Sermons on Matthew

Good Friday

There is no sermon for this service. Instead, there are mini reflections throughout, so we have provided the full text of the service. Opening This Lent, our Faith Study has looked at the last words of Jesus, with commentary from the American preacher, Adam Hamilton. Today’s service is a combination of Scripture, Hamilton’s reflections, poetry,…

The Other Wise Man

Scripture Reading      Matthew 2:1-12 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.” 3 When King Herod heard…

I just want to be a sheep

Matthew 25:31-46 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats, 33 and he will put the…

A fireside chat

Matthew 25:14-30 (Contemporary English Version) 14 The kingdom is also like what happened when a man went away and put his three servants in charge of all he owned. 15 The man knew what each servant could do. So he handed five thousand coins to the first servant, two thousand to the second, and one thousand to the…