Sermons
AM - January 1, 2014
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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1/8/2014
AM - January 5, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Matthew 5:13-16

The Lord Jesus teaches that His followers are to have an impact in the world.

1. The character of those who follow the Lord
2. The state of the world which opposes the Lord.
3. The purpose of God that people glorify the Lord.
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1/8/2014
PM - January 5, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 47

Christ teaches us to pray, "Hallowed be your Name."

1. We pray that we may know God with our hearts and minds.
2. We pray that we may honour God with our lips and steps.
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1/8/2014
AM - January 12, 2014
Pastor James Slaa
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1/14/2014
PM - January 12, 2014
Pastor James Slaa
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1/14/2014
AM - January 19, 2014
Elder P VanRaalte

Reading sermon by: Rev R Bredenhof

Text: Joel 2:30-32

Joel foretells the great and awesome day of the LORD

1. A day of wonders
2. A day of calling
3. A day of salvation
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1/31/2014
PM - January 19, 2014
Elder B VanAssen

Reading sermon by: Rev R Bredenhof

Text: LD 20

Receive the Gift of the Holy Spirit
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1/31/2014
AM - January 26, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: 2 Corinthians 13:14

The God of the New Covenant blesses you.

1. A trinitarian blessing.
2. A rich blessing
3. An enduring blessing.
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1/31/2014
PM - January 26, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 49

We must pray that we will obey God in all that He wants us to do.

1. Obedience does not arise from within us.
2. Obedience comes from a power outside of us.
3. Obedience must be seen in us.
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1/31/2014
PM - February 2, 2014
Rev C VanSpronsen

Text: LD 50

Pray every Day for your daily Bread

1. Only God provides
2. His blessing is essential
3. He alone is worthy of our trust.
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2/26/2014
AM - February 9, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Joshua 24:14-15

The covenant Lord calls His people to faithful service in the land of promise.

1. The reason for this call
2. The requirement in this call
3. The response to this call
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2/26/2014
PM - February 9, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 51

Christ teaches us to pray for forgiveness.

1. A prayer for God's forgiveness.
2. A prayer for a spirit of forgiveness.
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2/26/2014
AM - February 16, 2014
Rev. S VanDam

Text: Daniel 9:24-27

The Lord answers Daniel's prayer with the vision of the Seventy "sevens".
In this vision, the Lord foretells:

1. the atonement brought by the Anointed One;
2. the destruction of the sanctuary in Jerusalem
3. the confirmation of a covenant with many.
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2/26/2014
PM - February 16, 2014
Rev. S. C. VanDam

Text: LD 52

Pray to the Lord for victory in the spiritual war against our enemies.
To pray this prayer we need to know:

1. our weakness;
2. our enemies
3. God's power
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2/26/2014
AM - February 23, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Joshua 24:25-28

At Shechem, Joshua and the people observe the wonder of God's covenant.

1. The covenant promises
2. The covenant obligations.
3. The covenant witness
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2/26/2014
PM - February 23, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 1

Our comfort is belonging to Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd.

1. He lays down His life for us.
2. He preserves us in this life.
3. He assures us of eternal life.
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2/26/2014
AM - March 2, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Luke 15:8-10

The parable of the lost coin shows the Lord's concern for sinners.
We see this concern in:

1. The Lord's heart for lost sinners
2. The Lord's joy for found sinners
3. The Lord's example for His disciples
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3/8/2014
PM - March 2, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 2

The Law serves in part to expose our sin and misery.

1. The Law convicts us.
2. The Law humbles us.
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3/8/2014
AM - March 9, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Matthew 5:43-48

We must reflect the love of God toward our neighbours

1.The standard of our love
2.The object of our love
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3/21/2014
PM - March 9, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 3

We confess original sin to our comfort

1. Our inheritance of original sin
2. Our deliverance from original sin
3. Our life with original sin
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3/21/2014
AM - March 16, 2014
Rev J Folkerts

Text: Zephaniah 3:17

"Jesus Loves Me This I Know"
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3/21/2014
PM - March 16, 2014
Rev J Folkerts

Text: Acts 9:1-22

"King Jesus Our Powerful Missionary"
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3/21/2014
AM - March 23, 2014
Elder Ed Wierenga

Text: Luke 7: 36-50

"One who was forgiven much..."

1. a study in contrasts
2. a parable about forgiveness
3. a declaration of grace
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4/7/2014
PM - March 23, 2014
Elder Stephen Onderwater

Text: LD 52

"The Lord teaches us to trust in Him in the midst of a world full of temptations"

1. Withstand the lure of Satan
2. Preserve in the midst of trials
3. Be assured of Gods listening ear.
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4/7/2014
AM - March 30, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Matthew 26:17-30

At the last supper, our Saviour moves forward to the cross in the face of betrayal.

