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Matthew's Perspective Of The Christmas Story

Matthew starts in what seems like a very boring thing--a long genealogy. Why would he do that? He shows that Jesus was born to be a king.

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand what Matthew was trying to accomplish in his gospel.

I. The lead-off writer of the New Testament is Matthew.

A New Outlook On Death And The Afterlife

Let's talk about how stories work. Listen to these two stories:
• Margaret departed last week. It was very sudden and unexpected. Harriet and Lucy miss her very much. Henry can't stop weeping.
• Enoch walked with God; then he was no more because God took him away.

It Wasn't A Big Boat That Saved Noah's Family From Death

Are you afraid to die?

Why do people avoid thinking about death? Thinking about death too much is morbid. Not thinking about it at all is foolish.

The Legitimate Fear Of Death And How God's Resurrection Power Can Bring Peace & Joy

Dealing with the fear of death and God's resurrection power.

An Invitation To Respond To Christ's Sacrifice With Praise

Bible reading with multiple voices (Matthew 26:36 — 27:54 in the New Living Translation)
Monologue--the story of Christ’s suffering out of Matthew’s gospel, unadorned with conversation.

The Implications Of Believing In God’s Victory Over Death

Death is a source of fear for many people. It’s something none of us can avoid. And yet, Christ has conquered death! It’s a profound statement that deeply affects each of our lives.

An Honest Discussion On Who We Are In Relation To Our Creator

Have you ever experienced moments of clear understanding . . . when you caught a glimpse of God’s character?

The Profound Effect The Lord’s Supper Can Have On Your Life

Some churches observe communion every Sunday, while others do once a quarter or maybe only on holidays. The question is has this time of contemplation and worship become a mere habit? Or does it mean something more

An Encouragement To Those Who Fear The End

Death is sure. And death is final. But for those who believe in Jesus Christ as their Savior, there is hope beyond the grave.

Pratical Ways To Prepare Yourself And Your Family For The End Stages Of Life On Earth

Getting our affairs in order is a necessary, and often unpleasant, task.

A Reminder That With God, There's Always Something To Anticipate In Our Future

Is it possible to come to the end of our lives and still have something to look forward to? When health fails and those we love are already gone?

Searching For Freedom From Bondage?

Do you feel trapped? Weighed down by guilt, shame . . . maybe remorse? Let's reflect on the redemptive story of Passover from the Old Testament.

How Our Outlook On Mortality Impacts The Way We Live

It was C. S. Lewis who said . . . “One hundred percent of us die.” Yes, death is certain! Have you really dealt with the finality of what’s ahead for every single one of us?

The Importance Of Symbolism In The Christian Faith

The cross has become a symbol of salvation to people of the Christian faith. But is it possible to put more faith in the symbol of the cross than in the God behind it? 

Discover A Courageous Man Who Trusted God Even When Confronted By Death

The Bible tells the story about Daniel who was thrown into the lions’ den. See how God intervenes and spares Daniel’s life.