Sermons on Matthew
Sermon Scripture: Matthew 28:11-20 Sermon Big Idea: Every second two people enter eternity. Do we care and do we care enough to do something about it? Matthew 28:11-15 Matthew 28:16-20 2 Timothy 4:7 G______________ H_____________ O______________ B_____________ S______________ C_____________ P______________ R_____________ E______________ B_____________ L______________ O_____________ Questions
Matthew 22:1-3 Matthew 22:4-6 Matthew 22:7 Matthew 22:8-10 Matthew 22:11-14 Matthew 25:41 There will be a celebration. Everyone is invited. Only those who fully accept the invitation will have a place at the table.
What is the church? Matthew 16:13-20 Matthew 16:21-28 Mark 12:10 The Key to the Kingdom is Jesus and it’s the original keyless entry.
Sermon Big Idea: Like God’s grace, his peace is for everyone. Luke 2:8-12 God’s PEACE is for the poor. Matthew 8:1-4 God’s PEACE is for the physically hurting. Matthew 8:5-13 God’s PEACE is for the gentiles. Matthew 8:23-27 God’s PEACE is for those struggling with faith. Matthew 8:28-34 God’s PEACE is for those battling demons. Matthew 9:27-31 God’s PEACE is for those who believe. Matthew 10:27-33 God’s PEACE is for those who are afraid. Matthew 11:28-30 God’s PEACE is for How COVID has affected us
Matthew 25:31-46 Big Idea: The results Jesus expects of us are clear V. 31-33 The King decides and divides V. 34-40 The sheep humbly helped the hurting V. 41-46 The goats independently indulged in serving themselves Set your gaze on the goal of living for Jesus. Expect He will put in your path those you need to help. Enter into every situation with faith and fully surrendered. Faith gives us the vision to see the works God has prepared for How COVID has affected us
Readiness comes with a responsibility to be active in our faith. The Master trusted us with work while we wait. The Master returned and expected an accounting of our action. The Master was pleased with the profitability. The Master was mad at the misconception How do we ACT on this? Acknowledge the gift Create opportunities Trust that God will make it profitable Knowing the Master is the motivating factor.
Scripture: Matthew 25:1-13 Big Idea: God welcomes those whom He knows. Being known by God is to be a prepared, invited guest of the wedding. Readiness is being known. The virgins’ invitation was to be light. Foolishness was not knowing light takes fuel. Invited guests will be known by their light. The path to the eternal Kingdom of God should be fueled by the Kingdom of God alive in us now.
Matthew 2:1-18 Sermon Big Idea: The birth of Jesus came at a high cost and following Him comes with a high cost as well. Will you be foolish enough to pay it? Matthew 2:1-18 Wise men seek Jesus (v. 1-6) Wise men rejoice when they encounter Jesus (v. 7-11) Wise men listen and obey (v. 12-15) Wise men see life in death (v. 16-18) Or 1 Corinthians 1:26-28 Do foolish men seek Jesus? Do foolish men rejoice when they encounter How COVID has affected us
Go and make disciples of all nations… Matthew 28:18 Jesus did not call the church to make Christians – he called His church to make disciples! What does it mean to be a disciple or follower of Jesus Christ? There are many ideas, opinions, and theories yet the best way to understand being a disciple is by understanding and applying what Jesus said. The Great Commission: Matthew 28:18-20 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and How COVID has affected us
The wise men’s hearts were overshadowed by worship. Are they magi? (Daniel 1:20, 2:5, 2:24) Are they wise men? (1 Kings 10:7,9-10) Are they kings? (Isaiah 39:6, 60:10) Herod’s heart was overshadowed by worry and fear. King of the Jews? Builder and baby killer? (Matthew 2:16) The Priests and Scribes’ hearts were overshadowed by confusion. (Matthew 2:5-6) If they knew about Jesus why didn’t they worship Him? Why information without action? Do you seek Him as a magi, wise man, How COVID has affected us