Sermons on Matthew

Counterculture Kindness

“Go into all the world, make disciples of all nations …” (Matthew 28:19) “Make sure you never pay back one wrong with another wrong. Instead, always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else.” (1 Thessalonians 5:15) [NIV] “Therefore, God’s chosen ones, holy and loved, put on heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience…

Being An Agent Of God’s Mercy

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and to the ends of the earth.” (Acts 1:8) “The merciful are blessed, for they will be shown mercy.” (Matthew 5:7) Our greatest witness is showing mercy to others!  “Be merciful,…

Mercy Forgives

“And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matthew 6:12) “Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, because they do not know what they are doing.” (Luke 23:34) Mercy: undeserved forgiveness and kindness; unearned kindness; compassion or forgiveness shown toward someone whom it is within one’s power to punish or harm. Mercy means God forgives you! He desires to forgive you. “… ​​You…

Your Failures and God’s Mercy

Sermon Outline Learning From What Peter Did Wrong: He overestimated his strength. “31 Then Jesus said to them, “Tonight all of you will run away because of Me, for it is written: I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered. 32 But after I have been resurrected, I will go ahead of you to Galilee.” 33 Peter told…