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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

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

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

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

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

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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