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Sermons Based on the Book of Matthew

Do Not Be Afraid; God Is with Us (Matthew 1:18–23; Luke 1:26–38)
preached on 11 December 2016 at 9:30 by
Sermon 5 in the series Advent 2016

Encounter First (Matthew 2:1–12)
preached on 30 December 2012 at 9:30 by
Sermon 3 in the series Christmas 2012

The Aftermath of Christmas (Matthew 2:1–12)
preached on 28 December 2014 at 9:30 by
Also available on video
Sermon 3 in the series Christmas 2014

An Abiding Christmas (Isaiah 9:2–7; Matthew 2:1–12; Luke 1:26–38; 2:1–7, 8–20; John 1:1–14)
preached on 24 December 2015 at 18:00 by
Sermon 1 in the series Christmas 2015

A Content-Rich Encounter (Matthew 2:1–12)
preached on 27 December 2015 at 9:30 by
Sermon 3 in the series Christmas 2015

All of Jesus (Matthew 2:1–12)
preached on 24 December 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 1 in the series Christmas 2017

Ceding Our Sovereignty, Autonomy and Salvation to Jesus (Matthew 2:1–12)
preached on 6 January 2019 at 9:30 by
Sermon 4 in the series Christmas 2018

Bad Things Happen (Matthew 2:13–23)
preached on 12 January 2014 at 9:30 by

Be Prepared (Matthew 3:1–12)
preached on 16 December 2012 at 9:30 by
Sermon 3 in the series Advent 2012

Prepare the Way of the Lord (Matthew 3:1–12)
preached on 4 December 2016 at 11:00 by
Sermon 4 in the series Advent 2016

My Light or Jesus' Light? (Matthew 3:13–17; Acts 8:14–17)
preached on 10 January 2016 at 9:30 by
Also available on video

Jesus Is King (Matthew 3:13–17)
preached on 12 January 2020 at 9:30 by

Listen and Learn (Matthew 5:1–11)
preached on 19 February 2017 at 19:00 by

The Beatitudes: Justice for All People (Matthew 5:1–12)
preached on 29 January 2017 at 11:00 by

People of Zest, Purity and the Long View (Matthew 5:13; Luke 4:16–21)
preached on 29 July 2018 at 9:30 by
Also available on video
Sermon 8 in the series Parables of the Kingdom

Telling Stories (Matthew 5:13–16)
preached on 1 September 2019 at 9:30 by

Let Your Light Shine (Matthew 5:14–16; Mark 4:21–23)
preached on 7 October 2018 at 9:30 by
Sermon 15 in the series Parables of the Kingdom

Be Perfect (Matthew 5:38–48; John 10:1–6)
preached on 19 February 2017 at 9:30 by

Praying the Lord's Prayer with Passion (Matthew 6:5–13)
preached on 26 August 2018 at 9:30 by

Keep Calm and Carry On (Matthew 6:25–34; Philippians 4:4–23; 1 Thessalonians 5:16–28)
preached on 30 August 2015 at 11:00 by

Good Outcomes (Matthew 7:15–27)
preached on 11 September 2016 at 9:30 by

Rock or Sand? (Matthew 7:21–27)
preached on 2 September 2018 at 9:30 by
Sermon 11 in the series Parables of the Kingdom

Good News (Matthew 9:35–38)
preached on 22 September 2013 at 9:30 by

The Messenger and the Message (Matthew 11:1–11)
preached on 15 January 2017 at 11:00 by

Winning with Jesus (Matthew 11:16–19, 25–30)
preached on 9 July 2017 at 11:00 by

Change One Conversation This Week (Matthew 12:1–8)
preached on 18 August 2019 at 9:30 by

A Change of Heart (Matthew 12:22–37)
preached on 3 November 2013 at 9:30 by

Positive Pressure (Matthew 12:43–45)
preached on 18 January 2015 at 19:00 by

Good Listening (Matthew 13:1–9, 18–23)
preached on 15 July 2018 at 10:30 by
Also available on video
Sermon 7 in the series Parables of the Kingdom

Thy Kingdom Come (Matthew 13:10–13, 31–35, 44–51)
preached on 30 July 2017 at 11:00 by

Wheat and Weeds (Matthew 13:24–30)
preached on 27 October 2013 at 9:30 by
Sermon 5 in the series Parables of the Kingdom

More (Matthew 13:31–32; Acts 2:37–47)
preached on 27 September 2015 at 9:30 by
Sermon 3 in the series Acts: New Beginnings

Jesus' Kingdom Comes and Grows to Completion (Matthew 13:33)
preached on 29 November 2015 at 11:00 by

The Greatest Discovery (Matthew 13:31–33, 44–46)
preached on 24 June 2018 at 10:30 by
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For Us and for Our Salvation (Matthew 14:22–33; Luke 19:1–10; Acts 16:22–34)
preached on 13 August 2017 at 11:00 by

