matthew, the gospel according to

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Matthew, the Gospel According to definition


In the New Testament, one of the four Gospels that record the life of Jesus. It stresses the ways in which Jesus fulfills prophecies of the Old Testament. The Sermon on the Mount is found in Matthew's Gospel.

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