentation follows the homework and group discussion for the fullness of what can be learned.
St. Paul of the Cross will be hosting weekly classes on Matthew: The King and His Kingdom Bible study beginning Monday, September 11th, 2017 at 7PM until 9PM. Student workbooks are $30 and required. For more information, call George Kirkland at 847-692-3251 or email


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    Park Ridge