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Two Kinds of People

If you search for “two kinds of people in the world” on the internet, you’ll find all sorts of entertaining results. But in Matthew 25:31-46, Jesus gives a sobering take on the “two kinds of people” trope. According to Jesus, when He returns to earth, there will be only two kinds of people, and which group we find ourselves in depends on what we do with Jesus before that Day arrives.

Living Ready, Part 3 ~ Be Faithful

Sooner or later we all ask the question: “Why are we here?” What is the purpose of our lives? The answer we find in the Parable of the Talents is that we are here to live faithfully for Jesus Christ. In this sermon, we explore the Parable of the Talents and identify seven key truths we need to remember if we are going to live faithfully for Jesus.

Living Ready, Part 2 ~ Be Prepared

How should we live while we wait for the Lord’s Return? Jesus answers this question from a few different angles in Matthew 24-25, including the answer He gives in the Parable of the Bridesmaid, to which we turn our attention in this sermon. In Matthew 25:1-13, Jesus warns those who would follow Him that following…

Interpreting the Signs

“Is this the End?” Chances are you have asked that question in the last few months, even if only half-seriously. If you have, you are not alone. Followers of Jesus have been asking that question ever since the beginning. In fact, that’s basically what the disciples ask at the beginning of Matthew 24. In this…

The Same Heart as Jesus

How does Jesus feel about those who reject Him? Is He coldly indifferent – shrugging them off like a shop owner watching a potential customer walk past his storefront? Or is He simmering with anger – shaking His fist at their rudeness? According to Matthew 23:37-39, neither of these is the answer. In this sermon,…

Monitoring Our Spiritual Health

Have you ever heard someone say (or maybe even said yourself) that they could never be a Christian because Christians are hypocrites? If you have, please know that Jesus is well aware of the problem. That’s why Jesus gives such a strong warning in Matthew 23:13-36 about the dangers of religious hypocrisy. In this sermon,…