May 13, 2016

Matthew

Matthew 1

18: Engaged to Marry

19: A Sensitive Husband

20: Angel of God

21: Savior of Sins

22-23: God With Us, Prophecy Fulfilled

24: Trusting Obedience

Matthew 2

13: Save One Child, Protect Your Family

13-14: Jealous Of Jesus

Matthew 3

3: Prepare The WayA Prepared Heart Follows God’s Path

4: Plain LeadersLeaders Who Can Be Themselves

8: Fruitful Repentance 

9: Surrounded By Faith

11: Purified by The Holy Spirit

13-17: Baptized into the Mission of Jesus

17: Well Pleased

Matthew 4

3: The Tempter’s Tricks

4: What Mini Sermons Are You Preaching to Yourself?

12: Unjust Treatment

19: Leaders Have Followers

19-20: Christ’s CallingGreat Leaders Are Great Followers

Matthew 5

3: Happiness in Humility

3-10: Blessed Are…

4: Happiness in GriefGrief Gives The Gift of Comfort

5: Happiness in Meekness

6: Happiness in PassionPassion for God

7: Much Money, Happy Are The Merciful

9: How to Deal with Relational Conflict

10: The Two Relational Bookends of Every Believer

21: How Did Jesus Interpret Scripture

23-24: Ask Forgiveness FastGo Back to Go Forward

24: Resolution Brings ReliefLeaders Who Seek A Peaceful Resolution

25: Make Things Right

27-28: Visual Accountability, Emotional Unfaithfulness

37: Learning To Say No, Kind But Direct

39: Resolution Not Retaliation

41: More Than Expected

43-45: Radical Prayer

45: When God Doesn’t Say Yes to Your Prayer, Praying in Jesus’ Name

48: Embrace Excellence

Matthew 6

1: Discreet Deeds, Anonymous Achievements

7-8: Before You Even Ask

8: Father Knows Best

9-10: Recession Proof Kingdom

10: Our Purposeful Father

11: Our Providing Father

14-15: Forgive Fast

19-21: Trust in MoneyHow Can We Treasure the Best Treasures?

24: God or Money

25: Got Worry?

25-34: Hope for Times of Worry and Uncertainty

27: Result of Worry

Matthew 7

3: Self-Awareness

12: What Are You Doing for Others?

15-16: Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

21-23: False Faith, False Religion

24: Put Into Practice

24-25: Follow Through

Matthew 8

5-7: Relational Repair

9: Under Authority

14-15: Compassion for Mother-in-Laws

18-19: Follow Jesus First

24-25: Peaceful Sleep

Matthew 9

10: Socializing With Sinners

17: Culture of Innovation

23-24: Prove Yourself

36: Compassion Bridge

Matthew 10

8: Freely Give

8-10: Earnest Simplicity

16: Shrewd But Innocent

31: Do Not Fear

34-39: Not Peace, but a Sword?

37: Quality of Love

Matthew 11

1: The Best Leaders Are Good Teachers

2-3: When In Doubt

10: Preparation Precedes Power

14: Willing to Accept

16-19: The Greatest Generation

20: Evidence Demands Action

28: Invitation to Intimacy

28-29: Come As You AreMeekness Brings Peace

28-30: Come to Me

Matthew 12

1: Practical Provision

14-15: Aware of Reality

18, 21: Light to the Nations

24: Divisions Downfall

25: United We StandDivisions Downfall

36-37: Careless Words

50: Family of Faith

Matthew 13

8: Fruitful Faith

14: Receiving and Sharing Compassion

16: Blessed to Understand

23: Productive Living

24-25: Good Among Bad

25-26: Authentic or Artificial

31-32: Rest for Weary Souls

44-46: Disruptive Faith

45-46: Pearl of Great Price

49-50: Hypocrites Exposed

54: Ordinary to Extraordinary

58: Lack of Faith

Matthew 14

9: Peer Pressure

13: Disconnect to Reconnect

14: Compelling Compassion

19: Management Compliments Leadership, Blessed to Bless

22-23: Protection From the Pride of Success

28-29: Walk on Water

29: For Everyone Who is Afraid to Fail and Doesn’t Want to TryLive Like Someone Left the Gate Open

30-31: In Over My Head

Matthew 15

2-3: Break Bad Traditions

14: Lovingly Leave Them

18-20: A Clean Heart

22, 25: Cry Out For Children

25: Lord Help Me

38: Lack of Faith

Matthew 16

8-9: Remember God’s Faithfulness

15-16: Who Is Jesus?

15-18: Value Others by Speaking Their Name

18: Christ’s Church

21: Suffering Servants

21-23: Get Behind Me!

23: Things of God

27: Christ’s Second Coming

Matthew 17

4-8: Memorializing Meaningful Memories

5: Good Listener

6-8: Get Up

7-8: Don’t Be Afraid

20: Belief Brings Possibilities

22-23: Filled With Grief

Matthew 18

1: Revealing Questions

1-5: True Greatness

12-14: Pursued by God

15: Confrontation Not Gossip

15:  Conflict Resolution

19-20: Effective Radical Prayer

21-22: Abundant Forgiveness

26-27: Freedom in Forgiveness

27: Ongoing Forgiveness and Freedom

32-33: Gratitude Facilitates Forgiveness

35: Heartfelt Forgiveness

Matthew 19

4-6: Meaningful Marriage, Leave and Cleave

13-14: Affection and Acceptance

29: Total Devotion

Matthew 20

5-7: Work in Retirement

15-16: Learning to Give Like Jesus

20-21: Well Meaning Mom

26-28: Servant Leadership

28: Serve Others Without Expecting to Be Served

Matthew 21

9: Children Praise God

15-16: Childlike Praise and Prayers

28-30: Instant Obedience

Matthew 22

4: How to Share the Lord’s Hospitality

17-18: Evil Intent Exposed

29: Leaders Empowered by God Know and Obey Scripture

37: Emotionally Love God

37: When You’ve Got That Empty Feeling

37-40: How to Know and Live Out Your Priorities

39: Four Ways to Love Yourself

Matthew 24

36: A Divine Secret

42: Stay Awake

Matthew 25

15: Capacity Building

16: Financial Management Plan

28: Take and Give

37-40: For the Least of These

Matthew 26

10,13: Meaningful Memories

38-39: Emotional Suffering

39: God’s Sovereign Will

39: Thy Will Be Done not My Will Be Done

49-50: Mercy Covers Betrayal

53: God’s Angel Armies

62-63: Falsely Accused

Matthew 27

23: Relational Competition

Matthew 28

18-20: Seven Ways to Grow as a Disciple of Jesus, Bold Baptism

19: God’s Vision