Implications of the Ascension: Prayer & the Ascension of Christ

“Implications of the Ascension: Prayer & the Ascension of Christ” Matthew 28:16-20 & Luke 24:50-53 May 12, 2024 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti The Reading of the […]

The Priority of Peacemaking, Matthew 5:21-26

Pastor White begins a series on peacemaking.

“Epiphany & Hope for Evangelism,” Matthew 2:1-12

“Epiphany & Hope for Evangelism”  Matthew 2:1-12  January 7, 2024  Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service  Pastor Nicoletti  The Reading of the Word  This morning we recognize the Christian holiday […]

Covenant High School Service – “Christian Education is a Stewardship,” Matthew 25:14-30

In the annual CHS service, Principal Miller gives a report on the high school and Pastor Knox White delivers a sermon on the stewardship of Christian education. CCLI Copyright License […]

“Why We Need Children as Much as They Need Us,” Matt. 18:1-14

The Rev. Knox White brings us God’s Word. CCLI Copyright License 751114; CCLI Streaming License CSPL116892

The Rev. Josh Tsavaetewa – Trusting God for Growth, Matthew 12:22-37

The Rev. Josh Tsavatewa brings us God’s Word. CCLI Copyright License 751114; CCLI Streaming License CSPL116892

The Rev. Pete Williamson – Little Faith, Matthew 14:22-31

Rev. Pete Williamson of Great Commandments Ministries preaches this evening. CCLI Copyright License 751114; CCLI Streaming License CSPL116892

The Trinity & Making Sense of the World, Romans 1:19-20, Psalm 19:1-4, Matthew 28:18-20

“The Trinity & Making Sense of the World” Romans 1:19-20, Psalm 19:1-4, and Matthew 28:18-20 June 4, 2023 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti The Reading of the […]

Use It or Lose It, Matthew 25:14-30

Pastor White preaches on another formative text in his life. CCLI Copyright License 751114; CCLI Streaming License CSPL116892

False Assurances, Matthew 7:21-29

“False Assurances” Scripture Text: Matthew 7.21-29 May 7, 2023 – 6:00 pm Evening Service Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA                                                       Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez When I first started Matthew, my […]

Two Ways, Matthew 7:13-20

“Two Ways” Scripture Text: Matthew 7:13-20 March 5, 2023 – 6:00 pm Evening Service Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA                                                       Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez The Reading of the Word Matt. […]

Realism & Idealism in the Coming of Christ, Matthew 1:1-17

“Realism & Idealism in the Coming of Christ” Matthew 1:1-17 December 25, 2022 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti The Reading of the Word It is a blessing […]

A Call to Greater Righteousness, Matthew 7:12

Do Not Give Your Years to the Merciless, Matthew 5:17-20, 7:6-11

“Do Not Give Your Years to the Merciless” Scripture Text: Matthew 7:6-11 December 4, 2022 – 6:00pm Evening Service Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA                                                       Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez The […]

Be Merciful Even As Your Father Is Merciful, Matthew 7:1-5

“Be Merciful Even as Your Father Is Merciful” Scripture Text: Matthew 7:1-5 October 23, 2022 – 6:00 pm Evening Service Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA                                                       Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez […]

Firm Confidence in His Providence, Matthew 6:16-34

Pastor Gutierrez continues his series through the Gospel of Matthew, preaching on God’s Sovereignty. CCLI Copyright License 751114; CCLI Streaming License CSPL116892

The Heart of Prayer, Matthew 6:5-15

“The Heart of Prayer” Scripture Text: Matthew 6:5-15 August 21, 2022 – 6:00PM Evening Service Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA                                                       Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez Matt. 6:5   “And when you […]

The Heart of Giving, Matthew 6:1-4

Pastor Gutierrez continues his series on the Gospel of Matthew. CCLI Copyright License 751114; CCLI Streaming License CSPL116892

Do Not Even Pagans Do That? – A Call to Surpass Pagan Practice, Matthew 5:43-48

Pastor Gutierrez continues to preach through the book of Matthew, working through the Sermon on the Mount. CCLI Copyright License 751114; CCLI Streaming License CSPL116892

Revenge and Retaliation, Matthew 5:38-42

Pastor Gutierrez continues his series on the book of Matthew, working his way through the Sermon on the Mount. CCLI Copyright License 751114; CCLI Streaming License CSPL116892

Cultivating the Credibility and Character of Christ, Matthew 5:33-37

“Cultivating the Credibility and Character of Christ” Scripture Text: Matthew 5:33-37 July 10, 2022 – 8:15, 11:00am Morning Service Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA                                                       Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez Introduction […]

Sermon on the Mount, Part 15

Elder Jeff David continues his adult Sunday School series in the Sermon on the Mount. CCLI Copyright License 751114; CCLI Streaming License CSPL116892

Sermon on the Mount, Part 14

Elder Jeff David continues his adult Sunday School class in the Sermon on the Mount. CCLI Copyright License 751114; CCLI Streaming License CSPL116892

The End in the Beginning, Matthew 2:13-23

“The End in the Beginning” Matthew 2:13-23 December 23, 2018 The Rev. Dr. Robert S. Rayburn Text Comment v.13 God preserved the life of his son in Egypt as, long […]

