Sermons on Matthew

Matthew #12 – New Relationships (Matthew 7:1-12)

Read the Bible passage Sermon outline Righteousness, hypocrisy, and being full of yourself New relationships with each other (v. 1-6) The problem: hypocritical self-righteousness Jesus’ solution: humble, discerning love for each other A new relationship with God (v. 7-11) The problem: cynical self-reliance Jesus’ solution: child-like dependence on our good Father Jesus’ one-sentence job description…

Matthew #11 – A New Treasure (Matthew 6:19-34)

Read the Bible passage Sermon outline ‘My precious…’ Treasure and Worship (19-24) Two treasures (v. 19-21) Two eyes (v. 22-23) Two masters (v. 24) Treasure and Worry (25-34) ‘Therefore, do not worry…’ (v. 25, 34) Rest in the abundance of your Father (v 26-32) Invest in the kingdom of your Father (v 33) The incomparable…

Matthew #10 – A New Audience (Matthew 6:1-18)

Read the Bible passage Sermon outline ‘All the world’s a stage…’ The promise of righteousness: A city on a hill! (5:14-16) The parody of righteousness: the hypocrisy of the Pharisees (6:1) – Giving to be honoured (6:2-4) – Praying to be seen (6:5-15) – Fasting to show off (6:16-18) The power for righteousness: Kingdom-centred, humble…