Matthew – St Nicholas Church

Matthew – St Nicholas Church

Latest Episodes

Matthew’s Gospel: Look, Listen and Believe – Matthew 28: 16-20 – The Great Commission
April 24, 2022

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 Gospel: Look, Listen and Believe – Matthew 28: 1-15 – The Resurrection
April 17, 2022

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
April 10, 2022

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.

Matthew’s Gospel: Look, Listen and Believe – Matthew 26: 1-16 – Taking sides for and against Jesus
April 03, 2022

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 Sheep and the Goats: Matthew 25: 31-46
March 27, 2022

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

The Parable of the Bags of Gold – Matthew 25:14-30
March 20, 2022

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?

The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins – Matthew 25:1-13
March 14, 2022

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?’

Matthew’s Gospel: Look, Listen and Believe – Matthew 24: 1-51 – The End of Time
March 06, 2022

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

Matthew’s Gospel: Look, Listen and Believe – Matthew 23: 1-39 – Hypocrisy
February 27, 2022

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

Matthew’s Gospel: Look, Listen and Believe – Matthew 22: 34-46 – The Commandments of the LORD
February 20, 2022

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