Chapter 1

Mt 1:1-17 – Matthew’s human geneology of Jesus
Mt 1:18-25 – St. Joseph give his fiat to lead the Holy Family

Chapter 2

Mt 2:1-13 – The Epiphany of the Lord
Mt 2:13-18 – Herod murders the Holy Innocents and the Holy Family escapes to Egypt
Mt 2:13-15; 19-23 – St. Joseph leads the Holy Family from Egypt to Nazareth

Chapter 3

Mt 3:1-12 – The coming Judgment of Jesus is cryptically revealed by St. John the Baptist
Mt 3:13-17 – Jesus is baptized in the river Jordan by St. John the Baptist and God the Almighty Father and the Holy Spirit reveal themselves to many eyewitnesses

Chapter 4

Mt 4:1-11 – Jesus battles and conquers Satan in the Temptation
Mt 4:12-23 – Jesus begins His public ministry in Galilee, fulfilling ancient prophecy and calling His first Apostles

Chapter 5

Mt 5:1-12 – The Sermon on the Mount (1 of 17) – Jesus promises happiness in The Beatitudes
Mt 5:13-16 – The Sermon on the Mount (2 of 17) – Jesus commands men to perform good works and to be zealous evangelists
Mt 5:17-19 – The Sermon on the Mount (3 of 17) – Jesus reveals He is perfect and warns men of the necessity of righteousness
Mt 5:20-26 – The Sermon on the Mount (4 of 17) – Jesus commands men to avoid unrighteous anger and warns of the fires of Hell
Mt 5:27-32 – The Sermon on the Mount (5 of 17) – Jesus condemns lust, divorce and adultery and warns of the fires of Hell
Mt 5:33-37 – The Sermon on the Mount (6 of 17) – Jesus commands men to be honest and reveals lying comes from the Evil One
Mt 5:38-42 – The Sermon on the Mount (7 of 17) – Jesus calls men to endure injustice and be generous
Mt 5:42-48 – The Sermon on the Mount (8 of 17) – Jesus commands men to love even their enemies so they might strive to be perfect like the Heavenly Father

Chapter 6

Mt 6:1-6; 16-18 – The Sermon on the Mount (9 of 17) – Jesus instructs on proper prayer, almsgiving and fasting
Mt 6:7-15 – The Sermon on the Mount (10 of 17) – Jesus reveals the stunning truth of the Almighty Father in the Lord’s Prayer
Mt 6:19-23 – The Sermon on the Mount (11 of 17) – Jesus instructs men to seek Heaven and maintain custody of the eyes
Mt 6:24-34 – The Sermon on the Mount (12 of 17) – Jesus urges men to only serve God and trust in Him to overcome anxiety

Chapter 7

Mt 7:1-5 – The Sermon on the Mount (13 of 17) – Jesus warns against judgment of others and to strive for personal holiness
Mt 7:7-12 – The Sermon on the Mount (14 of 17) – Jesus confirms the Almighty Father answers those who persist in prayer
Mt 7:6; 12-14 – The Sermon on the Mount (15 of 17) – Jesus instructs to not evangelize the evil and warns that many are damned
Mt 7:15-20 – The Sermon on the Mount (16 of 17) – Jesus warns to reject false prophets whom God will destroy
Mt 7:21-29 – The Sermon on the Mount (17 of 17) – Jesus reveals false Christians and evildoers face destruction

Chapter 8

Mt 8:1-4 – Jesus miraculously heals a leper physically and spiritually.
Mt 8:5-13 – Jesus miraculously heals the faithful Centurion’s slave from afar
Mt 8:14-17 – Jesus miraculously heals Simon Peter’s mother-in-law and broadens His evangelization campaign in Galilee (See Mk 1:29-34)
Mt 8:18-22 – Jesus reveals that His disciples must be willing to give up everything to follow Him
Mt 8:23-27 – Jesus miraculously calms a deadly storm on the Sea of Galilee and saves the Apostles
Mt 8:28-34 – Jesus drives a legion of demons out of a pagan man in Gadarenes

