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Order of Contents  36+

Best  8
Commentaries  20+
Jewish Background  1
Early & Medieval  22+
Matthew Generally  3
Chapters  2



The Best Commentaries on Matthew

Simple, Practical & Devotional

Glover, Richard – A Teacher’s Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew  Ref  Buy  (Sunday School Union, 1889)  338 pp.

See the review by Rev. Nick Batzig of this work, with an excerpt from it.

“A reprint of an old (1889) conservative treatment.  Devotional and practical.  Contains some good expository ideas for preachers…” – Cyril J. Barber

Robertson, A.T. – Commentary on Matthew  in The Bible for Home & School  (1911)

Robertson was a reformed, Southern baptist.

“An exposition by an able exegete.” – Cyril J. Barber




Dickson, David – Matthew  Buy  (1651)  394 pp.

Dickson (c.1583–1663) was a Scottish covenanter.  This has been reprinted by Banner of Truth in their Geneva Commentary Series.

*** – ‘A perfect gem.  The work is, to men of our school, more suggestive of sermons than almost any other we have met with.’ – Spurgeon



Alexander, J.A. – The Gospel According to St. Matthew  on chs. 1-16, outlines are given of the remaining chapters

Alexander (1809-60) was a presbyterian, a justly renowned old Princeton scholar, a linguist, an eloquent preacher and a first-rate exegete.

***  “Dr. Alexander’s last work.  He died before it was quite finished.  It is complete to chapter 14.  Its value is great.”

Broadus, John – Commentary on Matthew

Broadus (1827–1895) was an American, Southern, Baptist.  This is one of the best commentaries on Matthew.  He was an Amyrauldian.

“A singularly helpful exposition based upon careful exegesis and containing practical applications of the text which will be of help to preachers.  Amillennial.” – Cyril J. Barber

Morison, James – A Practical Commentary on the Gospel According to St. Matthew  (1870)  700 pp.

Morrison was initially a Scottish, United Secession minister, though gradually became more unorthodox  with his years.  The label ‘Morisonianism’ became applied to his thought and followers.  His exegetical works, though, on Matthew and Mark are valuable.

*** – “We differ greatly in doctrinal views from Dr. Morison, but we set a great price upon his Matthew and Mark, which deserve the utmost praise.” – Spurgeon

“A practical and devotional phrase-by-phrase commentary.  In many instances, provides helpful comments on textual problems.  Although the interpretation of Greek nuances is not always accurate this work should be purchased if found.” – Cyril J. Barber

Thomas, David – The Genius of the Gospel, a Homiletical Commentary on the Gospel of St. Matthew  (1873)  580 pp.

Thomas was a minister in London and editor of ‘The Homilist’.

***  “We hardly know a more suggestive book.” – Spurgeon

“A homiletical and practical exposition which overlooks many difficulties in interpretation.” – Cyril J. Barber



Ridderbos, Herman

Matthew  in Bible Student’s Commentary  Buy  (1950)  556 pp.

Ridderbos (1909-2007) was a reformed Dutch theologian and Biblical scholar.

This commentary series ‘represents the best in conservative, continental Reformed scholarship.  Professor Ridderbos’s commentary on Matthew is considered one of the finest in this series.’ – The book-flap

Matthew’s Witness to Jesus Christ: the King & the Kingdom  (NY: Association Press, 1958)  94 pp.  ToC

“A leading Reformed theologian from The Netherlands provides a brief survey of Matthew’s gospel.” – Cyril J. Barber



Commentaries on Matthew


Tyndale, William – Marginal Notes on the First 21 Chapters of St. Matthew’s Gospel  d. 1536  10 pp.  The notes are sparse and not always important

Marlorat, Augustine – A Catholic & Ecclesiastical Exposition of the Holy Gospel after St. Mathew, Gathered out of All the Singular & Approved Divines (which the Lord has Given to his Church)  (1570)

Marlorat (1506-1562) was reformed.  His commentaries are particularly valuable as they are compendiums of block quotes from some of the best reformed divines of his day on the passages of that particular Biblical book.  See here for an excerpt from his commentary on John.

