Sermons 2016

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2016-10-30

FAITHFUL UNTIL DEATH - Encouragement in the midst of persecution, Jesus sees His church in her suffering, Jesus speaks to His church in her suffering, Jesus sees and speaks to His church today - Scripture Reading: Revelation 2:1-17 Text: Revelation 2:8-11

Pastor Anjema

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GOD’S WILL IN THE FOURTH COMMANDMENT - The reason for the Sabbath, The rest from the Sabbath - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 38, Scripture Reading: Isaiah 58:13,14, Matthew 12:1-14, Text: Exodus 20:8-11

Pastor Anjema

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2016-10-23

GOT THIRST? - Theme: Jesus' invitation to come to him and drink. - The Festive Occasion of Jesus' Invitation, The Freeness of Jesus' Invitation, The Fulfillment of Jesus' Invitation - Scripture Reading: John 7:37-39

Pastor Cochran

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PRAYING WITH THANKSGIVING - Theme: Why Should We Pray With Thanksgiving? Because it's Scriptural, Because it's a shield against fear and self-absorption, Because it shows appropriate gratitude for amazing grace - Confessional Reading: Lord's Day 45, Q&A 116, Scripture Reading: Philippians 4:4-6, Text: Philippians 4:6

Pastor Cochran

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2016-10-16

A FRIEND OF GOD - Sarah’s encouragement, God’s confidant, Abraham’s intercession - Scripture Reading: Genesis 18

Pastor Anjema

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GOD’S WILL IN THE THIRD COMMANDMENT - He forbids the profaning of His name, He requires the reverent use of His name - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 36, 37, Scripture Reading: Leviticus 24:13-23; Psalm 8, Text: Exodus 20:7

Pastor Anjema

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2016-10-10

THANKSGIVING DAY SERVICE: GIVE THANKS! -for His promise, His power, His pardon - Scripture Reading: Psalm 98 - Scripture Reading: 1 Chronicles 16:8-36

Pastor Anjema

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2016-10-09

THE PLEDGE OF PROMISE - The God of the covenant, The changes from the covenant, The sign of the covenant - Scripture Reading: Genesis 17

Pastor Anjema

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GOD’S WILL IN THE SECOND COMMANDMENT - This sin explained, This error illustrated, This command applied - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 35 Scripture Reading: Acts 17:22-34, Text: Exodus 20:4-6

Pastor Anjema

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2016-10-02

THE THRONE OF GRACE - We have confidence to approach God through Christ - Calling, Motive, Resource, Scripture Reading: Hebrews 4 Text: Hebrews 4:14-16

Pastor Anjema

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GOD’S WILL IN THE FIRST COMMANDMENT - We’re to abhor idolatry, We’re to love God only - Confessional Reading: LD 34 q/a 94,95 Scripture Reading: Acts 17:1-21

Pastor Anjema

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2016-09-25

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Dr. Andrew Pol, Carman West CanRC

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Dr. Andrew Pol, Carman West CanRC

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2016-09-18

In faith obey God’s call to live with Him on the way towards a better Homeland - God Calls us - to go out from the idolatrous world, to stay away from the idolatrous world, to be a “sojourner” in the idolatrous world, Scripture Reading: Genesis 12:1-7; 2Cor.6:11-18; Heb 11:1-10. Text: Hebrews 11: 8-10

Rev Klaas Jonker

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The Church is a marker of God’s salvation in Christ - The Church marks - God’s Glory, God’s Truth, God’s Purpose, Scripture Reading: Joshua 4:19-24; 1 Timothy 3:1-17, Text: 1Tim 3:15b; Heidelberg Catechism QA 54

Rev Klaas Jonker

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2016-09-11

GRACE FOR THE CHIEF OF SINNERS - It awakens thanks, It incites humility, It motivates praise

Pastor Rich Anjema

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OFFER YOURSELF TO GOD - Understand your union, Consider your identity, Yield to your calling - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 32, Scripture Reading: Romans 6:1-14

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-09-04

MORE INSTRUCTION ON THE FAMILY: SINGLENESS - The freedom you have to remain single, The freedom you have when you are single,The freedom required to handle being single - Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 7:25-40

