Resources on Matthew

Resources on Matthew

The Park City Podcast – S1:E11

Authentic Faith and Penal Substitution How can we be confident amidst Jesus’ call to evaluate our faith? Why is it important to understand exactly what happened on the cross? In this episode, David and Phil wrap up the Sermon on the Mount series by discussing Matthew 7:21-27 and talking about Jesus’ invitation to authentic faith in Him.  Then, in the devotional, they discuss various explanations of what Jesus accomplished on the cross, as well as why it is important to…

Foundations

Matthew 7:21-29 21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ 23 Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!’ 24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E10

The Narrow Gate and The Deity of Christ What’s the role of faith in entering through the narrow gate? What’s the significance of Christ’s deity? In this episode, David and Phil discuss Matthew 7:13-20 and talk about our choice between the narrow and wide gates and how Christ is the way to God.  Then, in the devotional discussion, they talk about how Christ is fully God and the significance of His divine nature with regards to His work on the…

Which Way to Go and Who to Follow

Matthew 7:13-20 13 “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. 14 But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. 15 “Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. 16 By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? 17 Likewise, every good tree bears good…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E9

relational wisdom and the humanity of Christ How do we cheapen the gospel when we are judgmental towards others? Is it really necessary that Jesus is human? In this episode, David and Phil discuss Matthew 7:1-12 and talk about how we are prone to be judgmental towards others.  Then, in the devotional, they discuss the humanity of Christ and its significance in our lives.   Got a question? Have a question about something we discussed? We’d love to hear from…

Relational Wisdom

Matthew 7:1-12 7:1 “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. 2 For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. 3 “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? 4 How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when all the time there is a…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E8

Heavenly-mindedness and The heart of God How does the heart of God soothe our worries? Can we really be excited about what God is doing in our lives presently to sanctify us though we are not yet perfect? In this episode, David and Phil discuss Matthew 6:19-34 and talk about how Christ calls us to trade in our worldly-mindedness for a heavenly-mindedness.  Then, in the devotional discussion, they talk about how the image of God within us has been distorted…

Christian Ambition

Matthew 6:19-34 19 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. 22 “The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy,[c] your whole body will be full of light. 23 But if your eyes are unhealthy,[d] your whole body…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E7

Praying and REflecting The Image of God Why can prayer be so difficult? Why is upholding the inherent dignity of others a gospel issue? In this episode, David and Phil discuss Matthew 6:5-15 and talk about the challenges of prayer in their own lives.  Then, in the devotional, they discuss how we are made in the image of God and the importance of upholding and honoring the inherent dignity present in all people.   Got a Question? Have a question…

Christian Prayer

Matthew 6:5-15 5 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 6 But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you. 7 And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans,…

The Park City Podcast – S1:E6

Religious Activities and Your Body and Soul Why are we prone to make our habits of giving, praying, and fasting about ourselves rather than our Heavenly Father? How can we experience God today with both our bodies and our souls? In this episode, David and Phil discuss Matthew 6:1-8, 16-18 and the Christian practices of giving, praying, and fasting.  They learn from Jesus’ teaching on how we are prone to make those activities about ourselves rather than about our Heavenly…

Christian Religion | Giving, Praying, and Fasting

Matthew 6:1-8,16-18 1 “Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. 2 “So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 3 But when you give to the needy, do not let…