** – “Marlorate was an eminent French reformer, preacher and martyr.  His commentaries contain the cream of the older writers, and are in much esteem, but are very rare.  He wrote on the whole New Testament, but we have in English only the Gospels [2-3 John] and Jude [and Revelation 1 & 13].” – Spurgeon



Ward, Richard – Theological Questions, Dogmatic Observations & Evangelical Essays upon the Gospel St. Matthew, wherein about Two Thousand Six Hundred & Fifty Necessary & Profitable Questions are Discussed; & five hundred & eighty special points of Doctrine Noted; and five hundred & fifty errors confuted, or objections answered: together with diverse arguments, whereby divers truths, & true tenets are confirmed  (1640)

Ward (1601-1684) was educated at Cambridge, England and St. Andrews, Scotland, and was a reformed minister in London.

**  “A huge mass of comment, in which are thousands of good things mostly set forth by way of question and answer.  Few could ever read it through; but to a wise minister it would be a mine of wealth.” – Spurgeon

Gell, Robert – Notes & Observations upon Matthew  in Gell’s Remains, or Several Select Scriptures of the New Testament Opened & Explained, wherein Jesus Christ, as Yesterday, Today & the Same Forever, is Illustrated in sundry pious and learned notes & observations thereupon…  (London, 1676)

Gell (1595-1665) was a reformed, Anglican chaplain and clergyman.  The DNB says: “…the ‘Remaines’ are especially valuable as a collection of most ingenious skeleton discourses.”


Simple & Practical


Abbott, Lyman – The New Testament with Notes & Comments, Accompanied with Maps & Illustrations, vol. 1, Mathew & Mark  (1875)

**  “Intended for workers, and likely to be useful to them.” – Spurgeon

Clarke, George W. – Notes on the Gospel of Matthew, Explanatory & Practical  (1870)

**  “Good notes for teachers.  Well compiled.  A fit companion to… [his harmony on the Gospels].” – Spurgeon

Spurgeon, Charles – The Gospel of the Kingdom: a Popular Exposition of the Gospel According to Matthew  (1893)  530 pp.

Spurgeon (1834–1892) was an influential Calvinist, baptist minister.

“…this devotional exposition contains fervent and practical admonitions based upon the text.” – Cyril J. Barber



Erdman, Charles – The Gospel of Matthew: an Exposition  (1920)  225 pp.

Erdman was a conservative liberal at Old Princeton Seminary in the early-1900’s, being the leading antagonist to J. Gresham Machen, the leading founder of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church.

“A brief, conservative exposition which adequately explains the thematic development of the Gospel.” – Cyril J. Barber

Morgan, G. Campbell – The Gospel According to Matthew  (1929)  321 pp.  73 Sermons, given as originally preached

Morgan (1863–1945) was a reformed congregationalist minister and is often considered to be one of the 20th century’s best preachers.  He was the predecessor to D. Martyn Lloyd Jones at Westminster Chapel in London.  His commentaries are usually a series of his exegetical sermons.

“An able expository treatment with numerous practical observations.  Particularly helpful on the Sermon on the Mount.  Includes some novel ideas on the parables of chapter 25.” – Cyril J. Barber

Thomas, William H. Griffith – Outline Studies in the Gospel of Matthew: a Devotional Commentary  (Eerdmans, 1961)  470 pp.  ToC

“This work contains nearly 500 pages of homiletical and expository outlines.” – Cyril J. Barber

Criswell, Wallie – Expository Notes on the Gospel of Matthew  (Zondervan, 1970)  165 pp.  ToC

“Helpful devotional messages on Christ’s earthly life and ministry.” – Cyril J. Barber




Beausobre, Isaac & L’Enfant, Jaques – A New Version of the Gospel According to St. Matthew with a Literal Commentary  (1790)

**  “The brief notes are purely literal or illustrative, and are remarkably pertinent.  The mass of the volume is taken up with an introduction to the New Testament.” – Spurgeon



Godwin, John H. – The Gospel According to Saint Matthew, A New Translation with Brief Notes  (1863)

**  “Dr. Godwin is a painstaking elucidator of the Word, and his pain is an excellent one.  Students in college will value him.” – Spurgeon

Parker, Joseph – A Homiletic Analysis of the Gospel by Matthew  (1870)

**  “Dr. Parker is an able though somewhat—-.  But stop, he is a near neighbor of ours.” – Spurgeon

Schaff, Philip & Matthew Riddle – The Gospel of Matthew  in A Popular Commentary on the New Testament  (1879)

The commentary is good enough, but could be better: it lacks spiritual profundity and fervor.  Schaff (1819–1893), the famed Church historian and N.T. scholar, came from a German-Reformed background, though was also the lead proponent of the High-Church Mercersburg Theology.  Riddle (1836–1916) was of a Dutch Reformed background and had a similar professorial and literary career.