Chapter 9

Mt 9:1-8 – Jesus asserts His Divine Authority and miraculously heals a severely paralyzed man on the Sabbath
Mt 9:9-13 – Jesus calls Matthew and eats with tax-collectors
Mt 9:14-17 – Jesus cryptically reveals He is the Messiah and the necessity for men to exclusively follow Him
Mt 9:18-26 – Jesus miraculously heals a bleeding woman and raises a little girl from the dead
Mt 9:27-31 – Jesus miraculously restores sight to two blind men
Mt 9:32-38 – Jesus casts out a demon from a mute man and gives him the ability to speak

Chapter 10

Mt 10:1-7 – Missionary Sermon (1 of 5) – Jesus calls His 12 Apostles to the mission to evangelize
Mt 10:7-15 – Missionary Sermon (2 of 5) – Jesus gives precise instructions for how the Apostles are to evangelize
Mt 10:16-23 – Missionary Sermon (3 of 5) – Jesus promises to supernaturally strengthen the Apostles when they are persecuted
Mt 10:24-33 – Missionary Sermon (4 of 5) – Jesus urges the Apostles to have faith and soberly warns them not deny Him
Mt 10:34-11:1 – Missionary Sermon (5 of 5) – Jesus confirms His men must sacrifice and suffer the Cross to receive their reward
Chapter 11
Mt 11:1-11 – Jesus confirms He is the Messiah to comfort the imprisoned St. John the Baptist
Mt 11:11-15 – Jesus calls men to grow in holiness by vigorously engaging in the Spiritual Combat
Mt 11:16-19 – Jesus condemns the disbelief of those who reject Him
Mt 11:20-24 – Jesus harshly rebukes several unrepentant cities
Mt 11:25-27 – Jesus publicly reveals He is the Son of the Father and offers comfort to disciples
Mt 11:28-30 – Jesus promises to help His disciples carry their life burdens

Chapter 12

Mt 12:1-8 – Jesus aggressively responds to the Pharisees attacks about the Sabbath
Mt 12:9-13 – Jesus miraculously heals a man with a withered hand on the Sabbath and infuriates the Pharisees (See Lk 6:6-11)
Mt 12:14-21 – Jesus fulfills Isaiah’s prophecy of His evangelization of the Gentiles
Mt 12:22-32 – Jesus casts out a demon and rebukes those who accuse Him of supporting Satan (See Lk 11:14-26)
Mt 12:33-37 – Jesus promises reward for the fruitful and damnation of the evil (See Lk 6:43-49)
Mt 12:38-42 – Jesus calls some adulterous and evil and mysteriously proclaims His greatness
Mt 12:43-45 – Jesus casts out a demon and rebukes those who accuse Him of supporting Satan (Lk 11:15-26)
Mt 12:46-50 – Jesus confirms those who do the will of His Almighty Father are part of His family

Chapter 13

Mt 13:1-9 – Jesus reveals how men become truly fruitful in the Parable of the Sower
Mt 13:10-17 – Jesus reveals the mysterious power of His parables
Mt 13:18-23 – Jesus privately reveals the meaning of the Parable of the Sower to His disciples
Mt 13:24-30 – Jesus cryptically reveals the reality of the Spiritual Combat in the Parable of the Weeds
Mt 13:31-35 – Jesus teaches the Parables of the Mustard Seed and the Leaven
Mt 13:36-43 – Jesus reveals the reality of the Spiritual Combat and the Four Last Things
Mt 13:44-46 – Jesus reveals that men must put the pursuit of Heaven above all else
Mt 13:47-53 – Jesus confirms the sobering reality of the Judgment in the Parable of the Dragnet
Mt 13:54-58 – Jesus is again rejected in His hometown of Nazareth

Chapter 14

Mt 14:1-12 – Jesus frightens Herod who believes Jesus is the murdered John the Baptist back from the dead
Mt 14:13-21 – Jesus miraculously Feeds the 5000
Mt 14:22-33 – Jesus miraculously walks on water and rescues the Apostles from a violent storm
Mt 14:34-36 – Jesus shows His deep compassion, Divine Power and incredible stamina by healing multitudes (See Mk 6:53-56)

