Gospel of Matthew Trivia
Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge
Thanks to a prophecy (1:23), Matthew sometimes calls Jesus "Immanuel." In Hebrew, that means "God with us." And hey, remember how some of Jesus's final words to his disciples were "I am with you always"? Yeah, we have a feeling Jesus did that on purpose.
Five women (including Jesus's mother, Mary) are included in Matthew's genealogy of Jesus: Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, and the wife of Uriah. Head on back to the Hebrew Bible to get the full scoop on these ladies. (Source.)