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God's Grand Story: Fulfillment in Matthew

Matthew's Gospel is not just the first book of the New Testament; it is the bridge that joins the Old and New Testaments in the person and work of Jesus. Writing mainly to a Jewish audience, Matthew's goal is to show how Jesus fulfills the Old Testament hopes of Israel as the long-awaited Messiah who brings in the kingdom of heaven. In doing so, he challenges Jewish expectations of the Messiah and gives a bigger picture of what God is doing in His kingdom for the nations.
 
 
1. Dec. 4, 2011: God Keeps His Promises to His Sinful People - Matthew's Genealogy (Matt 1:1-17; Gen. 12:1-3; 2 Sam. 7:11-17) - December 4 - Listen or  Download    

 

2. Dec. 11, 2011: Savior of the Outcast (Matthew's Genealogy - "Four Outcast Women" - Matt. 1:1-17; Gal. 3:27-29) - Listen or Download  

 

3. Dec. 18, 2011: Righteous Joseph (Matt. 1:18-20) - Listen or Download  
 
4. Dec. 24, 2011: What's in a Name? Part 1- "Jesus: the LORD Saves" (Matt. 1:21) - Listen or Download   
 
5. Dec. 25, 2011: What's in a Name? Part 2- "Immanuel: God with Us" (Matt. 1:22-23) - Listen or Download    
 
6. Jan. 8, 2012: The Visit of the Magi: Truly Wise Men Worship Jesus (Matt. 2:1-12) - Listen or Download  
 
7. Jan 15, 2012: Jesus Fulfills the OT & Life (Matt. 2:13-23) - Listen or Download      

8. Jan. 22, 2012: Sanctity of Life Sunday - Matt. 2:16-18 - Herod's Slaughter of the Infants - Listen or Download     

9. Jan. 29, 2012: What is True Repentance? (John the Baptist) - Matt. 3:1-11 - Listen or Download     

Feb 5: Guest Preacher Sammy Rhodes - Listen or Download

10. Feb. 12, 2012: To Fulfill All Righteousness (The Baptism of Jesus) - Matt. 3:13-17 - Listen or Download

11. Feb. 19, 2012: Tempted for Us (The Temptations of Jesus) - Matt. 4:1-11 - Listen or Download

(This service is the basis for our first radio program, The Sound of Faith, Premier Broadcast, April 1 - Listen or Download  

12. Feb. 26, 2012: Tempted for Us, Part 2 (The Temptation of Jesus) - Matt. 4:1-11 - Listen or Download

13. March 4, 2012: A Light Has Dawned (The Beginning of Jesus' Ministry) - Matt. 4:12-17 - Listen or Download

14. March 11, 2012: Fishers of Men (Calling of the First Disciples) - Matt. 4:18-22 - Listen or Download

March 18: Missions Conference - Dr. Bruce Fiol preaching - Listen or Download

15. March 25, 2012: Jesus Brings the Kingdom in Word & Deed - Matt. 4:23-25 - Listen or Download

April 1, 2012: Palm Sunday - Listen or Download   

 

April 5, 2012: Maundy Thursday 

April 8, 2012: Resurrection Sunday (Easter) - Listen or Download

16. April 15, 2012: So You Want to be Happy, Huh? Intro & Overview of the Beatitudes - Listen or Download     

17. April 22, 2012: Kingdom Attitudes, Part 1: The Lowly in Heart - Matt. 5:1-5 - Listen or Download     

18. April 29, 2012: Kingdom Attitudes, Part 2: Gospel-Driven - Matt. 5:6-9 - Listen or Download

19. May 6, 2012: Kingdom Attitudes, Part 3: Peacemakers Persecuted for Righteousness' Sake - Matt. 5:10-11 - Listen or Download

20. May 13, 2012: Kingdom Influence: Salt and Light - Matt. 5:13-16 - Listen or Download

21. May 20, 2012: Jesus Comes to Fulfill the Law,- Matt. 5:17-18 - Listen or Download

22. May 27, 2012: Jesus Requires a Greater Righteousness - Matt. 5:19-20 - Listen or Download

23. June 3, 2012: The Spirit of the Law & Anger - Matt 5:21-22 - Listen or Download

24. June 10, 2012: The Spirit of the Law & Reconciliation - Matt. 5:23-26 - Listen or Download

25. June 17, 2012: The Spirit of the Law & Adultery/ Lust - Matt. 5:27-30 - Listen or Download  

 

