The following is a look at the antagonists of the the Gospel of Matthew, in other words, “the Bad Guys of Matthew,” a unique take at the narrative of the Gospel of Matthew. We will see how Matthew reveals who Jesus is through the lens of the main antagonists of the Gospel.
Who were the Sadducees and what was their struggle with Jesus? How are they different from the scribes and the elders?
Why do the Pharisees essentially disappear from the Matthew narrative after Chapter 23? Where did they go?
This series was taught from August 18 through September 29, 2019 at WEPC’s First Service Coffee.