Sermons on Matthew
Matthew 18:16-20 The term Trinity is not found in the Bible, but the concept is clearly there, and the implications of this mystery are stunningly beautiful. “The historical doctrine of the trinity confronts us with perhaps the most difficult thought the human mind has ever been asked to handle. It is not easy; but it is true.” – J.I. Packer
Matthew 16:13-28 Those who dare to look beyond the prejudices and encounter the historical person and work of the real Jesus Christ are never ever the same. The name Jesus means, “God is salvation.” The title Christ means, “Messiah who delivers.”
Jn. 1:1-18; Lk. 2:1-20; Mt. 2:1-121. Christmas is about light coming into our world of hopelessness through the birth of Jesus Christ the Lord. 2. Christmas is about life coming into our world of death through the birth of Jesus Christ the Lord. 3. Christmas is about glory coming into our world of emptiness through the birth of Jesus Christ the Lord.
Matthew 28:16-20 Intimacy with God involves conversation with God. However, conversations can remain mere exchanges of information that do not lead to true personal encounter and relationship (insincere & shallow). We don’t just want to know about God, but to know God, to seek his face and presence.
Matt6:16-18, 9:14-15 Few spiritual disciplines go so radically against our gluttonous and self-indulgent American culture like fasting. Yet, Jesus expected His followers to fast. Fasting is an exceptional way to rebel against the Spiritual status quo and to express our holy discontent in this fallen world. (Very helpful resources in this study: Donald Whitney—Spiritual…
Matthew 6:5-15 Prayer is an amazing privilege filled with astounding promise (James 4:2; 5:16)! Prayer causes things to happen that would otherwise not happen if we didn’t pray. We have been offered the amazing privilege of engaging with God in such way that we have an astounding promise that our requests can bring to past events in the Universe that would otherwise not…