Talks

Chris Band

Meeting Jesus the Judge (Matthew 11:20-24)

Chris Band, September 15, 2019
Part of the Meeting Jesus... series, preached at a Sunday Morning service

We need to listen to Scripture and to our culture in order to understand and relate to where we are.
Jesus the Righteous Judge. He was given the right to judge with righteousness by the Father.
Jesus the Loving Judge. He has an immense love for each of us.
Jesus the Sacrifical Judge.Jesus took our place in the dock because of his immense love.

Tags: , Bethsaida, Capernaum, Chorazin, Jesus, judgement, miracle, repentance, Sidon, Tyre



About Chris Band: Chris became a Christian at the age of 11. He has studied theology at 3 different academic institutions for 9 years in total – Birmingham University, London School of Theology and the University of Oxford. He worked for five years with national students in the UK (with UCCF) and then for seven years amongst international students (with Friends International). He also taught New Testament Studies in North India for 3 years. Chris is married to Breeze and they have two daughters, Petra and Tia. His hobbies and interests include reading, classical music, film, DIY and Sport. Following ministerial training at Regent’s Park College, Oxford (during which he was on placement with us at HBC), Chris was ordained as a Baptist minister and formally inducted as a full-time minister at Headington Baptist Church in September 2009.
Earlier: Same day: Later:
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Matthew 11:20–24 (Listen)

20 Then he began to denounce the cities where most of his mighty works had been done, because they did not repent. 21 “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty works done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. 22 But I tell you, it will be more bearable on the day of judgment for Tyre and Sidon than for you. 23 And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? You will be brought down to Hades. For if the mighty works done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day. 24 But I tell you that it will be more tolerable on the day of judgment for the land of Sodom than for you.”

(ESV)

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