Matthew 14:1–13 contains one of the most shocking and gruesome stories in the pages of Scripture. Pastor Chuck Swindoll explores the events of Herod Antipas’ salacious and self-flattering birthday party, which led to the beheading of John the Baptizer.
The King's Ministry: A Study of Matthew 14-20
Iconic scenes fill Matthew 14–20, like Jesus miraculously feeding thousands of people from a basket of fish and bread, walking upon the stormy Sea of Galilee, and healing the blind men.
But as Jesus’ public ministry grew, so did those who opposed Him. The increasing hostility, however, only brought added clarity to the whole purpose of His ministry—to serve rather than be served.
Pastor Chuck Swindoll carefully explores these vital chapters to strengthen our faith in God’s Son, Jesus the Christ, a King like no other.
Pastor Chuck Swindoll exposits Matthew 14:13–21 to give us a clear-eyed view of our great God who uses our impossible situations as great opportunities to display His own glory.
Let’s dive into the scene of Matthew 14:22–33 with Pastor Chuck Swindoll and allow this perfect picture of discipleship to fuel our faith as we set our eyes on our Lord who is worthy of all our trust and worship.
In his sermon on Matthew 14:34–15:20, Pastor Chuck Swindoll goes deep into the topic of spiritual blindness. Learn how to overcome spiritual blindness with the light of God’s truth.
Listen in as Pastor Chuck Swindoll teaches us how to grow in the four characteristics of great faith: persistence, humility, focus, and confidence.
Having compassion for others starts with loving others. It’s a matter of the heart. This truth shines brightly in Matthew 15:29–39 in which Jesus healed many and miraculously fed thousands for the second time.
In his sermon on Matthew 16:1–12, Pastor Chuck Swindoll helps you avoid dullness and deception in your journey so you can be spiritually whole.
In Matthew 16:13–20, Jesus asked a question of His disciples that happens to be, in fact, life’s ultimate question for all people Who do you say that I am? Learn the deep truths of Jesus’ identity in this important sermon from Pastor Chuck Swindoll.
Listen in to Pastor Chuck Swindoll’s sermon on this short but instructive passage in Matthew 16:21–26. Never let your own preferences or assumptions get in the way of your relationship with King Jesus.
Join Pastor Chuck Swindoll in this sermon on Matthew 16:27–17:13 where Jesus’ appearance transfigured from His lowly, earthly garments into His kingly, heavenly splendour.
In this sermon you'll gain insights you need to keep alive and active the truth you learned from those mountaintop moments, the moments when you caught a fresh glimpse of God.
Pastor Chuck Swindoll mines the deep treasure of Jesus’ words to help you live in private and in public as a selfless follower of our Lord Jesus Christ.
In this sermon on Matthew 18:1–14, Pastor Chuck Swindoll unfolds the remarkable truths Jesus taught us using the simple yet powerful example of a little child.
Explore with Pastor Chuck Swindoll how to restore a relationship so you can thrive in Christian community while journeying through a world marked by so much division.
Check out this much needed message on Matthew 18:21–35 from Pastor Chuck Swindoll so you can walk freely in the peaceful pastures of genuine forgiveness.
In Matthew 19:1–12, Jesus addressed the topic of marriage with a focus upon the sensitive topic of divorce. How should we think about divorce in light of God’s perspective on marriage?
Pastor Chuck Swindoll explores the ever relevant subject of possessions to help you examine your own soul, which is far more valuable than owning all the toys the world can offer.
In his sermon on Matthew 19:23–30, Pastor Chuck Swindoll teaches about the eternal value of going hard after Christ and His mission until the day you draw your final breath.
In this message, Pastor Chuck Swindoll expounds Jesus’ intriguing parable in Matthew 20:1–16. Find out what it means to say that His way is always right.
What does it mean to be a leader in God’s kingdom? Join Pastor Chuck Swindoll in this important sermon and discover the true meaning of greatness in the eyes of God.
Pastor Chuck Swindoll takes us to that hot day and that dusty road where the light of God’s grace shined brightly as Jesus healed poor men in despair in Matthew 20:29–34.