Christianity can be condensed into four words: Admit, Submit, Commit and Transmit. -Samuel Wilberforce
Most students of God's Word are aware that the Gospel of Matthew presents Jesus as Israel's Messiah. Matthew's genealogy presents Jesus as a child of Abraham, the father of the Jewish nation (Gen. 12:1-2; Mt. 1:1-16); and he repeatedly uses phrases like "this was done that it might be fulfilled" (Mt. 1:22; 21:4; 26:56; etc.). The following two passages show the Lord's mission was to Israel"