Near the end of His famous Sermon on the Mount, a leper approached Jesus and asked for physical healing. What can we learn from this spontaneous encounter between deity and disease? Can we apply these principles today? Chuck Swindoll answers those questions and more.
The King's Kingdom: A Study of Matthew 8-13
On the heels of His iconic sermon, the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus immediately began demonstrating His kingly compassion by exercising His restorative and reconciling power.
Amid Jesus’ miracle working and disputes with the Pharisees, He addresses pertinent topics such as the hostility His followers will face, the mysterious nature of God’s kingdom, and the priceless treasure of our faith in Him.
Join Pastor Chuck Swindoll in this volume of sermons on Matthew 8–13 to gain a deeper understanding of the divine King who walked among us.
Jesus was certainly a great teacher. But He was not just a great teacher! Chuck Swindoll draws our attention to some snapshots in the Gospel of Matthew that reveal Christ’s power.
Many Christians describe themselves as “followers of Jesus.” But Chuck Swindoll delivers a warning: it’s not enough to follow Jesus, you also have to do it right.
It’s not a pleasant topic to dwell on, but Scripture makes it clear that the demon world is real. Insidious evil spirits are working overtime to destroy lives! Chuck Swindoll explains what demons can and cannot do to Christians and how to guard against their power.
We know that Matthew was an apostle and the author of the Gospel that bears his name. Chuck Swindoll describes Matthew’s unsavoury background and how Jesus successfully called him into a new life.
In Pastor Chuck Swindoll’s message on Matthew 9:14–34, get a heightened sense of wonder about the divinity of Jesus, the God-man who walked among us to demonstrate how the true King of the universe uses His authority for our good.
Pastor Chuck Swindoll draws out timely truths from Matthew 9:35–10:10 for those who follow Jesus today, working in God’s mission with similar motives and methods as the disciples themselves.
In this exposition of Matthew 10:11–31, Pastor Chuck Swindoll gives straight talk about living in a treacherous world. Learn how the presence and power of Christ frees us from fear.
Pastor Chuck Swindoll digs deep into the words of King Jesus to help us plant them deep within our hearts and so fortify our resolve to follow Him when the going gets tough.
Pastor Chuck Swindoll carefully examines the subject of doubt through the lens of Matthew 11:2–11 to draw out vital principles that help us address and overcome doubt in our lives.
You won’t find any sugar-coating in Pastor Chuck Swindoll’s exposition of Matthew 11:12–26. Hear Jesus’ words of forceful clarity, and guard against the pervasive attitudes of aggression and passivity.
Do you need rest? Join Pastor Chuck Swindoll as he discusses the unique rest that none but Christ can offer us. For none but Christ can offer access to our Father in heaven.
In this sermon by Pastor Chuck Swindoll, learn the profile of a pharisaic legalist, so you can steer clear of their stifling rules. You were bought by Christ and for Christ, so you might live in the image of Christ with all its freedom.
Listen to Pastor Chuck Swindoll’s sermon on Matthew 12:15–30 and gain instruction for how we, today, can respond to critics of Christ and the cross.
In Matthew 12:30–37, Jesus gives three stark warnings about spiritual ambivalence, blasphemy against the Holy Spirit, and how one’s words and deeds reflect one’s heart. Pastor Chuck Swindoll takes you step by step through these warnings, which we all must remember.
Even though Jesus had already performed countless healings and exorcisms in numerous villages, the religious authorities asked him for a sign. In this sermon on Matthew 12:38–50, Pastor Chuck Swindoll teaches about true spiritual conversion and how to put Christ first in your life.
In Matthew 13:1–23, Jesus gives His famous parable of the sower and then explains its significance. Pastor Chuck Swindoll exposits this majestic parable to answer these questions that are as important today as they were back then.
If God is just, why does He permit evil in our world? Jesus touched on this deep question with a simple parable in Matthew 13:24–30 and 36–43. While God doesn’t reveal all His mysteries, He does give us a glimpse into His motives and ways.
Have you ever asked, “What is the kingdom of heaven like?” If so, Pastor Chuck Swindoll’s exposition of Matthew 13:44–52 is just for you. Jesus emphasized what happens when the kingdom makes its way into our place, in the here-and-now, on earth.
Crucial instruction for our day flows from this short passage in Matthew 13:53–58. Pastor Chuck Swindoll places you into the scene to give you a fresh glimpse of Jesus’ nature and what we should anticipate from our hometown and family as we follow Him.