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Sermons on Matthew

Don’t worry – your heavenly Father knows

Knowing that his disciples would struggle with anxiety, Jesus reminded them of their heavenly Father’s care. Matthew 6:31-32 31 Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’32 For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. Matthew…

It’s (not) Finished: the Promise

The message begins by looking at Christ’s unbroken relationship with His disciples; then shows that our journey must continue, because Christ continues to be committed to us and has more to show us of Himself. Matthew 28:7-10 English Standard Version (ESV) 7 Then go quickly and tell his disciples that he has risen from the…

It is Finished: The Prison

This message begins by looking at the Respect of the First Good Friday; the Fear of the first Easter Saturday then culminates in the peace and power of the Resurrection morning. Matthew 28:1-10 English Standard Version (ESV) The Resurrection 28 Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary…

Flawed Consideration

The message begins with the facts of Jesus birth in light of the wise men’s coming; it moves to consider what Herod did with that message, before looking at the life-changing consideration of the wise men. Matthew 2:1-12 English Standard Version (ESV) The Visit of the Wise Men 2 Now after Jesus was born in…

“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…