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Sermons by Todd Dykstra

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…

Seeking a Sign

Matthew 12:38-42 The cure for unbelief is not more evidence The Danger Of Seeking Signs 1.  An Evil Demand For Signs – Vs. 38 .         Matthew 12:14, 24; Luke 11:16, Matthew 16:1 1 Corinthians 1:22 2.  A True Sign From Jonah – Fs. 39-41 .         Jonah a type of Christ 3.  A Greater Person Than Solomon…

The Danger of Careless Words

Matthew 12:33-37 There is power in the tongue – Proverbs 18:21, James 3:3-5, 6-8, 9-10 J. Sidlow Baxter: One of the first things that happens when a person is truly filled with the Holy Spirit is not that he speaks with tongues, but that he learns to hold the one tongue he already has.  I.  The Evidence Of Our Words – Vs.…

The Unpardonable Sin

Matthew 12:31-32 God is a God of forgiveness Exodus 34:7, Psalm 86:5, Micah 7:18 Psalm 3:1-2, Psalm 51, Ephesians 1:7, 1 John 1:9 I.  The Forgivability of Almost All Sins – Vss. 31a & 32a .          Paul: 1 Timothy 1:13-14 .          Peter: Luke 22:54-61, John 21:15-17 II.  The Unforgivability of One Sin – Vss.…

Jesus Superior to Satan

Matthew 12:22-29 Indifference is a heinous form of unbelief  The Miraculous Healing – Vs. 22 . .    Demons (Fallen Angels) – Job 38:7, Revelation 12:4, 9:1-11; 2 Peter 2:4, Jude 6 (Genesis 6)   The Astonished Crowds – Vs. 23   The Offended Leaders – Vs. 24 .      Matthew 9:32-34   The Brilliant Response – Vss. 25-29 .   …

Jesus, The Humble Servant

Matthew 12:15-21 Jesus came to be a servant – Mark 10:45 .        Instructed people not to tell Who He is – Vs. 16 .        .      To not cause conflict with the Pharisees yet – He was on a different timetable .        .      To fulfill prophecy 1.  A Beloved Servant…

The Lord Of The Sabbath

Matthew 12:1-8 1. The Offensive Actions of the Disciples – Vs. 1 .             Sabbath – Genesis 2:1-3, Exodus:8-11 .            .     The disciples’ behavior was not unlawful: Deuteronomy 23:24-25, Leviticus 19:9-10 2.  The Indignant Response Of The Pharisees – Vs. 2 .            .     What constitutes ‘work’…

Greater Knowledge Brings Greater Judgment

Matthew 11:20-24 All people know that God exists – Romans 1:18-20 It is a serious thing to know the truth and reject it – Matthew 23:13-14, 2 Peter 2:21, James 4:17 1.  The Strong Proclamation of Judgment – Vs. 20 .           2 Thessalonians 1:8 Revelation 19:11-16 .          .           The first…