Category: Book of Matthew

Sermon: Persecution Will Come Matthew 10:16-23

Truth Taught-When Jesus sends out His followers we will experience persecution.  Introduction In this passage, Jesus introduces the ongoing reality from the time of His first disciples through to His Second Coming that His followers will face persecution.  That’s the reality in this world.  It has… Continue Reading “Sermon: Persecution Will Come Matthew 10:16-23”

Sermon: God Answers the Prayer to Send Out Workers

Matthew 10:1-15 Truth Taught- As we pray for workers to be sent out into the harvest field, God often calls us to go.  Introduction Last time we looked at the fact that Jesus saw the helpless condition of the people who were like sheep… Continue Reading “Sermon: God Answers the Prayer to Send Out Workers”

Sermon: Jesus’ Ministry and Our Calling Matthew 9:35-38

Truth Taught- Looking to Jesus, we discover what our calling consists of. Introduction So far the Gospel of Matthew has focused most all its attention on Jesus and rightly so.  He is, in fact, the subject matter of the entire Bible.  In our section… Continue Reading “Sermon: Jesus’ Ministry and Our Calling Matthew 9:35-38”

sermon: When You Look at Jesus What Do You See Matthew 9:27–34

Truth Taught-  Jesus is the Messiah King, the merciful Son of David Introduction Today we are going to look at two miracles of Jesus.  The first is the healing of two blind men and the second we will Jesus casting out a demon from a man… Continue Reading “sermon: When You Look at Jesus What Do You See Matthew 9:27–34”

Sermon: The Touch of Jesus Matthew 9:18-26

Truth Taught-  Jesus has the Authority and Power to Raise the Dead Introduction Our account today follows on the heels of Jesus teaching the disciples of John that the New Covenant, the Gospel and His ministry are the new things God is doing and cannot… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Touch of Jesus Matthew 9:18-26”

Sermon: When the Bridegroom is With Them Matthew 9:14–17

Truth Taught- When the Bridegroom is present, celebrating and feasting are appropriate not mourning and fasting. Introduction What will you do when the day comes and you see Jesus face to face?  When forgiven sinners in the NT see Jesus there is a celebration.  Banquets are… Continue Reading “Sermon: When the Bridegroom is With Them Matthew 9:14–17”

Sermon: Jesus Came Into the World to Forgive Sin Matthew 9:1-8

Truth Taught- Jesus has the authority to forgive sins   Introduction It’s good at this point to be reminded of Jesus’ birth and mission… Matthew 1:18–23 (ESV)  18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed… Continue Reading “Sermon: Jesus Came Into the World to Forgive Sin Matthew 9:1-8”

Sermon: Jesus Came to Destroy the Works of the Devil Matthew 8:28-34

Truth Taught- Jesus has the power and authority over Satan’s realm Introduction Psalm 24:1 (ESV)  1    The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof,  the world and those who dwell therein,  As we continue through Matthew’s Gospel we have already seen a theme through this… Continue Reading “Sermon: Jesus Came to Destroy the Works of the Devil Matthew 8:28-34”

Sermon: What Sort of Man is This? Matthew 8:23-27

Truth Taught- Jesus is God, wielding the power of the Creator, may we place our trust and fear in Him alone  Sermon Outline: 1.  Jesus Trusts God Completely 2.  Jesus Commands the Wind and Waves and They Obey 3.  Jesus is to Be Feared

Sermon: Following Christ: A Means to an End or the End Itself? Matthew 8:18-22

Truth Taught- Jesus teaches His followers to not be misinformed but to count the cost of discipleship Sermon Outline: 1.  Following Christ or Comfort?  The Too-Ready Disciple 2.  Following Christ or Family, The Not-Ready-Enough Disciple 3.  When God’s People Count the Cost