Mountain Scenes in Matthew's Gospel

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The mountain depicts a position of power and authority. It is also used sometimes symbolically for problems and difficulties. The Lord Jesus is portrayed as the sovereign king in Matthew's account. He is the Man of the mountain who can remove mountains.

Matt 4:1-11 : The Mount of Temptation - His credential
Matt 5:1-16 : The Mount of Teaching - His character
Matt 14:15-33 : The Mount over Tempest - His comfort
Matt 15:29-39 : The Mount over Thousands - His compassion
Matt 17:1-9 : The Mount of Transfiguration - His countenance
Matt 24:1-31 : The Mount over Tribulations - His coming
Matt 28:16-20 : The Mount of Triumph - His commission

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