Matthew – St Nicholas Church
The final verse’s of Matthew’s gospel give Jesus’ great commission to the disciples and to us, to go out and spread the Good News and make more disciples. [Matthew 28: 16-20]
Matthew’s account of the resurrection of Jesus Christ points us to all the evidence we need to believe the truth of our risen Lord [Matthew 28: 1-15]
Matthew’s Gospel: Look Listen and Believe – Matthew 26: 17-35 The Last Supper- A meal with friends and traitors
The Last Supper Jesus shared with his disciples was punctuated with some bombshells of betrayal, predictions of desertion, all over a celebration meal given a new and profound meaning, both for those first disciples and for us.
This last section of Matthew’s gospel shows the extent of Mary of Bethany’s costly devotion to Jesus, whilst also showing the opposition and betrayal of Jesus. [Matthew 26: 1-16]
The final block of Jesus’ teaching on the end of the world and the final judgment, this time with the analogy of the separation of sheep from goats – true believers from those who look like them. The difference? True faith is witnessed by acti
Sometimes called the Parable of the Talents, the challenge from Jesus is to ensure that as we wait for his inevitable return, we use the gifts, talents, resources and opportunities that God has given us for the glory of Jesus. Are you?
This is the first of 3 parables on the theme of Jesus’ return and the end of the world. We know that it is coming. But are we truly ready? or will Jesus say to us ‘I don’t know you?’
The disciples asked Jesus about the end of the world – when will it be and what will be the signs of Jesus’ return? The Bible is very clear over some things that we can know for sure – that Jesus will return, as King and Judge – an
Jesus made it clear that the Pharisees were not practicing what they preached. He exposed their hypocrisy, and shines a light into our own lives to make us consider if we are really living with God at the centre of our lives. Jesus offers an invitation t
What does God expect from us? Jesus said the first and greatest commandment is to love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind, and the second is to love your neighbour as yourself. God expects us to recognise