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“The Local Church’s Relationship to Heaven & Earth” Matthew 18:15-20

An Expositional SermonMatthew 18:15-20“The Local Church’s Relationship to Heaven & Earth” Big Idea: God is glorifying Himself through the church.Application: Pray that we would pursue faithfulness to this command of Jesus Christ. (1) Church Membership Is a Command of Jesus Christ(2) Is Heaven on Earth?(3) The Local Church Is a Tool Jesus Is Using to Build His Church(4) The…

“Risk All to Follow Our Crucified King” Matthew 16:21-28

An Expositional SermonMatthew 16:21-28“Risk All to Follow Our Crucified King” Big Idea: Pick up your cross and follow Jesus Christ.Application: Pray that the Lord would enable us by His Spirit through this His Word in this passage to die to ourselves so that we might live for Christ. (1) The Disciples’ “Aha Moment” (Matthew 16:21)(2)…

“Jesus Is the Son of God” Matthew 14:13-36

An Expositional Sermon Matthew 14:13-36 “Jesus Is the Son of God” Big Idea: Jesus displays that He is the Son of God in compassion, satisfaction, calming fears, patience with the weak of faith and doubters, and by bringing broken sinners safely through sickness and trial. Application: Jesus loves sinners. We are not in control. Venture on…

“The Closing of the Old Covenant Prophets” Matthew 14:1-12

An Expositional Sermon Matthew 14:1-12 “The Closing of the Old Covenant Prophets” Big Idea: When we choose to sin our hearts are saying that we want to kill God. Application: We must decrease that Christ might increase. Sermon Outline (1) How Hard Hearts Respond to Truth (2) Sin Results in Blindness to Spiritual Truth (3) John the Baptist…

“Parables of the Kingdom” Matthew 13:18-58

An Expositional Sermon Matthew 13:18-58 “Parables of the Kingdom” Big Idea: In the parables Jesus is teaching us about the nature of God’s kingdom and what citizens of His kingdom are like. In this, Jesus is exhorting us to give up everything for the sake of the all-surpassing treasure of His kingdom. Application: Give up…

“Four Soils and Two Ways to Live” Matthew 13:1-17

An Expositional Sermon Matthew 13:1-17 “Four Soils and Two Ways to Live” Big Idea: Don’t let what you think you know about Jesus blind and deafen you to who He really is and to what He taught. Application: Is your heart good soil receiving the gospel of the kingdom and bearing fruit in your life?…