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SERMONS FROM MATTHEW

PROLOGUE

The King is Coming

Matthew 1:1-17 The Lineage of the King (12-6-15)

Matthew 1:18-25 The Birth of the King (12-20-15)

Matthew 2:1-12 The Worship of the King (12-27-15)

Matthew 2:13-18 A Threat Against the King (1-3-16)

Matthew 2:19-23 The King's Safe Return (1-10-16)

Matthew 1-2 The King has Come (1-17-16)

THE KINGDOM ARRIVES

The Kingdom is at Hand

Matthew 3:1-12 The Forerunner of Jesus (1-24-16)

Matthew 3:13-17 The Baptism of Jesus (1-31-16)

Matthew 4:1-11 The Temptation of Jesus (2-7-16)

Matthew 4:12-25 The Early Ministry of Jesus (2-14-16)

The Sermon on the Mount: Life in the Kingdom

Matthew 5:1-12 The Beatitudes (2-21-16)

Matthew 5:13-16 Salt and Light (2-28-16)

Matthew 5:17-20 Exceeding Righteousness (3-6-16)

Matthew 5:21-26 Murder and Anger (3-13-16)

Matthew 5:27-30 Adultery and Lust (3-20-16)

Matthew 5:31-32 Marriage and Divorce (4-3-16)

Matthew 5:33-37 Swearing Oaths (4-10-16)

Matthew 5:38-42 Issues of Vengeance (4-17-16)

Matthew 5:43-48 Love Your Enemies (4-24-16)

Matthew 6:1-4 Practicing Righteousness (5-1-16)

Matthew 6:5-8 When You Pray (5-8-16)

Matthew 6:9-15 How You Should Pray (5-15-16)

Matthew 6:16-18 When You Fast (5-22-16)

Matthew 6:19-24 Treasuring God (Charles Beasley)

Matthew 6:25-34 Do Not Worry (6-5-16)

Matthew 7:1-6 Do Not Judge (6-12-16)

Matthew 7:7-12 Ask, Seek, Knock (6-19-16)

Matthew 7:13-20 Narrow Gate: False Prophets (6-26-16)

Matthew 7:21-29 Narrow Gate: False Disciples (7-3-16)

THE KINGDOM EXTENDS

The Dominion and Demands of the King

Matthew 8:1-4 I Am Willing, Be Clean (7-10-16)

Matthew 8:5-13 I Will Come and Heal (7-17-16)

Matthew 8:14-17 He Has Borne Our Griefs (7-24-16)

Matthew 8:18-22 Follow Me: Possible Disciples (7-31-16)

Matthew 8:23-27 Why Are You Fearful? (8-14-16)

Matthew 8:28-34 Jesus, the Son of God (8-21-16)

Matthew 9:1-8 Your Sins are Forgiven (8-28-16)

Matthew 9:9-13 Follow Me Matthew (9-4-16)

Matthew 9:14-17 New Wineskins (9-18-16)

Matthew 9:18-26 Your Faith has Made You Well (9-25-16)

Matthew 9:27-34 Do You Believe that I am Able? (10-9-16)

Matthew 9:35-38 Sheep without a Shepherd (10-16-16)

The King's Men: Commissioning the 12

Matthew 10:1-4 Divine Appointments (1-1-17)

Matthew 10:5-15 Divine Directives (1-15-17)

Matthew 10:16-26 Persecution Promised (1-22-17)

Matthew 10:26-33 Christian Confession (1-29-17)

Matthew 10:34-42 Christian Priorities (2-5-2017)

RISING OPPOSITION TO THE KINGDOM

An Unexpected King: Clarity and Rejection

Matthew 11:1-6 Meeting Expectations? (2-12-17)

Matthew 11:7-15 The King's Messenger (2-19-17)

Matthew 11:16-24 Convicted of Treason (2-26-17)

Matthew 11:25-30 An Open Invitation (3-5-17)

Matthew 12:1-8 Lord of the Sabbath Pt. 1 (3-12-17)

Matthew 12:9-14 Lord of the Sabbath Pt.2 (3-19-17)

Matthew 12:15-21 The Beloved Servant (3-26-17)

Matthew 12:22-32 Blasphemy Against the Spirit (4-2-17)

