12/01/19 Remember the Lord

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Remember the Lord Matthew 26:17-30   1. The Plans of God Shall Not Be Thwarted… (Matthew 26:17-18, 24a; Isaiah 14:27, 46:9-10) Isaiah 14:27, The Lord of Armies himself has planned it; therefore, who can stand in its way? It is his hand that is outstretched, so who can turn it back? Isaiah 46:9-10, Remember what happened long ago, for I …

11/24/19 The Irony of the Cross

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The Irony of the Cross Matthew 26:1-16 1. Jesus is Judge and Yet was Being Judged. (Matthew 26:1-5)   2. Jesus is Humble and Yet is Worthy of Extravagance. (Matthew 26:6-11, Philippians 2:7b-8, Revelation 5:13) Philippians 2:7b-8, And when he had come as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death-even to death on a …

11/17/19 No Black Sheep in Heaven

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No Black Sheep in Heaven Matthew 25:31-46   1. Son of Man Comes – a. As Yahweh. (Matthew 25:31, Zechariah 13:5, 1 Thessalonians 4:16) Zechariah 14:5, You will flee by my mountain valley, for the valley of the mountains will extend to Azal. You will flee as you fled from the earthquake in the days of King Uzziah of Judah. …

11/10/19 Great Expectations!

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Great Expectations! Matthew 25:14-30   1. The Master: a. Has Expectations of His Servants Based Upon Their Capacity. (Matthew 25:15, 1 Corinthians 12:7) 1 Corinthians 12:7, A manifestation of the Spirit is given to each person for the common good. b. Has Expectations of His Servants to Utilize The “Talents” Given Them. (Matthew 25:15, 19, 27, 1 Peter 4:10) 1 …

11/03/19 Be Prepared…Still???

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Be Prepared…Still??? Matthew 24:45-25:13 1. Faithful Servants Will Be Found Faithful During the Return of Jesus. (Matthew 24:45-51, 1 John 2:3-6) 1 John 2:3-6, This is how we know that we know him: if we keep his commands. The one who says, “I have come to know him,” and yet doesn’t keep his commands, is a liar, and the truth …

10/27/19 Be Prepared!

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Be Prepared! Matthew 24:36-44 1. The Coming of Jesus Will Occur When We Aren’t Expecting It! (Matthew 24:36-39, Philippians 2:5-8, 2 Timothy 4:3-4) Philippians 2:5-8, Adopt the same attitude as that of Christ Jesus, who, existing in the form of God, did not consider equality with God as something to be exploited. Instead he emptied himself by assuming the form …

09/29/19 The Signs of the Times, Part II

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The Signs of the Times, Part II Matthew 24:29-35 Recap: 1. Everyone and Everything will Know When Jesus Returns! a. The Church Will Be Purified! (Matthew 24:29, Daniel 12:9-10) b. The Universe Will Testify! (Matthew 24:29b, Isaiah 13:9-10, Ezekiel 32:7, Revelation 6:12) c. The Lord’s “Standard” Will Be Flown and Trumpet Sounded! (Matthew 24:30-31; Isaiah 11:12, 18:3, 27:13) d. The …

09/22/19 The Signs of the Times, Part I

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The Signs of the Times, Part I Matthew 24:29-35 1. Everyone and Everything will Know When Jesus Returns!   a. The Church Will Be Purified! (Matthew 24:29, Daniel 12:9-10)   Daniel 12:9-10, He said, “Go on your way, Daniel, for the words are secret and sealed until the time of the end. Many will be purified, cleansed, and refined, but …

09/15/19 Faithful and True

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Faithful and True Matthew 24:15-28 1. Jesus Correctly Predicted the “antichrist” of AD 70. (Matthew 24:15)   2. Jesus Correctly Predicted the Accompanying Horror. (Matthew 24:16-22)   3. Jesus Correctly Predicted the False Prophets and Messiahs. (Matthew 24:23-26)   4. Jesus Correctly Predicts His Unmistakable Return. (Matthew 24:27-28, Joel 2:1-5, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-4, Revelation 19:11-16)   Joel 2:1-5, Blow the …

09/08/19 Storm Cleanup

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Storm Cleanup Matthew 24:3-14   1. Until the Parousia (Second Coming), Watch For: a. False Messiahs. (Matthew 24:5) b. Wars and Rumors of Wars. (Matthew 24:6) c. Signs. (Matthew 24:7) d. The Global Hatred of Christians. (Matthew 24:9) e. False Prophets and Deception. (Matthew 24:11)   2. The Results of Tribulation Are: a. The Identification and Purification of the Church. …