Chapter 15

Mt 15:1-9 – Jesus condemns the Pharisees’ evil ways after they attempt to rebuke Him (See Mk 7:1-13)
Mt 15:10-14 – Jesus condemns the Pharisees’ evil ways after they attempt to rebuke Him
Mt 15:15-20 – Jesus confirms that a man’s evil acts are the result of an impure heart. (See Mk 7:14-23)
Mt 15:21-28 – Jesus tests a Gentile woman’s faith and casts a demon out of her daughter
Mt 15:29-39 – Jesus miraculously feeds the 4000 in a preview of the Sacrament of the Eucharist

Chapter 16

Mt 16:1-4 – Jesus rebukes the Pharisees’ request for Him to perform a miraculous sign (See Mk 8:11-13)
Mt 16:5-12 – Jesus admonishes the Apostles for the failure to grasp the power of His miraculous works (See Mk 8:14-21)
Mt 16:13-20 – Jesus confirms He is the Messiah and grants Simon-Peter headship of His Holy Catholic Church
Mt 16:21-27 – Jesus reveals shocking details of His coming Passion for the first time
Mt 16:24-28 – Jesus confirms His men must sacrifice and that all men will face the consequences of their lives

Chapter 17

Mt 17:1-9 – Jesus is transfigured and the Almighty Father and Holy Spirit are made manifest
Mt 17:10-13 – Jesus predicts His Passion and reveals that St. John the Baptist is the new Elijah
Mt 17:14-21 – Jesus miraculous heals a demon-possessed boy and rebukes His disciples’ lack of faith
Mt 17:22-27 – Jesus confirms He is the Divine King and His followers are adopted sons of God

Chapter 18

Mt 18:1-5 –  Jesus reveals the horrific punishment for those who cause others to sin and calls disciples to drastic action to avoid sin
Mt 18:6-11 – Jesus reveals the horrific punishment for those who cause others to sin and calls disciples to drastic action to avoid sin (See Mk 9:41-50)
Mt 18:12-14 – Jesus reveals God’s tireless pursuit of lost souls in the Parables of the Lost Sheep
Mt 18:15-20 – Jesus directs men how to admonish and teach sinners and to shun unrepentant sinners
Mt 18:21-35 – Jesus warns of the necessity of forgiveness and the horrible consequences for those who refuse to forgive in the Parable of the Unmerciful Slave

Chapter 19

Mt 19:1-12 – Jesus corrects longstanding Jewish acceptance of divorce and confirms those who divorce and remarry are adulterers
Mt 19:13-15 – Jesus rebukes the disciples for attempting to block the bringing of children to Him
Mt 19:16-22 – Jesus is rejected by the Rich Young Man
Mt 19:23-30 – Jesus reveals that those committed to Him will be received into Heaven and the uncommitted will not

Chapter 20

Mt 20:1-16 – Jesus calls men to fruitfulness and the mysterious generosity of God in the Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard
Mt 20:17-28 – Jesus rebukes the Apostles for their honor-seeking and envy and commands them to consider themselves to be slaves
Mt 20:29-34 – Jesus miraculously gives the faithful and persistent Bartimeaus sight (See Mk 10:46-52)

Chapter 21

Mt 21:1-11 – Jesus enters Jerusalem at Passover as a King in preparation for His Passion
Mt 21:12-22 – Jesus violently cleanses the Temple and curses the unfruitfulness of a fig tree to teach the Apostles faith (See Mk 11:11-26)
Mt 21:23-27 – Jesus asserts His authority by refusing to answer the Jewish leaders’ question about His authority
Mt 21:28-32 – Jesus warns men to repent and be obedient to the Almighty Father to be received into Heaven in the Parable of the Two Sons
Mt 21:33-46 – Jesus warns men of the terrible destruction that comes to those who oppose God in the Parable of the Wicked Tenants