Watson, Richard – Exposition of Matthew & Mark  (1833)

Watson (1781–1833) was a British Methodist theologian, whose work, ‘Theological Institutes’ (1823) was “the first attempt to systematize John Wesley’s theology and, by extension, Methodist doctrine.” (Wikipedia)

**  “Arminian views crop up at every opportunity.  The notes are meant to elucidate difficulties in the text, and frequently do so.” – Spurgeon



Anderson, Edward – The Gospel According to St. Matthew, with Introduction & Notes  in Hand-Books for Bible Classes, ed. Dods & Whyte  (1909)

Hendriksen, William – Exposition of the Gospel According to Matthew  (Baker, 1973)  1,020 pp.  ToC

Hendriksen was reformed.

“A very capable geographical (rather than thematic) study.  Highlights the discourses of Christ… and follows an amillennial interpretation of chapters 24-25.  The work is enhanced by the author’s use of exegesis in his exposition, making this a most valuable contribution for preachers.” – Cyril J. Barber

Lenski, R.C. – Interpretation of St. Matthew’s Gospel  (Columbus, OH: Wartburg Press, 1932)  1,175 pp.  no ToC

“A thorough, strongly conservative Lutheran exposition.  Amillennial.” – Cyril J. Barber

Tasker, Randolph V.G. – The Gospel According to St. Matthew  in Tyndale New Testament Commentaries  (1961; Eerdmans, 1981)  275 pp.  ToC

“Provides some interesting historical details which illumine the text, but shows what happens when a conservative scholar is unduly influenced by higher critical theories.” – Cyril J. Barber


Advanced, Liberal

Bland, Miles – Annotations on the Gospel of St. Matthew, Designed for Use of Students at the University and Candidates for Holy Orders  (Cambridge, 1828)

Bland (1786-1867) was an English cleric and mathematician.

“A compilation from the best old authors.” – Howard Malcom

Carr, Arthur – The Gospel According to St. Matthew, with Maps, Notes & Introduction  in Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges  The commentary starts on p. 79

“Still of value for its theological and grammatical annotations.” – Cyril J. Barber

Plummer, Alfred – An Exegetical Commentary on the Gospel According to St. Matthew  (1910)  510 pp.  Reprinted by Baker in the Thornapple Commentary series

Plummer (1841–1926) was a Church of England clergyman, biblical, Oxford scholar and a liberal.

“A most helpful technical and critical commentary.  Plummer denies Matthew’s authorship and believes that there are inaccuracies in Scripture; yet he defends the virgin birth and the reality of miracles.  In spite of the weaknesses inherent in this volume, it is one of the best expository treatments of this Gospel.” – Cyril J. Barber



Jewish Background to Matthew

Lightfoot, John – A Commentary on Matthew from the Talmud & Hebraica  mid-1600’s

Lightfoot was a reformed divine and Hebraicist who was invited to the Westminster Assembly.  He mined the Jewish writings for anything and everything that may be of help in understanding the New Testament.  Here are his results.

This is the only work of its kind in English; the scholarly, more complete work (vol. 1, Mt; vol. 2, Mk-Jn) that has improved, in some ways, upon Lightfoot, done in the early 1900’s by H. Strack and P. Billerbeck, has still not been translated out of the German.

If one is interested in seeing the results of the use of the Jewish writings in relation to the gospel accounts, see Edersheim’s Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah, who thoroughly makes use of them from his encyclopedic knowledge of the Jewish writings from his orthodox Jewish upbringing his life’s work as a scholar.



The Early Church on Matthew


Ford, James – The Gospels, Illustrated (Chiefly in the Doctrinal & Moral Sense) from Ancient & Modern Authors, vols. 1 (Mt)  (1856-1872)

***  “Those who wish to see what the Fathers said upon the Gospels, and to read the choicest sayings of the early Anglican bishops, cannot do better than consult Ford, who has made a very rich collection.  Some of the extracts do not materially illustrate the text, but they are all worth reading.”

