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Sermons on Matthew

All In: Being Committed to Biblical Servanthood

Philippians 2:3-7; Matthew 20:25-28; John 13:1-15 Servanthood is both expected and commanded in the Scriptures, but what does servanthood look like? Jesus demonstrates this for us, revealing that servanthood is a mindset we choose, is characterized by humility, is sacrificial and costly and it perseveres to the end. These are traits we must seek to have as we serve the Lord in…

The Wise Men: From Curiosity to Christ

Matthew 2:1-12 The wise men who were guided to Jesus by the star, illustrate for us how people move from curiosity about Christ to faith in him, and they show us the cost that we must “pay” to follow him. We see that they were guided to faith by three “words” – through the word of general revelation (creation), through the word…

Joseph: Christ-like Character in Action

Matthew 1:18-25 Next in our study of the Characters of Christmas comes Joseph. Joseph was asked to do a hard thing – marry a woman already pregnant out of wedlock. While we know this was by the Holy Spirit – this would have been difficult to explain and even more difficult for others to believe. Yet through it all, Joseph displayed his…

Every Member Going to God in Prayer

Truly we have a great King – a King whose storehouses are full of blessings and who has promised to supply our every need according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus. But Newton also understood that this King “is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think.” The question is, “do we?” Do we believe that he is good and that he desires to give good gifts to us?