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Matthew - The Promised King

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…