Pastor Rich Anjema

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THE POWER OF THE KEYS - Who administers them? How are they to be administered? - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 31, Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 5:1-8; Matthew 18:15-20

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-08-28

PERSEVERE IN PRAYER, EVEN IN THE DARK PLACES (Dr. Wes Bredenhof) - The deep pain of the psalmist, Direction for believers today, Another was damned in our place. - Scripture Reading: Psalm 88

Elder Ken Cavers

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WHEN GOOD PEOPLE GROW WEARY (Kevin DeYoung, PCA)- If we are to prevail - We need to fight, We need each other, We need the LORD. - Scripture Reading: Exodus 17:8-16

Elder Joe Ruiter

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2016-08-21

THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS IN THE MIDST OF YOU (Rev Nick Smith, URC) - The Presence of the kingdom, The future of the kingdom, The life of the kingdom - Scripture Reading: 2 Kings 5:9-14; Luke 17

Elder Andy Bakker

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A CONFESSION OF CONFIDENCE AND YET MORE CONFIDENCE (Dr. Wes Bredenhof) - The cornerstone of this confidence, The contours of this confidence, The consequences of this confidence - Scripture Reading: Matthew 6:25-34, Text: Psalm 27: 1-3, 13, 14

Elder Gil Hordyk

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2016-08-14

JESUS FEEDS THE FIVE THOUSAND - Jesus feeds the five thousand as a sign of Jesus’ Deity and A New Exodus - Scripture Reading: John 6: 1-15

Pastor Cochran

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JESUS WALKS ON WATER - The power and comfort of Jesus’ presence in the storm of life - The Storm of Life, Jesus’ Powerful Presence, Jesus’ Comforting Presence - Scripture Reading: John 6:16-21

Pastor Cochran

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2016-08-07

THE WIFE’S ROLE - Submission is to be true of every Christian, Submission is to be spiritually motivated, Submission is to be loving and willing - Scripture Reading: Ephesians 5:22-33

Pastor Anjema

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COMMUNING WITH CHRIST - What are we doing when we have the Lord’s Supper? Who may attend the Lord’s Supper? What can communicants expect from the Lord’s Supper? - Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 11:17-32, Confessional Reading: LDs 29-30

Pastor Anjema

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2016-07-31

Jesus teaches that it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God. - We’ll see: The false security that riches give, The miraculous salvation God provides, The call to love Jesus above all else, Scripture Reading: 1 Timothy 6:6-19, Text: Luke 18:18-30

Pastor Joe Poppe (Redeemer CanRC Winnipeg)

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Christ Jesus shows forth His hospitality by instituting the Lord’s Supper as a feast to be celebrated by His church.- We’ll see that it is: a meal of remembrance, a meal of communion, a meal of expectation - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 28, Scripture Reading: Exodus 12:1-14; Luke 22:7-23; Revelation 19:1-9

Pastor Joe Poppe (Redeemer CanRC Winnipeg)

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2016-07-24

GOD’S SOVEREIGNTY AND OUR RESPONSIBILITY - Not needing human hands, yet using them, Believers are not immune from tears and doubts, Moving from fear to faith, God’s sovereign purpose in individual lives - Scripture Reading: Esther 4

Elder Bernie Bakker (Sermon by Pastor Ted Gray, First United Reformed Church, Oak Lawn, Illinois)

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COVENANT HOUSEHOLD BAPTISM – Unbiblical reasons for the baptism of children, Biblical reasons for baptizing the children of believers, How baptism assures us of God’s promises - Scripture Reading: Gen 17:1-4, Acts 2:36-39, Acts 16:30-34, Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 27

Elder Henry Nagtegaal (Sermon by Pastor Brian Cochran, Regina URC)

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2016-07-17

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Pastor Rich Anjema

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Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-07-10

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Pastor Rich Anjema

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Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-07-03

THE CUTTING OF A COVENANT - Founded on a promise, Confirmed by a sign, Detailed with reality - Scripture Reading: Genesis 15 - Not yet available!

