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Sermons on Matthew

Shinning Light On Being Salty!

Sermon Guide – Matthew 5:1-16 – Shining Light on Being Salty If verses 5:1-12 list the ingredients of the Christian life, verses 13-16 show Jesus as what? List some examples pastor uses throughout the sermon on how the ancients felt about salt. What was different about the salt Israel would get from the dead sea, and the salt we have? In how…

What blessings look like. (Matthew 5:1-5)

Sermon Guide Matthew 5:1-5 Who were some of the people mentioned of recent history influenced by the Sermon of the Mount? Pastor does consider the beatitudes law or wisdom? Does Pastor consider them harder to keep, or easier to keep than the 10 commandments? Who was an example of the blessed citizen according to the American/worldly standards? What qualities are found in…

Outposts, Nets, & Mountaintops (Matthew 4:12-5:2)

Sermon Guide for Matthew 4:12-5:2 Last week we finished with comparing Jesus and Moses, yet what two similarities are found in todays text? Why was John the Baptist arrested at the start of our text? What’s another reason (beyond John being arrested) that has Jesus leave Nazareth? (Found in Luke’s gospel) What did the term gentile mean during the time of Jesus?…

Two Kings Of A Flock – Matthew 2:13-25

Sermon Guide Matthew 2:13-25What did the ancient historians (the non biblical ones) call Herod in their histories? What did the Rome empire officially title him a few years into his reign? Only the Christian histories talk about Herod’s infant Bethlehem slaughter,but did the Jewish and Roman histories of him imply he was a peaceful king? The first point of the sermon is…