Matthew 12:33-37 Words: The Fruit of the Heart (4-9-17)

Matthew 12:38-45 The Sign of Jonah (4-23-17)

Matthew 12:46-50 The Family of God (4-30-17)

Mysteries of the Kingdom: Stories about God and Life

Matthew 13:1-3a, 10-17, 34-35 The Purpose of Parables (6-11-17)

Matthew 13:3-9, 18-23 The Parable of the Sower (6-18-17)

Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 The Parable of the Weeds (6-25-17)

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-46 Kindgom Comparisons (6-25-17)

Matthew 13:47-52 The Parable of the Dragnet (7-16-17)

Matthew 13:53-58 An Offensive Ministry (7-23-17)

THE KING AND HIS KINGDOM CITIZENS

A Powerful But Compassionate King

Matthew 14:1-12 A Martyr's Death (8-13-17)

Matthew 14:13-21; 15:29-39 Meeting the Needs of Thousands (8-20-17)

Matthew 14:22-36 The Son of God Walks on Water (8-27-17)

Matthew 15:1-9 Hearts Far From God (9-10-17)

Matthew 15:10-20 Hearts Defiled by Evil (9-17-17)

Matthew 15:21-28 A Woman of Great Faith (9-24-17)

Matthew 16:1-12 The Leaven of the Leaders (10-8-17)

Matthew 16:13-28 Who do the Disciples Say Jesus Is? (10-15-17)

Matthew 16:24-17:8 Who does the Father Say Jesus Is? (10-22-17)

Matthew 17:9-23 A Reminder of Why Jesus Came (10-29-17)

Matthew 17:22-27 Death and Taxes (11-12-17)

Christ's Design for His Church

Matthew 18:1-5 Becoming Little Children (1-7-18)

Matthew 18:5-14 Dealing with Your Sin (1-14-18)

Matthew 18:15-20 Dealing with Another's Sin (1-21-18)

Matthew 18:21-35 Forgiving from the Heart (1-28-18)

Christ's Design for the Family

Matthew 19:1-6 The Design for Marriage (2-11-18)

Matthew 19:7-9 The Exception for Divorce (2-18-18)

Matthew 19:9-12 Divorce, Remarriage, and Celibacy (2-25-18)

Matthew 19:13-15 Ushering Kids to Jesus (3-4-18)

FORESHADOWING KINGDOM SUCCESS

Kingdom Values and Order

Matthew 19:16-30 Kingdom Priorities (3-18-18)

Matthew 20.1-16 Kingdom Equality (4-8-18)

Matthew 20:17-28 Servanthood (4-15-18)

Matthew 20:29-34 The King Shows Compassion (4-22-18)

Matthew 21:1-11 The King Enters Jerusalem (4-29-18)

Matthew 21:12-17 The King Enters the Temple (5-6-18)

Matthew 21:18-22 The King Foreshadows Judgment (5-13-18)

Matthew 21:23-32 The Authority of the King (5-20-18)

Matthew 21:33-46 The Parable of the Wicked Tenants (5-27-18)

Matthew 22:1-14 The Parable of the Wedding Banquet (6-3-18)


TEACHING ON THE EPISTLE OF JAMES

James 1:1 Introduction (4-8-18)

James 1:2-4 Godly Joy in Testing (4-22-18)

James 1:5-8 Godly Wisdom for Life (4-29-18)

James 1:9-11 Godly Views of Status (5-6-18)


FILLED: FINDING FULLNESS IN YOUR SPIRITUAL LIFE
An Event Hosted by the Rural Hall Christian Church
with William Jacobs, David Woolard, and Wesley McCarter (Feb 3-4, 2018)

Part 1. Opening by Wesley, Music and Message by David Woolard

Part 2. Music and Message by William Jacobs, and Q&A

Part 3. Last Few Minutes of Q&A

Part 4. Walking in the Spirit by Will Jacobs


TEACHING ON FIRST TIMOTHY

Introduction- Timothy's History (6-25-17)

Introduction- The Ephesian History (7-2-17)

Introduction- False Teachers and 1 Timothy 1:3-7 (7-9-17)

