Sermons on Matthew
How do we live life in Gods presence. We need to know that God speaks, we need Gods word more than food and Gods word is precious. Actively put yourself in Jesus path, by reading THE WORD.
How does one live with the presence of God now; now that you are holy, set aside, and meant for a special purpose? Live as you are the temple of God. The fire of the Holy Spirit lives in you!
Since the fall, God has been working his plan on redeeming humanity and reuniting his relationship with us. Jesus’ incarnation is pinnacle of his plan. God came to earth and dwelt among us. Now we all have access to a relationship with the creator.
One of the most powerful pieces of the Christmas story is the phrase “God with us.” This is an amazing thought! Though humanity first hid from God’s presence He continues to draw nearer and nearer to his people. The story of God coming to be with us is powerful. Living in God’s presence is where we find true fulfillment and joy.
Naaman seeks healing from Elisha. When Naaman sets his pride aside he is transformed, physically and spiritually. God does amazing things from the most humble and faithful.
Elijah’s expectation of Israel’s response to the slaughter of the prophets was met with a harsh reality. He went from a mountain top moment to running for his life. The LORD comes close, encourages and guides him again.
Matthew 7:24-27Psalm 1:1-4John 15:1-11
Matthew 6:13 Our spiritual life should be a part of our prayer life Be prepared for trials and temptation Ephesians 6:12-13 3. Jesus offers leadership and deliverance John 16:33
Matthew 6:12Matthew 6:14-15 3 Key Principles of Forgiveness:1. Forgiven people need to be forgiving people Ephesians 4:322. Forgiveness is “paying it forward”3. The one who asks us to forgive provides us the help to forgive
Matthew 6:11 Remember that prayer is about more than our needs Every good thing in our life is a gift Life is best lived one day at a time Matthew 6:25-34Philippians 4:6-7John 6:31-35
Matthew 6:10Philippians 3:20 This prayer humbles us Our allegiance belongs to King Jesus Jesus will be victorious Three Pastoral insights for this political moment:– Treat people with kingdom values– Engage with politics and government as a kingdom citizen– Jesus reigns and He is our hope Revelation 7:9-10Matthew 6:9-13
Matthew 6:7-9 Romans 8:15-16 Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.