The Well Community Church

Matthew: The Early Life Sermon Series

In this first section of the Gospel of Matthew, we will study the lineage of Jesus, the promised Messiah from the Old Testament, and His birth that had been foretold through the prophets in the Scriptures. We will also look at what His life was like during the years leading up to His public ministry.

Series Introduction

Sermon Listing

Oct 28 2018 Matthew Overview / Mark 2:14-17 / Matthew 4:23

Brad Bell

As we start our series in the book of Matthew, we’ll look at Matthew’s life and who he was. The calling of Matthew shapes the entire Gospel. As a tax collector, Matthew was shady and self-focused, yet…

Nov 4 2018 The Genealogy of Jesus / Matthew 1:1-17

Mike Slayden

As we look at the genealogy of Jesus in the book of Matthew, it shows us more than just a bunch of names. Jesus’ claim that He could be the Messiah is verified as legal because it goes through Abraham…

Nov 11 2018 The Virgin Birth / Matthew 1:18-25

Mike Slayden

In the years following the accounts in the book of Acts, early church leaders were intent on keeping the theology of Christ pure and accurate, so much so that they were willing to die for those…

Dec 2 2018 The Temptation of Jesus / Matthew 4:1-11

Josh Hawley

After His coronation by the Spirit and affirmation from the Father as the coming King, Jesus enters into a time of intense temptation from the devil in the barren Judean wilderness. The battle that…

Dec 9 2018 The Calling of the Disciples / Matthew 4:12-25

Josh Hawley

After His victorious confrontation with the devil in the Judean wilderness, Jesus heads north to Galilee, setting up His base of operations for ministry in the city of Capernaum. In doing this, Jesus…