The Gospel of Matthew – Born to Win https://www.borntowin.net Making Life Work with Ronald L. Dart Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:36:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The Gospel of Matthew #40 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-40/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-40/#respond Thu, 29 Mar 2018 05:00:25 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9807

Did Jesus die of a broken heart, or was he brutally and violently killed? Now, you have to understand something about us preacher-types. Sometimes we get carried away with our own rhetoric, and so, in ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #39 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-39/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-39/#respond Wed, 28 Mar 2018 05:00:26 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9805

I know that Jesus had to die for my sins. But why did he have to die the way he did? Why the pain, why the shame? Why the spitting, why the humiliation? Why couldn’t ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #38 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-38/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-38/#respond Tue, 27 Mar 2018 05:00:26 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9804

It is hard to imagine why anyone would want to kill a man. I suppose, in some cases, people kill out of fear. A burgler, for example, might kill someone because he is afraid of ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #37 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-37/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-37/#respond Mon, 26 Mar 2018 05:00:30 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9803

Everyone wants to know about the end of the world. Just bring up the subject and everyone’s ears perk up. When Jesus’ disciples asked him about the end of the world, he gave them a ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #36 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-36/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-36/#respond Thu, 22 Mar 2018 05:00:30 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9802

If the world was going to blow up at noon tomorrow, would you want to know? I don’t just mean having an asteroid hit us, spread some dust and dirt around, and create a new ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #35 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-35/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-35/#respond Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:00:29 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9801

If you could ask Jesus, Lord, what are the signs of your second coming and of the end of the world? would you want to know the answer? It’s a teasing question, isn’t it? And ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #34 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-34/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-34/#respond Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:00:31 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9800

I know that Jesus was a gentle man. I am certain that he was kind, that he was merciful, and very gentle with the people he dealt with. But, you know, at the same time ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #33 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-33/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-33/#respond Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:00:28 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9799

There is a time in a man’s life when he must act—when he must seize the day. There are moments of opportunity; there are simple chances to do things—an opening to produce something really worthwhile. ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #32 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-32/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-32/#respond Thu, 15 Mar 2018 05:00:32 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9798

What is the Kingdom of Heaven like, really? Listening to preachers when I was growing up, I was under the impression that the Kingdom of Heaven was Heaven itself—that is was a city with streets ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #31 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-31/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-31/#respond Wed, 14 Mar 2018 05:00:32 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9797

What is it about children that makes some people so ready to dismiss them as though they were of no consequence? You know, I have finally become convinced that one of the the reasons children ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #30 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-30/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-30/#respond Tue, 13 Mar 2018 05:00:31 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9796

When you were on your way home from work yesterday, and you drove by a schoolyard with a couple of hundred kids out there—either playing, or waiting for buses, or waiting for Mom and Dad ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #29 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-29/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-29/#respond Mon, 12 Mar 2018 05:00:31 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9794

Is it possible for a sinner to be forgiven and then have that forgiveness taken away? It doesn’t sound right, does it. After all, God says he will remove our sins from us as far ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #28 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-28/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-28/#respond Thu, 08 Mar 2018 06:00:17 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9793

Jesus told Peter that he was giving him the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven, and that whatever he bound on earth would be loosed in heaven, and whatever he loosed on earth would be ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #27 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-27/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-27/#respond Wed, 07 Mar 2018 06:00:16 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9792

Would you assume that Jesus wanted everyone to know that he was the Messiah? There was a lot of controversy at the time about who he was. On one occasion he asked his closest disciples, ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #26 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-26/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-26/#respond Tue, 06 Mar 2018 06:00:16 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9791

Unless you’ve just arrived from another planet and are not yet up to speed, you probably have some notion about what Jesus Christ was like. I would guess you even have some visual images of ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #25 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-25/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-25/#respond Mon, 05 Mar 2018 06:00:15 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9790

Even when Jesus went to the desert to be alone, he could not get away from the crowds. There’s nothing particular unusual about that, I suppose. If you had a little girl with a terrible ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #24 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-24/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-24/#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 06:00:15 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9789

What is the Kingdom of Heaven like? Is it a great city with jeweled foundations and streets of gold; a marvelous city with gates made from a single pearl; a land with a river of ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #23 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-23/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-23/#respond Wed, 28 Feb 2018 06:00:15 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9788

It’s downright annoying, when something is bothering you, to have one of your friends say, Well, try not to think about it. Right. Have you ever tried not to think about something? It’s pretty well ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #22 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-22/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-22/#respond Tue, 27 Feb 2018 06:00:14 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9787

Why would anyone who claims to worship God even consider committing murder? Don’t say they haven’t. Men and women—Jews and Christians—have been guilty of murder most foul. The Pharisees did their level best to kill ...

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The Gospel of Matthew #21 https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-21/ https://www.borntowin.net/audio/the-gospel-of-matthew-21/#respond Mon, 26 Feb 2018 06:00:20 +0000 http://www.borntowin.net/?p=9786

Is religion hard or easy? Is it complicated or simple? If you listen to some teachers, you would think that there is nothing to it at all. All you have to do is give your ...

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