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Matthew

Matthew

Apr 2019 - Nov 2019
Sermons in this series
Sun, Nov 17, 2019
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Message #400, Matthew 12:38-50, "The Household of Faith and This Generation" Sunday, November 17, 2019 Today we conclude Matthew chapter twelve considering Jesus' assessment of the scribes, Pharisees, and their generation that saw Jesus in the flesh. From here we will draw practical and personal applications. Our sermon questions are as follows: 1) Why does Jesus denounce the scribes and Pharisees? 2) What were some characterstics of the generation to which Christ came? 3) Who is truly a member of Jesus' family? Related verses: John 3:16-20 Romans 15:4 Matthew 11:4-5 1 Corinthians 15 Romans 1:4 Luke 16:19-31 Matthew 28:11-15 Matthew 11:2-6 John 20:24-29 1 Peter 5:5 Luke 13:34-35 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Psalm 106:13-15 1 John 3:23-24 Revelation 22:14 Ezra 7:10 Calvary Chapel Reston Station 1950 Isaac Newton Sq. Reston, VA 20195 (703) 834-8100 http://www.calvaryreston.org/ https://www.instagram.com/calvaryreston/
Sun, Oct 20, 2019
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Message #396, Matthew 12:15-37, "Grace Declared, Grace Declined" Sunday, October 20, 2019 We continue in Matthew chapter twelve and study how Jesus responds to the growing opposition and the slanderous accusations of the Pharisees. Our sermon question is: Who did Jesus choose to make Him known? What is the unpardonable sin? Related verses: Matthew 11:20-24 Isaiah 53:1-3 John 1:10-11 Isaiah 42:1-4 Matthew 1:21 Isaiah 53:5-6 Matthew 13:53-58 Matthew 14 Matthew 21 Matthew 27 John 15:13-17 John 13:18-30 Matthew 10:24-25 John 15:18-16:15 Matthew 7:15-27 Matthew 11:4-6 Mark 3:28-30 Luke 12:8-10 Luke 24 Acts 1 Matthew 12:33-37 Matthew 7:13-27 1 Timothy 1:12-17 James 1:21-27 1 John 3:4-9 Calvary Chapel Reston Station 1950 Isaac Newton Sq. Reston, VA 20195 (703) 834-8100 http://www.calvaryreston.org/ https://www.instagram.com/calvaryreston/
Sun, Oct 13, 2019
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Message #395, Matthew 12:1-14, "Behold, My Servant" Sunday, October 13, 2019 We pick up with Matthew chapter twelve and consider the growing rejection of Jesus as the Messiah. The majority of the Pharisees begin to measure Jesus' actions and those of His disciples by their religious traditions instead of the Scriptures. Jesus responds to them with gracious, surgical, biblical precision. Our sermon question is: what can I learn from Jesus' interactions with the Pharisees? Related verses: Isaiah 61:1-2a Isaiah 35:5-6 Deuteronomy 23:25 1 Samuel 21:1-6 1 Samuel 16-20 Leviticus 24:5-9 2 Samuel 7:12-16 Micah 7:18;6:8 Numbers 28:3-10 Romans 12:1-2 Hosea 6:1-6 Hosea 2:2-8 Hosea 4:1 Hosea 8:1-2 1 Peter 3:8-16 2 Timothy 2:24-26 Calvary Chapel Reston Station 1950 Isaac Newton Sq. Reston, VA 20195 (703) 834-8100 http://www.calvaryreston.org/ https://www.instagram.com/calvaryreston/
Sun, Oct 06, 2019
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Message #394, Matthew 11:16-30, "Woe or Rest?" Sunday, October 6, 2019 As we conclude Matthew 11 we will consider Jesus' assessment of this generation that rejected both the message and ministries of John the Baptist and Jesus the Messiah. The chapter ends with a remarkable invitation that's startling in the face of the growing hard-hearted responses to His message of the kingdom of God and Jesus' miraculous healing works. Our sermon questions are as follows: 1) What did the wisdom of God give birth to in contrast to the wisdom of man? 2) What responsibilities come with revelation? 3) What does God's invitation to rest look like in a disciple's life? Related verses: Genesis 1:31 Genesis 2:9 Genesis 3 John 21:25 John 20:31 John 2:1-11 Proverbs 14:12 Proverbs 16:25 1 Corinthians 1:21 Genesis 9:1 Genesis 11:3 James 3:13-18 John 7:24 Jeremiah 17:9 Proverbs 2:1-5 John 15:7-8 Luke 12:42-48 Calvary Chapel Reston Station 1950 Isaac Newton Sq. Reston, VA 20195 (703) 834-8100 http://www.calvaryreston.org/ https://www.instagram.com/calvaryreston/
