Category: Matthew

Sermon: Jesus’ Strategy for You to Win Back Your Brother Matthew 18:15-17

Truth Taught- If another Christian sins against you, go to them seeking restoration. Introduction Jesus continues His teaching on the care of the Little ones.  Last time we learned that disciples are to care for one another.  When someone is struggling, we must go… Continue Reading “Sermon: Jesus’ Strategy for You to Win Back Your Brother Matthew 18:15-17”

Sermon: God’s Care for His Little Ones Matthew 18:10-1

Truth Taught- We are called to align ourselves with God’s purpose  in caring for His people. Introduction Last time we learned what God desires from us concerning our living godly lives to encourage others to live godly as well.  We saw together that our… Continue Reading “Sermon: God’s Care for His Little Ones Matthew 18:10-1”

Sermon: How to Treat God’s People Matthew 18:5-9

Introduction Last time we looked at greatness in the Kingdom of God as the disciples argued among themselves as to who the greatest was.  We learned from Jesus that greatness in the Kingdom of God goes the other direction from the world’s version of… Continue Reading “Sermon: How to Treat God’s People Matthew 18:5-9”

Sermon: God’s Definition of Greatness Matthew 18:1-6

Sermon: Sons are Free, Indeed Matthew 17:24–27

Truth Taught- In Christ we are set free from the bondage of sin  to be the bondservants of Christ Introduction Today, Jesus takes another everyday event and turns it into a very powerful teaching moment for Peter and for us.  He teaches about Sonship… Continue Reading “Sermon: Sons are Free, Indeed Matthew 17:24–27”

Sermon: God’s Providence in The Death and Resurrection of His Son Matthew 17:22 & 23

Truth Taught- God is at work in history to decree, to plan, to announce, and to accomplish the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Introduction Jesus’ task now, as we mentioned last time, is to equip His disciples to become leaders in the Church… Continue Reading “Sermon: God’s Providence in The Death and Resurrection of His Son Matthew 17:22 & 23”

Sermon: True Faith Believes Enough to Act Matthew 17:14-20

Truth Taught- True faith believes enough to act and will accomplish great things Introduction Jesus, Peter, James, and John have made it off the mountain where the three disciples witnessed the transfiguration of Christ.  Now, they are back to the present and times of… Continue Reading “Sermon: True Faith Believes Enough to Act Matthew 17:14-20”

Sermon: …Until The Son Of Man Is Raised From The Dead: Matthew 17:9-13

Truth Taught- Jesus promises His disciples that He will be raised from the dead Introduction Jesus is placing His disciples on a theological fast track.  He is pressing them with one concept after another and they are just barely keeping up.I remember in Biblical… Continue Reading “Sermon: …Until The Son Of Man Is Raised From The Dead: Matthew 17:9-13”

Sermon: The Paradox of the Messiah Matthew 16:21-23

Truth Taught- Jesus’ mission as Messiah is the great paradox: the only path to glory is through suffering and death. Now that His followers were convinced beyond any doubt that Jesus is the long awaited Messiah, the Son of God Jesus begins His shift… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Paradox of the Messiah Matthew 16:21-23”

Sermon: Who Do You Say That I Am? Matthew 6:13-18

Truth Taught- Jesus is the promised Messiah, the Son of God Today we are going to see the disciples are given their midterm test.  This test has only one question.  Get it right you get an A, miss it and you will repeat the first half… Continue Reading “Sermon: Who Do You Say That I Am? Matthew 6:13-18”