Expressing God's Love, Engaging in God's Justice

Sermons on Matthew

Dynamic

First Lesson: Matthew 25:14-30, Second Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 The Parable of the Bags of Gold 14 “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them. 15 To one he gave five bags of gold, to another two bags, and to another one bag,[a] each…

“Give to God the Things that are God’s”

Frist Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10, Second Lesson: Matthew 22:15-22 1 Paul, Silas[a] and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace and peace to you. Thanksgiving for the Thessalonians’ Faith 2 We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers.3 We remember before our God…

Faith Unafraid

First Lesson: Isaiah 56:1-8,  Second Lesson: Matthew 15:21-28 Salvation for Others 56 This is what the Lord says: “Maintain justice     and do what is right, for my salvation is close at hand     and my righteousness will soon be revealed. 2 Blessed is the one who does this—     the person who holds it fast, who keeps the Sabbath…

Stormy Seas

First Class: Psalm 85:8-13, Second Class: Matthew 14:22-33 Psalm 85:8-13 8 I will listen to what God the Lord says;     he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants—     but let them not turn to folly. 9 Surely his salvation is near those who fear him,     that his glory may dwell in our land. 10 Love and faithfulness meet together;…

You give them something…

First Lesson: Isaiah 55:1-5, Second Lesson: Matthew 14:13-21 Invitation to the Thirsty 55 “Come, all you who are thirsty,     come to the waters; and you who have no money,     come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk     without money and without cost. 2 Why spend money on what is not bread,     and your labor on what does…