Dunwell, Francis Henry – The Four Gospels, as Interpreted by the Early Church…  (London: Clowes, 1876)  931 pp.  no ToC  Fathers

ed. Simonetti, Manlio – Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Matthew, vols. 1 (1-13), 2 (14-28)  Ref 1, 2  Buy  (IVP, 2001)

ed. Williams, D.H. – Matthew: Interpreted by Early Christian Commentators  in The Church’s Bible  Pre  (Eerdmans, 2018)  ToC

Boxall, Ian – Matthew Through the Centuries  Pre  (Blackwell, 2019)  490 pp.  ToC


Individual Fathers

Tatian – The Earliest Life of Christ… being the Diatessaron of Tatian (c. 160 AD), with a Historical & Critical Introduction, Notes & Appendix by J. Hamlyn Hill  (1894)  400 pp.

Tatian (120-180 AD) was a Syrian Christian writer.  This was his attempt at a harmony of the Gospels.

Hippolytus – On Mt. 6:2  at Patristic Bible Commentary

Hippolytus (c. 170 – c. 235)


Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew, bks. 2, 10-14  (chs. 5, 13-19)  in Ante-Nicene Fathers, vol. 9, pp. 411-512  HTML

Origen (c. 185 – c. 253)

Commentary on Matthew, bks. 15 (Mt. 19:12-20:16), 16 (Mt. 20:17-21:22), 17 (Mt. 21:23-22:33)  trans. David Gohl  (rev. 2019)  at  The full commentary had 25 books.

ed. Heine, Ronald E. – The Commentary of Origen on the Gospel of St Matthew, 2 vols.  (Oxford University Press, 2018)  773 pp.  ToC

“This new translation, therefore, is the first translation into English of the entirety of the Greek and Latin remains of this important commentary, including most of the fragments.” – Blurb

ed. Tzamalikos, Panagiotes – Origen: New Fragments from the Commentary on Matthew: Codices Sabaiticus 232 & Holy Cross 104, Jerusalem  Ref  (Brill, 2020)  686 pp.

Fortunatianus of Aquileia – On Matthew  in Commentary on the Gospels  trans. H.A.G. Houghton  in CSEL Extra Seriem  (De Gruyter, 2017), pp. 1-95

Fortunatianus (c. 300 – c. 370) was an African, Christian poet and bishop of Aquileia in the mid-fourth century during the reign of Constantius II.  He is best known for this commentary.

Ambrosiaster – ‘Questions & Answers on the Gospel of Matthew’  (chs. 1-5, 8, 11-12, 15, 17, 24, 26-28)  at Patristic Bible Commentary

Ambrosiaster (fl. 366-384)

Chrysostom – Homilies on Matthew, vols. 1 (1-7), 2 (8-17), 3 (18-28)  in A Library of Fathers of the Holy Catholic Church  (Oxford: John H. Parker, 1843)  HTML

Chrysostom (c. 347 – 407)

**  ‘Enough of solid truth and brilliant utterance will be found here to justify this father’s title of ‘Golden Mouth’; but still all is not gold which fell from his lips, and to modern readers Chrysostom is not so instructive as he was to his own age [A.D. 349-407].’ – Spurgeon



Sermons III (51-94) on the New Testament  trans. Edmund Hill  in The Works of Saint Augustine: a Translation for the 21st Century  (Hyde Park, NY: 1990)  515 pp.  ToC  The whole volume is on Matthew.

Augustine (354–430)

44 Sermons on Matthew  in Nicene & Post-Nicene Fathers, First Series, vol. 6, pp. 245-405

Questions on

at Patristic Bible Commentary

’17 Questions on Matthew’  (chs. 2, 8, 10-13)
‘Questions on the Gospels (Matthew)’  (chs. 11-24, 26)

Matthew Gospel Harmony  at Patristic Bible Commentary

Our Lord’s Sermon on the Mount  134 pp. in Works, ed. Dods, vol. 8  HTML

Jerome – Commentary on Matthew  in The Fathers of the Church  (Catholic University of America Press, 2008)  360 pp.  ToC

Jerome (c. 342–347 – 420)

Hilary of Poitiers – Commentary on Matthew  in The Fathers of the Church  (Catholic University of America Press, 2012)  330 pp.  ToC

Hilary (c. 310 – c. 367)

Anonymous – Incomplete Commentary on Matthew (Opus Imperfectum), 2 vols.  trans. James Kellerman  in Ancient Christian Texts  Pre 1, 2  Buy  (IVP Academic, 2010)  ToC 1, 2

This incomplete commentary was likely written in the early 400’s and was wrongly ascribed to John Chrysostom for centuries.  Certain statements of his suggest he may have been a mild Arian and/or Pelagian, and must have been steeped in the exegetical tradition of Origen.  The commentary covers Mt. 1:-8:14, 10:15-ch. 13, ch. 18-25.



The Medieval Church


Gregory the Great

Forty Gospel Homilies  ed. David Hurst  Ref  (Cistercian Publications, 1990)  389 pp.

Gregory (c. 540 – 604)

Homilies on the Gospel of Matthew  (chs. 2, 4, 10-13, 20, 22, 25)  at Patristic Bible Commentary



Bede – Homilies on the Gospels: bk. 1 (Advent to Lent), bk. 2 (Lent to Dedication of Church)  Ref 1, 2  (Cistercian Publications, 1991)

Bede (672/3 – 735)



Ishodad of Merv – On Matthew  at Patristic Bible Commentary

Ishodad (fl. 850) was a bishop of Hdatta during the Abbasid Caliphate (near current-day Mosul, Iraq) and prominent theologian of the Church of the East, best known for his commentaries on the Syriac Bible.



Theophylact of Ohrid – On Matthew  at Patristic Bible Commentary

Theophylact (c. 1055 – after 1107) was a Byzantine archbishop of Ohrid and commentator on the Bible.

Hildegard of Bingen – Homilies on the Gospels  trans. Beverly M. Kienzle  Pre  (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2011)  210 pp.  ToC

Hildegard (c. 1098 – 1179)



Aquinas, Thomas

Commentary on Matthew  at  This is different than the Catena Aurea.

Aquinas (1225–1274)

Golden Chain (Catena Aurea): Matthew  at Isidore

Gregorius the Syriac – On the Four Gospels  in A Clear & Learned Explication of the History of our Blessed Savior Jesus Christ, Taken out of Above Thirty Greek, Syriac, and Other Oriental Authors, by Way of Catena  (Dublin [1695])

Gregory Bar Hebraeus (1226–1286) was a Chief bishop of Persia of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the 13th century.  He is noted for his works concerning philosophy, poetry, language, history, and theology; he has been called “one of the most learned and versatile men from the Syriac Orthodox Church.”



On Matthew Generally


Stonehouse, Ned – The Witness of Matthew and Mark to Christ  Buy  1944

“A critical evaluation of the theories surrounding the priority of the Gospels.  One entire section deals with Christ’s use of the OT in Matthew.” – Cyril J. Barber

Franzmann, Martin – Follow Me: Discipleship According to St. Matthew  Buy  1961

“A devout study designed to show how the Lord prepared his disciples  for their future ministry.” – Cyril J. Barber

Gundry, Robert – The Use of the Old Testament in St. Matthew’s Gospel  Buy  1967

“A work of exceptional scholarship in which the author examines each quotation as it appears in the text, evaluates the theories of writers who have proceeded him, and offers his own view of the fulfillment of Messianic prophecy.”  – Cyril J. Barber



On Chapters in Matthew


On Matthew 1-16


Alexander, J.A. – The Gospel According to St. Matthew  on chs. 1-16

***  “Dr. Alexander’s last work.  He died before it was quite finished.  It is complete to chapter 14.  Its value is great.”

“The author died before this volume was completed.  His treatment of the first 16 chapters is of the utmost value.” – Cyril J. Barber



On Matthew 1-10


Leighton, Robert – Lectures on Matt 1-9  (†1684)  84 pp.

Leighton was a godly Scottish bishop whose writings are very spiritual and savory.

Blackwood, Christopher – Expositions & Sermons upon the Ten First Chapters of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, according to Matthew  (1659)

**  “This learned divine became a Baptist through studying the arguments against believers’ baptism.  This proves his candor.  His comment is somewhat out of date, but it is still good.” – Spurgeon



Matthew 1-4

Edward Philips, quarto  (1612)



Matthew 1-3

Dionysius Syrus – On Matthew 1-3  in A Clear & Learned Explication of the History of our Blessed Savior Jesus Christ, Taken out of Above Thirty Greek, Syriac, & Other Oriental Authors, by Way of Catena  (Dublin [1695])

Dionysius Syrus, or Jacob Bar-Salibi, was an Assyrian metropolitan bishop and the best-known and most prolific writer in the Syriac Orthodox Church of the twelfth century.