1. The setting
2. The betrayal
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4/7/2014
PM - March 30, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 4

There is no way in the world for man to deal with sin.

1. God is righteous
2. Man must trust God.
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4/7/2014
PM - April 6, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Lord Day 5

"The kind of Mediator we need"

1.One who is truly human
2.One who is truly righteous
3.One who is truly divine
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4/10/2014
AM - April 13, 2014
Rev S. C. VanDam

Text: Daniel 10:18-11:1

God sends the heavenly forces to help his people in the spiritual war on earth.
We will see:

1. the forces in the war;
2. the character of the war;
3. the outcome of the war.
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4/24/2014
PM - April 13, 2014
Rev S. C. VanDam

Text: LD 6

Jesus Christ our Mediator has become for us wisdom from God.
This means that he is:

1. our righteousness;
2. our sanctification;
3. our redemption.
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4/24/2014
AM - April 20, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text:John 20: 10-18

"Christ Jesus appears to Mary to bear witness of His glorious resurrection

1. He ends grief over the dead Lord
2. He calls for faith in the living Lord.
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4/24/2014
PM - April 20, 2014
Rev S. C. VanDam

Text: Luke 20:27-40

"Our Lord Jesus proclaims the reality of life after death. We will consider:

1. The character of that life
2. The certainty of that life
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4/24/2014
AM - April 27, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: John 20:31

God gives us His Word to lead us to faith.

1. It is the gift of Christ
2. It is the gift of life.
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5/15/2014
PM - April 27, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 7

True faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.

1.The character of faith.
2. The call to faith.
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5/15/2014
AM - May 4, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Colossians 3:16

"Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly"
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5/15/2014
PM - May 4, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 8

"The triple treasure of the Trinity"

1.God the Father's treasure
2.God the Son's treasure
3.God the Holy Spirit's treasure
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5/15/2014
AM - May 11, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: 2 Timothy 1:5

God receives the glory for Timothy's sincere and solid faith

1. God is the only author of his faith
2. God used expert workers to bring him to faith.
3. God has a glorious purpose for his faith
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5/15/2014
PM - May 11, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 9

God the Father created the angels for His and our benefit.

1. The creation of the angels
2. The purpose of the angels
3. The fall of some of the angels.
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5/15/2014
AM - May 18, 2014
Rev S. C. VanDam

Text: Daniel 11:32-35

The Lord encourages his people to be wise when they are caught in storms of history.
Those who are wise:

1. know God;
2. faithfully instruct;
3. are purified.
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5/24/2014
PM - May 18, 2014
Rev S. C. VanDam

Text: LD 10

We confess that God upholds and guides all things by his providence.
Therefore we may be:

1. patient in adversity
2. thankful in prosperity
3. confident in God's love for the future.
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5/24/2014
AM - May 25, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Galatians 6:1-5

Restore your brother or sister who is overtaken in sin in a spirit of gentleness

1.The Christian motive for restoration
2.The correct manner of restoration
3.The compulsory meekness in restoration
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6/4/2014
PM - May 25, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 11

The blood of Jesus, the Saviour, purifies us from all sin.

1. The necessary Saviour
2. The exclusive Saviour
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6/4/2014
PM - June 1, 2014
Br R. Vanderhorst

Text: LD 12

God ordains and equips prophets, priests, and kings in his service

1. Christ fulfills these offices perfectly for us
2. We fulfill these offices in Christ
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6/4/2014
AM - June 8, 2014
Br R. Vanderhorst

Text: Genesis 11:1-9

By stopping the construction of Babel, the LORD continues to build his world-wide church

1. Babel is erected
2. Babel is rejected
3. Babel is reversed.
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6/18/2014
PM - June 8, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Jesus Christ is God's one and only son.

1. Christ's unique relationship as the eternal Son of God.
2. Christ's obedient work as the incarnate Son of God.
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6/18/2014
AM - June 15, 2014
Rev S. C. VanDam

Text: Daniel 12:6b, 7b, 12-13

How long will it be before the end will come? In his answer, the Lord speaks of:

1. the length of time;
2. the reality of suffering;
3. the blessing for waiting.
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6/18/2014
PM - June 15, 2014
Br. Rick Vanderhorst

Text: Mark 10:46-52

Becasue he truly saw, Blind Bartimaeus received his sight

1. Bartimaeus saw Christ with the eyes of faith
2. Christ healed Bartimaeus because of his faith.
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6/18/2014
AM - June 22, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Reading: Isaiah 40:1-5; Matthew 17:14-23

No kingdom task assigned by God is impossible for us to perform

1. God's powerful promise.
2. Our prayerful faith.
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7/22/2014
AM - July 6, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text:Romans 8:37

We are more than conquerors through Christ who loved us.

