Matthew, By N. T. Wright
  • Length: 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5 × 8.25 in
  • Number of Studies: 25
  • Published: June 11, 2009
  • Imprint: IVP Bible Studies
  • Item Code: 2181
  • ISBN: 9780830821815

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With a scholar's mind and a pastor's heart, Tom Wright walks you through Matthew in this guide designed especially with everyday readers in mind. Perfect for group use or daily personal reflection, this study uses the popular inductive method combined with Wright's thoughtful insights to bring contemporary application of Scripture to life.

This guide by Tom Wright can be used on its own or alongside his New Testament for Everyone commentary on Matthew. It is designed to help you understand Scripture in fresh ways under the guidance of one of the world's leading New Testament scholars. Thoughtful questions, prayer suggestions, and useful background and cultural information all guide you or a group more deeply into God's Word. Discover how you can participate more fully in God's kingdom.

"Tom Wright is a gift to the church today. In this series, Christians who are just learning about their faith will experience new discoveries and fresh views on life, and seasoned Bible readers will find themselves challenged to reconsider old perspectives. It deserves to be in the homes of all Christians."

Scot McKnight, author of The King Jesus Gospel


Getting the Most Out of Matthew

Suggestions for Individual Study

Suggestions for Group Members

1 Matthew 1:1--2:23
The Coming of the King

2 Matthew 3:1-17
John and Jesus

3 Matthew 4:1-25
Announcing the Kingdom

4 Matthew 5:1-48
Words from a Mountainside

5 Matthew 6:1-34
Piety and Prayer

6 Matthew 7:1-29
Warning Signs

7 Matthew 8:1--9:8
Spoken with Authority

8 Matthew 9:9--10:42
A New World Coming

9 Matthew 11:1-30
Not As Expected

10 Matthew 12:1-50
The King Is Accused

11 Matthew 13:1-53
Sowing and Harvesting

12 Matthew 13:54--14:36
The Hometown Prophet

13 Matthew 15:1-39
Pure Through and Through

14 Matthew 16:1-28
Signs of the Times

15 Matthew 17:1-27
Faith and Prayer

16 Matthew 18:1-35
Humility in the Kingdom

17 Matthew 19:1--20:16
Possible with God

18 Matthew 20:17--21:32
The Arrival of the King

19 Matthew 21:33--22:46
Parables and Questions

20 Matthew 23:1-39
Words of Judgment

21 Matthew 24:1-44
Dangerous Times

22 Matthew 24:45--25:46
Wise and Foolish

23 Matthew 26:1-56
The Beginning of the End

24 Matthew 26:57--27:44
Condemned and Crucified

25 Matthew 27:45--28:20
Through Death to Victory

Guidelines for Leaders


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N. T. Wright

N. T. Wright is a prolific author, respected theologian, and former church minister. His books include Simply Christian, The Challenge of Jesus, and the N. T. Wright For Everyone Bible Study Guides.