MATTHEW'S TESTIMONY TO JESUS - Season 5
Scripture scholar Frances Hogan continues her fascinating study of St. Matthew’s Gospel. Using an analytical approach, she dissects each important passage and provides seasoned insight into Matthew’s unique testimony.Rent $2.99Buy $14.99
MATTHEW 26: THE PASSOVER OF JESUS
In discussing Matthew 26, Frances Hogan points out a telling scene from the Last Supper where Jesus reveals the saving mystery he himself will live out, the sacrifice of his very life for the salvation of the world.
MATTHEW 26: MYSTERY OF THE PASSION UNFOLDS IN GETHSEMANE
Matthew 26 reveals the mystery to be lived out by Jesus in Gethsemane. Our host, Frances Hogan explains how Jesus reveals his suffering is imminent and that his disciples ought to be willing to suffer for him as well.
MATTHEW 26: THE EXPERIENCE OF JESUS IN GETHSEMANE
Moving along through Matthew 26, Scripture scholar Frances Hogan describes how Jesus enters into his Passion in Gethsemane armed with faith. He counsels his disciples to face this ultimate trial in the same way.
MATTHEW 26: THE GREAT EVENTS OF THE PASSION--GETHSEMANE
Matthew 26 continues as Jesus is arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane. Lay missionary and educator Frances Hogan explains that when Jesus arranges his own capture, he does so in order to fulfill the Father's will.
MATTHEW 26: THE CROSS VERSUS THE SWORD
As Jesus goes on trial before the Sanhedrin, Frances Hogan explains the truths that are revealed in Matthew 26. Jesus will suffer in order to redeem. The way of the cross is the way for disciples of Jesus.
MATTHEW 26: THE TRIAL OF JESUS BEFORE THE SANHEDRIN
At the trial of Jesus in Matthew 26, the Son of man shows himself to be the Universal High Priest and future Judge at the end of the world. For his testimony, Jesus is physically beaten, and then Peter denies Jesus.
MATTHEW 27: THE DRAMATIC TRIAL OF JESUS BEFORE PILATE
Moving on to Matthew 27, Scripture scholar Frances Hogan recounts the dramatic trial of Jesus before Pilate. Jesus responds to Pilate that he is the King of the Jews and does not answer his accusers' false charges.
MATTHEW 27: THE FATEFUL CHOICE IN THE TRIAL OF JESUS
In today's lesson, lay missionary and educator Frances Hogan of Ireland delves deeper into Matthew 27. In the trial of Jesus, the fateful choice of Barabbas is made and with it, Jesus is condemned to be crucified.
MATTHEW 27: MOCKING CHRIST AS THE MESSIAH AND JEWISH KING
Matthew 27 is the subject of today’s lesson as Scripture scholar Frances Hogan describes how Jesus is mocked as the Messiah, the Jewish King and the Son of God. After this humiliation, he is led away to be crucified.
MATTHEW 27: DEATH OF THE MESSIAH, THE SON OF GOD
Lay missionary and educator Frances Hogan of Ireland shares the passages from Matthew 27 that detail the death of Jesus. As he expires, signs in nature prove his divinity as the Messiah and the Son of God.
MATTHEW 27: TWO SILENT GROUPS AT THE CROSS
Todays lesson in Matthew 27 focuses on the silent groups that are present at the crucifixion of Jesus. As they stand by the cross, they respond in different ways, but all proclaim the truth of his resurrection.
MATTHEW 28: THE GLORIOUS RESURRECTION
The next lesson on Matthew's testimony highlights the glorious resurrection of Jesus in Matthew 28. The angel rolls away the stone and proclaims the truth of the resurrection, and the women share the news with the apostles.
MATTHEW 28: EASTER EXULTET AND PROCLAMATION OF THE RESURRECTION
A wonderful development awaits in today's Scripture lesson. Author Frances Hogan discusses the exciting pronouncement contained in Matthew 28. Jesus is Risen and the Good News should be shared throughout the world.