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Sermons on Matthew

Easter Means Joy

Scripture: Matthew 28:1-10 I. Easter means the joy of life beyond the grave for you. A. Mary Magdalene and another Mary were on their way before dawn to see the tomb where Jesus had been placed (vs. 1). But they were in for a surprise when they reached the tomb. An angel told them that…

Love Is Jealous and Humble

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 & Matthew 1:18-25 Love is Jealous, Not Envious “Love does not envy” (1 Corinthians 13:4) “Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. And her…

Questions of Jesus

Why Did You Doubt?

Matthew 14:22-33 Pray Like Jesus Jesus prayed alone “After he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray.” (v23) Jesus prayed together with other believers in God “ He took with him Peter and John and James and went up on the mountain to pray.” (v28) Walk Like Jesus…

Questions of Jesus

Whose Son Is the Christ?

Scripture: Matthew 22:41-46 I. The Messiah is the Son of David. A. At the close of Matthew 22, the Pharisees (vs. 41) are gathered around Jesus. Jesus asks them an academic question in vs. 42: “What do you think about the Christ? Whose son is he?” Jesus is directing the religious leaders to the real…

Questions of Jesus

Why Do You See the Speck?

Scripture: Matthew 7:1-6 I. We see specks in others because we like to play God. A. The word judge (vs. 1) has a wide range of meanings. Sometimes, we speak about judging in terms of evaluating or analyzing a person’s behavior. And sometimes we speak about judging in terms of a judge condemning someone in…