Sun, Sep 29, 2019
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Message #393, Matthew 11:1-15, "When God Challenges My Expectations" Sunday, September 29, 2019 We're jumping into Matthew 11 to learn from an intriguing interaction between Jesus the Messiah and His forerunner, His messenger, John the Baptist. Our sermon questions are as follows: 1) What should I do when doubts arise from difficulties and unmet expectations? 2) How does God respond when we express our doubts to Him? Related verses: Luke 7:1-35 John 1:29-34 John 5:32-36 Isaiah 35:5-6 Isaiah 61:1-7 Luke 4:16-21 Luke 1:11-17,68-79 Luke 3:19-20 James 1:2-8 Ecclesiastes 5:1-2 Philippians 4:6-13 2 Samuel 22:1-4,31 2 Timothy 1:12 1 Peter 4:16-19 Deuteronomy 8:2-3 Isaiah 55:1-13 1 Peter 2:22-2:3 Colossians 3:3 Galatians 2:20 1 John 5:2 Calvary Chapel Reston Station 1950 Isaac Newton Sq. Reston, VA 20195 (703) 834-8100 http://www.calvaryreston.org/ https://www.instagram.com/calvaryreston/
Sun, Sep 22, 2019
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Message #392, Matthew 10:16-42, "Five Lifelong Lessons" Part 2 Sunday, September 22, 2019 We continue in part two of this teaching to reflect on the initial call of Jesus' first twelve disciples to be His apostles. After a brief review of last weeks lessons, we'll jump into the concluding lifelong lessons drawn from the remainder of Matthew chapter ten. Our sermon questions are as follows: 3)How does God fuel our faithfulness and courage in the face of external opposition and internal fears? 4) How does God help me defeat the fear of man, so that I can confess Christ always? Related verses: Matthew 10:1-15 2 Peter 1:12-15 Matthew 18:33 Matthew 9:36-38 Romans 12:1-8 Luke 4:16-30 John 5:1-18 Matthew 12:9-14 Mark 3:1-6 Luke 6:6-11 Matthew 26:53 2 Kings 6:17 2 Kings 19:35 John 5:39 Ecclesiastes 3:1,7b Ephesians 4:29 Acts 18:6-11 Matthew 24:13 1 Peter 1:5 Jeremiah 32:40 Proverbs 29:25 1 Peter 1:17-19 Romans 8:29 1 Thessalonians 1:9-10 John 3:18-20 Matthew 9:17 Philippians 1:6; 2:12-13 Philippians 1:21 Acts 20:24 Calvary Chapel Reston Station 1950 Isaac Newton Sq. Reston, VA 20195 (703) 834-8100 http://www.calvaryreston.org/ https://www.instagram.com/calvaryreston/
Sun, Sep 15, 2019
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Message #391, Matthew 9:35-10:26, "Five Lifelong Lessons" Part 1 Sunday, September 15, 2019 In this portion of Scripture, we will study the initial call of Jesus' first twelve disciples to be His apostles. You're invited to join us in learning from these students who Christ commissioned to declare His message, and given authority to validate that message with divine expressions of His mercy. We'll touch on the difference between this first send off with the subsequent commission of the seventy disciples, and then of the Great Commission. We'll do this in order to accurately divide the word (2 Timothy 2:15) and draw out biblical applications. Our sermon questions are as follows: 1)How does God produce in me Jesus' compassion for people? 2)Who does God call to serve Him, and what does He give us to fulfill His calling? 3)How does God fuel our faithfulness and courage in the face of external opposition and internal fears? Related verses: Acts 4:13 Luke 10:1-24 Matthew 28:16-20 Mark 16:15-18 Luke 24:44-49 Acts 1:3-8 Luke 5:1-11 Romans 2:4 1 Corinthians 3:9 Exodus 3 Isaiah 6 Luke 6:12-13 Matthew 4:25;5:1;8:1 John 6:26 John 6:14,64 Proverbs 3:34 James 4:6 1 Peter 5:5 Proverbs 2:1-8 Luke 16:10 Matthew 25:14-30 1 Corinthians 4:2 Isaiah 6:8 1 Corinthians 12:1-12,15-22,27-31 Romans 12:1-8 Calvary Chapel Reston Station 1950 Isaac Newton Sq. Reston, VA 20195 (703) 834-8100 http://www.calvaryreston.org/ https://www.instagram.com/calvaryreston/