Pastor Rich Anjema

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JUSTIFICATION AND GOOD WORKS - The law cannot save us, Grace does not encourage sin, Christ is the only way - Scripture Reading: Galatians 2, Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 24, Text: Galatians 2:15-21 - Not yet available!

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-06-26

THE UNSHAKEABLE TRUTH OF OUR SALVATION - Given by grace alone, Received by faith alone, Completed by Christ alone - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 23 Q&A60, Scripture Reading: Ephesians 2:1-10, Text: Ephesians 2:8,9

Pastor Rich Anjema

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THE HUSBAND’S ROLE - Responsible authority, Sacrificial love - Scripture Reading: Ephesians 5:21-33

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-06-19

HE MUST INCREASE, I MUST DECREASE - A Perennial Problem: Envy, A Key Principle: We Are Receiver of God’s Gifts, A Joyful Attitude: Christ is the Bridegroom!, A Necessary Goal: Christ Must Increase - Scripture Reading: John 3:22-36

Pastor Brian Cochran (Regina Redeemer Reformation Church)

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WALKING BY SIGHT VS. WALKING BY FAITH - Walking by Sight, Walking by Faith - Scripture Reading: John 4:43-54

Pastor Brian Cochran (Regina Redeemer Reformation Church)

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2016-06-12

Sermon: “ABRAM AND THE KINGS - Courage in the face of kings, Conflict before two kings, Compensation from God’s King - Scripture Reading: Genesis 14

Pastor Rich Anjema

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I BELIEVE IN THE RESURRECTION OF THE BODY - What happens to the soul? What happens to the body? What will happen to body and soul? - Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:35-49, Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 22

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-06-05

FOUNDATIONS OF A BLESSED FAMILY - A joint submission to God’s Word, A common desire for God’s glory, A sincere expression of God’s love - Scripture Reading: Ephesians 5:22-6:4

Pastor Rich Anjema

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A BUILDING IN PROGRESS - Beautiful in design, Holy in structure, United in strength - Scripture Reading: Exodus 26:1-37, Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 21

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-05-29

Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do. - The people, The petition, The purpose. - Scripture Reading: Luke 23:26-49, Sermon: Luke 23:34a

Rev. Steven Vandevelde, Carman East CanRef

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The Holy Spirit makes sure we share in Christ- In the person of Christ, in the benefits of Christ - Confessional Reading H.C.L.D. 20, Scripture Reading 1 Cor 1:26 - 2:16

Rev. Steven Vandevelde, Carman East CanRef

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2016-05-22

A PARTING OF THE WAYS - Need for separation, Exercise of godliness during separation, True inheritance given after separation - Scripture Reading: Genesis 13

Pastor Rich Anjema

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SEATED AT GOD’S RIGHT HAND - The majesty of His reign in the midst of wickedness, The comfort of His reign for the Church - Confessional Reading H.C.L.D. 19, Scripture Reading: Psalm 2

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-05-15

PENTECOST- PETER’S GREATEST SERMON - Proclamation, Explanation, Conviction - Acts 2:14-39

Pastor Rich Anjema

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HE DESCENDED INTO HELL - Christ’s suffering and our suffering, Christ suffered to bring us to God, The encouraging example of Noah’s suffering, We can be confident that God will save us - Scripture Reading 1 Peter 3:8-22, Confessional Reading H.C.L.D. 16

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-05-08

THE FAMILY OF PROMISE - Promises of God’s covenant grace still shared today - Abram’s call, Abram’s obedience, Abram’s worship - Scripture Reading: Genesis 11:27-12:9

Pastor Rich Anjema

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HE SUFFERED UNDER PONTIUS PILATE - Through cross-examination, By repudiation, In capitulation - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 15, Scripture Reading: Matthew 27:11-26

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-05-01

THE TOWER OF BABEL - The necessity of confusion, The author of confusion, the outcome of confusion - Scripture Reading: Genesis 11:1-9

Pastor Rich Anjema

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WORDS AGAINST DENIERS AND DECEIVERS - Warmest greetings, Walk in the truth, Watch out - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D.14, Scripture Reading: 1 John 4:1-6, Text: 2 John 1-13