Matthew 1

Thomas Philips, octavo  1637



Matthew 3

Baptism of Christ



Matthew 4

Temptation of Christ



Matthew 5-7

Sermon on Mount
Lord’s Prayer



Matthew 9

Rhegius, Urbanus – ‘An Homily or Sermon of the Famous Doctor Urbanus Rhegius of Faith and Resurrection, upon the Gospel of Mathew in the 9th Chapter, of the Woman, which was grieved with the issue of blood, and of the daughter of the chief ruler, which being dead, Christ restored to life, preached to the people of Hannouer in Saxon’  in Martin Luther, A Fruitful & Godly Exposition and Declaration of the Kingdom of Christ and of the Christian Liberty...  ([London, 1548])



Matthew 11

Burroughs, Jeremiah – Christ Inviting Sinners to Come to Him for Rest; Four Books on the Eleventh of Matthew   (1659)

Burroughs was an English puritan.



Matthew 13

Parables of Christ



Matthew 17




Matthew 18

Cameron, Richard – Lecture on Mt. 18:1-17  (†1680)  9 pp., from Sermons in Times of Persecution  Buy

Cameron was a Scottish covenanter, from where the name ‘Cameronians’ comes from.  He is to be distinguished from John Cameron who lived earlier in the century.



Matthew 22

Larkham, Thomas – The Wedding-Supper as it was Handled out of the Fourteen First Verses of the 22nd Chapter of Matthew…  Wherein the Offer of Salvation, both to Jews & Gentiles, is Noted: & Diverse Plain & Pithy Doctrines Observed & Applied. Being the Effect of Twelve Sermons Preached  (London, 1652)



Matthew 24-25

For a very solid, amillennial, exegetical interpretation of the Olivet Discourse, see Alfred Edersheim’s Life & Times of Jesus the Messiah.



Murray, John – ‘The Interadventual Period & the Advent: Matthew 24 & 25’  in Collected Writings, 2:387-400  Buy

Kik, Jacob Marcellus – Matthew 24: an Exposition  Buy  (1948)

“An amillennial approach to the problems of the Oliver Discourse.”  – Cyril J. Barber



Matthew 25

The Ten Virgins

Manton, Thomas – Sermons 1-10  of Several Sermons upon Mt. 25  in Works, vol. 9

Shepherd, Thomas – The Parable of the Ten Virgins Opened & Applied, being the Substance of Diverse Sermons on Mt. 25:1-13  GB

Burns, William C. – ‘The Ten Virgins’ on Mt. 25:1-13, also in Revival Sermons, pp. 169-87


The Parable of the Talents

Manton, Thomas – Sermons 10-16 & 17  of Several Sermons upon Mt. 25  in Works, vol. 9 & 10


The General Judgment

Boston, Thomas – ‘Of the General Judgment’ on Mt. 25:31-46  in Man’s Fourfold State  in Works, vol. 8, pp. 289-316

Manton, Thomas – Sermons 18-27  of Several Sermons upon Mt. 25  in Works, vol. 10



Matthew 26-28

Dionysius Syrus – On Mt. 26-28  in A Clear & Learned Explication of the History of our Blessed Savior Jesus Christ, Taken out of Above Thirty Greek, Syriac & Other Oriental Authors, by Way of Catena  (Dublin [1695])

Dionysius Syrus (d. 1171), or Jacob Bar-Salibi, was an Assyrian metropolitan bishop and the best-known and most prolific writer in the Syriac Orthodox Church in the twelfth century.


RBO Sections

Passion, Death, Resurrection & Ascension of Christ
Passion & Death of Christ


Matthew 28

Saphir, Adolph – Christ & the Church: Thoughts on the Apostolic Commission  (1874)  260 pp.

Saphir was a minister in the Free Church of Scotland.

“Expository thoughts on the ‘Great Commission.’”  – Cyril J. Barber


RBO Section

Resurrection of Christ




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