Messages in Matthew: Volume II
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You will find here a collection of messages I have preached over the thirty years of ministry. Volume two takes us through chapters nine to sixteen.
easy to make a confession of believing in Christ. My whole nature has trouble with it. Illustration After I got saved and became convinced that I should come before the church and make my first public confession I was nothing but nervous. I had already spoken to he preacher during the few minutes after Sunday Morning services. He had arranged for me to come back that Sunday night so I could confess Christ at the altar call. Sunday night I was there but I was scared! I wasn’t at
found in three of the four gospel accounts. And it is a key to what Christian service is all about. Jesus tells us that our task is basically, to sow seed. That seed is the word of God And the field upon which we sow the seed, is the heart of those who hear. Now, Christ tells us that we are not supposed to be like most farmers. The farmer, because his concern is a good crop, plants all of his seed in good ground. But the sower of the word of God sows it on all ground. While
David. This is a phrase applied to God’s Messiah, the Saviour. She acknowledged Christ as Saviour. And she said, “have mercy on me.” Something we should acknowledge in our hearts when we come to God for prayer is that we do not deserve to have our prayers answered. God answers Because He has mercy. Because He delights in giving us good things But we do not deserve answered prayer. You hear about lots of conditions that must be met before God will answer prayer. I don’t
tell you, I am as sure as I am standing here that God’s desire is that we have a burden for and a part in missions around the world! Let me give you three reasons why I am assured of that. First; I. IT WAS THE PRAYER OF OUR LORD Matt 9:38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest. (KJV) Jesus, seeing the need of this world, Was moved with compassion and began to ask us to ask God for laborers! When I request prayer for something
for whatever needed to be done. I have watched this couple take on one of the biggest projects imaginable in raising Chris and Natalie and Stephanie and Aleina Rei And I consider it one of the highlights of my ministry to be their pastor right now! You might be here this morning and you can list all of the reasons why you don’t want to be a member of a church. I am telling you that you are missing the point and you are hurting yourself and your family if you do not find the church