Sermons on Matthew (Page 2)

Sermons on Matthew (Page 2)

The Inclusion Narrative (Lowertown St. Paul)

Matthew 25:31-46 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. 34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your…

The Politics Narrative (Lowertown St. Paul)

Matthew 22:15-22 15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. 16 They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. “Teacher,” they said, “we know that you are a man of integrity and that you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. You aren’t swayed by others, because you pay no attention to who they are. 17 Tell us then, what is your opinion? Is it right to pay the imperial tax to Caesar or not?”…

The Politics Narrative (Downtown Minneapolis)

Matthew 22:15-22 15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. 16 They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. “Teacher,” they said, “we know that you are a man of integrity and that you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. You aren’t swayed by others, because you pay no attention to who they are. 17 Tell us then, what is your opinion? Is it right to pay the imperial tax to Caesar or not?”…

I’m okay in JESUS! (Downtown Minneapolis)

 Matthew 13:44-46 44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field. 45 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. 46 When he found one of great value, he went away and sold everything he had and bought it.  Matthew 8:19-22 19 Then a teacher of the law came to him and said, “Teacher, I will…

O Holy Night – Till he appeared and the soul felt it’s worth. (Downtown Minneapolis)

Matthew 6:25-34 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by…

Being Rooted: How the First Easter Started the Revolution!

Colossian13Easter2017.pptx Matthew 28:16-20 16ŒæThen the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17ŒæWhen they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.18ŒæThen Jesus came to them and said, äóìAll authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19ŒæTherefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20Œæand teaching them to obey everything I…

Hope’s Vision: Part Two

2017visioning2notes.pdf 2017visioning2.pptx Isaiah 57:14-15 14ŒæAnd it will be said: äóìBuild up, build up, prepare the road! ŒæŒæŒæŒæRemove the obstacles out of the way of my people.äó 15ŒæFor this is what the high and exalted One saysäóî ŒæŒæŒæŒæhe who lives forever, whose name is holy: äóìI live in a high and holy place, ŒæŒæŒæŒæbut also with the one who is contrite and lowly in spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly ŒæŒæŒæŒæand to revive the heart of the contrite. Revelation…

Hope’s Vision: Part One

2017visioningnotes.pdf 2017visioning.pptx Isaiah 40:9 (ESV) 9ŒæGo on up to a high mountain, ŒæŒæŒæŒæO Zion, herald of good news;[b] ŒæŒæŒæŒælift it up, fear not; say to the cities of Judah, ŒæŒæŒæŒæäóìBehold your God!äó Revelation 21:3 (ESV) 3ŒæAnd I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, äóìBehold, the dwelling placeŒæof God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. Romans 10:8-15 8ŒæBut what does it…

Jesus’» Birth from the Perspective of Joseph

2016Christmas1notes.pdf 2016Christmas1.pptx Matthew 1:18-25 18ŒæThis is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. 19ŒæBecause Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yetŒædid not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly. 20ŒæBut after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to…

EASTER

Easter-2016-notes.pdf Easter-Sunday-2016.pptx Matthew 27:15-23 15 Now it was the governoräó»s custom at the festival to release a prisoner chosen by the crowd. 16 At that time they had a well-known prisoner whose name was Jesus Barabbas. 17 So when the crowd had gathered, Pilate asked them, äóìWhich one do you want me to release to you: Jesus Barabbas, or Jesus who is called the Messiah?äó 18 For he knew it was out of self-interest that they had handed Jesus over…