Contributed by William Mouser on Jun 6, 2005
Matthew’s puzzling and sudden following of Jesus is not so puzzling if we attend to Matthew’s profession, his Levitial upbringing, and his recognition of Jesus as the one about whom Hosea prophesied.
Matthew’s Puzzling Conversion
Psalm 50 or 50:7-15, Hosea 5:15-6:6, Romans 4:13-18, Matthew 9:9-13
Last Sunday, I had occasion to mention the California coastal city named Laguna Beach. I mentioned Laguna Beach as an example of Jesus’ parable at the end of the sermon on the Mount, the part