New Testament : Matthew

Matthew 1.1

I love this time of the year! Yes, it can become a bit hectic..

Matthew 1.2

“Conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary.”

Matthew 1.3

“You shall call His name Jesus … His name shall be called Immanuel.”

Matthew 1.4

Next to the Child lying in the manger, the most significant character in…

Matthew 2

All around the world today…in cities, towns.

Matthew 3

What are you expecting this Christmas? Christmas is a time of huge…

Matthew 4.1

Thank God for the Gospel! The Biblical word is “euangellion” from…

Matthew 4.2

The Words we have just read together, the so-called “Beatitudes”,

Matthew 4.3

Nursery rhymes (Little Bo Peep, Peter Peter Cotton Tail, Three Blind Mice,…

Matthew 5.1

Would you now please open your Bibles to the first book of the New

Matthew 5.2

We were leaving the restaurant where we had been talking about Jesus’

Matthew 5.3

Our text today is found in the Gospel according to Matthew Chapter 5,

Matthew 5.4

Our text today is found in the Gospel according to Matthew, chapter 5,

Matthew 5.5

I have good news for you today. Actually, Jesus has good news for you and

Matthew 5.6

Jesus of Nazareth came into the towns and cities of first century Palestine,

Matthew 5.7

“Blessed are the pure in heart , for they shall see God.” As we continue

Matthew 5.8

“Blessed are the peace makers for they shall be called the children

Matthew 5.9

Persecuted? Blessed?
Our text today is Gospel according to Matthew,

Matthew 5.10

I am so glad that you are able to be here today. For you are going to hear

Matthew 5.11

If you have walked or driven through the intersection of Nelson

Matthew 5.12

In the words of this text, Jesus is drawing us into the heart of His Sermon

Matthew 5.13

I love the preacher on the mount. I love Jesus. Jesus of Nazareth.

Matthew 5.14

He loves us. The Preacher on the Mount loves us. It is because

Matthew 5.15

Over the past few weeks, we have been following Jesus of Nazareth,

Matthew 5.16

Oh how I wish there were a way the whole world could hear Jesus

Matthew 5.17

We are currently following Jesus into the now famous Sermon

Matthew 5.18

Since the beginning of the year we have been following Jesus,

Matthew 5.19

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“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the

Matthew 6.1

Since early January we have been following Jesus of Nazareth into His

Matthew 6.2

“You know my heart.” The song the choir has just sung for us, composed

Old Testament - Genesis

Genesis 1.1

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (1:1)

Genesis 1.2

In the beginning God… In the beginning God created the heavens and

Genesis 2.1

A number of years ago, Father John Powell, a popular

Genesis 2.2

“And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, ‘From any tree

Genesis 3.1

“Did God Say?”
An apparently innocent question, posed

Genesis 3.2

What we just read has to be one of the saddest stories ever told.

Genesis 3.3

“Walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desires of the flesh.”

Genesis 4

“The Story That Makes Sense of Our Stories.”
That is what I have been

Genesis 5.1

What a text! Just what all of you have been looking forward

Genesis 5.2

“Walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desires of the flesh.”

Genesis 6.1

We are talking about a lot of water!
We are talking about

Genesis 6.2

“Walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desires of the flesh.”

Genesis 7

We are talking about a lot of water!
We are talking about

Genesis 8

We are talking about a lot of water!
We are talking about

Genesis 9

We are talking about a lot of water!
We are talking about

Genesis 11

We come now to the conclusion of our series of studies in Genesis 1-11,

Exodus 3

“I have surely seen the affliction of My people…
I have heard their

Psalms 22

The most troubling word from the cross, certainly the most mysterious,

Psalms 51

“Most of Scripture speaks to us… the Psalms speak for us.” So wrote the

Psalms 109

“Most of Scripture speaks to us … the Psalms speak for us.” That is how

Psalms 119

On this first Lord’s Day of 2014, I want to commend to you a prayer to pray

Isaiah 9

I have chosen for this Christmas morning a text from the prophet Isaiah.

Isaiah 52

How did He endure it?
That is the question that has gotten

Isaiah 53

How did He endure it?
That is the question that has gotten a hold

Jeremiah

“The new covenant in My blood.”
“This cup is the new

Daniel

If you are like me, you know how easy it is to lose perspective.

Jonah 1.1

“We are a community following Jesus with a heart for the city

Jonah 1.2

“We are a community following Jesus with a heart for the city

Jonah 2

“We are a community following Jesus with a heart for the city

Jonah 3.1

What an amazing story! What a wonderful miracle! Much greater than the

Jonah 3.2

Why is Jonah so angry? So angry he wants to die? He has just been used to

Malachi 3.1

In the text of scripture before us today, the living god

Malachi 3.2

I have good news for us today! Really good news. Actually, it is the