The Gospel of Matthew - Program 25

Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

These were the religious leaders of the Jewish people at that time. We know that Jesus condemned them again and again and that they were very self-righteous. They would add all kinds of "do's and don'ts" to God's Law, which Jesus never gave, God…

The Gospel of Matthew - Program 24

Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

And Jesus answered and spoke to them again by parables and said: "The kingdom of heaven is like a certain king who arranged a marriage for his son, and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding; and they were not willing to…

The Gospel of Matthew - Program 23

Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

As Jesus came into Jerusalem, word reached His disciples, then their friends, then their neighbors. By now, tens of thousands had heard about the miracles that Jesus had performed, many of whom realized that this Man was the Son of God or at least a…

The Gospel of Matthew - Program 22

Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

Through God's spirit, everyone can overcome, no matter what becomes a god in the place of the true God. People can humble themselves. They can have the strength to overcome through the spirit of God. Let's turn to verse 27.

The Gospel of Matthew - Program 21

Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

The Pharisees also came to Him [Remember, they were the very strictest sect of the Jews. They were very technical, very legalistic and very self-righteous. They were trying to trick Jesus and they were constantly testing Him on things. They wanted…

The Gospel of Matthew - Program 20

Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"...Notice that it does not say "the kingdom in heaven," but rather the "kingdom of heaven." The Bank of Morgan is not Mr. Morgan's piggy bank "in him"…

The Gospel of Matthew - Program 19

Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

Jesus had just gotten through saying, in the previous verse, Matthew 16:28: "Assuredly, I say to you, there are some standing here who shall not taste death till they see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom." HOW did these three disciples see Jesus…

The Gospel of Matthew - Program 18

Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

Most people today cannot discern the signs of the times. We are living right now in the times of the end. The most horrifying tribulation ever to hit any peoples on the face of the earth is about to come on the American and British-descended peoples…

The Gospel of Matthew - Program 17

Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

The elders of the Jews had added all sorts of traditions that were not God's Laws. These men had come up with things; they washed their hands clear up to the elbow very carefully. They tried to be very physically clean and very proper. There is…

The Gospel of Matthew - Program 16

Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

The Kingdom of God is awesome! The opportunity to be born as a very son of God in the soon—coming resurrection from the dead is so much more important than all the other things in this world—all the other things in your life—that there is absolutely…

The Gospel of Matthew - Program 15

Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

So many Sunday school teachers tell people, as mine did, "You don't need to understand everything. But Jesus certainly opened peoples' minds through the parables, because He spoke in agricultural terms and symbols so they could understand." But that…

The Gospel of Matthew - Program 14

Roderick C. Meredith (1930-2017)

Last time, we reached Chapter 12 verse 37. Here, Jesus said: "By your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned." We have to be very careful what we say when we judge, evaluate or condemn others. We had better be very…