1 Timothy 1:8-11 Using the Law Lawfully (7-23-17)

1 Timothy 1:12-20 A Pattern for Believers (8-20-17)

1 Timothy 2:1-7 Ministry to All People (8-27-17)

1 Timothy 2:8-15 Men and Women in Worship (9-10-17)

1 Timothy 3:1-13 Elders and Deacons (9-17-17)

1 Timothy 3 (and Various Passages) Biblical Church Leadership (11-19-17)

1 Timothy 3:14-16 The Common Confession (11-26-17)

1 Timothy 4:1-5 Some Will Depart from the Faith (1-7-18)

1 Timothy 4:6-11 The Profitability of Godliness (1-14-18)

1 Timothy 4:12-16 Watch Your Life and Doctrine (1-21-18)

1 Timothy 5:1-16 Honoring the Brethren (2-11-18)

1 Timothy 5:17-25 Honoring Elders (2-18-18)

1 Timothy 6:1-10 Honoring God's Name (2-25-18)

1 Timothy 6:11-21 Fight the Good Fight (3-4-18)


WE WALK BY FAITH: HOW CHRIST SPEAKS INTO EVERY ASPECT OF LIFE

Renewed Mind, Renewed Walk (5-7-17)

A Biblical Theology of the Home: Marriage, Parenting, and Growing Up (5-14-17)

A Biblical Theology of Work: Money, Hobbies, and Retirement (5-21-17)

A Biblical Theology of Health: Spiritual and Physical Care (5-28-17)


TEACHING ON THE END TIMES

General Comments and Relevant Scriptures (2-26-17)

End Times Options and Apocalyptic Literature (3-5-17)

The Tribulation (3-12-17)

The Tribulation and the Antichrist (3-26-17)

The Millennium- Different Views (4-9-17)

Death and the Intermediate State (4-23-17)

The Second Coming, Resurrection, and Judgment Day (5-7-17)

Eternal States: Heaven and Hell (5-21-17)


TEACHING ON THE LORD'S SUPPER

The Lord's Supper: Overview Sermon (11-13-16)

Evening Conversation About the Lord's Supper Overview (11-13-16)

Passover Context of the Lord's Supper (1-1-17)

Last Supper Context of the Lord's Supper (1-15-17)

The Timing of the Last Supper (1-22-17)

Reflections on the Lord's Supper- A Christian Meal (2-4-18)


STANDALONE SERMONS

What the Bible Says About Sin (9-7-14)

Acts 4:23-31 An Evangelistic Plan (2-22-15)

Romans 8:8-14 The Spirit of Easter (4-5-15)

Romans 8:31 God is For Us (7-26-15)

Psalm 121 The Lord is My Help (8-2-15)

John 3:1-17 You Must Be Born Again (8-9-15)

John 4:1-26 True Worship (8-16-15)

Romans 8:1-4 Reason to be Excited (8-23-15)

John 14 Peace for God's People (8-30-15)

Luke 18:1-8 Persistent Prayer (9-20-15)

Luke 10:38-42 One Thing is Needed (10-11-15)

Can We Really Believe that Jesus Rose from the Dead? (3-27-16)

Colossians 1:15-20 The Preeminence of Christ (9-11-16)

2 Timothy 1:7-14 Unashamed (10-2-16)

Dr. Luke's Investigation of the Death, Burial, and Resurrection (4-16-17)

Pastoral Reflections and the Subject of Forgiveness (6-4-17)

Colossians 1:19-23 The Hope of the Gospel (7-30-17)

1 Peter 1:1-8 Joy in the Christian Life (10-1-17)

Evening Bible Conversation (10-22-17)

Ecclesiastes: Thankful for Life with God (11-19-17)

A Biblical Perspective on Suffering (11-26-17)

The Soul Felt Its Worth (12-3-17)

Luke 2:8-20 Glory to God in the Highest (12-10-17)

2 Peter 3:1-9 Repentance (12-31-17)

A Rich Understanding of the Church (3-11-18)


