Sermons on Matthew

Sermons on Matthew

Palm Sunday

Stained glass windows tell stories of the Bible, faith, and community. The symbols have meaning and significance. You are invited to journey toward Easter in worship at First United Methodist Church as we explore Stories in Stained Glass.  First Sunday in Lent Psalm 25:1-10; Mark 1:9-15 Second Sunday in Lent Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Romans 4:13-25 Third Sunday in Lent Psalm 19; John 2:13-22 Fourth Sunday in Lent Numbers 21:4-9; Ephesians 2:1-10 Fifth Sunday in Lent Psalm 119:9-16; John 12:20-33 Palm Sunday Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; John 12:12-16…

Live in the Light

We are called to be the light of the world, but what does that mean? Join First United Methodist Church this winter as we explore what it means to be the light of the world and let everyone shine. Feb 4, 2018 – Share the Light Matthew 5:13-16 Feb 11, 2018 – Live in the Light 1 John 1:5-10 What is this sermon about? This sermon is about living in the light of Christ. Why is this sermon important? It is important…

Can God change people’s minds about how they act?

Do you have questions for God? You are not alone! Each Sunday in January, we are going to let children lead us on a journey into a line of asking questions in the name of our faith. As we travel together, we will take time to reflect on who we are, where we have been and where God is calling us to go, as individuals and as faith communities. January 7 – Why is it that God chose for Jesus to…

Why is it that God chose for Jesus to be born into a poor family?

Do you have questions for God? You are not alone! Each Sunday in January, we are going to let children lead us on a journey into a line of asking questions in the name of our faith. As we travel together, we will take time to reflect on who we are, where we have been and where God is calling us to go, as individuals and as faith communities. January 7 – Why is it that God chose for Jesus to…

Jesus Is God With Us

The early church mothers and fathers had the great wisdom to set aside the four weeks leading up to Christmas as a time to prepare for the birth of Jesus Christ. The birth of Jesus was a historical event that took place in a particular time and place, and yet every Christmas has the potential for Jesus to be born anew, in our lives and in the world. Join us for worship at First UMC El Dorado from December 3…

Humble Servants

Love your neighbor is a simple guide to living from Jesus, yet sometimes we struggle to live this way in our actual lives. During this worship series, you will be invited on a journey of spiritual formation, engaging your actual neighbors where you live and together we will begin to experience what it means for our congregation to be a good neighbor. Invite a friend to join you for worship at First United Methodist Church from October 22 to November…

Bucket Lists

Giving helps us become what God wants us to be. Giving is not merely about the church’s need for money but about the Christian’s need to grow in generosity. Generosity is a fruit of the Spirit, a sign of our spiritual growth. God uses our giving to change the world for God’s purposes, and God uses our giving to reconfigure our interior lives and to change us! Sep 24, 2017 Ministry Flow 1 Timothy 6:17-19 Oct 1, 2017 The Art…

Death and Taxes

Do you know who the disciples were? Can you name them? They followed Jesus everywhere and learned how to share God’s love. We can learn from their stories as we seek to follow Jesus today. Join us at First United Methodist Church for Jesus and the 12 Dudes who Did. August 20 – Sons of Thunder August 27 – Growing Faith and Doubt September 3 – Death and Taxes September 10 -Food for 5,000? September 17 – Jesus Calls What…

Growing Faith and Doubt

Do you know who the disciples were? Can you name them? They followed Jesus everywhere and learned how to share God’s love. We can learn from their stories as we seek to follow Jesus today. Join us at First United Methodist Church for Jesus and the 12 Dudes who Did. August 20 – Sons of Thunder August 27 – Growing Faith and Doubt September 3 – Death and Taxes September 10 -Food for 5,000? September 17 – Jesus Calls

Sons of Thunder

Do you know who the disciples were? Can you name them? They followed Jesus everywhere and learned how to share God’s love. We can learn from their stories as we seek to follow Jesus today. Join us at First United Methodist Church for Jesus and the 12 Dudes who Did. August 20 – Sons of Thunder August 27 – Growing Faith and Doubt September 3 – Death and Taxes September 10 -Food for 5,000? September 17 – Jesus Calls What…