Sermons
PM - January 17, 2016
Pastor J. Slaa

Text: LD 16

Jesus Christ died and was buried.

1.The reason for Christ's death and burial. (Q.A. 40, 41)
2. The purpose for our physical death and burial (Q.A. 42)
3. The need for the death and burial of our sinful nature (Q.A. 43)
Added:
1/17/2016
AM - January 17, 2016
Pastor J. Slaa

Text: 1 Timothy 1:1-2

The Apostle Paul writes to Timothy about how to conduct oneself in Christ's church

1. The recipient of this letter
2. The writer of this letter
3. The theme of this letter
4. The salutation of this letter
Added:
1/17/2016
PM - January 10, 2016
Rev. J. Slaa

Text: LD 15

We confess that Christ suffered.

1. The reason for His suffering
2. The duration of His suffering
3. The depth of His suffering
4. The injustice of His suffering
5. The effectiveness of His suffering
Added:
1/17/2016
PM - January 3, 2016
Rev B. J. Berends

Text: LD 13

Jesus Christ Is A Complete Saviour
for He is

1.God's one and only Son
2.The firstborn among many brothers
3.The LORD of His people
Added:
1/17/2016
AM - January 3, 2016
Rev. B.J.Berends

Text: Genesis 21:13

God's Provident Care Even For An Ishmael

1. for the sake of Abraham, and
2. to give account of on the day of Jesus Christ
Added:
1/17/2016
AM - December 27, 2015
Rev. S.C.VanDam

Text: Matt 2:1-12

The King of the Jews has been born in Bethlehem!

1. People from heathen nations seek him
2. The leaders of Israel ignore him
3. True believers worship him
Added:
1/17/2016
PM - December 27, 2015
Rev. S.C.VanDam

Text: LD 14

Jesus Christ was born of the virgin Mary.

1. the miracle of this birth
2. the necessity of this birth
3. the benefit of this birth
Added:
1/17/2016
Christmas Day, December 25, 2015
Rev Ben J. Berends

Text: John 1:4,5,9

In the Coming of God the Son, the True Light has risen upon us.

1. The nature and operation of this light
2. The people's response to this light
Added:
1/17/2016
PM - December 20, 2015
Rev. Steve Vandevelde

Text: 2 Samuel 23:3b

When one rules over men in righteousness, when he rules in the fear of God, he is like the light of
morning at sunrise.
Added:
1/17/2016
AM - December 20, 2015
Rev. Steve Vandevelde

Text: Matthew 1:17

The Lord God proclaims the genealogy of Christ the King.His genealogy:

1. proves his right
2. displays his reign
3. demands allegiance
Added:
1/17/2016
PM - December 13, 2015
Elder Dave Penninga

Text: LD 12

Put on the Fragrance of Christ. We do that;

1. As prophet
2. As priest
3. As King
Added:
1/17/2016
AM - December 13, 2015
Elder Jon Penninga

Text: Micah 5

The LORD promises His besieged people that a Shepherd-King will come from Bethlehem
This King will be;

1. The Great Ruler
2. The Good Shepherd
Added:
1/17/2016
PM - December 6, 2015
Br. David Winkel

Text: LD 24

"Good works" are not the root of our relationship with God, rather they are the fruit

1. The reason they are not the root.
2. The reason they are the fruit
Added:
1/17/2016
AM - December 6, 2015
Br. David Winkel

Text: Revelation 2:12-17

I, the one who has the sharp double edged sword have words for you who live in a place of great spiritual darkness

1. Approval
2. Warning
3. Promise
Added:
1/17/2016
PM - November 29, 2015
Br.David Winkel

Text : LD 48

In the Lord's Prayer, our Lord teaches us to pray "Your Kingdom Come." We pray for:

1. Kingdom submission
2. Kingdom maintenance and growth
3. Kingdom warfare
4. Kingdom completion
Added:
1/17/2016
AM - November 29, 2015
Br. David Winkel

Text: Revelation 2:8-11

The One who died brings comfort and encouragement to those who are hurting for his sake.

1. The comfort that he knows our pain
2. The assurance that he is in control of our suffering
3. The reward for enduring persecutio
Added:
1/17/2016
AM - November 22, 2015
Br. David Winkel

Text: Rev. 2:1-7

Be very concerned and encouraged in the fight with the enemy you find on both the outside and the inside of you. We see we are motivated by:

1. Two commendations
2. One rebuke
3. One promise
Added:
12/20/2015
PM - November 15, 2015
Rev. S.C.VanDam

Text: LD 11

God that Father named his Son Jesus because he saves us from all our sins,

1. Jesus is the only Saviour
2. Jesus is the complete Saviour
Added:
12/20/2015
AM - November 15,2015
Rev. S.C. VanDam

Text: Isaiah 9:6

To us a child is born! He will be called:

1. Wonderful Counselor;
2. Mighty God;
3. Everlasting Father;
4. Prince of Peace
Added:
12/20/2015
PM - November 8, 2015
Rev. C. VanSpronsen

Text: LD 10

God's Providential Care over You

1. His Power
2. His Care
3. His Faithfulness
Added:
11/8/2015
PM - November 1, 2015
Rev C. VanSpronsen

Text: LD 9

Why you may and must trust God completely

1.Who He is
2.What complete Trust is
Added:
11/8/2015
AM - November 1, 2015
Rev. C. VanSpronsen

Text: Psalm 73:2-3,16-17,23-25

In God's Light we see Light (Ps. 36:9)

1. The dark Power of Envy (2,3)
2. A liberating Eye-Opener (16,17)
3. The resulting blissful Contentment (25-27)
Added:
11/8/2015
PM - October 25, 2015
Rev. C.VanSpronsen

Text: LD 8

We believe in the Triune God

1.The Riches of our Faith
2.The Mystery of our Faith
3.The Foundation of our Faith
Added:
10/25/2015
AM - October 25, 2014
Rev C.VanSpronsen

Text: 1 John 2:15-17

Loving God excludes Loving the World

1. What it means to love the World
2. How it is One or the Other
3. The Future of both lives
Added:
10/25/2015
PM - October 18, 2015
Rev S.C. VanDam

Text: LD 7

God will credit righteousness to those who believe in Christ with a true faith

1. the necessity of this faith;
2. the character of this faith;
3. the content of this faith.
Added:
10/18/2015
AM - October 18, 2015
Rev S.C. VanDam

Text: Isaiah 5:18-20

Through pronouncing his woes, the Lord Almighty shows his people the right path. He impresses upon us:

1. the burden of sin;
2. the need to wait humbly for him:
3. the light of his law.
Added:
10/18/2015
PM - October 11, 2015
Elder Dan Barendregt

Text: LD 6

The Gospel Reveals God's Blueprint for the Great Exchange

1. Who Could Make this Exchange
2. What was Involved in this Exchange
Added:
10/11/2015
AM - October 11, 2015
Elder Ed Wierenga

Text: 1 Thessalonians 5: 18

Giving Thanks is God's Will for us.
Added:
10/11/2015
PM - October 4, 2015
Elder Bill VanAssen

Text: LD 5

God's Righteousness is Our Salvation
Added:
10/11/2015
PM - September 20, 2015
Dr. Cornelis Van Dam

Text: LD 3

From where does our sin and misery come? In answering this question we see something of the greatness of God for we must acknowledge to our shame and comfort.

1. The Creator's sovereignty and good work
2.The Father's just desire
3.God's holy love
Added:
10/1/2015
PM - September 27, 2015
Rev S.C.VanDam

Text: LD 4

God maintains his perfect justice in the face of our terrible sin.

1. God's justice
2. God's wrath
3. God's punishment
Added:
10/11/2015
AM - September 27, 2015
Rev S.C.VanDam

Text: Revelation 1:12-18

John saw the risen and glorious Jesus Christ among the lampstands.

1.who John saw;
2.how John responded;
3.Christ's comforting words
Added:
10/11/2015
PM - September 13, 2015
Elder Glen Vandevelde

Text: LD 2

It is Possible Only Through Christ to Know Your Sins and Misery.To know your sins and misery is:

1.A difficult process
2.A learning process
Added:
9/14/2015
AM - September 13, 2015
Elder Jon Penninga

Text: Deuteronomy 6:6-7

Live to leave a godly legacy. Diligently teach your children to:

1. Know the LORD
2. Obey the LORD
3. Love the LORD
Added:
9/14/2015
PM - September 6, 2015
Elder Dave Penninga

Text: LD 1

The Comfort Garden
Added:
9/14/2015
AM - September 6, 2015
Elder Gerry Devries

Text: Proverbs 9:13-18

Gods fallen creatures are tempted to follow Folly:

1.Folly's open invitation
2.Folly's false promise
3.Folly's deadly result
Added:
9/14/2015
PM - August 30, 2015
Rev. J. VanSpronsen

Text: LD 52

We pray that we will stand fast in the Lord

1.Our goal
2.Our enemy
3.Our strategy
Added:
9/14/2015
AM - August 30, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text:James 1:27b

Keep yourselves from being polluted by the world.

1.It is a hallmark of pure religion
2.It involves purity of the heart
Added:
9/14/2015
AM - August 23, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 51

We pray that God will forgive our sins.

1. Relying on the Father's love.
2. Resting upon the Son's work.
3. Referring to the Spirit's power.
Added:
9/13/2015
PM - August 16, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 50

Christ teaches us to pray for our daily bread.

