Category Archive: Matthew

The Hope of the Gospel

The great psychiatrist Erik Erikson says that a 10 year old child has certain characteristics. She has on the one hand a sense of industry and energy, while on the other hand she… Continue reading

God’s Releasing Love

Matthew 22: 34-40: 34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. 35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus… Continue reading

Honourable Truth

Matthew 22: 15-22: 15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. 16 They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. “Teacher,” they said, “we know that you are… Continue reading

Who Stole Jesus?

A minister from Chicago sent an email through during the week saying, “Jesus Kidnapped!” The infant was abducted from the city’s nativity and from the reaction it sounded like Christmas would be cancelled.… Continue reading

Be All You Can Be – Be Yourself

When Jesus tells the Parable of the Talents in Matthew 25, there something feels familiar about the three men described. Do you recognise the first two guys in the parable? Do you know… Continue reading

The Virginal Conception

My sermons of late have been quite brief. In this peak preaching season, you are lucky to have escaped so lightly, but I have been encouraged in this direction from some sources, including… Continue reading