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Series: Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus

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.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 3

The Fulfillment of Israel’s Prophetic History

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Speaker: Braden Greer

Text: Matthew 2

As a child, Jesus fulfilled four prophecies even as he walked the path of the history of Israel. He is the son that Israel never was to God. Jesus is the new Israel.

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 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 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 14

Jesus on Revenge and Rights

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Speaker: Braden Greer

Text: Matthew 5:38-42

The kingdom disciple is more concerned about others than he is about his rights.

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 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 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 29

Jesus Christ, Compassionate Lord

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Faith is like a lifeline thrown out to someone who’s fallen overboard. The one on the saving end of the line is Jesus. Your faith is what connects you to him.

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?

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 57

God Pays by Grace Not by Works

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Speaker: Braden Greer

Text: Matthew 19:13-20:16

God doesn’t reward us according to our work. He rewards us according to grace.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 65

Flee to the True Christ to Escape the Coming Judgment

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Speaker: Braden Greer

Text: Matthew 24:15-28

Jesus calls us to flee to him, not to false christs, to escape the coming judgment.

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.

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 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.