Matthew 5:48: Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect. Matthew 16:18 - The Chief Corner Stone. When Peter preached the first gospel sermon - Ac 2:22-40 c. ... As taught by Paul - 1Co 3:11; Ep 2:20 B. Don’t Waste Your Life. Matthew 16:18 – October 1, 1989 This is the third in a series of four messages on what Jesus had to say about the church. Matthew 16:18 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. Another promise given is found in the Lord's final word given prior to His ascension into heaven. Psalm 95:1 1 Oh come, let us sing to the Lord… The Builder of the Church – Matthew 16:18 Look again at verse 18 and notice that the actual emphasis is on the builder of the church and not the rock. This means a body of true believers has continued from Pentecost AD 31 until today. Scripture: Matthew 16:24–26. Text: Matthew 16:18. Get your church set-up with online giving, sermon streaming, and more in under 24 hours. Job 7:16. Matthew 16:18. Previous ... 16-18) Gaining Mastery Over Mammon (6:19-24) Winning The War Over Worry (6:25-34) Sermon: Matthew 16:18, the Builder’s Promise: ‘and I say to you, you are Peter and on this rock I will build my church.’ Richard Holst Brothers, I am very happy to remind you that Christ has promised to build his church. Isaiah 28:16. 16:15 He says to them, “Now [how about]y’all? 17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven. (Matthew 16:18) What a powerful promise! "THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW" Fasting That Pleases God (6:16-18) INTRODUCTION 1. Name. In all of history, no one except Jesus has ever come close to keeping that command! Jan 31, 2010. Even if Peter is the rock in Matthew 16:18, this is meaningless in giving the Roman Catholic Church any authority. (Delivered Sunday, June 24, 2007 at Bethany Bible Church. John Piper Dec 29, 2003 7K Shares Or, could anyone claim to have achieved perfect obedience to the two great commandments, to love God with your total being and to love others as muc… But some of the Bibles commands are not just difficult, but impossible. Psalm 62:2 2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken. Scripture: Matthew 16:13–26. You will notice that there are three aspects of practicing righteousness that Jesus addresses in the first 18 verses of Matthew 6. Never miss a post. Email. 15 He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? 1. Some believe the "rock" is Peter, as the first pope a. Matthew 16:18 Context. After all, our ultimate goal is to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ in this […] And it has been an exciting mi… BUT IS JESUS THE "ROCK" IN MATTHEW 16:18? Matthew 16:18 Upon establishing His church, Christ affirms that it would not die out, but continue until His return. Call us at 888-634-2038. Matthew 16:18 18 And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. This is the claim of the Roman catholic church b. Preached at / Published Life BPC 8am Service, 2006-01-15. The Rock by John Rhys Watkins Topic: Christ Scripture(s): Matthew 16:13-18 Description: Preaching from Matthew 16 13-18, John gives us the very clear message that we must seek Christ alone, not going after any of his prophets or preachers but the Rock on whom our temples are built. Scripture nowhere records Peter being in Rome. All of Gods commandments in the Bible are beyond our ability to obey in the flesh, so we must rely on His indwelling Holy Spirit. Matthew 6:16-18. "Don't make a show of being righteous." I Will Build My Church. Introduction. I never want to come to the end of my life and look back and wonder if He did it or I did it. Read verse in King James Version Was Peter really the first pope? Matthew 6:16-18 "Fasting: A Hunger for God" Introduction "Don't put on an act." The action of the verse is building the church, and the one that performs that action of building is Jesus Christ. Who or what is this rock? Job 28:12. That all Christians are, in some sense or other, one, in our Lord's eyes, is plain, from various parts of the New Testament. Thats why we resist the gimmicks and techniques and manipulation and all the rest that people use to increase attention or numbers. 1. I. Matthew 16:16 is the famous confession of the Apostle Peter, where he publicly admitted that Jesus was “the Christ, the Son of the living God.” This is not the gospel by which we are saved today. This morning we come to a topic that many are probably unfamiliar with – fasting. Sermon: Caesarea Philippi - Confronting Reality - Matthew 16 Matthew 16:18 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build MYchurch; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.