For the last several weeks in our ongoing series through the Gospel of Matthew we have following Jesus through the crucial events of the last hours before His crucifixion. We have seen His Passover meal, watched as he prayed in the garden, and gasped with horror as our Lord was betrayed with a kiss, arrested,…

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We are following Jesus through the events of that crucial last week, and now last day, just hours really, before His crucifixion. We have slowed down to carefully consider everything that Matthew tells us about Jesus during these crucial last hours. Jesus is: The True Temple, The True Judge, and The True Savior Pastor Matt…

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We continue our slow walk through the crucial events of Passion Week. Jesus has just finished praying in the Garden of Gethsemane and Judas has arrived. Jesus was Hypocritically Betrayed with a Kiss, Unjustly Arrested Without Resistance, and Painfully Deserted to Fulfill God’s Word. Pastor Matt preaching on Matthew 26:7-56. Full manuscript available at Pastor…

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We have reached not just that crucial last week that we often call “Holy Week” or “Passion Week,” but we’ve also reached that last crucial day. That last 24 hours before the crucifixion of our Lord. Jesus is emphasizing the immediacy of the events soon to come.  What does this mean for us? We need…

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For over two years now, we’ve been following Jesus through the Gospel of Matthew, and we’ve now followed Him right up into that crucial, holy, last week. Today, we enter into that critical final 24 hours leading up to the crucifixion. Starting sometime on Thursday. The first day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread.  Jesus…

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Turning the corner into the next section of Matthew, we turn back into the crucial events of Passion Week. In today’s passage, a women does a beautiful thing to Jesus. Pastor Matt preaching on Matthew 26:1-16. Full manuscript available at Pastor Matt’s blog. You can listen here or “Right-Click” and “Save-as” to download the sermon: A…

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For the last six weeks, we have been following Jesus up to the  Mount of Olives where He has been teaching His disciples about his return.  Jesus is teaching here on the doctrine of Last Things, on the End of the World, and on His return and we have reached the end today. Rejoice! The…

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For the last 4 messages in our “Following Jesus” series through the Gospel of Matthew, we’ve been studying what Jesus taught about His own return. Matthew 24 and 25 is often called the Olivet Discourse because it was given on the Mount of Olives, and it’s also called the Eschatological Teaching, because Jesus is teaching…

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Matthew is a theological biography of the most compelling Person has ever lived, the Lord Jesus Christ. As we’ve studied it together these last two years, we have kept our eyes on the ball and learned about Who Jesus really is and what that means for us as His followers.   We have reached Jesus’…

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Matthew is a theological biography of the most compelling Person has ever lived, the Lord Jesus Christ. As we’ve studied it together these last two years, we have kept our eyes on the ball and learned about Who Jesus really is and what that means for us as His followers. We have reached Jesus’ teaching…

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