Category: Book of Matthew

Sermon: The Christian Counter Culture (Part 6)

Matthew 5:8 Truth Taught- It is only the pure in heart who will be happy in the presence of God. Introduction Today we are highlighting verse 8.  8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.  Here Jesus shows us that those who…

Sermon: The Christian Counter Culture (Part 5) God Has Made His People Merciful Matthew 5:7

The Christian Counter Culture (Part 5) God Has Made His People Merciful Matthew 5:7 Truth Taught- Because God has extended mercy to us we have been changed into merciful people who must extend mercy to others. Introduction If we are going to really understand…

Sermon: The Christian Counter Culture (Part 4) Chasing Hard After Righteousness Matthew 5:6

The Christian Counter Culture (Part 4) Chasing Hard After Righteousness Matthew 5:6 Truth Taught- To hunger and thirst for righteousness is to taste of it in justification and then possess a persistent longing for more Introduction Today, Lord willing, we will complete the first…

Sermon: The Christian Counter Culture (Part 3) Happy are The Meek Matthew 5:5

The Christian Counter Culture (Part 3) Happy are The Meek Matthew 5:5 Truth Taught- The meek are happy because they will inherit the earth Prayer Matthew 5:1–12 (ESV) 5 Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples…

Sermon: The Christian Counter Culture (Part 2) Happy are Those Who Mourn Matthew 5:4

The Christian Counter Culture (Part 2) Happy are Those Who Mourn Matthew 5:4 Truth Taught- Happy are those who mourn over their sin because they will experience God’s comfort. Introduction Last time we learned that we are blessed and/or happy when we are poor…

Sermon: The Messiah and His First Followers Matthew 4:18–25

The Messiah and His First Followers Matthew 4:18–25 Truth Taught- Jesus chose His first followers and immediately they respond to His call.   Introduction As we begin today let’s look together at our Lord’s first disciples and His first teaching. We will also see…

Sermon: Jesus Begins His Mission Matthew 4:12-17

Jesus Begins His Mission Matthew 4:12-17 Truth Taught- Jesus came from Galilee preaching the Kingdom of God and repentance Introduction From the very beginning of the Gospel of Matthew, God has been moving Jesus from place to place to fulfill biblical prophecy.. He was…

Sermon: The Testing of God’s Son Matthew 4:1-11

The Testing of God’s Son Matthew 4:1-11 Truth Taught- When tested, Jesus remained true to His Father and His mission. Introduction By way of introduction, what we have in this passage typically titled the temptation of Christ is really something quite different. We’ve usually…

Sermon: The Baptism of Jesus the Messiah Matthew 3:13-17

The Baptism of Jesus the Messiah Matthew 3:13-17 Truth Taught-At Jesus’ baptism, He is marked, anointed and declared to be God’s Messiah and God’s Son   Introduction So far in Matthew’s Gospel we’ve been looking at the birth and infancy of Jesus and we’ve…

Sermon: The Kingdom of Heaven is at Hand Matthew 3:1-12

The Kingdom of Heaven is at Hand Matthew 3:1-12 Truth Taught- We are called to repent and believe because the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand.   Introduction It is very fitting that as we leave the Christmas season we also leave baby Jesus….