Surely, I am with you…, Matthew 28:20

This morning we look for the third time at the last four verses of the Gospel of Matthew, commonly called “The Great Commission,” and conclude our series of sermons on this first Gospel, a series that began in September of 2003. Text Comment …

…make disciples…, Matthew 28:19

We consider now for the second time the Great Commission, adding comment on the text from v. 19. Text Comment v.19 “all nations” Jesus had been sent to the lost sheep of the tribe of Israel and he had instructed his disci…

Therefore go…, Matthew 28:16-18

We begin this morning, with our 96th sermon on the Gospel of Matthew, our consideration of its final paragraph. I expect to spend, Lord willing, three Sundays on what is commonly known as “The Great Commission.” The Great Commission is peculiar to th…

The Resurrection as Historical Event, Matthew 27:62-28:15

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 27:62-28:15 Text Comment v.62     Preparation Day was Friday, the day before the Sabbath – and in this case, the day Jesus had died – so […]

The Burial of Jesus, Matthew 27:57-61

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 27:57-61 We return this morning to our interrupted series of sermons on the Gospel of Matthew.  And we have come to a text that is […]

The Torn Curtain, Matthew 27:31-56

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 27:31-56 Text Comment v.32     What Simon carried, Jesus being now too weak to manage, was the cross beam, not the upright, which remained in the […]

Jesus Condemned to Die, Matthew 27:11-31

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 27:11-31 Before I read our text this morning, a word on last week’s sermon.  I said, last week, as you may remember, that Judas’ conscience […]

The Dismal Conscience, Matthew 27:1-10

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 27:1-10 Text Comment Chapter 26 ended, as you remember, with Peter weeping bitterly over his three-fold betrayal of the Lord in the courtyard of the […]

Pious Villainy, Matthew 26:47-68

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 26:47-68 Text Comment v.47     Judas is identified as “one of the Twelve” to remind us of the shocking nature of his betrayal and of the […]

Gethsemane, Matthew 26:36-46

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 26:36-46 Text Comment v.36     “Gethsemane” means “oil press.”  John tells us it was a garden, so perhaps we are to think of an enclosed olive […]

Peter as Every Christian, Matthew 26:31-35, 69-75

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 26:31-35, 69-75 Text Comment Peter showed some bravery in the Garden, as we will read in the account of the Lord’s arrest, and loyalty and […]

The Lord’s Supper, Matthew 26:17-30

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 26:17-30 Text Comment I made some comments on the first part of our text last Lord’s Day morning in dealing with Judas and his betrayal.  […]

Judas, Matthew 26:14-25

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 26:14-25 Text Comment Verse 14 picks up the thread of the interrupted narrative, broken off at verse 5 in order for Matthew to insert the […]

Devotion to Christ, Matthew 26:1-13

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 26:1-13 Text Comment v.1       If you remember, “When Jesus had finished saying all these things…” is Matthew’s structural marker.  Each of the five discourse sections […]

The Last Judgment, Matthew 25:31-46

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 25:31-46 As you remember, the theme of the last judgment has run through the previous material.  We have already read of the separation between the […]

The Parable of the Talents, Matthew 25:14-30

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 25:14-30 Remember, we are in the midst of the Lord’s long discourse concerning the future and, in particular, his Second Coming.  Again and again and […]

The Parable of the Ten Virgins, Matthew 25:1-13

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 25:1-13 Text Comment The first thing to say about the parable of the wise and foolish virgins is that it is plainly a continuation of […]

Forgetting the Second Coming, Matthew 24:36-51

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 24:36-51 The Lord is in the midst of a discourse about the future, about the circumstances that his disciples will face until he returns to […]

The Olivette Discourse, Matthew 24:1-35

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 24:1-35 Text Comment Remember, the Lord has just spoken of impending judgment upon Jerusalem and Israel.  In these past days he has spoken darkly more […]

The Judgments of the Lord, Matthew 23:1-39

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 23:1-39 Text Comment v.1       It is important in reading this chapter to notice the audience at the outset. The Lord is talking […]

The Deity of Jesus Christ, Matthew 22:34-46

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 22:34-46 Text Comment Remember, we are reading a succession of episodes in which the Lord’s enemies attempt to catch him in some faux pas.  In […]

No Marriage in Heaven, Matthew 22:23-33

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 22:23-33 It has been a month since we were last in Matthew 22 so just a word to remind us where we are.  It is […]

The Christian and the State, Matthew 22:15-22

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 22:15-22 Text Comment v.16     The Pharisees detested the Herodian dynasty but this was a case of “the enemy of my enemy is my friend.”   The […]

The Wedding Banquet, Matthew 22:1-14

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 22:1-14 Text Comment Remember, this parable we are about to read is the last in a series of three, all aimed at the religious establishment.  […]

The Parable of the Tenants, Matthew 21:33-46

Matthew 21:33-46 Text Comment v.33     No Jew would fail to recognize in this story a picture of the relationship between the Lord and Israel.  In Isaiah 5:1-2, for example, God […]

Christian Living: The Bad Doing Good, Matthew 21:23-32

Audio:   Download Audio Matthew 21:23-32 Text Comment v.23     The chief priests and elders made up the Sanhedrin the ruling council of the Jews.  So this was an official deputation […]