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Chatham Bible Church
46 minutes | 5 days ago
The Narrow Gate of the Kingdom (Matthew 7:12-14)
48 minutes | 12 days ago
Kingdom Persistence (Matthew 7:7-11)
We need God to change us and make us the kind of people who can live as citizens of heaven. Only he can do that. So, Jesus tells us to ask God, to seek him, to keep knocking on his door in prayer. And God promises to answer. As a good Father, he will always give good things to us, and he will only give good things to us.
44 minutes | 19 days ago
Kingdom Judgment (Matthew 7:1-6)
How can we be free from being judgmental and still be able to help each other in our struggles? Only by seeing Jesus as the most beautiful and holy person who gave his life for us.
39 minutes | a month ago
Kingdom Calm (Matthew 6:25-34)
Jesus' prescription for our anxiety is to seek God's kingdom first and trust the Father to provide for all our needs. In order to experience freedom from worry we must understand kingdom priority, kingdom hierarchy, and kingdom economy.
44 minutes | a month ago
The Treasures of the Kingdom (Matthew 6:19-24)
If we live in pursuit of transient things, our hearts will be broken. Only if Jesus is our greatest treasure and ultimate master can we see God and life clearly.
46 minutes | a month ago
A Living Hope (1 Peter 1:3-5)
The perfect future of God has invaded our present through the resurrection of Jesus. This living hope can be ours by God's grace and through our faith.
36 minutes | a month ago
Prayers from the Cross (Luke 23:26-49)
These three prayers of Jesus from the cross can help us understand what happened there, how it happened, and why it happened.
42 minutes | 2 months ago
Prayer and Fasting (Matthew 6:16-18)
Fasting helps us discover what our true desires are and reorient them toward God. It is a great tool of the Spirit which can enable us to feast on the person of Jesus Christ.
45 minutes | 2 months ago
Prayer and Forgiveness (Matthew 6:14-15)
Because we have been rescued by Jesus, our new life is marked by God's ongoing restoration, including the power to forgive others.
48 minutes | 2 months ago
Who Is This King of Glory? (Psalm 24)
We need a fresh vision of the Lord. Who is this King of glory? It is Jesus Christ, our Creator, Redeemer, and Ruler.
42 minutes | 2 months ago
The Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13)
In the Lord's Prayer, Jesus teaches us to pray in a distinctly Christian way. But it is the person of Jesus himself and his work that ultimately make this prayer relevant and effective.
44 minutes | 3 months ago
Simple Prayer (Matthew 6:7-8)
True prayer happens in response to God's revelation of who he really is. Unlike pagans who try to manipulate God through prayer, we are to approach him as our Father who has proven his love for us on the cross of Christ.
49 minutes | 3 months ago
Secret Prayer (Matthew 6:5-6)
True prayer happens in secret, in the heart, when we meet God as our Father and commune with him. All our true prayers are secured by the secret prayer of Jesus on the cross.
44 minutes | 3 months ago
Kingdom Generosity (Matthew 6:1-4)
In the kingdom of God, we are called to sincere, organic, from-the-heart generosity. It is only possible if we believe the gospel of Jesus who gave up his wealth to make us poor sinners unimaginably rich.
39 minutes | 3 months ago
Enemies of the Kingdom (Matthew 5:38-48)
In the kingdom of God, we are called to give up our rights and love our enemies. Our God is an enemy loving God and our King's rules from the cross.
37 minutes | 3 months ago
Kingdom Integrity (Matthew 5:33-37)
In the kingdom of God, swearing an oath to cover up a lie is unacceptable. As kingdom citizens, we are called to lives of integrity which is only possible as we follow Jesus, the man of integrity.
38 minutes | 4 months ago
Kingdom Faithfulness (Matthew 5:27-32)
In the kingdom of God, marriage is to be protected from adultery and divorce. The King’s faithfulness can empower us to remain faithful and resist lust.
39 minutes | 4 months ago
Murder in the Kingdom (Matthew 5:21-26)
In the kingdom of God, not only is murder unacceptable, but also anger and contempt. The King was murdered for us and it is his grace that can heal our murderous hearts.
40 minutes | 4 months ago
Kingdom Righteousness (Matthew 5:17-20)
The kingdom of God requires the kind of righteousness that only the King can give. Kingdom righteousness is the King's righteousness given to us by grace and working in us through the Spirit. We are called to follow the law as fulfilled by Christ -- not relying on it nor rejecting it altogether.
44 minutes | 4 months ago
The Witness of the Kingdom (Matthew 5:13-16)
The kingdom of God interacts with the world as salt interacts with food and light interacts with darkness. To exert kingdom influence we must remain distinct from the world, to be present in it, to do good works, and to do it all together with other Christians. Ultimately, it is the power of Christ in us that extends the kingdom into the world.
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