Bible Text: Matthew 18:15-20 | Preacher: Jay Anderson | Series: Matthew | Context (Matthew): Matthew primarily wrote to a Jewish audience in order to show them that Jesus was the long-awaited Messiah, the King of Israel. At this point in Matthew’s gospel, Jesus continued to focus more and more on His disciples as He approached the final months of ministry before the crucifixion. The discourse of Matthew 18 focuses on life in the kingdom community (the church) of King Jesus.
Outline (Matthew 18: 15-20)
– – The Situation for Discipline (v15)
– – The Steps of Discipline (vv15-17)
– – The Support of the Lord in Discipline (vv18-20)