Sermons 2018

Date Morning Service Afternoon Service
2017-08-26 The Anguish of Chastisement 1. His initial approach to the problem 2.His increased understanding of humanity 3. His prayer for deliverance – Scripture reading Psalm 38,39 Elder Tom Hordyk reading Dr. Wes Brendenhof Listen Sermon: The Suffering of Christ in His Life 1. In His Childhood 2. In His Adulthood 3. In Our Place – Reading: H.C. Lord’s Day 15, Scripture Reading: Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Elder Henry Nagtegaal reading Pastor Brian Cochran Listen
2017-08-19 How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The only remedy for evil-doers, The wondrous delight of the saved – Scripture Reading – John 1:1-18 Text – Psalm 36 Rev. Peter Holtvluwer (Canadian Reformed Church Carman East) Listen Jesus shows the nature of his Kingdom 1.True Sabbath work 2.True Sabbath rest- scripture Reading – Luke 4:14-43 Rev. Peter Holtvluwer (Canadian Reformed Church Carman East) Listen
2017-08-12 “Don’t You Worry Child – See heaven’s got a plan for you” 1. Brought to life, 2. Debt cancelled, 3. Enemies disarmed – Colossians 2:1-15 Elder Cornel Van Egmond reading Pastor John Wilson (OPC) Listen “God reveals the election of Israel”, In order to: 1. Encourage us in wholehearted obedience, 2. Give the church confidence in her mission – 1 Peter 1: 13-2:12, Deuteronomy 7 (Text: vs. 6-11) Pastor James Zekveld (CanRC) Listen
2017-08-05 Glorious Treasure in Common Vessels – Scripture Reading: 2 Corinthians 4:7-12; Jeremiah 1 Confessional Reading: Lord’s Day 25 Pastor Todd deRooy Listen Seven Bowls: Fifth Bowl of Darkness – Revelation 16:1-11; Jeremiah 13:15-27 Pastor Todd deRooy Listen
2017-07-29 The conversion of Saul 1. Who called Saul? 2. Why was Saul called? – Acts 26:12-18 Rev Han Lee Listen The downfall of Gideon 1. Gideon’s sham rejection of Kingship 2. Gideon’s acceptance of gold earrings 3. Gideon’s acceptance of many wives – Deuteronomy 17:14-20 Text: Judges 8:22-9:6 Rev Han Lee Listen
2017-07-22 Missions as God sees it – Acts 17:1-9, 1 Thess 1 Text: Psalm 78 Rev Bill Green Listen Arise, Let the Work Begin – 1 Chronicles 22 Rev Bill Green Listen
2017-07-15 NA NA Listen Why the Virgin Birth Matters 1. Because It Is What the Bible Teaches 2. It Means We Have A Saviour from Our Sin – HCLD14 Elder Steve DeVries reading Pastor Cochran Listen
2017-07-08 Strength Renewed – Isaiah 40:27-31 Elder Gerald Steendam reading Rev. Ted Gray Listen The Comfort of confessing Christ as God’s only Son and our Lord 1. His unique Sonship 2. His precious Lordship – HCLD 13 Elder Brendan Toet reading Pastor Brian Cochran Listen
2017-07-01 The Jewish Religious Leaders Plot To Kill Jesus 1. The Contrasting Responses 2. The Worldy Concern 3. The Expedient Solution – John 11:38-57 Elder Henry Nagtegaal reading Pastor Keith Davis Listen Looking at Christ’s threefold office in His: 1. Humiliation 2. Exaltation – HCLD 12; Mark 6:1-6, Hebrews 1 Elder Bernie Bakker reading Dr. Wes Bredenhof Listen
2017-06-24 Ready to Give A Defense – 1 Peter 3:8–4:6 Elder Gil Hordyk reading Listen When God tests us, his goal is to build us up in our faith. We’ll consider: How God tests us. How we are called to believe his promises. How our faith is confirmed. – Genesis 22:1-19; Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19, Text: Hebrews 11:17-19 Rev Joe Poppe (CanRC Winnipeg Grace) Listen