Chapter 22

Mt 22:1-14 – Jesus warns that men must both desire and prepare to receive God’s mercy in the Parable of the Wedding Banquet
Mt 22:15-21 – Jesus thwarts the Herodians and Pharisees’ evil trap by revealing men must serve God and be good citizens
Mt 22:22-33 – Jesus corrects and humiliates the Sadducees about Heaven when they try to trap Him (See Mk 12:18-27)
Mt 22:34-40 – Jesus thwarts an evil scribe’s attack and reveals God’s two great commandments are to love God and love neighbor
Mt 22:41-46  – Jesus delights a crowd by revealing a mysterious contradiction in the interpretation of ancient Scripture (See Mk 12:35-37)

Chapter 23

Mt 23:1-12 – Jesus denounces the Pharisees in the Temple for their pride and attention-seeking
Mt 23:13-22 – Jesus denounces and warns the Pharisees and scribes for their false and foolish teaching
Mt 23:23-26 – Jesus denounces and warns the Pharisees and scribes for their false piety, lack of justice and greed
Mt 23:27-36 – Jesus condemns the Pharisees’ self-righteousness and future treachery
Mt 23:37-39 – Jesus laments the forsaken house of Jerusalem (See Lk 13:34-35)

Chapter 24

Mt 24:1-7 – Jesus reveals the destruction of the Temple and the chaos preceding His Second Coming (See Lk 21:5-11)
Mt 24:9-14 – Jesus warns His disciples of coming persecution and promises to guide and rescue them (See Lk 21:12-19)
Mt 24:15-28 – Jesus reveals Jerusalem’s destruction, turmoil in the sky and on earth, and reality of His Second Coming (See Lk 21:20-28)
Mt 24:29-35 – Jesus confirms there will be obvious signs for His Second Coming (See Lk 21:29-33)
Mt 24:36-44 – Jesus reveals that the faithful must be vigilant and they will be spared of the destruction to come
Mt 24:45-51 – Jesus offers a grave warning in the Parable of the Faithful and Unfaithful Slaves

Chapter 25

Mt 25:1-13 – Jesus warns men to remain vigilant in the Parable of the Wise and Foolish Maidens
Mt 25:14-30 – Jesus confirms despite differences in men’s talents every man must be fruitful or face eternal punishment in the Parable of the Talents
Mt 25:31-46 – Jesus offers a frightening warning that men must perform Works of Mercy or be sentenced to Hell

Chapter 26

Mt 26:1-5 – Jesus withdraws from Jerusalem until the Passover to avoid the Jewish leadership’s plan to kill Him (See Jn 11:45-56)
Mt 26:6-13 – Jesus defends Mary when Judas attacks her for her beautiful anointing of Jesus with costly oil (See Jn 12:1-11)
Mt 26:14-25 – Jesus reveals Judas’ betrayal and his horrible fate at the Last Supper
Mt 26:57-68, 27:1-10 – Jesus is condemned to death by the Jewish leadership
Mt 26:69-75 – Jesus’s prophecy of St. Peter’s three denials come true

Chapter 27

Mt 26:57-68, 27:1-10 – Jesus is condemned to death by the Jewish leadership
Mt 27:11-14 – Jesus is interrogated by Pilate and Herod
Mt 27:15-21 – Jesus is rejected by the Jewish mob and is scourged
Mt 27:24-26 – Jesus is condemned to death after the Jewish mob calls for His crucifixion
Mt 27:27-31 – Jesus is crowned with thorns and mocked by Roman soldiers
Mt 27:32-34 – Jesus carries His Cross to the place of The Skull
Mt 27:35-44 – Jesus is crucified and suffers on the Cross
Mt 27:45-56 – Jesus dies on the Cross
Mt 27:61-66 – The dead body of Jesus is taken down from the Cross and placed in the Holy Sepulchre

Chapter 28

Mt 28:1-10 – Jesus rises from the dead in the Resurrection and appears to Mary Magdalene and another woman
Mt 28:8-15 – Jesus is worshiped by the two Marys and the Jewish leadership lies to deny the Resurrection of Jesus
Mt 28:16-20 – Jesus gives the Great Commission to the Apostles and ascends to Heaven