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Sermons on Matthew

Scattering the Gospel Seed

Scripture: Matthew 13: 18- 23 CEB The passage you just heard is commonly known as the parable of the sower. A parable is a short story that illustrates something about God’s nature. It contains a pearl of wisdom that helps keep our minds and hearts working for God’s kingdom. This particular parable is meant to…

Instructions for Disciples in Mission

Scripture: Matthew 10:24-39 CEB  Today’s gospel reading continues on from last Sunday where Jesus calls and prepares His disciples for their great mission. In our passage today, Jesus gives some final instructions before sending them out. He includes an honest assessment of the hardships they will face as they obey the call of Christ. They…

Preparing Disciples for Ministry

Scripture: Matthew 9:35-38 – 10:1, 5-8 CEB   For this sermon, I was led to take a different approach, and I hope that you can learn from it. I am going to walk through the passage you have just heard and highlighted three main points. You might even want to write them down so that…

Following The Star

Matthew 2:1-12 1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in the territory of Judea during the rule of King Herod, magi came from the east to Jerusalem. 2 They asked, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We’ve seen his star in the east, and we’ve come to honor him.” 3 When King Herod heard this, he…