“A Special Invitation”

Matthew 22: 1-14  (The parable of the wedding feast) 1 And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying, 2 “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son, 3 and sent his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding feast, but they would […]

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“Really Satisfied!”

Matthew 14: 13-21   (The Bread of Life feeds five thousand.) 13 Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a desolate place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns.  14 When he went ashore he saw a great crowd, and he […]

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Commandment Eight

Matthew 26:59-61 59 The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for false evidence against Jesus so that they could put him to death. 60 But they did not find any, though many false witnesses came forward. Finally two came forward 61 and declared, “This fellow said, ‘I am able to destroy the temple of God and […]

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Sunday Service

Matthew 4:1–11     (Jesus is led into the wilderness by the Spirit.) 1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.  2 And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.  3 And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son […]

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Transfiguration Sunday

Matthew 17:1–9      (Jesus is transfigured.) 1 And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.  2 And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light.  3 And behold, there […]

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Christ’s Baptism Is Yours

Matthew 3:13–17    (The voice proclaims Jesus as God’s beloved Son.) 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him.  14 John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?”  15 But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so […]

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Sunday Sermon

Matthew 1:20-23 (Joseph is told of the coming birth of Jesus and the name He shall be given.) 20 But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived […]

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Sunday Sermon

Matthew 11:2–15    (In John the Baptist’s doubt, Jesus affirms He is the Promised One by the evidence of His ministry.) 2 Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples 3 and said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we […]

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