In the Storm, Jesus Came (Matthew 14:22–36)
preached on 15 March 2020 at 11:00 by

Building the Church (Matthew 16:13–20)
preached on 6 October 2013 at 9:30 by

You Are the Christ (Matthew 16:13–20)
preached on 27 August 2017 at 11:00 by

I Don't Like Suffering (Matthew 16:13–28)
preached on 18 March 2012 at 9:30 by
Sermon 1 in the series Approaching Easter 2012

Passion (Matthew 16:21–25; Luke 19:41–48)
preached on 6 April 2014 at 9:30 by
Sermon 1 in the series Easter 2014

Go - and I Am with You (Matthew 16:24–28; 28:18–20)
preached on 25 May 2014 at 9:30 by
Sermon 11 in the series Easter 2014

Mountain-Top Experiences (Matthew 17:1–8)
preached on 25 March 2012 at 9:30 by
Sermon 2 in the series Approaching Easter 2012

Mountain-Top Experiences (Matthew 17:1–8; 2 Peter 1:17–19)
preached on 10 March 2013 at 9:30 by

The Weight of Glory (Matthew 17:1–8)
preached on 23 March 2014 at 19:00 by

The Workers in the Vineyard (Matthew 20:1–15)
preached on 13 October 2013 at 9:30 by
Sermon 3 in the series Parables of the Kingdom

Chosen for Gainful Employment (Matthew 20:1–15)
preached on 5 August 2018 at 9:30 by
Sermon 9 in the series Parables of the Kingdom

Generous Grace (Matthew 20:1–16)
preached on 21 September 2014 at 9:30 by
Also available on video

Where Are You Standing? (Matthew 21:1–11)
preached on 13 April 2014 at 9:30 by
Sermon 2 in the series Easter 2014

Celebration of a King (Matthew 21:1–11; Mark 11:1–10)
preached on 29 March 2015 at 11:00 by
Sermon 2 in the series Easter 2015

Jesus Is Lord And I Am Not (Matthew 21:1–12)
preached on 1 April 2012 at 9:30 by
Sermon 3 in the series Approaching Easter 2012

Jesus Is on the Move (Matthew 21:1–16)
preached on 20 March 2016 at 9:30 by
Also available on video
Sermon 1 in the series Easter 2016

Messed Up. Need Rescuing. (Zechariah 9:9–12; Matthew 21:1–16)
preached on 14 April 2019 at 9:30 by
Sermon 2 in the series Easter 2019

Going Public (Matthew 21:1–17)
preached on 9 April 2017 at 9:30 by
Sermon 1 in the series Easter 2017

Grounds for Celebration (Matthew 21:1–17)
preached on 5 April 2020 at 10:00 by
Sermon 1 in the series Easter 2020

Kingdom Authority (Matthew 21:23–32)
preached on 1 October 2017 at 11:00 by

Saying Yes and Being Yes (Matthew 21:28–32)
preached on 28 October 2018 at 9:30 by
Sermon 17 in the series Parables of the Kingdom

God Deploys Power To Create Parties (Matthew 22:1–10)
preached on 1 July 2018 at 9:30 by
Sermon 6 in the series Parables of the Kingdom

Power, Authority and Leadership (Matthew 22:15–22)
preached on 19 October 2014 at 19:00 by

God's Representatives (Matthew 23:1–13)
preached on 19 November 2017 at 9:30 by

Bags of Gold (Matthew 25:14–30)
preached on 23 November 2014 at 11:00 by

The Last Supper (Matthew 26:17–30)
preached on 5 April 2012 at 19:00 by
Sermon 4 in the series Approaching Easter 2012

The Last Supper (Matthew 26:17–30)
preached on 28 March 2013 at 19:00 by
Sermon 2 in the series Easter 2013

Come and Eat with Me (Matthew 26:17–30)
preached on 2 April 2015 at 19:00 by
Sermon 3 in the series Easter 2015

On the Night He Was Betrayed (Matthew 26:17–30; 1 Corinthians 11:23–26)
preached on 24 March 2016 at 19:00 by

A New Covenant (Jeremiah 31:31–34; Matthew 26:26–35)
preached on 3 January 2016 at 11:00 by

Living in the Truth of the Resurrection (Matthew 28:1–10)
preached on 15 April 2012 at 9:30 by
Sermon 2 in the series Easter 2012

Make Disciples (Matthew 28:16–20; Acts 1:4–8)
preached on 4 October 2015 at 9:30 by

Father, Son and Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:16–20; John 16:12–15; Romans 5:1–5)
preached on 22 May 2016 at 11:00 by

The Great Conversation (Matthew 28:19–20; 2 Corinthians 13:11–14)
preached on 15 June 2014 at 9:30 by

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