Category: Sermons

Sermon: The Life and Path of the Kingdom Matthew 7:12-14

Truth Taught- Jesus calls all Christians to live one way and follow the one path. Introduction As we reach the closing sections of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus is summarizing what He’s been teaching (V. 12) and then pressing His teaching home desiring… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Life and Path of the Kingdom Matthew 7:12-14”

sermon: Our Good Father Matthew 7:7-11

Truth Taught- God is the good Father who gives His children the righteousness He requires. Introduction Jesus has laid out in this most famous sermon many things the Christian is called to be and do.  Most all His words are counter-cultural.  They go against what we… Continue Reading “sermon: Our Good Father Matthew 7:7-11”

sermon: Called to Love the Church and Guard the Gospel Matthew 7:1–6

Truth Taught-We are called to use discernment while in the Church and in the World  Introduction As Jesus’ sermon builds we are cautioned to first not be judgmental but we are called to be discerning.  This passage has been misinterpreted and misused.  If you speak to someone about… Continue Reading “sermon: Called to Love the Church and Guard the Gospel Matthew 7:1–6”

Sermon: The Treasure Test Matthew 6:19-24

Truth Taught- Our treasure always reveals the location of our hearts.  Introduction In this passage, Jesus, in helping His disciples work through this issue of religious hypocrisy, from this part of the chapter, from verse 19 on, will tell His disciples that what they… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Treasure Test Matthew 6:19-24”

Sermon: Trusting God Today for Today’s Needs: Matthew 6:11

Truth Taught- Jesus teaches us to go to our heavenly Father daily for the needs of the day.  Introduction As we have been working our way through the Sermon on the Mount and, in these days, the Lord’s Model Prayer, we find ourselves at… Continue Reading “Sermon: Trusting God Today for Today’s Needs: Matthew 6:11”

Sermon: Loving God More Than the Promised Land Exodus 33:12–23

Truth Taught- The glory of God is the revelation of the His goodness in the radianceof His power and splendor. Sermon Outline: God’s Glory shown In the Exodus Israel’s Rebellion During the Exodus Moses, Loved God God, Please Show Me Your Glory God, Please… Continue Reading “Sermon: Loving God More Than the Promised Land Exodus 33:12–23”

Sermon: Are we really ready to pray? (Continued) Matthew 6:9-15

Truth Taught- God desires that His Kingdom come and His reign seen on all the earth as it is currently in heaven.  Introduction Prayer Matthew 6:5–15 (ESV)  5 “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and… Continue Reading “Sermon: Are we really ready to pray? (Continued) Matthew 6:9-15”

Sermon: Are we ready to really pray? Matthew 6:9-15

Are We Ready to Really Pray? Our heavenly Father, Hallowed Be Your Name Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Matthew 6:9-15 Truth Taught-Jesus teaches us the greatest prayer begins with petitioning that God’s name be hallowed. … Continue Reading “Sermon: Are we ready to really pray? Matthew 6:9-15”

sermon: When You Pray Matthew 6:5-8

Truth Taught- God desires our prayers to be genuine and sincere not for the purpose of being seen by others Introduction Last time I told you that we have entered into another section of our Lord’s Sermon on the Mount.  This section was marked… Continue Reading “sermon: When You Pray Matthew 6:5-8”

Sermon: Practicing Your Righteousness Before God Matthew 6:1-4

Truth Taught- Do not practice your righteousness for the praise of men but for the glory of God.  Introduction As we work our way through the Sermon on the Mount we discover another piece of the puzzle pointing to the superior righteousness that Jesus… Continue Reading “Sermon: Practicing Your Righteousness Before God Matthew 6:1-4”