Who were the Apostles? Far from being respected rabbi’s or influential political leaders, the disciples were the definition of common. They were fishermen, tax collector’s, despised zealots, and the like. God delights in choosing such men ‘unimpressive’ & ‘unqualified’ men to magnify His grace. But that brings up a question; ‘Why should people take their […]
John the Baptist, Jesus, and the Apostles all preached the same message; ‘Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!.’ See (Matthew 3:12, 4:17, and 10:7) What does that message entail, and has our message changed today? Listen as Pastor Matt explains the necessity of a call to repentance and how that call will […]
Listen as Pastor Matt provides a brief summary of the outline, purpose, and content of chapters 1-10 of Matthew’s Gospel and then begins a verse by verse look at the Missionary Discourse. Have you ever wondered why the Apostles were sent ‘only to the lost sheep of Israel?’ We pray the wisdom of God in […]
Concerning the masses of lost hurting people around Him, Jesus once lamented, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few “Matthew 9:37–38. Listen as Pastor Matt examines Matthew 36-38 pointing to Jesus’ motivation for reaching the lost, and the means by which they must be reached.
God’s grace is amazing! Consider the story of the two blind men who Jesus healed in Matthew 9. Before Jesus healed their blindness, God had already opened their eyes to a profound truth. Two poor, destitute, blind men understood what the prominent, rich, healthy Scribes, Pharisees, & teachers of the law had missed; Jesus was […]