Sermons by Vince McDonald (Page 3)
Pastor Vince continues his teaching through Matthew. This teaching is from Chapter 9 where Jesus performs 4 miracles that shout out to us that it is not about a process but it’s about a Person – Jesus. “He is a personal God and He deals with us personally.” Matthew 9:18-34
Watch this sermon where Pastor Vince teaches from Acts 6 and uses the recent news of the Thailand soccer team who were trapped in a cave as an example of how a team was put in place for a purpose to be willing to care for those who are in a crisis, to rescue them for a purpose of sustaining their lives and giving them a future. Acts 6:1-7
“This chapter in Matthew is a very personal passage…one where Jesus comes to change lives personally, and when He does, something happens – He causes us to see persons.” Watch this message and ask yourself if you have allowed Jesus to change the way you see persons (intentional grammar here) in your life. This is an encouraging and convicting message. Matthew 9
Imagine a scenario where you are brought to the emergency room with symptoms of a heart attack, but instead of the doctor being honest with you, he minimizes your diagnosis to make you feel better. Yet, you want him to be honest with you and with what you are facing. “Don’t tell me what I want to hear,” you say. “I want to know what is really wrong with me.” In this week’s sermon, Pastor Vince shares how Jesus, because…
“We read the gospel stories and for some people they are just stories, ancient stories that have morals and virtues. Yet in Matthew 8 there are some scenes that are meant to jolt the lives of not only the disciples but are also meant to travel across the centuries and abruptly alert us to reality…. Don’t miss the One Person in the scene Who determines the entire outcome.” Listen in or watch this sermon where Pastor Vince teaches from Matthew…
“We all juggle in some way – our struggles, our schedules, our roles – and Jesus is walking in the midst of our lives. He wants to remind us to not toss Him into the mix of our juggling. He says to us: “I must stand alone and above all the rest.” Matthew 8:14-22.
“Too often us as Christians do not detect the presence of God in the room, yet He is with us….even in the midst of our anxieties and pain and efforts, He is there.” Listen in or watch the video as Pastor Vince continues his teaching through the book of Matthew. Matthew 8:5-13.
Take some time to listen or watch Pastor Vince’s latest sermon from Matthew 7. “Jesus wants us to be confident in His long-term position and therefore be confident in our position in Him…Jesus says to us, ‘You can trust Me with all of your life and in every storm I will hold you through them.” Matthew 7:15-29
This past Sunday, Pastor Vince took a break from his series in Matthew and shared about creation. 2 Corinthians 5:17
This week, Pastor Vince opened his message with describing how precise the Apollo 13 re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere needed to be so that its’ passengers remained alive. “We deal every day with entry decisions – not always as critical as Apollo’s entry – yet the entry point discussed in these two verses in Matthew 7 is most critical for all of us.”
Do you know the jingle from the Alka-Seltzer commercial – “Pop, pop, fizz, fizz, Oh what a relief it is!” Well, Pastor Vince has adapted this jingle to his sermon this week as he continues his study through Matthew. “Every day my eyes can get a little cloudy and experience blurry and distorted vision…Jesus’ words in Matthew 9 can bring relief and provide us with a clear eye that leads to see a better treasure to a proper priority and…