The Book of Matthew, The Structure of The Book As A Whole
Matthew 7:1 Judge not, that ye be not judged.
2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye
mete, it shall be measured to you again.
3 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest
not the beam that is in thine own eye?
4 Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine
eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye?
5 Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt
thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.
6 Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before
swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.
7 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it
shall be opened unto you:
8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him
that knocketh it shall be opened.
9 Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a
10 Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?
11 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how
much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask
12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye
even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way,
that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:
14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life,
and few there be that find it.
Enter ye in = Repeated
Luke 13:2 And Jesus answering said unto
them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were
sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they
suffered such things?
At = through, or by means of
Strait = narrow.
Wide = spread out "flat" ("plot"), broad:
Broad = extensive = only here. the way. For "the
Deuteronomy 30:15 See, I have set before thee
this day life and good, and death and evil;
1 Kings 18:21 And Elijah came unto all
the people, and said, How long halt ye between
two opinions? if the LORD be God, follow
him: but if Baal, then follow him. And
the people answered him not a word.
Leadeth = leads away.
To = unto
Go = enter in
Thereat = through
Matthew 7:1 Judge not, that ye be not judged.
15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly
they are ravening wolves.
16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs
Ravening = means to be caught up
They look like the sheep of God, but they are
17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree
bringeth forth evil fruit.
Ye shall know them by their fruits
18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring
forth good fruit.
Good tree = teaches good fruits = God's Words
Bad tree = teach evil fruits = Satan's words,
the ways of the world
19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the
Good fruits = teach the word of God
Tree = God Said learn the parable of the fig
The good and bad seed = Matthew 13 and Luke 21
20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of
heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
By their fruit = by their teaching and what they do
God said IF you love Me keep My Commandments = follow the laws
John 14:15 If ye love me, keep my commandments
Proverbs 8:13 The fear of the LORD is to hate evil:
pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I
22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy
name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful
23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that
24 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will
liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:
Those that teach falsely will not enter into
Matthew 25, the wedding = 5 virgins that studied
God's word and 5 that didn't have enough oil
which is God's word
25 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat
upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.
Our Rock Is Jesus Christ our Lord
Deuteronomy 32:31 For their rock is not as
our Rock, even our enemies themselves being judges.
For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of
Gomorrah: their grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters are
26 And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall
be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:
27 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat
upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.
28 And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were
astonished at his doctrine:
29 For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
• Exactly 2520 years from the exile
of Benjamin, Iceland became an independent nation.
The first tribe to be
conquered by the Assyrians was Manasseh,
in 745 B.C. Exactly 2520 years later America became a nation on July 4, 1776.
(Leviticus. 26: 28-46) God warned Israel that if they persisted in continually
breaking His Laws, not only would curses come upon them.
He would punish them for seven times, (a time being 360 years, seven times would
be 2520 years) and would banish them from the land of Palestine and scatter them
among the heathens (like lost sheep)
• Study the book: Abrahamic Covenant,
(A study outline of the identity of God's people) By E. Raymond Capt
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