Sermons on Matthew
Tonight Scott Corwin guided us with his message of the “Great Omission”. In Matthew 29:19 we learn of the importance of not just accepting Christ, but to embrace the idea of being a Disciple of Christ. Using an analogy of how we grow from infants to children to adults to parents, so grows our faith from acceptance to learning to guiding. Thank you Scott!
And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’ Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.
Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said.
The church is a living organism and not a static institution. Church is much more than a 90 minute service held once a week.
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
Avoiding a vicious cycle with the transforming initiatives offered by Jesus
But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.
We see in the attitude of those present at the birth of Christ a willingness to serve God without any regard for the consequences.
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”
“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel”
“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored?