Sermons 2012

Date Morning Service Afternoon Service
2012-12-31 New Year’s Eve Service Pastor Richard Anjema Listen New Year’s Eve Service Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-12-30 IN HIS DARK TROUBLE, GOD’S ANOINTED PRAYS TO THE LORD FOR DELIVERANCE. THAT DELIVERANCE – Is scorned, Is sought, Is sent – 2 Samuel 15:13-37; 16:5-14 Rev. Rolf den Hollander, Grace Canadian Reformed Church Winnipeg Listen IN HIS EVENING PRAYER DAVID EXPRESSES COMPLETE TRUST IN THE LORD – With confident urgency, Through warning counsel, In joyful peace – 2 Samuel 16:1-4; 15-23; 17:23-29 Rev. Rolf den Hollander, Grace Canadian Reformed Church Winnipeg Listen
2012-12-25 Christmas Day Service – Sermon Information not yet available Pastor Richard Anjema Listen Christmas Day Service – Sermon Information not yet available Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-12-23 THE FIRST PROCLAMATION OF CHRIST’S BIRTH – The unusual angelic visitation, The joyful and thoughtful response – Luke 2:1-20; Text: Luke 2:8-20 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen CIVIL AUTHORITIES AND CIVILIANS – Their calling as rulers, Our calling as Christians – Genesis 9:1-7, Belgic Confession Article 36; Text: Romans 13:1-7 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-12-16 JESUS RECEIVED BY JOSEPH SON OF DAVID – Joseph’s conduct, Joseph’s calling, Joseph’s compliance – Matthew 1:18-25 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE DEAD CHURCH – Her sad state, Christ’s stern statement, Her saving stance – Revelation 2:12-3:6, BC 29; Text: Revelation 3:1-6 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-12-09 THE FAITH OF MOSES – Refusing and choosing, Forsaking and enduring, Partaking and journeying – Acts 7:17-36; Text: Hebrews 11:23-29 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen A VIRGIN SHALL CONCEIVE – Mary, highly favoured – Mary, assured of a special conception – Mary, serving the Lord – Luke 1:26-38 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-12-02 THE DIRE NEED FOR WISDOM – Wisdom gives instruction, Wisdom avoids folly, Wisdom is the fear of the Lord – Proverbs 1:1-7 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE SURPASSING BENEFITS OF THE INCARNATION – He came to show us His glory, He came to give us abundant grace, He came to reveal the Father – John 1:1-18; Text: John 1:14-18 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-11-25 THE FAITH OF JOSEPH – He discovered God’s will, He predicted Israel’s future, He rested in the Lord’s promises – Genesis 50:15-26; Text: Hebrews 11:22 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE VALUE OF WISDOM – Solomon Speaks of the Inestimable Value of Wisdom. We see this in – The Search for Wisdom, The Blessings of Wisdom – Ecclesiastes 7:19-29 Elder Gerald Steendam reading Rev. Keith Davis Listen
2012-11-18 THE FAITH OF JACOB – He trusted in God while on his deathbed, He prophesied about the future while dying, He spoke of his hope after his decease – Genesis 48; Text: Hebrews 11:21 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE RESPONSIBILITY OF CHURCH MEMBERS – Romans 12; BC 28; Text: Romans 12:3-21 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-11-11 IT IS NOT EASILY ANGERED – 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Text: v.5b Rev. James Folkerts of Telkwa URC Listen FORGIVING LOVE – 1 Corinthians 13:4-7; Matthew 18:21-35, Text: 1 Cor. 13:5b Rev. James Folkerts of Telkwa URC Listen
2012-11-04 THE FAITH OF ISAAC – Overruled by God’s providence, Overcome by God’s grace, Overshadowed by God’s purpose – Genesis 27:18-40; Text: Hebrews 11:20 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE EARLY CHURCH: CHRIST-CENTRED, UNIFIED AND VIBRANT – Dedicated to learning, Dedicated to fellowship,. Dedicated to the sacraments, Dedicated to prayer – Acts 2:42-47; BC 27; Text: Acts 2:42 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-10-28 JESUS AND NICODEMUS IN CONVERSATION – Jesus describes — The need for new birth, The characteristics of new birth, The means to new birth – John 3:1-21 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen LET US RISE AND BUILD’ : NEHEMIAH, THE LORD’S REFORMER – A nightly survey made, A careful exhortation given, A hostile opposition silenced – Nehemiah 1:1-3, 2:1-20; Text: Nehemiah 2:11-20 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-10-21 GOD ALMIGHTY UNFOLDS HIS COVENANT OF GRACE – The God of the covenant, The sign of the covenant – Genesis 17:1-14 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE FAITH OF ABRAHAM – PART 2 – He sustained a very severe test, He carried out a very difficult duty, He acquired a very important blessing – James 1:1-8; Text: Hebrews 11:17-19 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-10-14 THE FAITH OF SARAH – Cynic of God’s purposes, Believer of God’s promises, Mother of God’s people – Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-7; Text: Hebrews 11:11, 12 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen SANCTIFICATION: THE PROCESS OF CHRISTIAN GROWTH – We’re called to holiness by Stepping toward perfection, Reaching the prize, Equipping ourselves for maturity – Philippians 3; BC 24; Text: Philippians 3:12-16 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-10-08 COME BEFORE THE LORD WITH THANKSGIVING– FOR -He is a great God, He is our Shepherd, He is our King – Psalm 95 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen COME BEFORE THE LORD WITH THANKSGIVING– FOR -He is a great God, He is our Shepherd, He is our King – Psalm 95 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-10-07 THE FAITH OF ABRAHAM – A sojourner stepping into the unknown, A stranger in his own land, A pilgrim awaiting the permanent city – Genesis 12:1-9; Text: Hebrews 11:8-10 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen RAISED WITH CHRIST – PART I: HEAVEN ON EARTH – Orientation: our heavenly union, Mortification: our heavenly calling – Colossians 3; Text: Colossians 3:1-8 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-09-30 THE FAITH OF NOAH – He believed God’s warning, He followed God’s way, He condemned God’s enemies, He obtained God’s approval – Genesis 6:13-22; Text: Hebrews 11:7 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen OUR RIGHTEOUS STANDING BEFORE GOD – The great exchange in justification, The full acquittal of justification, The true benefits in being justified – Romans 1:1-17; BC Art 23; Text: Roman 1:17 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-09-23 THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS PATIENCE – Patience with people who mistreat you, Patience with people who provoke you, Patience with people who annoy you – 1 Peter 2:13-25; James 1:19-21 Pastor Brian Cochran (Redeemer URC in Regina) Listen THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS PEACE – Peace with God, Peace within – Romans 5:1-11; Philippians 4:4-9 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-09-16 LIVING BY FAITH – The confidence of faith, The necessity of faith, The expression of faith – Hebrews 11:1-12; Text: Hebrews 11:1-6 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen JUSTICE AND MERCY – Work in union, Bring harmony, Give peace – Psalm 85; B.C. Art 20 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-09-09 BOTH GOD AND MAN – The reality of His two natures, The importance of His two natures – Colossians 2; B.C. Art 19; Text: Colossians 2:8-10 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen HUNGERING AND THIRSTING FOR GOD – Longing for Him, Delighting in Him, Trusting Him – Psalm 63 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-09-02 THE GLORIOUS GOD MAN – Christ humbled Himself, God has exalted Christ – Philippians 2:1-11; BC Art 18; Text: Philippians 2:5-11 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen A POOR MAN’S RICH TESTIMONY – It comes by way of invitation, It is given through instruction – Psalm 34 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-08-26 THE LIVING AND LOVING CHRIST LEAVES A PRECIOUS PARTING GIFT: HIS PEACE – Christ has His peace, Christ gives His peace, Christ affirms His peace – John 14; 1 John 1:1-4; Text: John 14:27 Rev. K. Jonker (Canadian Reformed Church Grace Winnipeg) Listen GOD’S OVERFLOWING LOVE AND GRACE MAKE GOD’S PEOPLE – GIVE HIM CASCADING PRAISE!. The beginning, the ongoing flow and the crescendo of this cascading praise – Psalm 145 Rev. K. Jonker (Canadian Reformed Church Grace Winnipeg) Listen
2012-08-19 COVENANTAL CAUTION – Who is being warned? What sin is addressed in this warning? How is this warning both terrifying and comforting? -Hebrews 10:26-39; Text: Hebrews 10:26-31 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE SEED OF THE WOMAN – Enduring Satan’s fire, Under God’s faithful keeping – Genesis 4:1-26; B.C. Art. 17 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-08-12 COVENANTAL BLESSINGS AND OBLIGATIONS, Our blessings, Our response – Hebrews 9:16-28 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE SHEER WONDER OF ELECTING LOVE – The truth of election, The results of election, The encouragement of election – II Thessalonians 2; B.C. Art 16; Text: II Thess. 2:12, 13 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-08-05 THE PRESENTER OF A BETTER SACRIFICE – A look backward: what Christ did on earth, A look upward:what Christ is doing now in heaven, A look forward: what Christ will do in the future – Hebrews 9:16-28 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen ORIGINAL SIN ACCORDING TO DAVID – A truthful assertion, A personal confession, An undeserved solution – Psalm 51; B.C. Art 15 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-07-29 STRANGERS AND PILGRIMS – Lost and Found – The Faith of a Pilgrim, true Enjoyment the Life of Faith – Hebrews 11:1-16, 12:1-2 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen STRENGTH IN WEAKNESS – Boasting in experience, pleading for release, boasting in Christ’s power – 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-07-22 THE BETTER WAY – Total Dependence upon God, True Direction from God – Proverbs 3:1-12; Text: vv 5-6 Elder Andy Bakker reading sermon from Keith Davis Lynwood URC Listen THE INCARNATION – The Triune God brings us the benefit of the holy conception and birth of Christ – The Father, the Son, the Holy Spirit – Luke 1:26-38, Galatians 4:1-7, Lord’s Day 14, Belgic Confession Elder Bernie Bakker reading sermon from Rev. Wes Bredenhof Canadian Reformed Church Listen
2012-07-15 CONDUCTING YOURSELF IN A MANNER WORTHY OF YOUR CONFESSION MEANS – to live in obedience to the gospel , to work at one another’s salvation, to love one another in meekness – Colossians 3:12-17; Philippians 1:27-2:12 Text: Philippians 2:12b Rev. K. Jonker (Canadian Reformed Church Grace Winnipeg) Listen THE BLESSINGS OF THE LORD GIVE HAPPINESS TO THE COVENANT FAMILY – The condition, confirmation and continuation of God’s blessings – Psalm 127 & Psalm 128 Text: Psalm 128 Rev. K. Jonker (Canadian Reformed Church Grace Winnipeg) Listen
2012-07-08 THE PRIEST OF A BETTER TABERNACLE – What once was, What now is – Hebrews 9:1-15 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen MAN’S ORIGINAL PERFECTION – Excellent, Destroyed, Renewed – Genesis 3; Belgic Confession Art 14 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-07-01 THE NEW COVENANT -. Internal reality, Intimate knowledge, Interceding grace – Hebrews 8; Text: vv. 7-13 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE NIGHT THE KING COULDN’T SLEEP – God’s sovereignty, God’s providence – Esther 6:1-14; Belgic Confession Art 13 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-06-24 THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MELCHIZADEK – His eternity, His excellence – Hebrews 7; Text: vv. 1-10 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen STAND STRONG IN THE LORD – Be aware of the warfare, Dress suitably, Advance with your weapons – Ephesians 6:10-20; Belgic Confession Art 12 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-06-17 THE SUPREMACY OF SCRIPTURE – In your Christian life and office hold, on to all of Scripture – Scripture’s origin, Scripture’s usefulness, Scripture’s effect – 2 Timothy 3:1 – 4:5; Text: 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Rev. K. Jonker (Canadian Reformed Church Grace Winnipeg) Listen TO OUR ETERNAL CHRISTIAN JOY BELONGS THAT WE HAVE – an everlasting body, an everlasting life, an everlasting blessedness – Luke 16:19-31; Romans 8:31-39; H.C.L.D. 22 Rev. K. Jonker (Canadian Reformed Church Grace Winnipeg) Listen
2012-06-10 THE DEITY OF THE SPIRIT” – His work, His seal, His guarantee – Ephesians 1:1-14; Belgic Confession Article 11; Text: vv. 11-14 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen A BETTER ESTIMATE OF THE HEBREWS – Evidence to support this, Encouragement to press on – Hebrews 6:9-20; Text: vv. 9-12 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-06-03 ELDERS AND DEACONS – Their calling, Their character – I Timothy 3:1-13; Belgic Confession Article 30 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE WARNING AGAINST FALLING AWAY – What is the sin? Who commits it? How is this warning for our benefit? – Hebrews 5:12-6:12; Text: Hebrews 6:4-8 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-05-27 WALK BY THE SPIRIT – Galatians 5:16-26 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE GLORY OF JESUS CHRIST WAS REVEALED ON THE DAY OF PENTECOST – His glory was revealed in – the outpouring of the Holy Spirit and the work of the Holy Spirit – Acts 2:1-13 Text: Acts 2:1-4 Rev. Pol (Carman West) Listen
2012-05-20 OUR GREAT HIGH PRIEST – Greatly sympathetic, Greatly qualified – Hebrews 4:14-5:11 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen JESUS TRUE AND ETERNAL GOD – He has divine attributes, He is involved in divine work, He is worthy of divine honour – Colossians 1:1-18; BC Art 10; Text: Colossians 1:15-18 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-05-17 Ascension Day – Please see evening Pastor Richard Anjema Listen Ascension Day Service – no details available Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-05-13 A REST FOR THE PEOPLE OF GOD – The good news about this rest, The exhortation to enter this rest, The warning against falling short of this rest – Hebrews 4:1-13 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE GLORIOUS DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY – Certain, Contended, Comforting – II Corinthians 13; BC Arts 8&9; Text: II Corinthians 13:14 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-05-06 THE PERIL OF UNBELIEF – The need for personal vigilance, The need for others in the Christian community, The need and support of strong encouragement in Christ – Hebrews 3; Text: vv. 12-14 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE SUFFICIENCY OF SCRIPTURE – Paul spoke it persuasively, The Bereans researched it daily, The church today must receive it with certainty – Acts 17:1-15; Belgic Confession Article 7; Text: Acts 17:10-15 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-04-29 ENJOY TO THE FULLEST THE DAYS GOD GIVES YOU – They are numbered,. They are uncertain, They are given – Ecclesiastes 8:2-17 Text: Ecclesiastes 9:1-12 Rev. DenHollander Listen THE PERIL OF UNBELIEF -. The need for personal vigilance, The need for others in the Christian community, The need/support of strong encouragement in Christ – Hebrews 3; Text: vv. 12-14 Rev. DenHollander Listen
2012-04-26 Pentecost Service – Please see evening Pastor Richard Anjema Listen CHRIST’S COMPASSION FOR THE FIVE THOUSAND – His compassions call us – To trust in His power, To find satisfaction in Him, To be generous with His blessings to us – Mark 6:30-44 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-04-22 JESUS, OUR FLESH AND BLOOD – He destroys the power of the devil, He free us from the fear of death, He has become our merciful and faithful High Priest – Hebrews 2; Text: vv. 14-18 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE UPRIGHT MAN OF UZ – He loved the Lord, He cared for his family, His importance in history – Job 1:1-5 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-04-15 LIFE IN THE MIDST OF DEATH, Stephen’s Final Testimony, Stephen’s Final Prayer – Acts 7:54 – 8:3 Text: Acts 7:54 – 8:1a Pastoral Candidate Mr. Corey Dykstra Listen THE ENEMY OF THANKFUL LIVING – Reality, Root, Resolution – Deuteronomy 1:19-36 Text: vv.26-36 Pastoral Candidate Mr. Corey Dykstra Listen
2012-04-08 THE EMPTY TOMB – It’s glorious reality, It’s gracious Lord, It’s grand achievement – John 20:1-18 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE LEADERS OF GOD’S PEOPLE ARE CONFRONTED WITH THE TRUTH OF CHRIST’S RESSURECTION.- The facts are carefully reported, The truth is knowingly concealed,. The lie is widely accepted – Matthew 28:11-15 Rev. DenHollander Listen
2012-04-06 Prayer Day Service – Please see evening Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE CRUCIFIXION – Its fulfillment, Its accomplishment, Its demand – John 19:17-37 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-04-01 THE HOUR OF GLORY ARRIVES -The blessing of this hour,The difficulty of this hour,The judgment of this hour – John 12:12-36; Text: John 12:20-36 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE CANON OF SCRIPTURE – Received as Christ approved,Recognized as the rule for faith and life – Luke 24:44-49; I Thessalonians 2:13-16; B.C. Arts 4-6 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-03-25 THE ANOINTING OF JESUS It brings out – Mary’s devotion to Christ,Judas’ hardness of heart,The Lord’s future death and burial – John 12:1-11; Text: John 12:1-8 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE INSPIRATION OF SCRIPTURE – The source of inspiration,The nature of inspiration,The purpose of inspiration – II Peter 1; B.C. Art 3; Text: II Peter 1:19-21 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-03-18 THE WARNING AGAINST DRIFTING AWAY – The danger they faced,The