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sermons tagged 'Kingdom'

Sharing Our Treasure

Matthew 13.51-52
Oct 1st 2017

Well, what do you think about Matthew chapter thirteen? We've been walking through it now for eleven weeks together. Think you've go it? Think you understand it? Think you could teach it to others?

This is the sort of question Jesus poses to His disciples in our...read >>

disciple, evangelize, Kingdom, love, proclaim, share, teach, testify, understand
evangelism, Kingdom, Matthew

The Great Exchange

Matthew 13.44-46
Sep 17th 2017

"The Kingdom of Heaven is like..." How would you complete that sentence?

In today's passage, Jesus completes it for us: twice! The two parables have similarities, but also some key differences. Understanding those difference can help us understand His Kingdom & how...read >>

evangelism, Gospel, grace, Kingdom of Heaven, Pearl of Great Price, redeem, rescue, salvation, save, surrender, treasure
Kingdom, Matthew, salvation

Sowing Sons & Saving Grace

Matthew 13.36-43
Sep 10th 2017

Have you had enough yet? Are you weary, tired, sick of sin & all of it's causes & causers? Are you ready for God to rid the world of evil, to crush all the wicked of the earth? If so, my friend, today's passage is just for you.

If you are able, grab a copy of God's...read >>

ambassadors, evil, Gospel, grace, hope, judgement, Kingdom, light of the world, mercy, salt of the earth, satan, sin, wicked
hope, Kingdom, Matthew

Holy Begins Humbly

Matthew 13.31-33
Aug 27th 2017

Matthew continues his mission in our passage today of revealing that Jesus really is Israel's long-awaited Messiah.

But try to imagine how hard that message may have been to receive for Jesus' original audience of onlookers & listeners. They'd grown up hearing...read >>

beginning, Genesis, Kingdom, Messiah, mustard seed, parable, small, tree, yeast
Kingdom, Matthew, parable

Let Both Grow Together

Matthew 13.24-30
Aug 20th 2017

When you turn on the world news and see so much evil, darkness & sin seemingly running rampant, it's no wonder many wonder, "If there truly was an all-powerful, good God, would there really be so much evil in the world?" Christian, do you have an answer to their...read >>

already, discipleship, evangelism, gospel, Kingdom, not yet, soil, tares, weed, wheat
Kingdom, Matthew, parables

Prophecy, Violence, and The Kingdom

Matthew 11.7-15
Apr 2nd 2017

Does your Christian "walk" feel more like a desperate dash for hope & peace?

According to Christ, John the Baptist was the greatest man ever born of woman. And yet even John had his doubts and misunderstandings as Jesus' Kingdom was beginning to come through his...read >>

faith, fight, hope, John the Baptist, King, Kingdom, peace, prophecy, violence, war
Kingdom, Matthew, violence

The Death of Fear

Matthew 10.24-31
Feb 12th 2017

"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." -Hebrews 11.1

Do you have faith? Are you sure?

There are certain things that are easy to talk about, things we've seen, enjoyed or experienced. Witnesses are called on in court...read >>

body, faith, fear, Gospel, heaven, hell, hope, insecurity, kill, Kingdom, proclaim, witness
evangelism, faith, Matthew

Compassion & Prayer

Matthew 9.35-38
Dec 11th 2016

It's a family affair. Our Father in heaven means to make followers of Jesus Christ: sinners, saved by grace, lives that are being transformed into the glorious likeness of His Son, the sinless Savior.

Are you all in? Are you all in His family? What role do you...read >>

discipleship, evangelism, followship, Gospel, harvest, healing, holiness, hope, Kingdom, labor, prayer, preaching, sheep, shepherd, teaching, witness
evangelism, hope, Matthew

Decide, Seek & Preach

Matthew 7.13-14
Jun 5th 2016

This week we take another, more practical look at Jesus' Sermon On The Mount. What would He have us do with all of this information, and how?

He love us enough to get practical, to expose to us the Way, Truth & Life, to command us to Him, and to show & enable our...read >>

dependence, failure, gate, hope, kingdom, narrow, path, perseverance, sin, way
hope, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Pray Like This

Matthew 6.9-10
Feb 14th 2016

How's your prayer life?

It is so hard to pray when we're confused about the One we're praying to.

If He is God, and in control of all things, then what's the point in praying? Whatever He wants is going to happen anyway, right?

Wrong! ...and right.

