Sermons from February 2001

The Wheat and the Tares

Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Continuing to look at the parables that Jesus spoke concerning the kingdom of God, we come to the parable of the wheat and the tares. We examine this passage, together with the explanation that Jesus gave. We see that the wheat and the tares looked very

Blessed Are Your Eyes, Because They See

Matthew 13:10-17 Jesus explains why it is that He teaches the people in parables. In keeping with many of the pictures of the Old Testament, such as the fiery pillar and the types and shadows of the ceremonial law, these things were designed to shed light and understandin

The Parable of the Sower

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 We move on in Matthew to examine the parables of the Kingdom, beginning with the parable of the sower. We see that through this parable, Jesus is teaching us that His Kingdom grows through proclamation of the Gospel, but shows the reactions we will encoun

Behold, My Mother and My Brothers

Matthew 12:46-50 Jesus’ family come to take custody of Him, reasoning that He was out of His mind in view of His behavior. Jesus, however, will not stop performing the known will of His Father in heaven in order to comply with His family’s wishes. From this passage, we se