Sermons on Matthew

Sermons on Matthew

Wise and Foolish

Pastor Jeff Knott of Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario continues the sermon series “parables: secrets of the kingdom of heaven” with “Wise and Foolish”: Faithfully hearing is building on a particular foundation. Matthew 5:1 to Matthew 7:29 is a discourse on discipleship. Even though these expectations exceed our grasp, know that the Kingdom is one of grace and forgiveness. There’s lots of margin in the Kingdom of God for us to find our way and to become like Jesus.…

Judgement or Reward?

Pastor Jeff Knott of Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario continues the sermon series “parables: secrets to the kingdom of heaven” with “Judgement or Reward”: When we receive the Kingdom, when we acknowledge God’s reign and the salvation that it brings into our lives, we’re also accepting the responsibility that comes with naming Christ as the King of our lives. When we become citizens of the Kingdom we get enlisted in Kingdom purposes. How well we get on with the…

The Power of Forgiveness

Pastor Jeff Knott of Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario continues the sermon series “parables: secrets of the kingdom of heaven” with “The Power of Forgiveness: God’s ability and His desire is to forgive. We are most like God when we choose to forgive someone. Lewis Smede said, “Forgiving is love’s toughest work.” It’s love’s biggest risk. How many times should we forgive? When it comes to forgiveness, if you’re still counting, you’ve missed the point of Jesus’ teaching. There…

Of Seeds and Yeast

Pastor Jeff Knott of Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario continues the sermon series on parables: secrets of the kingdom of heaven with “Of Seeds and Yeast”: When we make Jesus King, when we submit to His Kingly rule, your life begins to take shape and begins to change. He makes you ready for growth so that you’re given everything you need to flourish. The Kingdom is never in trouble. The church, yes, as an expression of the Kingdom, we…

The Fear Factor

Carrie Jeffrey shares a Mother’s Day message at Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario from Matthew 15:28 – the story of the Canaanite woman’s faith.