SERMONS FROM FIRST PETER

1 Peter 1:1-7 Salvation Ready to be Revealed

1 Peter 1:8-12 The Salvation of Your Souls

1 Peter 1:13-21 Christ was Revealed for You

1 Peter 1:22-2:3 Desire the Word

1 Peter 2:4-10 You Are Living Stones

1 Peter 2:11-17 Honorable Conduct

1 Peter 2:18-25 Slaves, Submit To Your Masters

1 Peter 3:1-7 Husbands and Wives, Heirs Together

1 Peter 3:8-17 Turn Away From Evil and Do Good

1 Peter 3:18-22 Christ Suffered Once

1 Peter 4:1-11 Living for the Will of God

1 Peter 4:12-5:14 Suffering, Shepherding, Submitting: First Peter's Final Lessons


THREE PART SERIES ON RADICAL CHRISTIAN COMMITMENT

Luke 14:25-35 Radical Commitment to Christ

Hebrews 10:19-25 Radical Commitment to Church

2 Corinthians 9:6-15 Radical Commitment to Charity


SERMONS FROM PHILIPPIANS

Philippians 1:1-8 Fellowship in the Gospel

Philippians 1:9-11 Abounding Love

Philippians 1:19-26 Progress and Joy in Christ

Philippians 1:27-2:4 Gospel Worthy Conduct

Philippians 2:5-11 The Mind of Christ

Philippians 2:12-18 A Reason to Rejoice

Philippians 2:19-30 Mentoring and Discipleship

Philippians 3:1-7 Beware of the Flesh

Philippians 3:7-11 That I May Know Him

Philippians 3:12-16 Press Toward the Goal

Philippians 3:17-4:1 Heavenly Citizenship

Philippians 4:2-9 Rejoice in the Lord

Philippians 4:10-23 Sweet-Smelling Aroma


SERMONS FROM FIRST THESSALONIANS

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Receiving the Gospel

1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 Godly Leadership

1 Thessalonians 2:13-20 A Burning Desire

1 Thessalonians 3:1-5 Establish and Encourage

1 Thessalonians 3:6-13 How to Please God- Faith and Love

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 How to Please God- Marital Purity

1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 How to Please God- Hard Work

1 Thessalonians 5:1-12 Christ's Coming- The Timing

1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 Various Exhortations


SERMONS FROM GALATIANS


Galatians 6:1-18 "Walk According to the Rule"


TWO PART SERIES ON UNDERSTANDING OUR STRUGGLES

2 Corinthians 12:1-6 The Apostle's Visions

2 Corinthians 12:7-10 The Apostle's Thorn


THREE PART SERIES ON THE GOSPEL IN GENESIS

Genesis 3:1-15 God has Crushed

Genesis 12:1-3 God has Blessed

Genesis 22:1-14 God has Provided


TWO PART SERIES ON THE LORD OUR SHEPHERD

Psalm 23 The Lord is My Shepherd

John 10:1-16 Jesus is the Good Shepherd


STUDIES IN EXODUS 32-34

Exodus 32-34 Introductory Lesson (4-17-16)

Exodus 32:1-6 The Golden Calf (4-24-16)

Exodus 32:7-16 Rhetorical Propositions (5-1-16)

Exodus 32:17-35 Opportunities for Repentance (5-22-16)

Exodus 33:1-11 The Withdrawing of God's Presence (7-3-16)

Exodus 33:12-23 My Presence Will Go with You (7-10-16)

Exodus 34:1-9 The Glory of the Lord (7-24-16)


SERMONS and Q&A FROM ROMANS 8

Romans 8:1-8 You are Not Condemned (8-28-16)

Romans 8:8-13 You are Not in the Flesh (9-4-16)

Romans 8:14-17 Led by the Spirit (9-11-16)

Romans 8:18-25 Hope in Our Sufferings (9-18-16)

Romans 8:26-27 Help in Our Weaknesses (9-25-16)

Romans 8:28-30 All Things Work Together for Good (10-9-16)

Romans 8:31-39 We are More Than Conquerors (10-16-16)


FIRST THINGS: WE ARE RESOLVED

Hebrews 10:19-25 The Assembly (10-23-16)

Colossians 1:9-14 Devotional Learnedness (10-30-16)

Acts 4.32-35.Christian Fellowship (11-6-16)

1 Corinthians 11:17-30 The Lord's Supper (11-13-16)

1 Timothy 2:1-7 Devoted to Prayer (11-20-16)