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Scripture: Matthew

Sorrowful to the Point of Death

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Speaker: Michael Crawford

Text: Matthew 26:36-46

See Christ's intentionality as he's in Gethsemane for you.

Introducing God, Part 6

The Resurrection

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Speaker: John Leconte

Text: Matthew 27:62-28:15

Did the resurrection really occur? If so, why does it matter?

Jesus’ Teaching On How To Pray

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Speaker: Jose Troche

Text: Matthew 6:5-13

Jesus teaches his disciples and us how to pray eagerly: seeking the glory of God and humbly appealing to his sovereign care.

Following Jesus: Being Disciples Who Make Disciples, Part 1

Being Disciples Who Make Disciples

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: Matthew 28:16-20

Jesus’ authority over all things and his presence at all times means we can and must make disciples of all people.

The Importance of Sound Doctrine

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 22:34-40

As your knowledge of God grows, so will your love for him.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 72

The Agony of Jesus in the Shadow of the Cross

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: Matthew 26:30-46

Jesus' agony in Gethsemane awakens us to the cost of our redemption, calls us to alert prayerfulness, and comforts us in our own distress.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 71

As They Were Eating

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 26:17-29

Though it was the night he would be betrayed, Jesus instituted a meal that reminds us of the covenant of grace that God has initiated.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 69

Ultimate Truth, Ultimate Consequences

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 25:31-46

How we regard Jesus Christ in our beliefs and actions determines our eternal destiny.

Parables: Truth Hidden in Plain Sight, Part 4

The Mustard Seed and Leaven

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: Matthew 13:31-35

The kingdom of heaven is marked by astonishing growth and unchecked influence according to God’s unfailing plan.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 51

When Sheep Stray

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Speaker: Matt Maka

Text: Matthew 18:10-14

The way we treat a straying Christian is a big deal to Jesus.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 49

Jesus Trains His Disciples

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 17:14-27

Throughout this passage, Jesus is training his disciples. Even though his disciples don’t understand, Jesus still instructs them, and he doesn’t give up on them.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 47

Jesus’ Cross and Ours

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: Matthew 16:21-28

Suffering precedes glory for Jesus and his disciples.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 44

The Heart that Honors God

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 15:1-20

The heart that honors God keeps traditions in their right place and avoids hypocrisy, trusting in God alone for righteousness.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 42

Wrong Ways to Respond to Jesus

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: Matthew 13:53-14:12

Familiarity with Jesus without faith in Jesus is dangerous. So is knowledge about Jesus without knowing him. The remedy is to embrace the gospel of Jesus.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 41

When It Comes To Jesus, There Can Be No Neutrality

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 12:38-50

To avoid condemnation we must align ourselves with Jesus Christ by becoming his disciples, doing the will of the Father.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 39

God’s Chosen Servant

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: Matthew 12:15-21

Jesus is the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy, the Messianic figure foretold by the prophet Isaiah and anticipated by the Jewish people.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 36

Come and Find Rest

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: Matthew 11:25-30

We recognize and receive the kingdom of heaven through the gracious revelation of the Father, the exclusive agency of the Son, and his sincere invitation to the weary.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 34

Are You the One Who Is To Come?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 11:1-9

Even John the Baptist had doubts about Jesus as Savior, but he went to Jesus for answers. What will you do with Jesus Christ?

Living Three Dimensional Lives

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Speaker: Ken Sande

Text: Matthew 22:37-39

God created us to be three dimensional people, using our hearts, souls, and minds to be aware of self, others, and God.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 24

The Call to Discipleship

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 7:13-29

Jesus sets before us two destinies. He makes a call to discipleship, and it requires a choice. Will we follow him?

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 22

Ask and Keep Asking

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: Matthew 7:7-11

Jesus promises that asking, and even asking again, is not futile because God honors persistence and he delights in giving good gifts.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 20

The Kingdom of God and the Anxiety of Man

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 6:25-34

Jesus commands his disciples not to be anxious because their heavenly Father cares for them and their heavenly Father knows what they need.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 8

You Are Salt and Light

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: Matthew 5:13-16

Followers of Jesus Christ are salt and light, influencing and illuminating the world, putting on display good works that bring glory to God their Father.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 7

The Beatitudes

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 5:1-12

The Sermon on the Mount is Jesus' authoritative teaching about the way believers should live as members of the kingdom of heaven. The Beatitudes are both a summary of the sermon and a description of the privileges and responsibilities of followers of Jesus.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 5

The Temptation and Victory of Christ

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 3:13-4:11

Jesus overcomes the devil’s temptations on our behalf by passing the test that Israel failed.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 1

Introducing the Gospel of Matthew

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 1:1-17

Matthew is the story of Jesus Christ, a true story about a man unlike any other man who ever lived.

Medieval Church History: 500 to 1000 AD, Part 3

Church and State

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 22:21

This class covers events including monastic reform at Cluny, the Investiture Controversy and the standoff between Hildebrand and Henry IV at Canossa. We also discuss the deepening division of Eastern and Western branches of the church that led to the Schism of 1054.

Medieval Church History: 500 to 1000 AD, Part 2

The Development of Christendom

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 16:18

This class covers the rise of the papacy and its relationship with the Frankish kings, especially Charlemagne. We also briefly discuss Islam.

Wanting Food, Not Fathering

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Speaker: Russell Moore

Text: Matthew 3:13-4:4

Satanic powers want to destroy Christians by leading them to forget who they are in Christ and to tempt them to grasp for themselves the things they desire.

Kingdom Life in a Fallen World

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Speaker: Matt Maka

Text: Matthew 6:25-34

The Father's provision frees us from anxiety so that we can seek the kingdom of God.

The Doctrine of the Trinity, Part 4

The Theology of the Trinity

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 28:19

In this session, we look in greater detail at the idea of one God in three persons. We also discuss the trinity distinguished ontologically and functionally.

The Doctrine of the Trinity, Part 3

The Historical Context

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 28:19

This session traces the historical developments of the doctrine of the trinity in the fourth century, giving attention to the Arian controversy and the role of Athanasius.

The Doctrine of the Trinity, Part 1

The Doctrine of the Trinity

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 28:19

This first session discusses the proper approach to a study of the trinity and then searches the Old Testament to discover hints of the Trinity.