Sun, Sep 08, 2019
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Message #390, Matthew 9:18-34, "A Glimpse of God's Glory" Sunday, September 8, 2019 This sermon looks at four examples of Jesus exercising His divine power and compassion to heal broken people. We'll focus primarily on the healing of the woman who had suffered for twelve years with a physical affliction. And on the twelve year old girl who dies, but Jesus raises her back to life. Our sermon questions are as follows: 1)What does Jesus teach me through the lives He touched with His mercy and grace? 2)And how should this deepen my relationship with God? Related verses: Romans 5:12 2 Timothy 3:16 Genesis 1:26-28 Luke 4:17-21 Isaiah 61:1-2 Mark 5:21-43 Luke 8:40-56 John 7:48 John 12:42 Mark 12:44 Matthew 9:12 Mark 2:17 Luke 5:31 Colossians 4:14 John 9:1-3 Job 1:8-12 Job 2:3-6 Luke 13:1-5 John 16:7-8 2 Corinthians 7:9-10 1 John 1:9 Leviticus 15:25 Psalm 23 Luke 7:11-17 John 11 1 Corinthians 15:20-28 Revelation 21:1-8 1 Samuel 17:34-36 Daniel 11:32 Psalm 9:10 1 John 2:3-4 Calvary Chapel Reston Station 1950 Isaac Newton Sq. Reston, VA 20195 (703) 834-8100 http://www.calvaryreston.org/ https://www.instagram.com/calvaryreston/
Sun, Sep 01, 2019
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Message #389, Matthew 9:9-17, "A Gift from God" Sunday, August 25, 2019 This week we'll consider Jesus' call of a tax collector to be His disciple as we continue our Bible study through the Gospel of Matthew. Our sermon questions are as follows: 1)What can Jesus teach me through His invitation of Matthew to discipleship? 2)Why must my relationship with Jesus be a response to His grace? Related verses: Matthew 4:18-25 Luke 5:1-11 Matthew 9:5-6 Isaiah 61:1-2a Isaiah 43:25 Isaiah 44:22 Micah 7:18-19 Revelation 21:1 Mark 2:13-22 Luke 5:27-39 Matthew 10:1-4 Mark 15:40 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 2 Corinthians 4:7 1 Timothy 1:12-17 Luke 5:24 Mark 3:13-19 Luke 6:12-16 Galatians 5:16-25 Mark 5:19 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 Hosea 6:6-7 Hebrews 8:6-13 Calvary Chapel Reston Station 1950 Isaac Newton Sq. Reston, VA 20195 (703) 834-8100 http://www.calvaryreston.org/ https://www.instagram.com/calvaryreston/
Sun, Aug 25, 2019
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Message #388, Matthew 8:28-9:8, "Worthy, Part 2" Sunday, August 25, 2019 In this sermon, we'll look at three events where Jesus flexes His authority and power to tell us who He is. Our sermon questions are as follows: 1) Why does God allow storms (difficult circumstances) into the lives of His disciples? 2) Do I understand Jesus' authority on earth to forgive sins and its significance? Related verses: 2 Samuel 7 Genesis 12 Isaiah 7 Matthew 3:17 Matthew 1:21 Isaiah 43:1-7 Mark 4:35-41 Luke 8:22-25 Psalm 107:21-31 Job 42:2-6 Philippians 3:7-14 Psalm 66:16 Mark 5:1-20 Isaiah 43:25 Micah 7:18 John 5:21-23 Acts 7:59-60 Ephesians 4:32 Colossians 3:13 Psalm 25:4-5 Calvary Chapel Reston Station 1950 Isaac Newton Sq. Reston, VA 20195 (703) 834-8100 http://www.calvaryreston.org/ https://www.instagram.com/calvaryreston/