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-04-24

Jesus shows himself to be the restorer of life. - The brokenness of life, The healing Jesus provides, The peace that faith brings. - Scripture Reading: Luke 8:40-56; Lev 15:25-31, Text: Luke 8:42b-48

Pastor Joe Poppe

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We confess Jesus as God’s Son and our Lord - Jesus is God’s Son and we are God’s children, Jesus is our Lord and we are his disciples. - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D.13, Scripture Reading: Psalm 2; Matthew 16:13-28

Pastor Joe Poppe

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2016-04-17

A PUZZLING SIN AND THE RESULT - The warnings, The reactions, The oracles - Scripture Reading: Genesis 9:18-29

Pastor Rich Anjema

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JESUS ANOINTED TO PROCLAIM LIBERTY - The question, The answer, The blessing - Confessional Reading: LD 12, Scripture Reading: Matthew 11:1-19

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-04-10

THE COVENANT WITH CREATION-Part 2 - Preservation through dominion, through God’s provision and through capital punishment - Scripture Reading: Romans 13:1-7

Pastor Rich Anjema

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JESUS AUTHORITY TO FORGIVE - Demonstrated, Questioned, Validated - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 11, Scripture Reading: Luke 5:12-26

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-04-03

THE COVENANT WITH CREATION - The details of this covenant, The need for this covenant, The sign of this covenant - Scripture Reading: Genesis 8:15-9:17, Text: Genesis 8:20-22; 9:8-17

Pastor Rich Anjema

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ADVENTURES OF THE ARK - Is God in control or is everything by chance? - The sovereignty of God, the severity of God, the sanctity of God - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 10, Scripture Reading: 1 Samuel 6:1-7:1

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-03-27

WITH CHRIST AT THE RESURRECTION - Its reality, Its effect, Its acceptance - Scripture Reading: Matthew 28:1-20, Text: Matthew 28:16,17

Pastor Rich Anjema

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I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER ALMIGHTY - A confession concerning the unique relationship we have with God the Father, We confess a special care, We confess a unique bond - Scripture Reading: Isaiah 43:1-7, Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 9, Text: Exodus 19:1-6

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-03-25

Good Friday Service - WITH CHRIST IN GETHSEMANE - The anguish, The appeal, The answer - Scripture Reading: Matthew 27:45-56, Matthew 26:36-46

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-03-20

HAIL TO THE KING! - The King obtains His property, The King shows His humility, The King receives His glory - Scripture Reading: Matthew 21:1-11

Pastor Rich Anjema

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By sovereign grace the last will be first - Scripture reading: Matthew 19:16-30, Text: Matthew 20:1-16

Elder Tom Hordyk reading Dr. Wes Bredenhof, Free Reformed Church of Launceston, Tasmania.

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2016-03-13

THE FLOOD - Deliverance comes from God, Deliverance comes through faith in action, Deliverance comes sometimes with unpleasant experiences - Scripture Reading: Genesis 7:1-8:14

Pastor Rich Anjema

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WITNESSING THE GLORY OF GOD’S SON - What Peter said, What God said, What we say - Scripture Reading: Matthew 17:1-13

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-03-06

God’s Word of grace challenges the faith of Obadiah - By exposing his pride (3-5,12-13), By confessing his fear (9-14), By renewing his confidence (15-16) - Scripture Reading: 1 Kings 18:1-16, Text: 1 Kings 18:1-16

Pastor Ancel Merwin from Thunder Bay URC

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The LORD God contends for His people on Mt.Carmel - By confronting the king with his sin (16-19), By humbling the people with fire (20-40) - Scripture Reading: 1 Kings 18:16-40, Text: 1 Kings 18:16-40

Pastor Ancel Merwin from Thunder Bay URC

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2016-02-28

GOD’S GRIEF OVER MAN - God insulted, God intervened, God instructs - Scripture Reading: Genesis 6

Pastor Rich Anjema

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THE GREAT THREE IN ONE - The doctrine stated, The doctrine in Scripture, The doctrine’s significance - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 8, Scripture Reading: Matthew 3, Text: Matthew 3:16,17