Join us today...read >>

Abba, faith, Father, God, heaven, Jesus, Kingdom, pray, prayer, protection, provision, teach, will
Lord's Prayer, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

You Shall Be Sons of God

Matthew 5
Jan 24th 2016

In today's sermon we will review the first section of Jesus' Sermon On The Mount.

We begin with a question: "Where does Life in God's Kingdom begin?" If we aren't aligned with King Jesus at the start, by the time He is through with His first section, we should be....read >>

adultery, anger, beatitudes, disciple, discipleship, divorce, follow, freedom, happy, joy, kingdom, life, light, lust, marriage, obedience, salt, sin, sorrow, truth
Matthew, Matthew 5, Sermon On The Mount

An Argument For The Sermon On The Mount

Matthew 5-7
Jun 7th 2015

We'll never convince the world of their need for Jesus without knowing & living the reality of our need for Him ourselves.

There are so many, many promises in Jesus' sermon on the hillside. However, few Christians today actually experience them? Why not?

Perhaps...read >>

grace, holiness, Jesus, kingdom, law, life, mount, obedience, sanctification, sermon, teaching, truth
Matthew, sanctification, Sermon On The Mount

Kingdom Teaching, Preaching & Healing

Matthew 4.23-25
May 31st 2015

Jesus said that a tree is known by its fruit. Most certainly He could say the same of Himself!

In this week's section of chapter four, Matthew continues his ministry & mission of making Christ known, revealing His identity as the King, showing how--just as Isaiah...read >>

authority, gospel of the kingdom, healing, hope, Jesus, King, Kingdom, mental, Messiah, physical, preaching, spiritual, teaching
Kingdom, Matthew, Messiah

The Light Has Dawned

Matthew 4.12-17
May 17th 2015

Isn't it nice to be in control of God? You know, only letting Him into the areas of our lives that we're inclined to share with Him. "I mean, come on... Surely we've got to keep some things to ourselves, right? How else can I maintain my identity? I've got to be Me,...read >>

Galilee, Great Commission, Kingdom, least of these, light, ministry, missional, missionary, racism, royal priesthood, Savior, sin, world
Matthew, mission, salvation

The Son Wields the Sword

Matthew 4.1-11
May 10th 2015

Ever swung a sword? For most of us these days, probably not! But, in our passage this week, Jesus certainly does, and fully intends for us to take His Sword and swing away, too!

If you've been in the family of the Lord for any length of time, you know that we have...read >>

Bible, kingdom, prosperity gospel, satan, Scripture, sin, temptation, Truth, Word
Matthew, Scripture, temptation

You Shall Prosper

Genesis 36.1-37.1
Aug 17th 2014

Why is the grass always greener on the other side of the fence?

"If I were a real Christian, wouldn't waters part for me like they do for everyone else?"

"Wait a minute, that guy's not even a Christian, yet look at how well his life is going?"

Been...read >>

blessing, Edom, Esau, faith, grass, greener, hope, kingdom, perseverance, prosperity, wealth
blessing, Genesis, hope

Hallowing Him

Mathew 6.9-13
May 4th 2014

The Lord's Prayer. You've probably got it memorized, have said it hundreds of time, but do you have any idea what it means? what you're asking?

As we continue considering the core aspects of walking faithfully with Christ, of our sanctification, being set apart...read >>

answered prayer, blood, forgiveness, hallowed, hope, kingdom, Lord's Prayer, Romans 8.32, sovereign, trials
discipleship, prayer, sanctification

The Lord Has Led Me: Bride Onboard

Genesis 24.60
Oct 27th 2013

Are you living on mission with the Lord? Do you even know what His mission is? It's a battle, that's for sure... chalked full of kingdoms, barricade walls, city gates, occupied territory and one strong enemy. But, there's hope for followers of Jesus: He who is in...read >>

confidence, discern, enemy, faith, future, glory, Great Commission, hope, Jesus, kingdom, missional, obedience, possess
Genesis 24, kingdom, missional

Single With Children

1 Corinthians 7.32-35
Aug 26th 2012

Where do singles & the barren fit into the "family" of Jesus? So often they're skirted out to the fringes of the church, overlooked and forgotten. But not by Jesus! According to the Word, they've many advantages in ministry and all kinds of potential therein to have...read >>

barren, children, church, eunuch, family, Jesus, Kingdom, single, widow
Church life, family, missional, vision