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sermons tagged 'Messiah'

The Fish With A Shekel

Matthew 17.24-27
May 6th 2018

Peter had just come down the Mount of Transfiguration where Jesus’ whole body shown like the sun, where Moses the Law and Elijah the Prophet met with Him face to face, where the heavenly Father Himself declared ‘This is My Beloved Son, with whom I am well...read >>

Christ, faith, fish, hope, humility, Jesus, leadership, Messiah, provider, provision, shekel, tax
Matthew, miracles, taxes

The Father’s Revelation

Matthew 16.13-17
Mar 4th 2018

Crowds brought Him their sick for healing. Herod, on the other hand, was hostile toward Jesus. The religious leaders, the Pharisees & Sadducees, persecuted the Christ, they wanted Him dead. So many different reactions to Jesus.

In our passage today, we hear...read >>

Bar-Jonah, Christ, confession, faith, Jesus, Messiah, Peter, Simeon, Simon, Son of the living God, truth
faith, Matthew, truth

He Left Them

Matthew 16.1-4
Feb 11th 2018

Finally, the Messiah returns to His own, back to Jewish territory. But He wouldn't be there long before the religious were back in His face again.

What sad state. The long awaited Messiah had come for His own, and, yet, they rejected Him, in preference for their...read >>

blindness, damnation, hardness of heart, Messiah, rejection, salvation, signs, wonders
Matthew, signs, wonders

Wonder & Worship

Matthew 15.29-31
Jan 28th 2018

Are you someone with a disability? Do you know someone with a disability? How about someone with a deadly disease? Do you know anyone who needs healing, who needs hope? Who doesn't?!

For some, even the topic makes them nervous, finds them fleeing the scene in fear,...read >>

disability, Healer, healing, hope, Jesus, mercy, Messiah, miracle, salvation, wonder, worship
healing, hope, Matthew

Fulfilling Redemptive History

Matthew 13.34-35
Sep 3rd 2017

As we would expect again this week, Matthew continues his mission of revealing to his biological, Jewish brethren that the Jesus they'd rejected to the Cross really was & is the long-awaited Promised Messiah.

Behind just a couple of short verses this morning...read >>

dark, fulfilled, hidden, history, parables, Psalm 78, revelation, Royal King, servant, Son of David, suffering, truth
Matthew, Messiah, prophecy

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

Why Parables?

Matthew 13.10-17
Jul 23rd 2017

As we work through the Gospel according to Matthew, it is good for us to remind ourselves regularly the mission he is on, what he is seeking to accomplish: to reveal Jesus the Messiah to his biological brethren, to the Jews who had rejected their Messiah.

But, if...read >>

divine will, election, human responsibility, Jesus, Messiah, rejection, sovereignty
election, Matthew, Messiah

The Compassion of Our Christ

Matthew 12.15-21
May 21st 2017

In our passage today, Matthew continues his mission of revealing Jesus the Messiah to his lost family and friends. Like many today, they can get caught up in their religion, but completely miss the Christ.

Today's few verses serve as almost a summary statement, a...read >>

Christ, compassion, help, hope, Jesus, love, mercy, Messiah, patience, tender
compassion, hope, Matthew

Love Is Lawful

Matthew 12.9-14
May 14th 2017

In an effort to accuse Jesus, the religious leaders find themselves condemned again by their own self-righteousness. "Is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath?" What sort of question is that?

As we saw last week, God commanded rest for His people, a day of...read >>

accuse, healing, Jesus, law, love, Messiah, miracle, Pharisee, power, proud, Sabbath, self-righteous
love, Matthew, Sabbath

The Blind Can See

Matthew 9.27-31
Nov 20th 2016

In Matthew 10, Jesus said, "Everyone who acknowledges me before men, I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in heaven, but whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father who is in heaven."

Have you acknowledged Jesus before men?...read >>

authority, believe, blind, compassion, cry, faith, healing, hope, joy, mercy, Messiah, miracle, power, sight, Son of David
blindness, Matthew, miracles

Sovereign Over the Super Natural

Matthew 8.28-34
Oct 2nd 2016

Over the last several sections of Scripture, Matthew has revealed Jesus' supreme authority over the Law, over disease, over distance, over nature.

