Sermons on Matthew

Andrew, Simon Peter’s Brother

The Forerunner of Christ – John the Baptist Strange clothes Strange diet Strange method Strange Message John 1:35-46 Matthew 4:18-20 Occupation – Fishermen 1 Corinthians 1:26-27 Invitation – “Come, follow me” Luke 9:57-62 Transformation – “I will make you fishers of men” Summation – Immediately dropped nets and followed Andrews actions had a domino effect…

From Simon to Peter

You can’t hide and heal at the same time. Name Change = Simon meaning reed to Peter meaning rock Jesus wants to overcome our fear with faith Many times, our failures want to displace our faith Jesus shows up to offer forgiveness after failure Peter learned that faith would allow for him to overcome his fear and failures so that he could experience freedom What is a part…

(im)Perfect?

Jesus had an (im)perfect family tree – Matthew 1:1-16 Jesus had an (im)perfect earthly beginning – Luke 1:26-35; Matthew 2:16 Jesus invites imperfect people to join His family tree and become perfect as he is perfect – 1 Timothy 2:1-4; John 1:12; 1 Corinthians 15:42-44 And that’s why I choose Him as my King!

The Greatest Comeback in HIStory!

Jesus’ comeback is certain Jesus promised (Revelation 22:7,12,20) Jesus prophesied another event that came true (Matthew 16,17,20) Jesus’ comeback moment is a secret Only the Father knows (Acts 1:7) Jesus’ comeback will be sudden (Matthew 25:6,13) (1 Corinthians 15:51-52) We need to be prepared We need plenty of oil. (Matthew 25:1-5) We need to use…

How to be Rich Toward God

  Luke 12:13-21 Jesus tells a parable of a Rich Fool who when he comes upon a windfall of abundance he can neither see beyond himself nor this world. What would you do if you suddenly came upon an unexpected financial blessing? Matthew 25:14-30 Jesus tells another parable. This one is about stewardship. Three men…

It Starts With a Seed

Matthew 6:19-34 Material things will pass away. (v. 19) Things wear out Things fall out Things are left out Matthew 6:20 Heavenly things will be remembered.  (v. 20) Good works are observed Good works are rewarded Matthew 6:21 Your heart follows what you treasure.  (v. 21) It is good for food It is a delight…

A New Vision

Joseph had a simple vision Be a carpenter Be a husband Be a father God had a simple vision Enter the world Teach the world Save the world The world has been given a simple vision Accept Reject What is your vision of your relationship with Jesus next Christmas?