Sermons from July 2020

Sermons from July 2020

Matthew

Matthew 18:5-15

Matthew 18:5-15, July 26, 2020 These Little Ones – Believers  “Children do not try to be humble, but they are so; and the same is the case with really gracious persons. The imitation of humility is sickening; the reality is attractive.” (Spurgeon) 18:4. It is in verse 4 Jesus directly answers the question of the disciples, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? Let’s read v4 again. Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the…
Matthew

Matthew 18:1-4

Matthew 18:1-4, July 19, 2020 Not Of This World  18:1-4  Kingdom of Heaven. Greatness. Their grasp or idea of greatness came from the world. Jesus wants to change the understanding they had. And He wants to change our understanding as well.  Change. The disciples had to change or turn from their ideas of greatness in the world. To change their ideas would change their actions, just as it will or did for us. To turn from one way of thinking…
Matthew

Matthew 17:14-27

Please note that the podcast had a slight recording problem at the beginning of the message. July 12, 2020 Matthew 17:14-27 Coming Down the Mountain  Review  17:1-2 Jesus transfiguration. Six days later. There He was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and His clothes became as white as the light. In our world though if something goes through a metamorphosis it is a one way street. Most common example is a butterfly, but a butterfly will never…
Matthew

Matthew 17:1-13

Matthew 17:1-13, July 05, 2020 Transfiguration  Discipleship Review  16:24-28  After predicting His death and resurrection He begins to tell His disciples what it means to be one of His disciples.  Ask yourself what is a disciple? Jesus names three conditions for anyone who wants to be His disciple  1 – the person must deny them self 2 – the person must take up their cross 3 – the person must follow Him Vine’s Dictionary: A “disciple” was not only a…