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Sermons on Matthew

Sermons on Matthew

Is He Coming Back?

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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.
Is He Coming Back?

To Be Known

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.
Hopeless Hopeful and THE Hope sermon series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

The High Cost of Hope

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
It's Time Sermon Series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

The Heart of a Disciple

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
Overshadow Sermon Series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

Partiality

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
Messages from Bethlehem sermon series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

Seeking Jesus?

Big Idea:  When looking for Jesus you may not find what you are looking for, but if you do find Him you will find exactly what you need. Wise men were seeking a miracle – Matthew 2:1-2 Andrew and Peter were seeking a Messiah – John 1:35-39; Acts 1:6 Followers of Jesus were seeking manna – John 6:26 What are you seeking? The wise men knew it was Him by a sign – Matthew 2:9 Peter and Andrew knew it How COVID has affected us
Kalkaska_Church_of_Christ Life's Healing Choices Sermon Slide

The Echocardiogram

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
Kalkaska_Church_of_Christ Life's Healing Choices Sermon Slide

Who Are You?

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!