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Matthew 19:16-30 Message

Matthew 19:16-30 Message

Jesus Teaches the Way to Eternal Life Matthew 19:16-30, Key Verse: 19:21   “Jesus answered, ‘If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.’”   In today’s passage a rich young man comes to Jesus and asks the most important question: “What good thing must I do to get eternal life?” But after talking with Jesus, he went away disappointed. It seems like…

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Matthew 19:1-15 Message

Matthew 19:1-15 Message

THE KING’S TEACHING ON MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE Matthew 19:1-15, Key Verse: 19:6 “So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, let no one separate.” In the last passage, Jesus taught the practical way of the gospel-centered life, dealing with sin in the church. Sin should be dealt with by the truth and love of Christ. When the truth and love of Christ are rejected, the power of forgiveness is the last resolution. In…

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Matthew 18:15-35 Message

Matthew 18:15-35 Message

FORGIVE YOUR BROTHER OR SISTER FROM YOUR HEART Matthew 18:15-35, key verse: 18:35 “‘This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive your brother or sister from your heart.’” Thank God for abundantly blessing our joint Easter Bible Conference with Triton UBF last week. It was such a blessed conference that no one wanted to leave and everyone looked forward to the next occasion. Now we come back to our Matthew’s gospel study. Today’s passage…

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1 Corinthians 15:35-58 Message

1 Corinthians 15:35-58 Message

OUR RESURRECTION VICTORY I Corinthians 15:35-58 Key Verse: 55 “Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?” Happy resurrection day! In this Easter conference, we have seen and heard about how Jesus Christ won the victory over sin and death. He died on a cross for our sins. He is the resurrection and the life. Now it’s Easter Sunday, the day that Jesus rose from the tomb. The passage we are studying this morning is our opportunity…

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Matthew 13:24-52 Message

Matthew 13:24-52 Message

“THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS LIKE…” (Kingdom Parables, Part 2) Matthew 13:24-52, Key Verse: 13:44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.” Last week we began to study Jesus’ ministry of parables with the parable of the sower. It showed us that the kingdom of heaven is planted in our hearts through the…

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Matthew 13:1-23 Message

Matthew 13:1-23 Message

UNDERSTAND WITH HEART, TAKE ROOT AND OVERCOME (Kingdom Parables, Part 1) Matthew 13:1-23, Key Verse: 23 “But the seed falling on good soil refers to someone who hears the word and understands it. This is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown.” In the last passage, Matthew 12:22-50, Jesus defended his work and gave the Pharisees warnings when they did not gather with him. Yet he also encouraged them to make…

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Matthew 12:22-50 Message

Matthew 12:22-50 Message

WHOEVER IS NOT WITH ME IS AGAINST ME Matthew 12:22-50, Key Verse: 12:30 “Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.” In the last passage, Jesus declared that he is the Lord of Sabbath. He tried to teach the Pharisees that God desires mercy, not sacrifice, but they rejected Jesus and plotted to kill him. Then Jesus withdrew from that place but continued to heal people. Matthew, the author, saw this Jesus…

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Matthew 12:1-21 Message

Matthew 12:1-21 Message

“HERE IS MY SERVANT WHOM I HAVE CHOSEN” Matthew 12:1-21 (K. V.: 12:18) “Here is my servant whom I have chosen, the one I love, in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will proclaim justice to the nations.” Happy Belated New Year! Thank God for showing us many possibilities in this 2019, not to mention all the good things He had done in 2018! Some people had an eventful first couple of weeks already….

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Philippians 3:1-14 Message

Philippians 3:1-14 Message

I WANT TO KNOW CHRIST Philippians 3:1-14, Key verse 3:10 According to scriptures, on his second journey to bring the gospel to the gentile world, the apostle Paul helped start a church in the city of Philippi (a colony of retired Roman soldiers). Thereafter, the Philippians became Paul’s friends and supporters for the rest of his life. When they heard that he was in Rome as a prisoner, they collected money to assist him and sent it with one of…

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1 Corinthians 1:18-2:16 Message

1 Corinthians 1:18-2:16 Message

Christ Crucified 1 Corinthians 1:18-2:16 (Read 1:10-2:16) Key Verse: 2:2 “For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified.” Happy New Year (again)! Today we are looking at a passage that can continue to help us set our direction and priorities for the year 2019. We see Paul writing to the church at Corinth about what was really the essential core of his ministry. To Paul, the power in the gospel message…

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