1. What we conquer
2. How we conquer
3. Why we conquer
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7/22/2014
PM - July 6, 2014

Student Rick Vanderhorst

Text: LD 25

In the eighth commandment, the Lord calls us to financial faithfulness

1.God expects the right attitude toward our finances
2.God forbids the wrong acquisition of our finances
3.God requires the generous use of our finances
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7/22/2014
AM - July 13, 2014
Student Rick Vanderhorst

Text: Philippians 3:13b-14

In the race of life, God calls us to press on toward the goal of heaven,
We press on,

1. Forgetting what is behind
2. Straining toward what is ahead
3. Eyeing the prize at the finish line.
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7/22/2014
PM - July 13, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

God sent His eternal Son to earth to assume our human nature.

1. To change our lost condition
2. Through mysterious incarnation
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7/22/2014
PM - August 3, 2014
Student Rick Vanderhorst

Text: Acts 16: 11-15

The Lord begins to build his church in Europe by converting Lydia

1. The Lord leads the apostles to Philippi
2. The Lord opens Lydia's heart to beleive the gospel
3. The Lord works the fruit of faith in Lydia's life
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9/29/2014
AM - August 10, 2014
Student R Vanderhorst

Text: Lamentations 3:21-24

Because of the LORD's covenant love and faithfulness,
God's people can always have hope

1. The need to recall the LORD's character
2. The hope the LORD"s character brings.
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9/28/2014
PM - August 10, 2014
Student R Vanderhorst

Text: LD 45

Believers have the beautiful privilege of speaking to God in prayer

1. Why we must pray
2. How we must pray
3. What we must pray for.
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9/28/2014
AM - August 17, 2014
Student R. Vanderhorst

Text: Jonah 1

The LORD disciplines the prophet Jonah by sending a storm

1. Jonah's flight
2. God's might
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9/28/2014
PM - August 17, 2014
Student R. Vanderhorst

Text: Titus 2:11-14

God's saving grace teaches us to live godly lives as we wait for Christ to appear

1. God's grace brings us salvation
2. God's grace transforms our lives.
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9/28/2014
AM - August 24, 2014
Rev S.C. VanDam

Text: Psalm 102:25-28

The Lord gives comfort to his people by remaining the same forever. We will consider:

1. the need for this comfort
2. the content of this comfort
3. the implications of this comfort.
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9/29/2014
PM - August 24, 2014
Rev S.C. VanDam

Text: LD 20

The Lord has given us His HOly Spirit to:

1. work faith in our hearts
2. comfort us
3. remain with us forever.
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9/29/2014
AM - August 31, 2014
Elder Jon Penninga

Text: Habakkuk 2:2-4

Through Habakkuk, God summons his people to the hard work of trust:

1. to wait for his promises to be fullfilled
2. to resist the arrogance of the proud
3. to live in the humility of faith
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9/29/2014
PM - August 31, 2014
Elder Ted Kanis

Text: 1 Corinthians 13:5c

Love is not irritable

1. the disciples, irritable not loving
2. the Lord Jesus, loving not irritable
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9/29/2014
AM - September 7, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: 1 Peter 2:21-25

Walk in Christ's Footsteps

1. Motivated by His example
2. Step by step along the path of the cross
3. Following our Shepherd back home
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10/5/2014
PM - September 7, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 16 Q&A 44

Jesus Christ suffered hellish agony that we might enjoy the blessing of heaven.

1. What it means that Christ descended into hell
2. What it means for us.
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10/5/2014
PM - September 14, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 17

Christ's ressurection leads to our justification. In His resurrection, Christ:

1. Overcomes death.
2. Obtains righteousness.
3. Offers it to us.
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10/5/2014
AM - September 21, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Jonah 3:1-10

1. The fruit of His work in Jonah
2. The fruit of His work in the Ninevites
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9/27/2014
PM - September 21, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Lord's Day 18

Jesus Christ ascended into heaven

1. It was a departure
2. It was a development
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9/27/2014
PM - October 5, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: LD 20

"We confess God,the Holy Spirit"
1.God the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament
2.God the Holy Spirit in the New Testament
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10/5/2014
AM - October 12, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Luke 17:11-19

Give thanks to God for all His good gifts.

1. The gifts
2. The gratitude.
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10/26/2014
PM - October 12, 2014
Rev L. Slagter

Text: Luke 5:17-32

Jesus Calls Sinners to Himself!
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10/26/2014
AM - October 19, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text: Judges 6:25-32

"Our Covenant God demands full commitment from Gideon and from His people"

1. The demand
2. The obedience
3. The reward
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10/26/2014
PM - October 19, 2014
Pastor James Slaa

Text:Lord's Day 21

We believe the holy catholic church of Christ and that we are living members of it.

1.The church is a body of living members
2.The church is a communion of gifted saints
3.The church is a refuge for pardoned sinners.
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10/26/2014
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