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Sermons on Matthew

“Is God fair?”

Is God fair? Does God hold things back on us? Does God treat us unfairly sometimes? Laborers in the Vineyard 20 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. 2 After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius[a]…

A Cal and a Promise

Continuing the theme of evangelism I want us to see that Christ’s call to put Him and His kingdom first is, in fact, a promise of provision and a means of witnessing to His saving and keeping care. 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be…

Evangelism: The Essence

The message attempts to address the discrepancy between following Jesus and yet failing to evangelise. The call to discipleship is a call to change and that change drives our concern for the lost 19 And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”[a] Matthew 4:19 English Standard Version (ESV)…

Faith in the Fire

This message explores the challenges of Christian living. How does our ‘faith’ support our living? We see 4 different experiences in life – illness, personal sacrifice, natural disasters and spiritual conflict and consider how faith in Christ helps the believer through these. 26 And he said to them, “Why are you afraid, O you of…

New Testament Worship

This message follows the ‘journey’ of the wisemen as they seek God through creation; are guided by Biblical insight; are able to rejoice in the darkness and fall down in God-honouring worship 11 And going into the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening…

Adultery

Sin cuts deep But in Christ, we are healed. By Grace Through Faith 2 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins 2 in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of…

Murder

God is our judge and in Christ, He is found merciful. Matthew 5:21-26 English Standard Version (ESV) Anger 21 “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ 22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his…

Jesus and the Woman of Canaan

Matthew 15:21-31 English Standard Version (ESV) The Faith of a Canaanite Woman 21 And Jesus went away from there and withdrew to the district of Tyre and Sidon. 22 And behold, a Canaanite woman from that region came out and was crying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is severely…

Go! Go! Go!

As soon as Christ was raised He wanted His disciples on the move in order to prepare them for the work of the New Covenant Church. He has authority therefore He sends His Disciples to make disciples, baptising and teaching all who respond to the message. He promises He will never leave them.