Can we say “no” to self? Saying no to self can be as simple as saying no to a second helping of desert or saying no to buying something that puts us way over our budget. Saying no to self and yes to Jesus involves a far more important...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Matthew is giving us his testimony here. In his account of Jesus life and ministry, He relates how he came to know the Savior. Jesus encounters him seated at the “receipt of custom.” Matthew's testimony is a message of grace that the...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
May the Lord help us to be devout followers of Jesus that portray Him for who He is; a great God and loving Savior. We are looking at some things about His “followers.” We begin near the beginning of His ministry when He called out His...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Our theme here at Metropolitan Baptist Church for 2018 is “Following Jesus.” It is really much more than trying to have a catchy theme for a banner or the church bulletin; it is a commitment for our Christian life. The world will make...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Is it all that important to believe that Jesus was literally born of a virgin? After all isn’t all of that just a feel good story to enjoy at the end of the year? Does it really matter how Jesus got here?
The Lord Jesus Christ is, as John 1 tell us, the Light, capital “L”, of the World. He is the “true Light that lighteth every man.” The Lord Jesus Christ declares in the Sermon on the Mount that His disciples: His...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Strange title for a message but we need to understand that in the Sermon on the Mount Jesus is describing a child of God. If you are a believer living and walking as you should with the Lord Jesus Christ, these beatitudes describe you and,...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
"Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God."The Bible opens with the pleasant peace of God and man’s relationship in the garden of Eden and closes in the Revelation with perfect peace in eternity. But we are...[ abbreviated | read entire ]