Sermons on Matthew

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Your & Our Cup of Cold Water

As the days grow warmer, sometimes there’s nothing more refreshing than a cold glass of water. Such a thing can restore your strength and clarity, but how many people do without this simple, often-for-granted pleasure (rather, essential provision)? Our God offers us the everlasting waters, that quench our thirst for eternity; are we, in turn,…

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Resurrection

I am the resurrection and the life… John 11:25a From the beginning, death has been a constant truth in the mind and body of man. However, resurrection—and eternal life—have also been an element of God’s creation from the very beginning. His perfect plan and perfect purpose have been in motion from the first moment sin…

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GOOD God Almighty

The word “good” is used quite a bit. How are you? “Good.” How was your day? “Good.” How was your meal? “Good.” How did you sleep? “Good.” God is…? “Good?” God IS good. God is GOOD. He is the one good god. His creation is good. And his good creation is in us. Are we…

Your Nicodemus Experience

Consider your identity. Who are you? Who are you trying to be? Who are you supposed to be? If you’re looking for something more, if you thirst for something better, seek water that will quench your thirst forever. “Through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit,” be justified by the grace of…

Flipping

We flip lots of things in our life: houses, coins, sides, etc; Dean explores how we may flip in everyday life, as well as how we may flip spiritually. Finally, he asks what can we do to make “the flip” to finally see, listen, open our heart, repent, and decide to follow “the Lord who…

Worship

As Dean continues in his “Awareness: Run the Mile You’re In” series, he explores the act of worship and discusses where we do it, how we do it, why we do it, and much more. Enjoy this week’s lesson and take time to examine your worship and your relationship with God.