Sermons 2017

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2017-12-03

WHY JESUS CAME (Part 2) - To make us partakers of God’s nature, To make us participants of God’s power - Confessional Reading: Lord’s Day 6, Scripture Reading: 2 Peter 1:1-11

Pastor Rich Anjema

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WHY JESUS CAME (Part 3) - To bring peace: He became our peace, He preaches peace - Scripture Reading: Ephesians 2:11-22, Text: Ephesians 2:14-18

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2017-12-03

WHY JESUS CAME (Part 1) - To destroy the devil and his work, To be a merciful and faithful High Priest - Scripture Reading: Hebrews 2, Text: Hebrews 2:14-18

Pastor Rich Anjema

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ONLY ONE GOSPEL - The potential of losing it, The problem of adding to it, The people who promote it - Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 7, Scripture Reading: Galatians 1:6-10

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2017-11-26

IN THE NAME OF JESUS CHRIST, RISE UP AND WALK - This command is for the lame man, Jews, world. - Scripture Reading: Acts 3-4:4 Text: Acts 3:6

Pastor Steve Vandevelde

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IN SPITE OF ALL OUR FOES, SALVATION BELONGS TO THE LORD - This is: David's song, Jesus Christ's song, our song - Scripture Reading: 2 Samuel 15: 1-30; 16:5-14 Text: Psalm 3

Pastor Steve Vandevelde

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2017-11-19

JOSEPH TESTED - The Lord’s favour strengthened Joseph while he lived in Potiphar’s house. We see: Commitment to the Lord through dangerous temptations, Kept by the Lord in prison - Scripture Reading: Genesis 39

Pastor Anjema

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THE CANONICAL BOOKS - Why do we say the books of the Bible are canonical, How do we receive these books? - Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Arts. 4-6, Scripture Reading: Deuteronomy 4:1-14, Luke 24:44-49

Pastor Anjema

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2017-11-12

IF BY FAITH, THEN NOT BY WORKS (Dr. Kim Riddlebarger) - Scripture Reading: Galatians 2: 15-21

Elder B Bakker

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THE SAVIOR OF THE WHOLE FAMILY (Dr. Wes Bredenhof) - Jesus reveals a re-formed: Attitude towards children, Imitation of children - Scripture Reading: Genesis 17, Mark 10:13-16

Elder J Ruiter

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2017-11-05

THE SHAME AND HONOUR OF JUDAH’S FAMILY- Crisis in the line of Judah because of many sins, Judah’s sin led to a shameful act with Tamar, God’s purpose of grace - Scripture Reading: Genesis 38

Pastor Anjema

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THE GLORIOUS PURPOSE OF THE WRITTEN WORD - It is inspired, It is accessible, It is to be heard and lived by - Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 3, Scripture Reading: Deuteronomy 30:11-20

Pastor Anjema

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2017-10-29

A MIGHTY FORTRESS - The psalm of faith promising the Lord’s: Protection, Presence, Peace - Scripture Reading: Psalm 46

Pastor Anjema

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GOD’S TWO VOLUMES - The ways that God has made himself known to us: The world-book, The Word-book - Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 2, Scripture Reading: Psalm 19

Pastor Anjema

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2017-10-22

GETTING RID OF THE DREAMER - The scheme, The act, The cover up - Scripture Reading: Genesis 37:12-36

Pastor Anjema

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THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD (Part 11) - Recounting God’s goodness: The Lord is gracious, The Lord is faithful, The Lord is righteous - Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 1, Scripture Reading: Psalm 145

Pastor Anjema

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2017-10-15

THE DREAMER - God’s distinction made in the family of Jacob: God’s choice of Joseph, God’s plans through Joseph - Scripture Reading: Genesis 37:1-11

Pastor Anjema

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THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD (Part 10) - God’s justice questioned but defended: A case study provided, The Lord’s call to the unrepentant, The ultimate answer - Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 1, Scripture Reading: Ezekiel 18

Pastor Anjema

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2017-10-09 (Thanksgiving Day)

THANKLESS THEOLOGY - Its origin, Its pattern, Its cure - Scripture Reading: Psalm 95, Scripture Reading: 1 Timothy 4:1-5

Pastor Anjema

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2017-10-08

THE CHRISTIAN’S CALL (Part 2) - The danger of complacency: Know when to run, Fight the good fight, Take hold of eternal life - Scripture Reading: 1 Timothy, Text: 1 Timothy 6:11-16

Pastor Anjema

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THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD (Part 9) - The Lord’s will done through Esther’s request: God’s sovereignty, God’s faithfulness - Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 1, Scripture Reading: Esther 7

Pastor Anjema

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2017-10-01

THE CHRISTIAN’S CALL (Part 1) - The danger of discontentment: The key to contentment, The remedy for greed - Scripture Reading: 1 Timothy 6, Text: 1 Timothy 6:3-10

