Bible Book: Matthew

Preaching and Practice

Date: August 1st, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 8:1-2  |  Topics: Example, Preaching, Testimony, Witness

When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. And, behold, there came a leper and worshiped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.

The Great Physician

Date: October 3rd, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 8:1-3  |  Topics: Healer, Healing, Leprosy, Sickness, Touch, Trials, cleansing

When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. And, behold, there came a leper and worshiped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

A Man Under Authority

Date: October 10th, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 8:5-14  |  Topics: Authority, Baptism, Confession, Conversion, Death, Repentance, Submission

And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him, And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented. And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and heal him. The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed. For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come,Continue Reading

The God-Man

Date: October 24th, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 8:18-27  |  Topics: Mediator, Sacrifice, Savior, Trinity

Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave commandment to depart unto the other side. And a certain scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head. And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead. And wContinue Reading

Humanity at Its Worst

Date: November 7th, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 8:28-34  |  Topics: Fallen, Grace, Hopelessness, Lost, Mercy, Power, Salvation, Sin

And when he was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way. And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time? And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding. So the devils besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the heContinue Reading

The Finality of Christ

Date: November 14th, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 11:2-6  |  Topics: Doubt, Herod, John The Baptist, Messiah, Salome, Second Coming, Suffering Servant

Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples, And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another? Jesus answered and said unto them, Go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see: The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them. And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.

The Desperately Determined

Date: November 21st, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 11:12  |  Topics: Dedication, Determination, Devotion, Kingdom, Martyrdom, Violence, Zealous

And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.

The Savior and the Sinner

Date: November 28th, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 9:9-13  |  Topics: Feasts, Following, Humility, Matthew, Occupation, Response, Salvation, Sinners

And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him. And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples. And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners? But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physiciContinue Reading

The Pleading Christ

Date: December 12th, 1965  |  Scripture: Matthew 11:25-30  |  Topics: Burden, Help, Jesus, Rest, Trouble, Trust, Yoke

At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes. Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight. All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him. Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rContinue Reading

Chronicle of the Lord’s Supper: The Night He Was Betrayed

Date: January 2nd, 1966  |  Scripture: Matthew 26:20-30  |  Topics: Anoint, Betrayal, Judah, Last Supper, Passion, Temple, cleansing

Now when the even was come, he sat down with the twelve. And as they did eat, he said, Verily I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me. And they were exceeding sorrowful, and began every one of them to say unto him, Lord, is it I? And he answered and said, He that dippeth his hand with me in the dish, the same shall betray me. The Son of man goeth as it is written of him: but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! it had been good for that man if he had not been born. ThenContinue Reading