Winter-Spring Sermon Series

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For the 2018 Winter-Spring Sermon Series, we are studying the Gospel of Mathew.  This study will help us to fully focus on the life Jesus and his teachings through Palm Sunday.

 

Sermons Winter-Spring 2018

Jan 7 – Matthew 8:1-17
Theme/Focus – Faith, healing power of Jesus, new life, grace (Jesus bears disease)
Other - Communion

Jan 14 – Matt 8:18-34
Theme/Focus – Cost of following Jesus, commitment, discipleship
Other- Commitment Sunday for Time and Talent

Jan 21 – Matt 9:1-17
Theme/Focus – Calling of Matthew and new wineskins, grace, forgiveness, change
Other- Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, renewal of baptism vows

Jan 28 – Matt 9:18-34
Theme/Focus – Healings and raising dead child, hope, restoration

Feb 4 – Matt 9:35-10:25
Theme/Focus – Commissioning of Disciples, Outreach, ministry
Other - Communion

Feb 11 – Matt 11:1-19
Theme/Focus – John the Baptist and Jesus, Jesus as fulfillment of promise, God’s faithfulness

Feb 18 (First Sun of Lent) – Matt 11:20-30- may change, Eric Pilson is guest preaching
Theme/Focus – Judgment on unresponsive regions, Jesus gives rest, call of Christ

Feb 25 – Matt 12:1-21
Theme/Focus – Jesus as Lord of Sabbath, his authority, his mercy
Other – Ordination/Installation of Officers

Mar 4 – Matt 12:38-50
Theme/Focus – Request for a sign, evil spirits, spiritual warfare
Other - Communion

Mar 11 – Matt 13:1-23
Theme/Focus – Parable of Sower, mission/outreach, sharing

Mar 18 – Matt 13:24-43
Theme/Focus – Parable of Weeds, grace, discernment

Mar 25 – Palm Sunday
Theme/Focus – Lordship of Jesus

Apr 1 - Easter
Theme/Focus – Resurrection of Jesus, new life, hope
Other - Communion

Apr 8 – Matt 14:13-21
Theme/Focus – Feeding of 5,000,

Apr 15 – Matt 14:22-33

Theme/Focus – Jesus walks on water

Apr 22 – Matt 15:1-28
Theme/Focus – Jesus vs. traditions of men, what defiles a person

Apr 29 – Matt 16:13-18
Theme/Focus – Peter’s profession, cost of following Jesus, cross

May 6 – Matt 17:1-13
Theme/Focus – Transfiguration
Other – Communion

May 13 – Matt 18:12-20
Theme/Focus – Lost sheep, pattern for reconciling when offended

May 20 – (Pentecost) Matt 18:21-35
Theme/Focus – The Unforgiving Servant

May 27 – Matt 19:16-30
Theme/Focus – Rich Yong Ruler
Other- Memorial Day Weekend

Jun 3 – Matt 20:1-16
Theme/Focus – Laborers in Vineyard parable

Jun 10 – Matt 20:17-28
Theme/Focus – Mother’s request, nature of serving/leading