Pastor Anjema

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THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD (Part 8) - Our covenant keeping God: Rejoicing in God’s faithfulness, Demonstrations of God’s faithfulness, The effect of God’s faithfulness - Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 1, Scripture Reading: Psalm 89:1-18

Pastor Anjema

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2017-06-25

THE BIRTH OF A NATION - Though Jacob’s family is poisoned by sin, the nation of Israel has its birth by covenant grace: Sin abounding, Grace abounding - Scripture Reading: Genesis 29:31-30:24

Pastor Anjema

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THE WAY TO WISDOM - Instruction to sons and daughters regarding their direction in life: The proviso, The promise - Scripture Reading: Proverbs 3:1-12, Text: Proverbs 3:5,6

Pastor Anjema

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2017-06-18

JACOB’S UNUSUAL FAMILY - The Lord faithfully fulfills His promises despite the many errors and issues within His covenant family: A predestined meeting, A peculiar wedding, A profound hope - Scripture Reading: Genesis 29

Pastor Anjema

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THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD (Part 1) - His eternality and our frailty: The wonder of the eternal God explained, The blessings of the eternal God exhibited - Confessional Reading: Belgic Conf. Art. 1, Scripture Reading: Isaiah 40:18-31

Pastor Anjema

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2017-06-11

JACOB’S LADDER - The living God reveals and offers Himself to Jacob: Jacob’s vision, Jacob’s Bethel, Jacob’s vow - Scripture Reading: Genesis 27:41-28:22, Text: Genesis 28:10-22

Pastor Anjema

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I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE - As the Bread of Life, Jesus gives these instructions: Labour for what lasts, Hunger for what satisfies - Scripture Reading: John 6:22-40, Text: John 6:26-36

Pastor Anjema

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2017-06-04

TWELVE ORDINARY MEN - In His authority, the Lord chooses His apostles: Prayerful consideration, Surprising choices, Effectual calling - Scripture Reading: Acts 1:12-2:4, Text: Luke 6:12-16

Pastor Anjema

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THE CALL FOR CORPORATE INTERCESSION - The significance of public prayer, The speech used in public prayer, The scope of public prayer - Confessional Reading: LD 45, Scripture Reading: 1 Timothy 2:1-15

Pastor Anjema

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2017-05-28

LISTEN UP! - The ministries of John the Baptist and Jesus Christ need to be understood and received. If we do have ears to hear: We will not fall away on account of Christ, We will see the significance of John the Baptist, We will respond properly to both John and Jesus - Scripture Reading: Matthew 3

Pastor Rick Vanderhorst

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Because we depend on God for our physical life, God calls us to pray for daily bread. We ask God to: Provide for all our physical needs, Grant his blessing with his gifts, Help us to trust in him alone - Confessional Reading: LD 50, Scripture Reading: Numbers 11

Pastor Rick Vanderhorst

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2017-05-21

OUR COMPASSIONATE LORD OF LIFE - Jesus is our compassionate Lord of life: His Precious Promise to Martha, His Outrage and Grief with Mary, His Resurrection Power for Lazarus - Scripture Reading: John 11:1-44

Pastor Brian Cochran

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THE ETERNAL WEIGHT OF GLORY - The comfort of the resurrection of the body and life everlasting: The Resurrection of the Body, The Life Everlasting - Confessional Reading: LD 22, Scripture Reading: 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:10

Pastor Brian Cochran

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2017-05-14

DYSFUNCTION IN THE COVENANT FAMILY - The Lord upholds His decree in favor of the younger son: Two sinful schemes, Two blessings - Scripture Reading: Genesis 27

Pastor Anjema

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WORSHIP AND THE SUPREMACY OF THE WORD - The command for its public reading, The call for its proper preaching - Confessional Reading: LD 25 q/a 65, LD 31 q/a 83, Scripture Reading: 1 Timothy 4:1-16

Pastor Anjema

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2017-05-07

FAITH AND WEAKNESS – God blesses Isaac - Sin and God’s presence, Conflict and God’s presence, Peace and God’s presence

Pastor Rich Anjema

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SINGING AND MAKING MELODY IN WORSHIP - To whom are we singing? How do we sing? What do we sing?

