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Sermons on Matthew

The Greatest Confession

Matthew 16:13-17 Three points that help us clearly uncover Christ’s true identity so that we can come to the right conclusion about who He is. 1. The Probing Question and The Wrong Answers – Vs. 13-14 .           Herod: John The Baptist – Matthew 14:1 .           Others: Elijah – Malachi 4:5-6 .       …

Warnings To Heed

Matthew 16:1-12 Warnings are for our good – Romans 15:14,  Colossians 1:28, Ephesians 5:19, Acts 20:28-31 Two Warnings For Us To Heed – Vs. 6, 11, 12 1.  A Warning Against Sign-seeking .            Pharisees – legalists .            Sadducees – liberals, political, denied all supernatural events .       They were united in…

The Miraculous Feeding of the 4,000

Matthew 15:29-39 The miracles are irrefutable proof that Christ is the Messiah.  All of His miracles meet a human need. .        John 10:25 Two Points That Highlight Christ’s Incredible Compassion For Gentiles .   1.  Christ’s Compassion Displayed To Gentiles In Supernatural Healings – Vs. 29-31 .        .        Mark 7:31, Matthew 8:28-34 .   2.  Christ’s…

The Heart Of Our Problem

Matthew 15:10-20 Sin corrupts all of our being – Romans 3:10-12Mankind’s problems are internal – not external Three Principles That Will Diagnose The Problem1. The Source of Spiritual Defilement Stated – Vs. 11.           What comes out of the lips reveals where the true defilement actually is.            .            Matthew …

Maintaining Traditions or Keeping Commandments?

Matthew 15:1-9 Gods’ way is to deal with internal heart change Isaiah 66:2, 1 Samuel 15;22, Psalm 51:16-17 Man’s way is legalistic external rituals Under whose authority do we live? On what will you base your life? By what standard will you live?  I.  The Traditions Of Men Exposed – Vs. 1 .        The first formal confrontation over ceremonial…

Walking On The Water, Worshipping The Son – Part 2

Matthew 14:22-26 Last Week – Part 1:1.   Sovereign Authority2.   Divine Insight3.   Tender Comfort This WeekFaith in the life of the believer – 2 Corinthians 5:7.        Satan wants to attack us at the level of our faith.  Doubt weakens our faith..        .        Asaph – Psalm 73:1-2.        Sinful fear almost always results…

The Miraculous Feeding of the 5000

Matthew 14:13-21 The purpose of miracles was to authenticate Christ as Messiah – God in human flesh – John 5:36 .      All of His miracles were aimed, not just to demonstrate His power, but to meet a specific need Three truths that demonstrate Christ’s compassion toward those in distress 1.  Compassion Displayed In Heartfelt Concern .  .      The…

The Parables of the Mustard Seed and Leaven

Matthew 13:31-35 The Disciples’ Kingdom of Heaven Expectations: Psalm 72:8, Daniel 2:44, Zechariah 14:9 I.  The Explanation of the Parables – Vss. 31-32/33 .          Something small becomes something big .               Seed – Daniel 4:10-12, 20-22; Ezekiel 31:3-6 .               Leaven – Matthew 16:6, 12; 1 Corinthians 5:6-8…