Jesus’ Teaching: The Christian Life (Matthew 5-7), Night Church – 20th March, 2022

JESUS’ TEACHING: THE CHRISTIAN LIFE

Matthew 5:1-7:29 (Bible Reading: 5:1-12 & 7:24-29)

The Good Life!?

As followers of Jesus we:

give up everything to live for Jesus (4:12-25)

and seek to build our lives on Jesus and his word (7:24ff)

That means we will:

  • stand out (5:16)
  • aim for perfection (5:48)
  • guard our motives (6:1)
  • live for heaven (6:20)

Are you living the Good Life?

(Preacher: Steve Blencowe)

Jesus’ Teaching: Christian Ambition (Matthew 6:19-34) Morning Church

Jesus’ Teaching: Christian Ambition

Matthew 6:19-34

Home is where the heart is…

Remember where home is…

  • where your treasure is, there you heart is (19-21)
  • ambition reveals your heart (22-23)
  • you can’t serve two masters (24)

… and you won’t have a worry in the world

  • food, drink and clothes…
  • worrying doesn’t help (v25-27)
  • God cares (v28-30)
  • remember where your home is! (v31-34)

Where is your home?

Youth Group Notes

What is ONE thing that’s interesting from today’s sermon, one question to keep thinking about and one thing to pray about?

  1. Interesting:
  2. Question:
  3. Pray:

The Light Shines in the Darkness (Matthew 4:12-25), Morning/Night Church – 13th March, 2022

The Light Shines in the Darkness

Matthew 4:12-25

1. Jesus preaches “repentance” as we approach the Sermon on the Mount

2. This repentance is for ALL nations

3. Jesus went to GALILEE as the Light that exposes the darkness (We need the Light to Repent)

The Word of God is a Mighty Weapon (Matthew 4:1-11), Night Church – 6th March 2022

The Word of God is a MIGHTY Weapon (Matthew 4:1-11)

Main Point: Jesus shows us that the devil has been disarmed

Point 1: The devil is real

Point 2: Jesus shows us that he’s been defeated

Point 3: He does this with the Word of God

(Preacher: Stephen Young)

Jesus’ Teaching: Christian Religion (Matthew 6:1-18) Morning Church

Jesus’ Teaching: Christian Religion

Matthew 6:1-18

1. A matter of motives… motinves matter!

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2. Secrecy safe-guards sincerity

  • as you give
  • as you pray
  • as you fast

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Christian Religion?

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(Preacher: Steve Blencowe)

Youth Group Notes

What is ONE thing that’s interesting from today’s sermon, one question to keep thinking about and one thing to pray about?

  1. Interesting:
  2. Question:
  3. Pray:

Jesus’ Teaching: Christian Obedience (Matthew 5:17-48)

Jesus’ Teaching: Christian Obedience

Matthew 5:17-48 (Reading: 5:17-48)

1. Be perfect… as your heavenly Father is perfect!!

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2. Jesus wants maximum devotion, not minimum compliance

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(Preacher: Steve Blencowe)

Youth Group Notes

What is ONE thing that’s interesting from today’s sermon, one question to keep thinking about and one thing to pray about?

  1. Interesting:
  2. Question:
  3. Pray:

Three Responses to the King (Matthew 2), Night Church – 20th Feb, 2022

Three Responses to the King (Matthew 2)

Main Point: What you think about the person of Jesus really matters

Point 1: The Magi come to WORSHIP king Jesus

Point 2: Herod tries to KILL king Jesus

Point 3: The Chief Priests and Teachers of the Law IGNORE king Jesus

Point 4: Jesus reveals hearts…

Attractive Christianity (Matt 4.12-5:17) am Church

Jesus’ Teaching: Attractive Christianity

Matthew 4:12-5:16 (Reading: 5:1-17)

1. Jesus calls people to follow him (4:18-25)

2. This is what it’s like as a follower of Jesus (5:1-16)

you are blessed
you already have it all
with much to look forward to

you can expect to be persecuted
but keep pointing others to Jesus
3. Are you living The Christian Life?
Youth Group Notes

What is ONE thing that’s interesting from today’s sermon, one question to keep thinking about and one thing to pray about?

Interesting:
Question:
Pray: (preacher: Steve Blencowe)