Matthew 1:18-25; 2:13-15, 19-22

I. What Joseph Felt 1:18 A. Emotionally 1. Betrayal 2. Anger 3. Fear about keeping her as his wife. Many implications re. her, him, Jesus 4. Confusion- what did all this mean; how would it work out? 5. Concern for Mary- An unwed mother would likely never be chosen for...

Matthew 28:18-20 The Great Commission

I. The Great Commission A. Commanded By Jesus V. 18 1. All authority- Jesus has all authority, and He has told us to do this. 2. We may convince ourselves that this is not important. 3. Others may tell us we shouldn’t do this. People, demonic spirits, etc. B. Speak Of...

Matthew 28 Moving Forward With Jesus

I. God Desires To Reveal Jesus A. They Had A Wrong Idea About Jesus V. 1 1. They thought He was still dead. They had seen Him die. Understandable. 2. They had come to anoint His dead body (see other scriptures) a. Mark 16:1 1Now when the Sabbath was past, Mary...

Matthew 27, 11-66 The Cross

27:11 When Jesus was tried by the religious rulers, they found Him guilty of blasphemy. (Matt. 26:63-65) According to their laws, Jesus deserved to die. The Jews did not have legal authority to carry out the death sentence. They had to present Jesus to Pilate as one...

Matthew 27:1-10 From Sorrow To Forgiveness

I. Judas’ Understanding Of Jesus A. V. 4- “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.” 1. Judas saw that Jesus was innocent. 2. If anyone could have put “real” blame on Jesus, it would have been one of the 12. a. They were with Him constantly for 3 ½ years. b. They...