Thought for 2017 – "A Time To Grow Up"

Sermons on Matthew

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Matthew 16:13-19 (NKJV) Peter Confesses Jesus as the Christ 13 When Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, saying, “Who do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?” 14 So they said, “Some say John the Baptist, some Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 He said to them, “But who do you…

A Criminal Set Free

Matthew 27:15-18 (NKJV) Taking the Place of Barabbas 15 Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to releasing to the multitude one prisoner whom they wished. 16 And at that time they had a notorious prisoner called Barabbas.  17 Therefore, when they had gathered together, Pilate said to them, “Whom do you want me to release to you?…

No Deal

Matthew 21:33-40 (NKJV) The Parable of the Wicked Vinedressers 33 “Hear another parable: There was a certain landowner who planted a vineyard and set a hedge around it, dug a winepress in it and built a tower. And he leased it to vinedressers and went into a far country. 34 Now when vintage-time drew near, he sent his…

Glory Due the King

Matthew 21:6-10 (NKJV) 6 So the disciples went and did as Jesus commanded them. 7 They brought the donkey and the colt, laid their clothes on them, and set Him[a] on them. 8 And a very great multitude spread their clothes on the road; others cut down branches from the trees and spread them on the road. 9 Then the…

Love ’em All

Matthew 5:43-48 (NKJV) Love Your Enemies 43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, 45 that you may be…

First Love

Matthew 22:34-39 (NKJV) The Scribes: Which Is the First Commandment of All? 34 But when the Pharisees heard that He had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. 35 Then one of them, a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him, and saying, 36 “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?” 37 Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love…

Arrival of the King

Matthew 1:18-25 (NKJV) Christ Born of Mary 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: After His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Spirit. 19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not wanting to make her a public example, was minded…