Sermons
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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7/19/2015
PM - June 21, 2015
Rev J. Folkerts

Text: 2 Timothy 3:14-15

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

Text: Luke 5:17-26

Who is this who forgives sins?
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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3/15/2015
PM - March 1, 2015
Rev. F. Dong

Text: Luke 18:9-14
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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.
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3/1/2015
PM - February 22, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 33

The gospel of regeneration

1.The Scriptural requirement of regeneration
2.The supernatural reality of regeneration
3.The subsequent resultsof regeneration
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2/22/2015
AM - February 22, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Matthew 11:28-30

Christ offers us complete rest when He calls us to come to Him

1.He offers to take our yoke
2.He offers us His yoke
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2/22/2015
PM - February 15, 2015
Rev S.C. VanDam

Text: LD 32

We have been saved by Christ in order to praise God through our good works. These works are:

1. for the glory of God;
2. prepared by God
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2/22/2015
AM - February 15, 2015
Rev. S.C. VanDam

Text: Psalm 8

David praises the Lord for the majestic glory of his Name! We will consider how this psalm:

1. speaks of God's majesty
2. speaks of man's place;
3. is fulfilled by Christ.
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2/22/2015
PM - February 8, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 31 QA 85

Church discipline serves to restore a sinner to communion with God

1. It begins with mutual admonition
2. It may require public censure
3. It can lead to full exclusion
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2/12/2015
AM - February 8, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Matthew 7:24-27

Build your lives upon the unshakable foundation of Christ's teachings

1.Build wisely
2.Live securely
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2/12/2015
PM - February 1, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Lord's Day 31 QA 84

The first key of the kingdom of heaven is the faithful preaching of the gospel.

1. Faithful preaching is essential
2. Faithful preaching is effective
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2/1/2015
AM - February 1, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Matthew 6:33

Christ commands us to seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness

1. The great duty required
2. The gracious promise attached
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2/1/2015
PM - January 25th, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text :LD 31 QA 83

Jesus Christ demonstrates authority and grace when giving the keys of the kingdom of heaven to His church

1. The heavenly origin of the keys
2. The only recipient of the keys
3. The faithful administration of the keys
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1/25/2015
AM - January 25th, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Matthew 4:1-11

Jesus Christ is victorious over Satan's temptations in the wilderness

1.The fullness of Christ's victory
2.The result of Christ's victory
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1/25/2015
PM - January 18th, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 28-30

Christ Jesus instituted the Lord's Supper for the nourishing and strengthening of our faith.

1. The significance of the Lord's Supper.
2. The sustenance of the Lord's supper.
3. The sacrilege of the Lord's supper.
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1/25/2015
AM - January 18th, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Matthew 3:5-12

John the Baptist's preaching of repentance and preparing for Christ has a sifting effect.

1. It exposes sin and leads to confession and salvation
2. It exposes sin and leads to rejection and judgement.
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1/25/2015
PM - January 11th, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Lord's Day 27

The sign and seal of Christ;'s washing must be administered to those who belong to God's covenant and congregation.

1. The recipients of this sign and seal
2. The comfort of this sign and seal
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1/11/2015
PM - January 4th, 2015
Elder Bill VanAssen

Text: Philippians 3:10-11

"I want to Know Christ"
(sermon by Rev. R. Bredenhof)

1. and the power of His resurrection
2. and the fellowship of His sufferings and death
3. so that I may attain to the resurrection from the dead
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1/11/2015
AM - January 4th, 2015
Elder Ed Wierenga

Text: Galatians 2:20-21

Act in line with the truth of the gospel (sermon by Rev. Stephen 't Hart)

1. Accepted in Christ alone
2. Living in Christ alone
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1/11/2015
New Years - January 1, 2015
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Numbers 6:22-27

The Lord will bless you, His people.

1. The mediator of the blessing
2. The words of the blessing
3. The effect of the blessing
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1/11/2015
PM - December 28, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Matthew 3:1-4

John the Baptist comes calling to prepare the way of the Lord. He is calling:

1. In the desert
2. To repentance
3. With soberness
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1/5/2015
AM - December 28, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Isaiah 7

The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ is the fulfillment of OT prophecy. That speaks to :

1. God's covenant promise
2. God's covenant faithfulness
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1/5/2015
PM - December 21, 2014
Pastor James Folkerts

Text: Ruth 1:1-18, 4:1-22

Ruth - God uses his Sacrificial Outsider to bring new life to the stump of Elimelech

1. Following 'Mrs. N. Stump'
2. Receiving 'Mr. K. Redeemer'
3. Embracing the 'Infant Servant'
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1/5/2015
AM - December 21, 2014
Pastor James Folkerts

Text: Joshua 2

Rahab - God uses his faith and action filled Canaanite to encourage Israel"

1. Remembering and Believing
2. Leaving and Cleavin
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1/5/2015
PM - December 14, 2104
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 26

"Jesus Christ instituted Holy Baptism as a sign and seal of God's Covenant love and grace"
Baptism is a sign and seal of:

1. The favour of the Father.
2.The sacrifice of the Son
3.The sanctification of the Spirit.
Added:
12/18/2014
AM - December 14, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Judges 8:22-35

"Our only comfort with Gideon's disappointing finish is the gospel of Jesus Christ."

1. Our Legacy
2. God's intervention
3. The eternal hope
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12/18/2014
PM - December 7, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Lords Day 25

Out of love for his people, God instituted the sacraments. The sacraments:

1. Signify and seal the promises of his Word
2. Point us to Christ's sacrifice as the only ground for our salvation
3. Work blessings only for the believers
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12/7/2014
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