Matthew 4:17-22 Discipleship

Matt 4:17-22 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In this passage, we find some of the basic, and yet most profound, aspects of discipleship. A disciple is a follower who has learned to believe in the truth of the doctrine of his teacher. Therefore, in discipleship, we should expect to find a similarity...

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Matthew 4:12-16 Jesus moves to Capernaum

Matt 4:12-16 Jesus moves to Capernaum CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This passage appears to be a simple prophecy concerning Jesus’ change of residence after entering his earthly ministry and following the death of John the Baptist. However, there is more to this prophecy than that. First, there are reported to be...

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Matthew 3:13-17 Jesus’ Baptism

Matt 3:13-17 Jesus’ Baptism CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Jesus’ baptism, we find the purpose and procedure for our baptism. And we find a clear manifestation of the Trinity. 1. Purpose of baptism – To fulfill all righteousness. Jesus was already righteous so he didn’t get baptized to obtain righteousness. He...

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Matthew 3:2-12 John the Baptist

Matt 3:2-12 John the Baptist  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO John the Baptist was first and foremost a preacher, with a very specific call upon his life. When you examine the prophecy that John the Baptist fulfilled, the raiment he wore, and the ministry he had, you realize that he was very...

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Matthew 3:2 The Kingdom of Heaven

Matt 3:2 The Kingdom of Heaven CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Dr. Peter Ruckman has often stated, “The main theme of the Bible is not salvation. The main theme of the Bible is a throne. The Book is about getting the right king on that throne.” That’s a very true statement. When...

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Matthew 3:1-2 Kingdom of Heaven; Kingdom of God II

The Kingdom of God vs. The Kingdom of Heaven Matt 3:1-2 CLICK ON TITLE FOR AUDIO This lesson continues our study on the differences between the kingdom of heaven and the kingdom of God. SIMILARITY Kingdom ofHeaven Kingdom ofGod SIMILARITY At hand Matt 3:2 Mk 1:15 At hand Jesus preached it Matt4:17 Mk...

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Matthew 3:1-2 Kingdom of Heaven; Kingdom of God

Kingdom of Heaven Matt 3:1-2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When John began preaching he said, “Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”  However, when Jesus preached, he not only preached the kingdom of heaven, he also preached the kingdom of God (Mk 1:15).  The question arises, “Are these...

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Matthew 2:11 Gifts of the Wise Men

Matt 2:11 The Gifts for Jesus CLICK ON TITLE FOR AUDIO The gifts of the wise men to Jesus represent some things about the Lord Jesus Christ.  They symbolize him as a King, as God, as the Temple, as a Priest, as an Intercessor, as the Messiah, as a Bridegroom and as...

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Matthew 2:1-10 The Wise Men

Matt 2:1-10 Wisemen CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO It is interesting that there were wise men in the east that saw a star and followed it to the King of the Jews.  Why men from the east?  How did they know to look for the star?  What kind of star could...

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Matthew 1:18-25 The Birth of Jesus

Matt. 1:18-25 The Birth of Jesus CLICK ON TITLE FOR AUDIO From this study of the birth of Jesus, we see that he is: The Holy Ghost’s Son This was not a divine conception, in the sense that the Holy Ghost conceived seed in Mary by natural means.  Mary was a...

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