Original Text of the Gospel of Matthew

Matthew 4:17 -- From that time on Jesus began to preach, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near."

Matthew 16 Commentary of the Bible

This page contains a listing of all the material on the website that contains Matthew 16 commentary. Each entry contains a title, scripture reference, an audio player (if we have the audio), as well as the first portion of the text. Please click on the title to see the complete message for any listed entry.

Key pages for Matthew commentary in the library:

When All Else Fails...Read the Directions — Ch 1: Can It Be?  ( Matthew 16:18 )  Online Book

"I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." (Matthew 16:18b, AV)

These are the words of Jesus Christ---a confident declaration that, as unlikely as it seems, his church is winning, not losing, in the battle against unseen demonic powers. And the apostle Paul confirms when he writes: