Bible Talks from Matthew

The Clash Of Two Kings

Preached on December 25, 2017
Bible Text: Matthew 2:1-16

Herod was an illegitimate king in a doomed power struggle with a baby born in Bethlehem.
Jesus was the true King of the Jews and the Magi proved to be the wise ones by worshipping the King of Kings.

Eternity Is Written In The Stars (11pm)

Preached on December 24, 2017
Bible Text: Matthew 2:1-10

Life...random, accidental, and fluke? Or intentional, purposeful, and fingerprints?

The First Christmas Eve

Preached on December 24, 2017
Bible Text: Matthew 1:18–25

In the lead up to the first Christmas God continued to do extraordinary things in the lives of ordinary people. In this Christmas Eve sermon, we take a closer look at the young Mary and Joseph as they serve as helpful models for us to follow by the way they trusted in the promises of God to promote the name of Jesus.

Forgiveness: The Art of Conquering Revenge

Preached on December 17, 2017
Bible Text: Matthew 18:21-35

We each have pain caused by the sin of another. Jesus in this parable speaks to the 2 reasons why we need to forgive.

God Is Our Father

Preached on January 9, 2016
Bible Text: Matthew 6:25-34

Jesus knows that we worry. That’s why he tackles it head on in the middle of his most famous sermon - the Sermon of the Mount. Jesus offers a better way to live so that children of the Heavenly Father would not worry, but instead seek first God’s kingdom.

The Birth That Begs A Response

Preached on December 23, 2015
Bible Text: Matthew 2:1-11

Steve talks about three responses to Jesus in the wise men story that you missed.

In The Fullness Of Time: God Up Close And Personal

Preached on August 15, 2015
Bible Text: Matthew 1:18-25

In the fullness of time God became flesh and permanently side with us humans. The Christ we are united to is not only truly God but he is also truly human.
He is our sympathetic high priest who gets us.

Christ Without a Cross (Evening)

Preached on January 10, 2015
Bible Text: Matthew 16:13-28

Peter goes from confessing Christ to being confused about Christ and what he must do - suffer and be killed. Just as being the Christ was costly, so too is the path of those who want to follow this Christ.

The Mess of the First Christmas

Preached on December 23, 2013
Bible Text: Matthew 1:18-25

The first Christmas was unlike the photoshopped, airbrushed versions of Christmas we see on cards & nativity scenes. In fact the first Christmas was a mess! God was at work in the mess of the first Christmas to fix the mess we’d made in the world.