Sermons on Matthew
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
A summary of two recent mission trips to Haiti and the account of leaving amidst Haitian protests, riots, and manifestations.
Matthew 5:7-8 Acts 2:42-47 Matthew 18:21-35 It’s exhausting to see people in a cycle of sin. In order to show mercy, you have to wield some power. A life apart from God’s mercy is costly. Mercy forgives, it doesn’t prolong the inevitable. Matthew 9:9-13 The difference between mercy and sacrifice is the heart. Psalm 51
Addiction starts as an escape from reality. Escape becomes addiction when gratification becomes desire. Desire is something we prioritize and are willing to sacrifice for. In other words, we want to be god. Breaking addiction starts with… solidifying whose we are. seeking His will for His creation. staying “poor in spirit” with a mourning heart. Who are you? I am a prince/princess, because I am a child of the one true King!
Don’t be a fool Luke 12:13-21 A fool… Doesn’t guard against covetousness (v. 15a) Bases his/her value on how much he/she has (v. 15b) Lays up treasure for himself/herself (v. 21) How to avoid being a fool… Purpose (Matthew 6:18-21) Perspective (Matthew 25:14,21) Plan (Luke 14:28) If we “seek first his Kingdom and his righteousness,” he will meet our needs and we will be who God uses to meet others needs. (Acts 2:45)
Tyler Paulus Youth Sunday 2018 Matthew 18:21-35
Timmy Labbote Youth Sunday 2018 Matthew 13:25-30 Matthew 13:36-43 2 Peter 3:9