I.    Reasons for studying Matthew
    A.  Importance of primary sources/using to use them
    B.  Change in monotheism itself shown here

II.    The "Synoptic" Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke)

III.    Luke's background, reason for writing

IV.   The "Gospel for the Gentiles"
    A.  Style
    B.  Structure
        1. Dedication/introduction
        2. Acct. of birth/youth/ancestors
        3. Chronological approach (not Matthew's!)
        4. Acct. of Death
        5. End
    C.  Use of scripture
V.  Things contained in Matthew but not Luke

•    Syrophonecian woman that Jesus ignores "not fit to give children's bread unto dogs."  (Matt. 15:21-28)
•    Walking on water
•    Teaching on what defiles a man (Matt. 15:1-10)
•    Temple tax (does your master pay the tribute?)
•    Pharisees questions on divorce (Matt. 19:1-12)
•    Parable of the laborers in the vineyard (Matt. 20:1-10)
•    The cursing of the fig tree (Matt. 21:18-19)
•    The death of Judas
•    The mocking by the soldiers (Matt 27:27-31)
•    The guard at the tomb (Matt. 27:62-66)

VI. Things contained in Luke but not Matthew
•    Healing of widow's son at Nain (Luke 7:11-17)
•    The ministering women (Luke 8:1-3)
•    The strange exorcist (Luke 9:49-50 also in Mark, but not Matt.)
•    Disciples want to destroy Samaritan villagers (Luke 9:51-56 cf. Acts 8:1-8, note Luke's special concern for Samaritans)
•    Good Samaritan (Luke 10:29-37)
•    Mary and Martha (Luke 10:38-42, note role of women here)
•    Blessedness of Jesus mother (Luke 11:27-28, tie to women's role above)
•    The friend at midnight (Luke 11:5-8, follows Lord's prayer)
•    The parable of the rich fool (Luke 12:13-21)
•    Addition to servant watching, degrees of reward (Luke 12:47-48, 13:1-9)
•    Healing of infirm woman (Luke 13:11-13)
•    Healing of ten lepers (returnee a Samaritan!! Luke 17:11-18)
•    Teaching on humility
•    Prodigal son (Luke 15:1-10)
•    Unjust steward (Luke 16:1-23)
•    Rich man and Lazarus
•    Pharisee and publican
•    Unjust judge
•    Road to Emmaeus