We’re studying Matthew 11-13 and find that Jesus has come to inaugurate the reign of God’s gracious Kingdom on earth, through Jesus. Matthew wants us to see that we are faced with same amazing but consuming choices as everyone who encounters Jesus – many will be non-committal, some will be hostile and openly opposed, but those who follow Jesus count it all worth the cost because they’ve found in him the treasure beyond compare that brings great joy and eternal life.
Sermons in this series
Why would the religious leaders of Jesus’s day conspire to kill him over something as insignificant as a healing on the Sabbath, or over some minor foraging? Are they that committed to keeping the Sabbath? Or is something more going on here, something that strikes deeper at the claims Jesus is making, that he is The One who is more than they can possibly realize? Join us for “Something Greater” from Matthew 12:1-14 as dig into these radical claims that are bound to get Jesus killed.
We feel it, even if we don’t want to admit it: we’re all “burdened” by something. Whether it’s concern for our futures, our children, our jobs, our performances, our grades, or our health, there’s something weighing each of us down. Jesus invites us to come to him with our burdens and trade them for light burden and easy yoke of resting in him. Learn how in “Jesus is the Good Master” from Matthew 11:25-30!
When life doesn’t turn out the way we’d hoped, it can raise questions: Jesus, why are you doing this? Why aren’t things going better? Jesus encourages us to wrestle honestly with our expectations and push through to see him for who he really is – because he will not ultimately disappoint. Join us as we explore “Who Is Jesus? from Matthew 11:1-19.