Monthly Archives: April 2019

PURITY OF HEART

Matthew – God’s Purposes What is purity? What does it mean to be pure? What is holy? What is right? What does it mean to be righteous? People whose hearts have been broken and scarred are seeking a better way … Continue reading

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TELL ME TO COME TO YOU

Matthew – God’s Purposes   In my lifetime I have heard many sermons on this passage. Some speakers will tell us that Peter should have had more faith so we should have more faith. Some will tell us that Peter … Continue reading

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YOU DO IT

Matthew – God’s Purposes   When I was young my parents did many life skills for me. They tied my shoes, showed me how to use a fork but cut my meat, and what clothes to wear in all situations. … Continue reading

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GUILTY CONSCIENCE

Matthew – God’s Purposes   JUMPING RIGHT IN TO MATTHEW… In Matthew 14—20, we will see three groups of people: Christ’s enemies, the needy multitudes, and the disciples. Our passage this morning describes some of Christ’s enemies in the line … Continue reading

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REJECTION

Matthew – God’s Purposes   No one on earth likes rejection. We avoid it at all costs in many ways. One way is to avoid those you know don’t like you because you love God. Another way is avoid “pesky … Continue reading

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HAVE I GOT A STORY FOR YOU!

Matthew – God’s Purposes   Have I got a story for you! These are typically my opening words as I teach each day. It doesn’t matter what the topic of the day is, there is nearly always a story attached … Continue reading

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WHAT IS WORTH ALL YOU HAVE?

Matthew – God’s Purposes   Matthew 13, NLT Parables of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl   44 “The Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure that a man discovered hidden in a field. In his excitement, he hid it … Continue reading

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