Following Jesus: Focus On The Message


Last Updated on May 3, 2023 by Rocklyn Clarke


This web page supports “Focus On The Message” – the first component of our “Following Jesus” discipleship program.


Follow this link for information about these key aspects of our training: Purpose, Goals, Habits, Ministries, and Assignments.


This course is divided into several units each of which has multiple lessons. The first unit is an introduction to the Bible and then the next five units cover the Gospel of Matthew partitioned according to the divisions that appear in the text at Matthew 7:28; 11:1; 13:53; 19:1; and 26:1 – typically with the phrase “When Jesus had finished . . .” or “After Jesus had finished . . .”.

Matthew Resources

Unit 1: Introduction to the Bible

Unit 2: Matthew 1 – 3

Connect Jesus to the Old testament

Unit 3: Matthew 4 – 7

Announce God’s Kingdom.

Unit 4: Matthew 8 – 10

Jesus Brings the Kingdom Into People’s Lives

Unit 5: Matthew 11 – 13

Responses To Jesus

Unit 6: Matthew 14 – 20

Different Expectations About the Messiah

Unit 7: Matthew 21 – 25 (under construction)

  • Matthew 21

  • Matthew 22 (under construction)

  • Matthew 23 (coming soon)

  • Matthew 24 (coming soon)

  • Matthew 25 (coming soon)

Unit 8: Matthew 26 – 28 (coming soon)

  • Matthew 26 (coming soon)

  • Matthew 27 (coming soon)

  • Matthew 28 (coming soon)

Last Updated on May 3, 2023 by Rocklyn Clarke

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