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-02-21

DARK CLOUDS BUT BRIGHT HOPE - Dawn and dusk, Death and life, Dust and relief - Scripture Reading: Genesis 5

Pastor Rich Anjema

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CHRIST’S GREAT BENEDICTION” - The beatitude for believers, The blessing of believing - Scripture Reading: John 20:24-31, Text: John 20:29-31

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-02-14

THE BEGINNING OF CIVILIZATION - The line of Cain – disdain for God, The line of Seth – devoted to God - Genesis 4:16-26

Pastor Rich Anjema

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SOLA FIDE – FAITH ALONE - Faith alone for Abraham, Faith alone for David, Faith alone for Gentiles - Scripture Reading: Romans 4, Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 7, Text: Romans 4:1-15

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-02-07

THE WAY OF CAIN - His motive in worship, His response to warnings, His mark from God - Scripture Reading: Genesis 4:1-15

Pastor Rich Anjema

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CHRIST BRINGS RECONCILIATION: The problem, The pardon, The plea - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 6, Scripture Reading: 2 Corinthians 5, Text: 2 Corinthians 5:9-21

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-01-31

THE LORD GOD PROCLAIMS THE GENEALOGY OF CHRIST THE KING - His genealogy proves his right, displays his reign, demands allegiance - Scripture Reading: 2 Sam 7:1-17; Matt 1:1-17, Text: Matt 1:17

Rev. Steve Vandevelde of Grace CanRC Winnipeg

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SATISFYING GOD IS THE ONLY WAY OF ESCAPING PUNISHMENT. - Our need to satisfy God, Our failure to satisfy God, Our hope to satisfy God - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D.5, Scripture Reading: Genesis 4:1-12, Hebrews 11:1-4

Rev. Steve Vandevelde of Grace CanRC Winnipeg

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2016-01-24

LIVING WORTHILY IN THE CHURCH (Part 2)- The ultimate example of selflessness - Put others first before yourself, Receive others as Christ received you - Scripture Reading: Philippians 2:1-11, Text: Romans 15:1-13

Pastor Rich Anjema

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PARADISE LOST: JUDGMENT AND GRACE - The curse upon the serpent, The curse upon the woman, The curse upon Adam and the earth, The hope for man - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 4, Scripture Reading: Genesis 3:8-24 Text: Genesis 3:14-19

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-01-17

MAN AND WOMAN, BY GOD’S DESIGN - Man’s need, God’s supply, Marriage ordained - Scripture Reading: Genesis 2:18-25

Pastor Rich Anjema

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THE ORIGIN AND CONSEQUENCES OF DISOBEDIENCE - Deception’s power, Temptation’s hour, Corruption’s sour - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D.3, Scripture Reading: Romans 5:12-21, Text: Genesis 3:1-7

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-01-10

THE ANATOMY OF SIN - How Sin is Born, How Sin is Resisted - Scripture Reading: James 1:1-18

Elder Gerald Steendam reading sermon by Rev. Keith Davis, URC

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Out of His grace, God gives us His holy law. We consider-Not a superficial, but a penetrating demand, Not a hopeless, but an ongoing struggle, Not a worthy, but a loving obedience - Scripture Reading: Romans 2:12-29; 7:7-25, Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D. 2

Elder Joe Ruiter reading sermon by Rev. Reuben Bredenhof of the Free Reformed Church of Mt. Nasura, Western Australia

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2016-01-03

IN EDEN - Man in the garden: His nature, His position, His relationship - Scripture Reading: Genesis 2:4-17

Pastor Rich Anjema

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THE ONLY COMFORT OF BELIEVERS - Pardon, Preservation, A Pledge - Confessional Reading: H.C.L.D.1, Scripture Reading: Titus 2, Text: Titus 2:11-14

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2016-01-01

Jesus said that meek are blessed because they will inherit the earth: How the meek are blessed, How the meek inherit the earth - Jeremiah 31: 31-34, Numbers 12: 1-9, Numbers 20:10-13, Text: Matthew 5:5

Mr Han Lee, Canadian Reformed Church Hamilton Seminary

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