1. God's promise that He will give this bread.
2. Our faith that we will receive this bread.
Added:
8/23/2015
AM - August 16, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Psalm 4:8

David's evening prayer points to the well-founded peace of the Church
Added:
8/23/2015
PM - August 9, 2015
Elder Bill VanAssen

Text: LD 49

Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven

1. How this prayer is realized
2. Where this prayer must be realized
Added:
8/9/2015
AM - August 9, 2015
Elder Dan Barendregt

Text: Genesis 1:1-2

God's Word Reveals the Truth about the Beginning

1.The Creator who was Before the Beginning
2.The Creation which was Brought forthin the Beginning
Added:
8/9/2015
PM - August 2, 2015
Elder Bill Devries (sermon by Rev. E Kampen)

Text: LD 48

Since our hope is the coming of our Father's kingdom our second petition is that our Father will bring this about by:

1. Effectively ruling us by His Word and Spirit
2. Preserving and increasing His Church
3. Destroying the works of the devil and all others who oppose God
Added:
8/9/2015
AM - August 2, 2015
Elder P. VanRaalte (sermon by Rev. C Bouwman)

Text: Numbers 22:35b

The Lord God is Master over the Spirits of the Air

1. Who really pulls the strings in the world?
2. What comfort follows for the church?
Added:
8/9/2015
PM - July 26, 2015
Elder Glen Vandevelde

Text :LD 47

May we live to hallow God's Name.

1. May His Name be hallowed in us
2. May His Name be hallowed through us.
Added:
8/9/2015
AM - July 26, 2015
Elder Ed Wierenga

Text: 1 Samuel 17:45-47

The LORD confirms David's anointing in his battle with Goliath

1.David's concern
2.David's confidence
3.David's conquest
Added:
8/9/2015
PM - July 19, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 46

Jesus Christ teaches us to address God in our prayers as Heavenly Father. This address reflects our understanding of:

1. God's greatness
2. God's grace
Added:
7/27/2015
AM - July 19, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Ephesians 6:10-11

Put on the full armour of God,so that you can stand against the devils schemes.

1. The strength of the armour
2. The ferocity of the conflict
3. The sweetness of the victory
Added:
7/27/2015
PM - July 12, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 45

God is pleased with our prayers when we pray with the knowledge of faith. We pray:

1. Knowing God
2. Knowing Self
3. Knowing Christ
Added:
7/27/2015
AM - July 12, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Acts 16:22-34

The Lord shows His grace in the conversion of the Philippian jailer. The Lord Shows:

1. His providence in confronting the jailer
2. His power by working faith in the jailer
3. His promises in the baptism of the jailer
Added:
7/27/2015
PM - July 5, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 44 Q&A 114,155

The preaching of the ten commandments helps us to press on in the race toward perfection. We consider:

1. Our mindset
2. Our effort
3. Our goal
Added:
7/19/2015
AM - July 5, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Hebrews 11:1-2

True Biblical Faith Described

1. Faith is substance
2. Faith is evidence
3. Faith is witness
Added:
7/19/2015
PM - June 28, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 44 Q&A 113

Do not covet, but let your desire be in all righteousness.

1. The content of this command
2. The extent of this command
3. The intent of this command
Added:
7/19/2015
PM - June 21, 2015
Rev J. Folkerts

Text: 2 Timothy 3:14-15

Continuing in what we have learned
Added:
6/21/2015
AM - June 21, 2015
Rev J. Folkerts

Text: Luke 5:17-26

Who is this who forgives sins?
Added:
6/21/2015
PM - June 14, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 43

We must speak the truth in love.

1. Speak the truth.
2. Speak what is edifying.
Added:
6/14/2015
AM - June 14, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Philippians 4:4-7

Christians are commanded to rejoice, in the Lord, always.

1. Rejoice, in the Lord.
2. Rejoice, all around.
Added:
6/14/2015
PM - June 7, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 42

God commands us not to steal, but to be content.

1. This command explained in the Catechism
2. This command taught in Scripture
3. This command applied in life
Added:
6/14/2015
AM - June 7, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Philippians 2:1-5

God desires an attitude which promotes unity in the congregation. This means we must be:

1. Of one mind
2. Humble
3. Like Christ
Added:
6/14/2015
PM - May 31, 2015
Elder Dan Barendregt

Text: 1 Samuel 17:45-47

The Lord Confirms David's Anointing in his Battle with Goliath

1. David's Concern
2. David's Confidence
3. David's Conquest
Added:
5/31/2015
AM - May 31, 2015
Elder Jon Penninga

Text: Galatians 5:25

Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit

1. Where our new life is from
2. Where our new life is going
Added:
5/31/2015
PM - May 24, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 41

God commands us to walk along the path of sexual purity. We must walk along;

1. A distinct path
2. A delightful path
3. A doable path.
Added:
5/24/2015
AM - May 24, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Acts 10:44-48

The Lord pours out His promised Holy Spirit upon the church of all nations.

