Sermons on Matthew
We continue our AFTER-Life theme this weekend with a message on Hell. It’s a difficult subject for more than a few reasons. In fact, I think this is only the third time in 25 years that I’ve preached an entire sermon about it. I’ve mentioned hell many times (even doing so last week). However, to devote an entire message to this is something distinct. Do you know that Jesus uses a word for hell that that no one else does?…
Disappointment is bound to happen. Plans will be altered. What we do when things don’t go the way we want says a lot about our faith and our character. Preparing for the rainy day means that we do what we can in advance to get ready, and it means that we embrace the rain when it comes our way. When it rains, instead of pouting about the rain, try embracing the change of plans and do something different. Key Text:…
On Sunday, we will travel virtually to Haiti for a special focus on our mission and ministry to Momance, Haiti. You are invited to participate in a virtual trip that includes music, video, and a message that is sure to inspire and encourage us along the journey. Key Text: Matthew 5:41 KJV
What it means for us to be seen as a Christian is that we live like Jesus has made a difference in our lives.
How do we see others who are currently not following Jesus? Do we have compassion or are we quick to issue judgement?
Instead of seeing the world as us and them, those who are in and those who are out, what would it look like to see everyone as a part of the same family, the family of God?
Key text: Matthew 2:9-11; Isaiah 9:6
Key texts: Micah 5:2 (ESV); Matthew 1:18-2:2 (ESV)
Key text: Matthew 7:1-5 (NLT)
Key text: Matthew 12:46-50 NIV