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Sermons on Matthew

Divine Provision

Jesus is reaching beyond the covenant people, beyond the lost sheep of the house of Israel. He’s reaching to gentiles, and He is giving us a prophetic picture of the extension of the Kingdom in the purpose of God to encompass the lost of the world. Matthew 15:29-39 Jesus went on from there and walked beside…

Great Faith!

In this passage we encounter a woman who is an example of how sinners approach Jesus without right, privilege, worthiness and embrace Him by faith. Matthew 15: 21-31 And Jesus went away from there and withdrew to the district of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a Canaanite woman from that region came out and was crying, “Have mercy…

Empty Worship

Not taking the Lord’s name in vain, isn’t limited to cursing. We are to be careful to not treat God with irreverence, superficiality and insincerity with empty worship. Matthew 15:1-20 Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat.” He answered…

Power Expressed

In this incident, on the Sea of Galilee, the disciples saw the true King in His true Kingdom. They saw Him ruling the wind and the sea, and they saw Him ruling the hearts of men. Matthew 14:22-36 Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, while…

What do you see in Him?

The miracle in this passage not only teaches us that Jesus will provide for all our physical and spiritual needs, but it is actually a sign that reveals who Jesus is Matthew 14: 13-21 Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a desolate place by himself. But when the crowds…

Rejection of Christ

In this passage we see rejection and resistance based primarily on jealousy and fear. What damns the soul is an unwillingness to give up what a person is, to embrace Jesus Christ. Matthew 14:1-12 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard about the fame of Jesus, and he said to his servants, “This is John the…

He shall be called…….. ‘Emmanuel’

Matthew 1:18-25 Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. But as he considered these things,…

The Value of the Kingdom

Matthew 13:44-52 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and sold…

‘Prophecy and Parables’

Matthew 13:24-35 He put another parable before them, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field, but while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away. So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds appeared also. And the…

Another Parable

Matthew 13:18-30 “Hear then the parable of the sower: When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what has been sown in his heart. This is what was sown along the path. As for what was sown on rocky ground, this is the one who hears the word…