2017-06-17 The King Encourages Leaders in the Building of God’s House 1. Remember God’s Faithfulness 2. Seek the Lord 3. Arise and Build – Scripture Reading 1Chronicles 21:28- 22:19, Text 1 Chronicles 22:17-19 Pastor Bill Pols (URCNA Edmonton) Listen The True Beauty of God’s People – Theme: Only God’s Grace Gives Beauty To His People 1. The Beauty Of Christ 2. The Beauty Of Purifying Grace 3. The Beauty Of God’s Presence – Scripture Reading: Isaiah 3:13-4:6 – Text Isaiah 4:2-6 Rev Bill Pols (URCNA Edmonton) Listen
2017-06-10 Patient Endurance with Joy Scripture Reading: Colossians 1:1-18 Text: Colossians 1: 11-14 Elder Bernie Bakker reading Rev. Ted Gray Listen “Jesus the Name that Charms our Fears” – Scripture Reading: Matthew 1: 18-25 : Acts4; 11-12, Heidelberg Catechism: Lord’s Day 11 Elder Steve DeVries reading Pastor Brian Cochran Listen
2017-06-03 A Trustworthy Saying – 1 Timothy 4:9-16 (NIV) Elder Gerald Steendam reading Rev. Ted Gray (URCNA) Listen Embracing Providence. 1. Trust that God is in Control 2. Trust that God is good 3. Be Patient in adversity 4. Be Thankful in Prosperity 5. Be Confident in the future. – scripture reading: Ephesians 1:11, Romans 8:28, HCLD 10 Elder Brendan Toet reading Pastor Brian Cochran Listen
2017-05-27 Raising of Lazarus 1. His Deep Emotion 2. His Confident Prayer 3. His Graveside Instructions 4. His Life Giving Word Elder Henry Nagtegaal reading Rev. Keith Davis Listen Trusting in God our Father. 1.Because He is Almighty God 2. Because He is a Faithful Father. – HCLD 9 Elder Joe Ruiter reading Pastor Brian Cochran Listen
2017-05-20 Delighting in the Trinity – It’s Biblical Basis; 2) It’s Necessary Mystery; 3) It’s Practical ImplicationsEphesians 1:3-14, Heidelberg Catechism: Lord’s Day 8 Elder Gil Hordyk reading Pastor Brian Cochran Listen NA NA Listen
2017-05-13 A woman who fears the LORD is to be praised. 1. The source of her strength. 2. The activities of her life. 3. The fruit of her works.Scripture Reading: Proverbs 31:10-31 Dr. Andrew J. Pol (Carman West Canadian Reformed Church) Listen Our faith rests in Jesus Christ, who is the power of God for our salvation 1) Christians are saved by believing a message 2) Christians find every blessing of salvation in Christ 3) Christians must believe the ‘foolish’ message of the gospelScripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:1-2:5, Confessional reading: LD 7 Pastor Rick Vanderhorst (Grace Canadian Reformed Church) Listen
2017-05-10 Scripture Reading: Acts 1:1-11 “Gazing into Heaven; the Ascension of Jesus Christ” Ascension Day Service Listen NA NA Listen
2017-05-06 How many times – Matt 18:21-35 Elder Gerald Steendam reading Rev. Keith Davies Listen Knowing Christ in His two natures 1) Why He must be truly man 2) Why He must be truly God – HCLD 6 Elder Brendan Toet reading Pastor Brian Cochran Listen
2017-04-29 The Resurrection and the Life, 1. The Mourners Grief, 2. The Savior’s Salvation – John 11:17-37 Elder Henry Nagtegaal reading Rev. Keith Davis Listen Who are We? 1. We fall with Adam, 2. We rise with Christ -Scripture Reading: Romans 5:12-6:14, HCLD 5 Elder Gil Hordyk reading Rev. Reuben Bredenhof Listen
