Category: Sermons

Sermon: Jesus’ Divine Authority Matthew 21:23-32

Truth Taught- Jesus has the authority to open or shut the door to God’s Kingdom Introduction In the passage for today, Jesus’ authority is put into question and challenged by the religious leaders that He has placed under divine judgement. Where does it come… Continue Reading “Sermon: Jesus’ Divine Authority Matthew 21:23-32”

Sermon: Jesus Curses the Fig Tree and False Religion Matthew 21:18-22

Truth Taught- Judaism looked good but failed to produce any fruit, therefore, Jesus forever curses it. Introduction Matthew’s account places Jesus and His disciples on their way from Bethany back to Jerusalem.  It follows behind the account of Jesus cleansing the Temple of the… Continue Reading “Sermon: Jesus Curses the Fig Tree and False Religion Matthew 21:18-22”

Sermon: The Messiah King Enters His Temple Matthew 21:12-17

Truth Taught- Jesus is the Messiah King who cleanses His Temple Introduction Two weeks ago, we saw Jesus entering His City, Jerusalem riding a young colt with the praise of the followers singing,  Matthew 21:9 (ESV)  9 And the crowds that went before him and… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Messiah King Enters His Temple Matthew 21:12-17”

Sermon: Many Infallible Proofs of Christ’s Resurrection 1 Corinthians 15:1-28

Truth Taught- God presents many infallible proofs that Jesus has been raised from the dead My goal today is to increase your assurance in what you already believe.  If you will, somewhat like Luke did for his friend Theophilus. Luke 1:2–4 (ESV)  2 just as… Continue Reading “Sermon: Many Infallible Proofs of Christ’s Resurrection 1 Corinthians 15:1-28”

Sermon: Free Indeed! John 8:36

Free Indeed!   Scripture Text: John 8:36 Truth Taught- All are slaves and only Jesus can set us free.  Sermon Outline:  I. Their Blind Condition  II. Our Only Hope A. The Son Sets Us Free B. The Son Allows Us to Move

Sermon: Called to Serve Others Matthew 20:20-28

Truth Taught- Whoever would be great among you must be your servant, 27 and whoever would be first among you must be your slave, Introduction Our passage today rightly follows the text from last week.  Last time, Jesus announced His death the third time.  He… Continue Reading “Sermon: Called to Serve Others Matthew 20:20-28”

Sermon: Going Up To Jerusalem: Matthew 20:17-19

Truth Taught- Jesus foretells His death and resurrection the third time. Introduction Jesus and His disciples are on their way to the cross.  There can be no misunderstanding and no confusion.  We should see this third prediction of Jesus as the marker on the… Continue Reading “Sermon: Going Up To Jerusalem: Matthew 20:17-19”

Sermon: The Parable of the Generous and Gracious Landowner Matthew 20:1-16

Sermon: The Burden of Riches (Part 2) Matthew 19:23-30

Truth Taught- Riches are more of a hindrance than a helpfor one who desires the Kingdom of God. Introduction Last time, we saw Jesus and the rich man’s interaction.  We saw the Rich Man ask Jesus what good deed could he do to earn… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Burden of Riches (Part 2) Matthew 19:23-30”

Sermon: The Burden of Riches (Part 1) Matthew 19:16-22

Truth Taught- Riches are more of a hindrance than a helpfor one who desires the Kingdom of God. Introduction For the last chapter and a half or so, Jesus has been teaching on the Kingdom of God, on real greatness, and on childlike faith. … Continue Reading “Sermon: The Burden of Riches (Part 1) Matthew 19:16-22”