Category: Sermons

Sermon: The Christian Counter Culture (Part 1) Matthew 5:1-12

The Christian Counter Culture (Part 1) Matthew 5:1-12 Truth Taught- Jesus’ teaching is not in line with our culture’s values and worldview. He is God and His ways are not our ways.   Introduction to the Sermon on the Mount One of the church’s…

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….

Sermon: The Nobody-Messiah From Nowhere Matthew 2:19-23

The Nobody-Messiah From Nowhere Matthew 2:19-23 Truth Taught-The Old Testament teaches that Jesus the Messiah-King would have no worldly status and be despised and rejected by people Introduction Jesus is not going to be the Messiah-King that people think He’s going to be. He…

Sermon: Jesus, The Messiah-King Born in the City of David Matthew 2:1-12

Jesus, The Messiah-King Born in the City of David Matthew 2:1-12 Truth Taught- According to Old Testament prophecy the Messiah would be born in Bethlehem, the City of David Introduction Last time as we looked at the birth narrative from Joseph’s perspective we saw…

Sermon: Jesus, The Messiah-King from the Line of David Matthew 1:18-25

Jesus, The Messiah-King from the Line of David Matthew 1:18-25 Truth Taught- The Messiah-King is Conceived of the Holy Spirit and Born of the Virgin Mary   Introduction If we do a study of the Kings of Israel and Judah we discover very quickly…

Sermon: The Lineage of the Messiah Matthew 1:1-17

The Lineage of the Messiah Matthew 1:1-17   Truth Taught-God has fulfilled all His promises to Abraham and David in Christ.   Introduction Today we officially begin the Gospel of Matthew. I wanted to begin by looking together at what is a Gospel? I’m…