Exposition of Matthew

The Great Commission

Bible Text: Matthew 28:16-20 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Matthew Go therefore and make disciples of all nations! The disciples meet with Jesus on the mountain one last time. The disciples go to in Jesus’ authority. The disciples go to make disciples of Jesus Christ. The disciples go with the promise of Jesus Christ’s abiding presence.

The Stubbornness of Unbelief

Bible Text: Matthew 28:11-15 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Matthew The truth is rejected because the human will is in bondage to sin. Unbelief is unwilling to consider the claims of truth or rationally look at the facts as they are. Corrupt and vain are the attempts of the wicked to silence the gospel. Satan will do everything in his power to silence or subvert the truth. God is sovereign and makes even his enemies a…

Resurrection!

Bible Text: Matthew 28:1-10 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Matthew The glorious resurrection of Jesus Christ points to a glorious new era for believers in Christ. The resurrection displays divine glory and majesty. The resurrection announces great terror for the wicked. The resurrection announces great joy for the righteous.

The Anxiety of Unbelief

Bible Text: Matthew 27:62-66 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Matthew Unbelief leaves its followers insecure and afraid. The chief priests and the Pharisees attempt to prevent any word of a resurrection. The irrationality of unbelief The blindness of unbelief The folly of unbelief The disrespect of unbelief The anxiety of unbelief God uses the anxiety of unbelief to support solid belief in Jesus Christ.

Jesus Christ is Honorably Laid to Rest

Bible Text: Matthew 27:57-61 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Matthew The honorable burial of Jesus Christ testifies to the accomplishment and vindication of his redemption and quietly announces the grace of God for sinners. The man who laid his Lord to rest The significance of the Lord’s burial To fulfill prophecy To show that he really died To prove that God honored his death on the cross To be the firstfruits of those who rise from…

Mocking the King upon the Cross

Bible Text: Matthew 27:38-44 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Matthew As he hung from the cross, Jesus quietly accepted the mockery that was hurled upon him, proving that he really was the Son of God who had come not to save himself but sinners. The world mocks the weakness of the Son of God Jesus Christ accepts the mockery and his weakness