Sermons on Matthew
Matthew 26:41 41 Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” 2 Peter 1:10 10 Therefore, brethren, be all the more diligent to make certain about His calling and choosing you; for as long as you practice these things, you will never stumble;
Jesus and Judas—What could have been done?Jesus 1.Never chosen Judas as a disciple? 2.Spoken to him everyday? 3.Named and shamed Judas earlier? 4.Kicked him out of the 12?5.Told everyone Judas was a thief? Matthew 5:25-26 25 Make friends quickly with your opponent at law while you are with him on the way, so that your opponent may not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison. 26 Truly I say to you, you will…
The greatest gamble on earth…Is it worth it?Who am I to warn you of judgement?If there is no Judgement day—eat, drink and be merry.If there is a Judgement Day—What will become of you? Luke 12:40 40 You too, be ready; for the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not [a]expect.” Matthew 25:46 46 These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”
Ecclesiastes 12:13 13 The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person Matthew 10:28 28 Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in [a]hell.
Matthew 25:21 21 His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your [a]master.’
Forgiveness is not… ⦁ Forgiveness is not avoidance— ⦁ Forgiveness is not making light of something we find hurtful by saying, “It doesn’t matter.” Forgiveness is not Simply trying to forget… ⦁ “Forgiveness means that we are not going to allow the experiences of the past to dominate our future.” Matthew 6:14-15 14 For if you forgive [a]others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 But if you do not forgive [b]others, then your Father will not forgive your transgressions.
We are travelling on this journey with the people around us. The journey begins, there is no day like it. Our journey begins the day we were baptised. You can get distracted, remain focused. Acts 8:39 39 When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away; and the eunuch no longer saw him, [a]but went on his way rejoicing. Matthew 7:13-14 13 “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad…
Matthew 5:37 37 But let [a]your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ For whatever is more than these is from the evil one.
⦁ Acts of Righteousness Matthew 6:1-4 6 “Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven. 2 “So when you [a]give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full. 3 But when you [b]give to the poor, do not let your left…