2017-04-22 Fighting Life’s ‘Little’ Battles (Rev. Keith Davis) 1. The Subtle Strategy against the Church (vs 1-7), 2.The Faithful Resistance of the Church (vs 8-14), 3.The Great Victory for the Church (vs 15-21) – Scripture reading Daniel 1 Elder Steve DeVries reading Rev. Keith Davis Listen The Justice and Mercy of God: 1. The Justice of God in Requiring Obedience, 2. The Justice of God in Punishing Disobedience, 3. The Mercy of God in Providing a Mediator – Scripture Reading: Genesis 1:26-31, Romans 5:12-21 Confessional Reading HCLD 4 Elder Joe Ruiter reading Pastor Brian Cochran Listen
2017-04-19 Scripture Reading: Matt 6: 1-15; HC Q/A 117, Prayer – Agriculture /VocationPrayer, Part I; Pray Truly, Prayer – Missions Part II; Pray Humbly, Prayer – Church Family, Part III; Pray Confidently Prayer Day Service Listen NA NA Listen
2017-04-15 The Strange Love of Jesus (Rev. Keith Davis) “The Lord allowed His dear friend to die” 1.The friend’s illness 2.The intentional delay 3. The glorious purpose – Scripture Reading: John 11:1-16 Elder Henry Nagtegaal reading Rev. Keith Davis Listen “Where did Sin Come From?” Confessional Reading LD 3, Scripture Reading Romans 5:12-21 Elder Brendan Toet reading Pastor Brian Cochran Listen
2017-04-08 The Risen Christ: His Peace, Power and Purpose – Luke 24:36-49 Elder Joe Ruiter reading Pastor John Piper Listen Exposed By the Law – Confessional Reading: HCLD 2 Scripture Reading: Romans 3:9-20 Elder Gerald Steendam reading Pastor Brian Cochran Listen
2017-04-01 Great News on the First Day of the Week – Mark 16:1 – 11 Elder Bernie Bakker reading Rev. Reuben Bredenhof Listen Our only comfort is in God’s wonder-working Love: 1. It’s a Love that’s not deserved, 2. It’s a Love that cost Him dearly, 3. It’s a Love that calls for Love – Confessional Reading: HCLD 1Scripture Reading: Romans 8: 18-39 Elder Gilbert Hordyk reading Pastor Brian Cochran Listen
2017-03-30 “THE CRUCIFIXION OF CHRIST” 1. Jesus crucified – His work of salvation 2. Jesus ridiculed – His prayer for forgiveness 3. Jesus implored – His grace to pardon – Luke 23:26-49 Pastor Rich Anjema Listen Listen
2017-03-25 Stand firm therefore in your spiritual warfare. 1. Having girded your waist with truth. 2. Having put on the breastplate of righteousness. – Ephesians 6:10 – 20 Elder Bernie Bakker reading Rev. Fred Folkerts Listen In the Triune God is our full Comfort – The totality of the Son’s ownership, the perfection of the Father’s care, the completeness of the Spirit’s work Elder Gil Hordyk reading Rev Reuben Bredenhof Listen
2017-03-18 “THE END OF THE BEGINNING” The end of Genesis marks the beginning of hope. This is seen in: 1. Jacob’s burial 2. Joseph’s hindsight 3. Joseph’s deathScripture Reading: Genesis 49:29-50:26 Pastor Anjema Listen “BOTH GOD AND MAN” 1. The reality of His two natures 2. The importance of His two natures – Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 19 Scripture Reading: Colossians 2 Pastor Anjema Listen
2017-03-11 “FAMOUS LAST WORDS” Jacob’s prophecy concerning his twelve sons: 1. The place of privilege lost 2. The preeminence of Judah 3. The position of the remaining tribes – Genesis 49:1-28 Pastor Anjema Listen “DIVINE PREDESTINATION” 1. Revealed clearly 2. Given for comfort – Belgic Confession Art 16, Romans 8:28-30 Pastor Anjema Listen
