MATTHEW 12

5 Outlines

 

 

Matthew 12:1-8

IT HAPPENED ONE SABBATH

 

CRITICISM BY THE PHARISEES – Vss. 1-2

CORRECTION FROM THE WORD – Vss. 3-5

COMMUNICATION OF CHRIST’S LORDSHIP – Vss. 6-8

 

 

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Matthew 12:1-14

ACCUSED!

 

Jesus had more than His share of enemies. In this passage we find his enemies trying to accuse Him of wrongdoing.

 

CRITICAL ATTITUDES - Vss. 1-2, 9-10

CORRECTIVE ANSWER - Vss. 3-8

COMPASSIONATE ACTION - Vss. 11-14

 

 

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Matthew 12:9-14

SABBATH CONTROVERSY

 

A HYPOCRITICAL QUESTION –Vss. 9-10

AN HONORABLE ANSWER – Vss. 11-12

A HEALING ACTION – Vs. 13

A HOT REACTION – Vs. 14

 

 

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Matthew 12:10-14

COMPASSIONATE HEALER

 

INFIRMITY

Matthew 12:10 - And, behold, there was a man which had his hand withered…

 

INQUIRY

Matthew 12:10 - …And they asked him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath days? that they might accuse him.

 

INSIGHT

Matthew 12:11-12 - And he said unto them, What man shall there be among you, that shall have one sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the sabbath day, will he not lay hold on it, and lift it out? [12] How much then is a man better than a sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.

 

INTERVENTION

Matthew 12:13 - Then saith he to the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it forth; and it was restored whole, like as the other.

 

INDIGNATION

Matthew 12:14 - Then the Pharisees went out, and held a council against him, how they might destroy him.

 

 

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Matthew 12:38-45

LOOKING FOR A SIGN

 

THE SEEKERS – Vss. 38-29 – “An evil and adulterous generation”

 

THE SIGN – Vss. 39-40 – Jonah

 

THE SANCTIONS (AGAINST THIS GENERATION) – Vss. 41-42

   Caused by the men of Nineveh and the queen of the south

 

THE SIMILARITY – Vss. 43-45

   Between this generation and a man with an unclean spirit

 

 

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