Bible Book: Matthew

The Prophet Jonah

Date: January 16th, 1966  |  Scripture: Matthew 12:38-41  |  Topics: Death, Eternity, Jonah, Life, Prophets, Resurrection

Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from thee. But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas: For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condContinue Reading


The Baptism by the Spirit

Date: January 23rd, 1966  |  Scripture: Matthew 3:11  |  Topics: Baptism, Holy Spirit, Pentecost, Salvation

I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire:


The Mysteries of the Kingdom

Date: January 23rd, 1966  |  Scripture: Matthew 13:10-17  |  Topics: Interpretation, Parables, Symbols

And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables? He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given. For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath. Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand. And inContinue Reading


Parables of the Kingdom

Date: February 6th, 1966  |  Scripture: Matthew 13  |  Topics: Evangelism, Growth, Kingdom, Parables, infidels, tares

The same day went Jesus out of the house, and sat by the sea side. And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore. And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow; And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up: Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deeContinue Reading


Sowing and Reaping

Date: February 20th, 1966  |  Scripture: Matthew 13:3-9  |  Topics: Parables, Reaping, Soulwinning, Sowing

And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow; And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up: Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth: And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away. And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them: But other fell into gContinue Reading


Spiritual Paralysis

Date: February 27th, 1966  |  Scripture: Matthew 13:10-17  |  Topics: Backslide, Faithlessness, Laziness, Sin

And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables? He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given. For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath. Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand. And inContinue Reading


Drifting into Damnation

Date: March 6th, 1966  |  Scripture: Matthew 13:13-15  |  Topics: Apathy, Faith, Indifference, Violence, Volition

Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand. And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive: For this people’s heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with thContinue Reading


The Pearl of Price

Date: March 13th, 1966  |  Scripture: Matthew 13:45f  |  Topics: Bible, Church, Jesus, Precious, Savior, Valuable

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.


What Shall I Do with Jesus Called Christ?

Date: April 8th, 1966  |  Scripture: Matthew 27:22  |  Topics: Evidence, Opportunity, Salvation

Pilate saith unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? They all say unto him, Let him be crucified.


The Carpenter’s Son

Date: April 24th, 1966  |  Scripture: Matthew 13:54-58  |  Topics: Deity, Father, Fathers, God-Man, Incarnation, Jesus, Son of God

And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works? Is not this the carpenter’s son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas? And his sisters, are they not all with us? Whence then hath this man all these things? And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, save in his own couContinue Reading