We will consider the death of Jacob as recorded in Genesis 49:29-50:14.
In our text, Matthew16:21-23, Jesus begins to set his face to go to Jerusalem to die on the cross. He begins to teach his disciples what will happen to him there, but Peter, as the spokesman, does not yet understand the necessity of the cross.
Our text in the evening message, Genesis 49:1-28, includes a key messianic prophecy.
Matthew 16:13-20, is a key passage for both the structure and the message of Matthew’s gospel. It has been much abused and neglected.
Our text will be Genesis 48.
Reference: Mt 15:29-16:12
Reference: Genesis 47:13-31 We have seen how Joseph is a type of Christ. But Joseph is also a civil servant who serves the people of Egypt under Pharaoh. Sermon outline: 1. The wise administration of Joseph in Egypt. (vv. 13-26) 2. The contrast between Egypt and Israel. (v. 27) 3. Jacob’s pilgrim mindset. (vv. 29-31)…
Reference: Matthew 15:21-28 We see a contrast between the reception of Jesus among the scribes and Pharisees and among the gentiles. In our text, this Canaanite woman is presented as an example of faith to us. We will consider how we are to be encouraged in our faith by seeing Jesus’ response to her. Sermon…
We will continue in the gospel of Matthew. Our text is Matthew 15:1-20. Here Jesus exposes religious hypocrisy. We will consider these three points. 1. Jesus’ conflict with Jewish authorities. 2. Jesus’ explanation of the true source of sin. 3. The implications for our faith.
Reference: 2 Corinthians 4:16-18 The outward man is decaying, and the inward man is being renewed. There is certainty of stress or affliction. The reality of eternal destiny.