Sermons from August 2020

Sermons from August 2020

Matthew

Matthew 20:17-34

Matthew 20:17-34, August 30, 2020 The Cup of the Servant   Review 20:1-16 Look first is the last verse of this parable 16 and compare it with verse 30 of the prior chapter.  19:30 – many who are first will be last, and many who are last will be first  20:16 – So the last will be first, and the first will be last                                 …
Matthew

Matthew 19:13-30

Matthew 19:13-30, August 16, 2020 Little Children & Riches and Heaven   19:13-15 Little Children. You may see little or no connection between these verses and the prior section on marriage and divorce. However, it should be obvious that one of the evils of divorce is the impact on the children of a destroyed marriage. Here we have parents, who else would the people be, bringing little children to Jesus for Him to place His hands on them and pray…
Matthew

Matthew 19:1-12

Matthew 19:1-12, August 9, 2020 Marriage and Divorce … and Forgiveness   18:21-22 Seven times? With all the talk on forgiveness and seeking God’s will, Peter sought to be a star pupil when he said seven times as Jewish custom at the time as in the Talmud said to forgive up to three times, but not on the fourth. He had to be surprised when Jesus said, “No, not seven times, but seven times seventy times.” What this really means…
Matthew

Matthew 18:15-35

Matthew 18:15-35, August 2, 2020 Forgiveness – How Shall I Forgive   18:15-17 If your brother … .  Jesus begins His teaching on forgiveness with the case of a believer who has wronged another believer. This refers in many ways directly back to what Jesus had just said 12 “What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the…