1. Effected through the preaching of the Word
2. Evidenced by the conversion of the Gentiles
3. Established in the fellowship of the believers
Added:
5/24/2015
PM - May 17, 2015
Rev. S.C. VanDam

Text: LD 16

Our death and burial must be seen in the light of Christ's death and burial. Through his death,

1. Christ paid for our sin
2. Christ triumphed over death
Added:
5/21/2015
AM - May 17, 2015
Rev. S.C. VanDam

Text: Revelation 1:5b-8

Give all glory to our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ who is coming! We will see how:

1. His coming is anticipated by the church;
2. His arrival will be mourned by the world;
3. His coming is guaranteed by the Lord God.
Added:
5/21/2015
PM - May 10, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 40

God commands us to show love to our neighbours

1. To show our neighbours the fruits of the Holy Spirit
2. To protect our neighbours from harm
3. To do good even to our adversarial neighbours
Added:
5/10/2015
PM - May 3, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 29

Honour your father,your mother, and all in authority over you.

1. Even though they display human weakness
2. Since they represent the Lord of heaven
3. Because they call you to a new obedience.
Added:
5/10/2015
AM - May 3, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Mark 10:42-45

The Lord Jesus calls church leaders to lead through service. Leadership is:

1. Humbling ourselves
2. Reflecting Christ.
Added:
5/10/2015
PM - April 26, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 38

The fourth commandment concerns our weekly holidays. This holiday is:

1. A delight
2. A demand
3. A departure
Added:
4/26/2015
AM - April 26, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: 2 Timothy 3:14-17

Continue in God's Word, because God's Word is:

1.Sacred
2.Saving
3.Dependable
4.Useful
5.Equipping
Added:
4/26/2015
PM - April 19, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 36-37

God commands us to use His holy Name only with fear and reverence.

1. The scope of this commandment
2. The specifics of this commandment
Added:
4/19/2015
AM - April 19, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Psalm 67

A Prayer for God's Rich Blessing

1. The roots of this prayer
2. The themes of this prayer
3. The applications of this prayer
Added:
4/19/2015
PM - April 12, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 35

God calls us to true worship

1. By His living Word alone
2. By becoming His image
3. By worshiping Him formally
Added:
4/12/2015
AM - April 12, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Acts 1:15-26

Jesus Christ cares for His church by providing a new office-bearer

1. An election called
2. A vacancy filled
Added:
4/12/2015
PM - April 5, 2015
Elder Bill VanAssen

Text: LD 17

I believe that Jesus Lives and That is why I Live as well Christ's resurrection means that:

1.My Past is forgiven
2.My present is blessed
3.My future is certain
Added:
4/12/2015
AM - April 5, 2015
Elder Ted Kanis

Text:Mark 16:1-8

The tomb is empty!! Christ's physical resurrection

1. Gives a challenge to your mind
2. Gives a word of grace to your heart
3. Gives a word of mission to your life
Added:
4/12/2015
PM - March 22, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 34 QAs 94,95

Look to the Lord and His strength, seek His face continually.

1. Seek His salvation continually
2. Sing praise to Him continually
3. Search His Word continually
Added:
3/22/2015
AM - March 22, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Matthew 27:3-5

Christ's suffering includes how Judas Iscariot responds to his sin of betraying Christ. Christ suffers:

1. Because Judas is remorseful for his sin of betrayal
2. Because Judas remains in his sin of betrayal
Added:
3/22/2015
PM - March 15, 2015
Rev. Jim Witteveen

Text: Matthew 5:21-26

The Lord Jesus begins to correct the Pharisees' false teachings about the Law.

1.Human efforts to master and limit the law.
2.The Lord's reminder of the full meaning of the law
3.How we are to live out the full meaning of the law
Added:
3/15/2015
AM - March 15, 2015
Rev. Jim Witteveen

Text: Matthew 5:13-16

The world needs salt and light, and our calling is to fulfil that need

1.The desperate need the world has for salt
2.Our calling to fulfill that desperate need
3.The desperate need the world has for light
4.Our calling to fulfil that desperate need
Added:
3/15/2015
PM - March 8, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 34 QA 92,93

God gave the law to guide us in a life of thanksgiving

1. The preface of the law
2. The division of the law
Added:
3/15/2015
PM - March 1, 2015
Rev. F. Dong

Text: Luke 18:9-14
Added:
3/1/2015
AM - March 1, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Reading/Text: Matthew 22:1-14

Christ Jesus invites us to the wedding feast of the Lamb. Let us respond by:

1. Accepting the invitation.
2. Wearing the wedding clothes.
Added:
3/1/2015
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