The Gospel of Matthew is a 240 page graphic novel from the series: The Word for Word Bible Comic. This edition included the New Internation Version (NIV) translation of the Bible and verse number are labelled at the bottom of each page for reference.
The comic presents every word of the new testament scripture, within its historical, cultural and geographical context. It employs a high view of scripture and is aimed at adults and readers aged 12+.
THE STORY INTRO: Throughout the books of Moses and the prophets, God has promised a messiah, a king to come and liberate his people, Israel, and rule the earth with peace and justice.
But what will be the fulfilment of this prophesied royal conqueror from heaven? The story begins in a sheep's feeding trough...
ENDORSEMENTS: "Very interesting. As clear a readable rendition of the Bible as I have seen. Makes biblical teaching more accessible to young and old alike." - John Wagner, Co-creator of Judge Dredd.
"Indeed, one might argue that The Word for Word Bible Comic is actually a more authentic presentation of the Bible than our bare printed texts, which invite us to fill a visual vacuum by supplying pictures in our own imagination of people and events." - Rev Dr Christopher R. Smith (Author of "Understanding the Books of the Bible" Study Guides from IVP. Doctorate in Historical Theology and the Bible.)