exhortation given – Hebrews 2; Text: vv. 1-4 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen GOD’S TWO BOOKS – His first book, His second book – Psalm 19; B.C. Art 2; Text: Psalm 19 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-03-11 TRAINING CHILDREN – A word to parents, A word to sons and daughters – Proverbs 4:1-27 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen CHRIST BETTER THAN ANGELS” – for angels are Messengers, but Christ is the Son, Worshippers, but Christ is worshipped, Creatures, but Christ is the Creator, Serving spirits, but Christ is Ruler – Hebrews 1:4-14 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-03-04 GOD HAS SPOKEN -What He says is complete, What He says is authoritative, What He says is superior – Hebrews 1; Text: vv. 1-4 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen GOD IS INFINITELY GREAT – Great in might, Great in wisdom, Great in honour – Isaiah 40:9-31; B.C. Art 1; Text: Isaiah 40:12-20 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-02-26 CHRIST THE BUILDER – Jesus’ Commanding Word (vs. 9), Jesus’ Encouraging Word (vs. 10) Jesus’ Proclaiming Word (vs. 11) – 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; Acts 18:1-17; Text: Acts 18:9-11 Elder Sandy Siepman reading sermon by Rev.Shane Lems, Sunnyside, WA, URC Listen NA NA Listen
2012-02-19 THE LORD’S PROMISE OF RENEWAL – The call to return, The compassion of divine grace – Hosea 14:1-9 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION – We admit our weakness, We ask for deliverance – Ephesians 6:10-20; H.C.L.D. 52; Text: Matthew 6:13 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-02-12 DEATH AND THE DESTROYER – How a nation dies, How God delivers it – Hosea 13:1-16 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen OUR PRAYER TO BE FORGIVEN – The plea for forgiveness, The prerequisite for being forgiven – Ephesians 4:25-32; LD 51; Text: Matthew 6:12 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-02-05 THE TROUBLED HEART OF GOD – Israel’s ingratitude and insensitivity, God’s justice and compassion – Hosea 8:1-14; Text: Hosea 11:1-11 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD – We see our need, We acknowledge our source, We make our request – Prov. 30:7-9; Matt. 6:25-34; LD 50; Text: Matt. 6:11 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-01-29 GOD IS THE STRENGTH OF MY HEART AND MY PORTION FOREVER!- This is an expression of: faith, hope, love – Psalm 73; Text: Psalm 73:25-28 Rev. A. Pol (Carman West Canadian Reformed Church) Listen APPRECIATE THE FELLOWSHIP THAT GOD GIVES – The riches of this fellowship and the address of this fellowship – John 15:9-17; Text:Psalm 133 Rev. A. Pol Listen
2012-01-22 LIVING AS FAITHFUL SERVANTS – PART II: OUR SANCTIFICATION – The responsibility of holy living,The motivation behind holy living, The specific dynamics for holy living – I Peter 1:13-2:3 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen YOUR WILL BE DONE – A prayer for a submissive heart, A prayer for a biblical mind, A prayer for a godly world – Psalm 119:1-24, 121-136; H.C.L.D. 49 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-01-15 CHRISTIAN PARENTING WITH A LONG-TERM VISION – Christian nurture by example, Christian nurture through instruction – II Timothy 3; Text: vv. 10-17 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen THE REVELATION OF THE GLORIOUS CHRIST – Revelation 1; LD 47; Text: Revelation 1:9-20 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-01-08 GOD’S INDICTMENT OF HIS PEOPLE: His analysis, His ache, His action – Hosea 6:4-7:16 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen PRAYER AND THE PRAISE OF GOD: Hallowing God’s name through prayer, Hallowing God’s name through praise – II Chronicles 20:1-30; H.C.L.D. 47 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen
2012-01-01 A PRAYER FOR THE NEW YEAR – Praying for God’s mercy to be upon all our days, Praying for God’s beauty to be reflected in our lives, Praying for God’s blessing to be present in His work – Psalm 90; Text: vv. 14, 15, 17 Pastor Richard Anjema Listen Through Daniel’s interpretation of King Nebuchadnezzar’s dream, God reveals the coming of His kingdom. We’ll see how: God’s wisdom exceeds human wisdom, God’s power overtakes human powers, God’s kingdom triumphs over all. – 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; Daniel 2 Rev. Joe Poppe (Redeemer Canadian Reformed Church Winnipeg) Listen

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