June 24: General Assembly: Guest Preacher - Dr. Richard Belcher, Jr. from RTS-Charlotte  

26. July 1, 2012: The Spirit of the Law & Marriage/ Divorce - Matt. 5:31-32 - Listen or Download

27. July 8, 2012: The Spirit of the Law & Lying - Matt. 5:33-37 - Listen or Download

July 15: Vacation: Guest Preacher - Dr. Bruce Fiol - Listen or Download

28. July 22, 2012: The Spirit of the Law & our Enemies - Matt. 5:38-47 - Listen or Download

29. July 29, 2012: The Summary of the Spirit of the Law: Be Perfect. How? - Matthew 5:48 - Listen or Download

30. August 5, 2012: Who Are You Trying to Impress? - Matthew 6:1 - Listen or Download

31. August 12, 2012: Giving to the Poor for the Right Reasons - Matthew 6:2-4 - Listen or Download

32. August 19, 2012: Praying Secretly and Simply to Your Father - Matthew 6:5-8 - Listen or Download

33. August 26, 2012: The Lord's Prayer, Part 1: Our Father in Heaven - Matthew 6:9a - Listen or Download

34. September 2, 2012: The Lord's Prayer, Part 2: Hallowed Be Your Name - Matthew 6:9b - Listen or Download

35. September 9, 2012: The Lord's Prayer, Part 3: Your Kingdom Come - Listen or Download

36. September 16, 2012: The Lord's Prayer, Part 4: Your Will Be Done - Matthew 6:10 - Listen or Download    

 

September 23, 2012: Christian Education Emphasis - Special Message - God's Word in ALL of Life  

37.  September 30, 2012: The Lord's Prayer, Part 5: Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread - Matthew 6:11 - Listen or Download  

37. October 7, 2012: The Lord's Prayer, Part 6: Forgive Us as We Forgive - Matthew 6:12 - Listen or Download

38. October 14, 2012: The Lord's Prayer, Part 7: Lead Us Not into Temptation, but Deliver Us from Evil - Matthew 6:13 - Listen or Download

39. October 21, 2012: The Lord's Prayer, Part 8: Kingdom, Power & Glory Forever - Matthew 6:13? - Listen or Download

     October 28, 2012: (Reformation Sunday): A Biblical View of Government (Rom. 13:1-7) - Listen or Download

     November 4, 2012: Biblical Foundations for Political Principles (Gen 1-2) - Listen or Download

     November 11, 2012: The Suffering Brotherhood Around the World (1 Peter 5:6-11) - Listen or Download

40. November 18, 2012: If you forgive . . . - Matthew 6:14-15 - Listen or Download

     November 25, 2012: Guest Preacher (Dave Cole) - Jesus Our Great Prophet - Listen or Download

41. December 2, 2012: Fasting for the Glory of God - Matthew 6:16-18 - Listen or Download

42. December 9, 2012: Treasures & Masters - Matthew 6:19-24 - Listen or Download

43. December 16, 2012: Do Not Be Anxious (Anxiety & Control) - Matthew 6:25-34 - Listen or Download

44. January 6, 2013: Judge Not! - Matthew 7:1-5 - Listen or Download

45. January 13, 2013: Pearls Before Pigs - Matthew 7:6 - Listen or Download

46. January 20, 2013: Ask! Seek! Knock! - Matthew 7:7-11 - Listen or Download

47. January 27, 2013: The Golden Rule Revisited - Matthew 7:12 - Listen or Download

48. February 3, 2013: The Wide & the Narrow - Matthew 7:13-14 - Listen or Download

49. February 10, 2013: Beware of False Prophets - Matthew 7:15-20 - Listen or Download

50. February 17, 2013: The Scariest Passage in the Bible - Matthew 7:21-23 - Listen or Download

51. February 24, 2013: How's Your Building? Two Foundations - Matthew 7:24-27 - Listen or Download

52. March 3, 2013: How Must We Respond? - Matthew 7:28-29 - Listen or Download