Matthew S. Harmon, professor of New Testament studies, loves to help people understand the beauty of Jesus Christ as revealed in the Scriptures, seeing it as the key to life transformation (2 Corinthians 3:18). As a result, the focus of his ministry is teaching and preaching God’s word in various contexts. He has a passion for research and writing, specializing in the use of the Old Testament in the New Testament, biblical theology, commentary writing, and the Pauline epistles. He is the author of She Must and Shall Go Free: Paul's Isaianic Gospel in Galatians (BZNW 168; Berlin: deGruyter, 2010); Studies in the Pauline Epistles: Essays in Honor of Douglas J. Moo(co-edited with Jay E. Smith; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2014); Philippians: A Mentor Commentary (Ross-Shire, Scotland: Christian Focus, 2015); Making All Things New: Inaugurated Eschatology for the Life of the Church(co-authored with Benjamin L. Gladd; Grand Rapids: Baker, 2016); and Jeremiah (Knowing the Bible; Wheaton: Crossway, 2016). Currently, he is at work on several projects, including commentaries on Galatians and 2 Peter and Jude. He is an active member of Christ’s Covenant Church, where he leads a small group, teaches Sunday School, and serves on the preaching team.
Contact Dr. Harmon at email@example.com