Sermons on Matthew

Sermons on Matthew

Overcoming Despair

During times of chaos and tumult one natural response can be despair. However, for someone who desires to be a disciple of Jesus, despair isn’t the answer. We can learn from Jesus about how to respond in order to overcome despair.

Overcoming Culture

The one thing we always have to take into account when dealing with people is the culture through which they see the world. Thankfully, there are only two cultures we need to deal with…

Overcoming Temptation

The most common response to temptation is to run, and that isn’t always a bad thing! However, sometimes we won’t be able to run, we have to face temptation. When we learn to respond properly, we can overcome it!

Risk

As we continue our look at spiritual growth we have been confronted with the need for courage, and now we have to look at how that courage is put into use, by taking a risk.

Call to Denial

One thing most American Christians are guilty of is being self-indulgent. We want the music, lighting, and sermon our way. We want air conditioning and heat for a comfortable worship experience, and we want cushions on our pews or chairs. Are any of these things necessary for the gospel? Do we need to practice a little self-denial?

Call to Hardship

The second message in our series titled, Becoming a Disciple, focuses on our need to be willing to experience hardship as a disciple of Jesus. It is a question that we all must answer…

Call to Action

If we are to be able to make disciples of Jesus, we must first become disciples of Jesus. In this first lesson, we determine that as a disciple of Jesus, we are called to action.