Last week, after calming the wind & seas, the disciples were left fearful & questioning: "What sort of...read >>

authority, Christ, deliverance, demon, demoniac, exorcism, Gadarene, Gerasene, identity, Messiah, peace, pigs, power, rejection
authority, deliverance, Matthew

He Took Our Illnesses

Matthew 8.14-17
Sep 11th 2016

"He took our illnesses..."? Really? Then why am I still sick? What of the thousands of Christians and non-Christians who will die this year of cancer? Does He not care for them? Is there something wrong with their faith?

Join us in Matthew's testament of...read >>

faith, healing, hope, Isaiah 43, Jayd Bivens, Messiah, Romans 8, sorrow, suffering
healing, Jesus, Matthew

The Proof Is In The Healing

Matthew 8.1-4
Aug 28th 2016

Solitary confinement has got to be one of the most miserable living situations. Being quarantined, isolated, alone for any length of time wears out our lives.

God designed us as social creatures, needing, benefiting and enjoying life together.

The life of a leper,...read >>

compassion, healing, healing, hope, Jesus, leper, leprosy, love, mercy, Messiah, revelation, skin disease, touch
healing, hope, Matthew

The Real Promised Land

Aug 21st 2016

This sermon asks the question, Why is the ark of God's covenant in heaven portrayed as it is in Revelation 11.19

We will survey Old Testament passages touching on the creation of the ark of His covenant: Manna, Aaron's staff, the grumbling & rebellious chosen...read >>

ark, covenant, Gentile, jealousy, Jew, Messiah, new, old, plan, Promised Land, revelation, sovereignty, testimony
Jesus, prophecy, Revelation

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...read >>

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

Out of Egypt

Matthew 2.13-15
Mar 29th 2015

Matthew continues his proclamation of Good News, primarily to his Jewish born brothers & sisters.

This week Matthew tells of another angelic visit to father Joseph in a dream: "flee to Egypt, for Herod is about to search for the Child, to destroy...read >>

angel, covenant, Egypt, faithfulness, father, flee, flight, Herod, Hosea, Israel, Joseph, Messiah, Moses, protection, provision, refugee
covenant, faith, Matthew

A New Beginning

Matthew 1.1
Mar 1st 2015

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What a gift God has given us in His Word. Pray fervently, as we begin this new series, for the grace to know, believe, and live accordingly. Eternal Life is knowing God & the Son whom He has...read >>

Anointed, Christ, Gospel, Jesus, Messiah, Son of Abraham, Son of David
Matthew, Messiah, Savior

Sorrowful Yet Always Rejoicing

Luke 19.41-44
Apr 13th 2014

Crowds cheered as their Messiah entered His city. "Finally, our King has come to lead us out of Roman oppression, our own exodus."

Indeed, their Messiah had come, but the oppression of sin is what He came to lead them out of. blinded by their own desires...read >>

donkey, Hosanna, humble, Messiah, moral, Palm Sunday, sovereign, will of God
Easter, King Jesus, Palm Sunday

The Doctrine of Jesus Christ

1 Timothy 3.16
Feb 9th 2014

Who is Jesus? As simple a question as it might sound, there have been a myriad of answers provided through the years. In the name of (false) "unity," we often over-simplify what we mean by "belief in Jesus." Jesus who? Which one? The Muslim's...read >>

Advocate, Christ, doctrine, God, High Priest, Jesus, Man, Messiah, Savior, Son, Who is Jesus?, Word made flesh
doctrine, God, Jesus

These Are Written That You May Believe

John 20.30-31
Jul 22nd 2012

Almost everything we believe is based on the testimony, the authority of another.

John the Witness has written his Gospel that we might believe. He has written of his life experience with Jesus, that we might have life in Jesus' name.

Honestly, do you have life in...read >>

authority, Christ, death, deity, Jehovah's Witness, John 20.30-31, life, Messiah, peace, Son of God
Gospel of John, John 20

Messiah King, Suffering Servant

John 12.37-43
Apr 17th 2011

Isaiah saw what we must see. The effect of what he saw? "Woe is me for I am a man of sin..." Humility, an awareness of his sin, and, therefore, repentance: a turning to the Lord of mercy and grace... in other words: SALVATION!

So what was it that Isaiah saw? What...read >>

believe, blind, faith, Isaiah, Jesus, King, Messiah, Servant, signs, sovereign, Suffering
Gospel of John, John 12