Outline of the Book of Matthew Introduction: Matthew 1:1 sets forth the theme of this study, “ The book of the generation (birth) of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham .” The caption in the American Standard Version Bible reads, “The Gospel: according to Matthew… All of these points are expanded upon in the gospel of Matthew. type. OUTLINE OF THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW I. Matthew Sermon Outlines This material is from ExecutableOutlines.com, a web site containing sermon outlines and Bible studies by Mark A. Copeland. The Incarnation of the King (1:1–2:23) 1. Visit the web site to browse or download additional material for church or personal use. The birth and childhood of Jesus - Mt 1:1-2:23 a. Genealogy of Christ - Mt 1:1-17 b. In the outline on page 11 they are printed down the right hand margin of the page. The outlines were developed in the course of my ministry as a preacher of the gospel. The first paragraph contains two words that are repeated in reverse order in the last paragraph to produce an inverted parallel. Outline (adapted from The Wycliffe Bible Commentary) 1. Birth of Christ - Mt 1:18-25 c. Visit of the Magi - Mt 2:1-12 d. Flight into Egypt and massacre of the infants - … Matthew uses this device in a large chiasm to indicate the beginning and the end of a … The Incarnation and Preparation of the King (1:1–4:11) A. The Genealogy of the King (1:1-17) 2. The Birth of the King (1:18-25) a. Joseph’s Betrothal to the Virgin (1:18-19) b.