Do Unto Others

This Sunday our verse-by-verse study in Matthew on the Sermon on the Mount; takes us further into chapter 7, looking at just verse 12. Jesus has been teaching kingdom living here that puts some difficult challenges of living on the believer.  So, Jesus now says, in a sense, let me give you some help.  You’re…

How Badly do you want it?

This Sunday we continue our verse-by-verse series in Matthew on the Sermon on the Mount; we are in chapter 7, looking at verses 7-11.  In this passage we will be talking about the power of persistent prayer.  Jesus says to ask, seek, and find, but what should we be asking, seeking, and knocking for in…

Removing the Critical Spirit

This Sunday as we continue our verse-by-verse series on the Sermon on the Mount; we come to Matthew 7, verses 1-6.  In this passage we will be talking about judging others.  Jesus says not to be judgmental, but does that that we should never be judging, evaluating, looking at; or even holding an opinion, favorable…

Overcoming Sinful Worry

This Sunday we continue our verse-by-verse series on the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 6; finishing up that chapter looking at verses 25-34.  In this passage we are talking about worry and anxiety.  Jesus talks about provision promises that He will provide, so that believers don’t have to worry or fret about them.  Jesus…

Where is your treasure? Part 2

This Sunday we continue our verse-by-verse series on the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 6 looking at verses 19-24; in this second part of a 2-part message on this passage.  We are talking about treasure, your treasures.  We all certainly have treasure, money and possessions.  We most certainly cannot live in this world without…

Where Is Your Treasure?

This Sunday we return to our verse-by-verse series on the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 6 looking at verses 19-24 in this first part of a 2-part message on these verses.  This week we are talking about treasure, your treasures.  You certainly have treasure, money and possessions.  We most certainly cannot live in this…

Character in the Christmas story

This Sunday, we continue our look at a couple of Christmas messages from the early part of Matthew’s gospel.  This week we look at chapter 1 verses 18-25.  Here Matthew now begins to tell us who his entire gospel will be about: Jesus.  This One, Jesus, will save His people from their sin, and he…

Jesus, King of Kings

This Sunday, we continue taking a break from our series on the sermon on the mount in the gospel of Matthew and look at a couple of Christmas messages from the earlier part of Matthew.  We go to the beginning of this gospel, and look at, this week, chapter 1 verses 1-17.  Here Matthew begins…