2017-03-04 PROSPERING IN EGYPT – Servants of God’s blessings in the world 1. Surviving within Egypt 2. Saving Egypt 3. Swearing oaths in Egypt – Genesis 47 Pastor Anjema Listen NA Pastor Anjema Listen
2017-02-25 The appointed time has grown very short. Take note of the: 1) urgency , 2) priority , 3) clarity – 2 Pet 3; 1 Cor 7:25-35 Pastor Steve Vandevelde (CanRC) Listen Pray that the Father gets the glory and attention his name deserves. It’s a prayer for: 1) God to glorify his name 2) me to glorify his name 3) everyone to glorify his name. – Lord’s Day 47 Pastor Steve Vandevelde (CanRC) Listen
2017-02-18 “THE LONG STAY IN EGYPT BEGINS” The unfolding promises of the Lord: 1. God’s promises repeated to Israel 2. God’s grace in giving Israel a large family 3. God’s care in uniting Israel with JosephScripture Reading: Genesis 45:16-46:34 Pastor Anjema Listen “ORIGINAL SIN ACCORDING TO DAVID” 1. A truthful assertion 2. A personal confession 3. An undeserved solutionConfessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 15 Scripture Reading: Psalm 51 Pastor Anjema Listen
2017-02-11 “RETURN OF THE BROTHERS” The Lord brings unity through sacrifice and love: 1. The pressures of providence, 2. The sacrifices of humility, 3. The rousing of conscience – Genesis 43 Pastor Anjema Listen “TRANSFORMATION IN EGYPT” 1. Nothing is concealed from the Lord, 2. A changed life comes from a changed heart, 3. The Lord brings reconciliation – Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 13, Scripture Reading: Genesis 44:1-45:15 Pastor Anjema Listen
2017-02-04 “THE BEGINNING OF RECONCILIATION” Unity restored by wisdom and grace: 1. Through providence, 2. Through testing, 3. Through grief – Genesis 42 Pastor Anjema Listen “ANGELS” 1. Who are they? 2. What do they do? Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 12, Scripture Reading: Psalm 91, Hebrews 1:5-14 Pastor Anjema Listen
2017-01-28 Interact with each other as people who are of equal worth. 1. Avoid favouritism. 2. Show mercy. James 2:1-13 Dr. Andrew J. Pol Listen Faith without works is dead. 1. A dead faith illustrated. 2. A living faith illustrated. James 2:26 Dr. Andrew J. Pol Listen
2017-01-21 NA Pastor Anjema Listen NA Pastor Anjema Listen
2017-01-14 “A GODLY MAN’S LIFE AT THE TOP” The Lord makes Joseph fruitful in the land of affliction 1. Joseph exalted 2. Joseph blessed – Genesis 41:37-57 Pastor Anjema Listen “THE HOLY SPIRIT” 1. His Person 2. His PresenceBelgic Conf. Art. 11 Scripture Reading: Galatians 5:16-26, John 16:5-15 Pastor Anjema Listen
2017-01-07 “GOD’S ELEVATION OF JOSEPH AS A WITNESS” 1. Pharaoh’s dreams 2. The interpretation of Pharaoh’s dreams 3. Joseph’s rising – Genesis 41 Pastor Anjema Listen “JESUS IS TRUE AND ETERNAL GOD” 1. His power over demons 2. His love for sinners – Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 10, Scripture Reading: Luke 8:26-39 Pastor Anjema Listen
2017-01-01 “MARKS OF A TRANSFORMED LIFE”1. The mark of putting on the right ‘attire 2. The mark of love 3. The mark of the Word of Christ – Text: Colossians 3:12-17 Pastor Anjema Listen NA NA Listen