Sermons on Matthew

Sermons on Matthew

Matthew: Faith & Flourishing (16:1-12)

Sunday 10th October, 9:30am sermon by Ps Ian Beaman Questions for Discussion (Matt 16:1-12) 1. Why do the Pharisees and Sadducees ask for a sign, when there had been multiple occasions when they would have witnessed the blind, lame and demon possessed being healed? 2. What was the “sign of Jonah”? Was Jesus looking forward to his three days in the tomb as analogous to the three days Jonah was in the belly of the fish? If so, how could…

Matthew: Faith & Flourishing

Sunday 26th September, 9:30am sermon by Ps Ian Beaman Questions for Discussion (Matt 15:21-28) 1. Why does Jesus go into the area of Tyre and Sidon – which is outside the known boundaries of Israel – if he knew he was sent “only to the lost sheep of Israel”? 2. Why was Jesus silent when it seems the Canaanite woman was persistently crying out for mercy, even to the point of annoying the disciples? 3. Why does she say, “have…