Category: Book of Matthew

Sermon The Leaven of the False Teachers Matthew 16:1–12

Truth Taught- We must be aware of and avoid false teaching in all its forms Last time we saw Jesus’ ministry among the Gentiles in the area that was the east side of the Sea of Galilee.   The final verse in Chapter 15… Continue Reading “Sermon The Leaven of the False Teachers Matthew 16:1–12”

Sermon: God’s Commands or Human Traditions Matthew 14:34-15:9

Truth Taught- It is sin to place anything on the same level as God’s Word and to do so greatly affects our understanding of God and worship of God  Matthew 14:34–15:9 (ESV)  Here is a very interesting account of Jesus’ compassion to a random… Continue Reading “Sermon: God’s Commands or Human Traditions Matthew 14:34-15:9”

Sermon: Jesus, the Son of God Matthew 14:22–33

Truth Taught- Jesus proves to His disciples that He is the Son of God Introduction Our text today is a passage that we must be careful to guard against a humanistic interpretation.  What I mean is because we are self-centered by nature our first impulse… Continue Reading “Sermon: Jesus, the Son of God Matthew 14:22–33”

Sermon: Our Compassionate Savior and the Great Open-Air BanquetMatthew 14:13-20

Truth Taught- Jesus shows us His compassionate heart as He creates bread for those who have come to hear Him Matthew 13 In Matthew’s Gospel he presents in chapter 13 many parables of our Lord.  We saw our Lord’s amazing teaching through His word-pictures depicting… Continue Reading “Sermon: Our Compassionate Savior and the Great Open-Air BanquetMatthew 14:13-20”

Sermon: Concerning the Helpless and False Friends Psalm 41

Truth Taught: God will deliver His suffering people though they sin and even though no one else cares.       Psalms is separated into 5 “books.” Jewish tradition says that it was set up this way to resemble the Pentateuch, the lst 5 books of the Bible. Each of the… Continue Reading “Sermon: Concerning the Helpless and False Friends Psalm 41”

Sermon: Playing Politics Matthew 14:1-12

Truth Taught- Playing politics will cause us to do things we never thought we could do. Introduction Who was Herod? c. 4 B.C. Herod the Great dies in Jericho and is buried in Judea. Herod the Great was the Herod who tried to kill Jesus as… Continue Reading “Sermon: Playing Politics Matthew 14:1-12”

Sermon: He Came to His Own and His Own Received Him No. Matthew 13:53-58

He Came to His Own and His Own Received Him Not Matthew 13:53-58 Truth Taught- People are either divinely drawn to Jesus or offended by Jesus Sermon Outline: 1.  Being Astonished is Not Believing 2.  Being Offended Shows Unbelief

Sermon: The Treasure of the Word of God Matthew 13:51–52

Truth Taught- The Apostles are the true scribes of God’s Kingdom bringing out of their storehouses the treasures of God’s Word Introduction Presuppositions can hinder us in finding truth or they can aid us in finding truth.  Now what I mean by presuppositions is the… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Treasure of the Word of God Matthew 13:51–52”

Sermon: The Kingdom of God is Like a Dragnet Matthew 13:47–50

Truth Taught-  Jesus warns us of the day of judgment when our eternal destiny will be forever fixed either in Heaven or Hell. Introduction We have before us today another of Jesus’ masterpieces.  He was the master storyteller and this Parable is a classic.  It is very… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Kingdom of God is Like a Dragnet Matthew 13:47–50”

sermon: God’s Kingdom and It’s Small Beginning Matthew 13:31-35

Truth Taught- The Kingdom of God starts small and then grows until one day it is universal in magnitude.  Introduction Today we are looking at two very short parables tucked away in between the passages we looked at last time.  Our Lord is teaching us… Continue Reading “sermon: God’s Kingdom and It’s Small Beginning Matthew 13:31-35”