Pastor Rich Anjema

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2017-04-30

TRIALS CAN LEAD TO JOY - Persevere in trials, Pray in trials - Scripture Reading: James 1:1-18

Dr. A.J. Pol

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PERSEVERE UNDER TRIAL AND YOU WILL RECEIVE THE CROWN OF LIFE - This is: A comforting truth for the poor, A humbling truth for the rich - James 1:9-12

Dr. A.J. Pol

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2017-04-27 (Prayer Day Service)

 

 

 

Meditations on Psalm 128 with prayers

Pastor Anjema

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2017-04-23

THE OLDER SHALL SERVE THE YOUNGER - God’s calling sets off the struggle between Jacob and Esau: The extraordinary prophecy about the two sons, The remarkable difference between the two sons - Scripture Reading: Genesis 25:19-34

Pastor Anjema

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THE FATHER SEEKS TRUE WORSHIPPERS - Who worship in spirit, Who worship in truth, Who worship in Christ - Text: John 4:21-26

Pastor Anjema

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2017-04-16

THE BLESSING OF PEACE - Scripture Reading: John 20:1-23, Text: John 20:19-23

Pastor Anjema

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WE CONFESS THAT JESUS CHRIST HAS RISEN FROM THE DEAD - The fact of his resurrection, The fruit of his resurrection - Confessional Reading: LD 17, Scripture Reading: Matt.28:1-15; 1Cor.15:1-20

Pastor Poppe

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2017-04-14 (Good Friday)

TETELESTAI: 'IT IS FINISHED!' - The accomplishment of the cross, The need for the cross - Scripture Reading: John 19: 1-30, Text John 19:30

Pastor Anjema

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2017-04-09

IN THE SHADOW WITH JESUS (Part 4) - In a little while: Grief will turn to joy, Mourning will turn to prayer - Scripture Reading: Luke 19:32-44, Text: John 16:16-24

Pastor Anjema

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FOR A RIGHT PERSPECTIVE ON THE FIFTH COMMANDMENT FOCUS ON CHRIST! - Scripture Reading: Matt 22:15-22, Romans 13:1-7

Elder Gill Hordyk

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2017-04-02

IN THE SHADOW WITH JESUS (Part 3) - Jesus says that His disciples are in a hateful world; The reasons for its antagonism, The remedy for this antagonism, The readiness for this antagonism - Scripture Reading: John 15:18-16:4

Pastor Anjema

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THE BEAUTY OF WORSHIP - The call to privileged worship, The reason for God-honouring worship, The focus of thankful worship - Confessional Reading: LD 38, Scripture Reading: Psalm 100

Pastor Anjema

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2017-03-26

IN THE SHADOW WITH JESUS (Part 1) - The exclusive claims of Christ: The way, The truth, The life - Scripture Reading: John 14:1-11, Text: John 14:5,6

Pastor Anjema

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IN THE SHADOW WITH JESUS (Part 2) - Kept by peace: A peace that is lasting, A peace in Christ’s absence, A peace despite Satan’s attacks - Scripture Reading: John 14:27-31

Pastor Anjema

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2017-03-19

THE CALL TO SPIRITUAL WARFARE - In that war, the Lord: is our strength, provides the armour, identifies the enemy - Scripture Reading: 2 Cor 10:1-6, Eph 6:10-20, Text: Eph 6:10-12

Elder Bernie Bakker

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ONE WAY OR ANOTHER (Rev. Keith Davis, URCNA) - The Choice Jesus Presents, The Paths Jesus Describes - Scripture Reading: Matt 7:13-29, Text: v13-14

Elder Andy Bakker

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2017-03-12

GOD LEADS NAAMAN TO FIND HIS FAITH - In spite of Naaman’s Power, In spite of Naaman’s Pride, In spite of Naaman’s Possessions - Scripture Reading: 2 Kings 5, Text: 2 Kings 5:1-19

Student Pete Van’t Hoff

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THE MEANINGFUL DEATH OF CHRIST - His Death, His Burial, His Hellish Descent - Confessional Reading: HC LD 16, Scripture Reading: John 19:28-42

Student Pete Van’t Hoff

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2017-03-05

ABRAHAM’S SERVANT, ISAAC’S WIFE AND GOD’S WILL - Speaking for Abraham’s seed, Seeking God’s guidance, Seeing God’s faithfulness - Scripture Reading: Genesis 24

Pastor Anjema

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TO GOD ALONE BELONGS THE GLORY - The rationale for praise, The expression of praise - Confessional Reading: LD 52 q/a 128,129, Scripture Reading: Jude 1-25, Text: vv. 24-25

Pastor Anjema

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2017-02-26

GOD REVEALS HIS POWER AND WISDOM IN WEAKNESS SO THAT WE MAY LEARN TO LIVE HUMBLY BEFORE HIM - We’ll see: The weak and foolish message of the cross, The weak and foolish people who are called, The weak and foolish preachers that are sent - Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:10-2:5, Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5

Pastor Poppe

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CHRIST TEACHES US TO PRAY FOR STRENGTH IN OUR SPIRITUAL WARFARE, SO WE MAY BE DELIVERED FROM THE EVIL ONE - We’ll consider how: We are involved in spiritual warfare, We need to pray for deliverance from our enemies, We may be assured of victory in Jesus Christ - Confessional Reading: LD 52, Scripture Reading: Daniel 6; 1 Peter 5:5b-11

Pastor Poppe

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2017-02-19

MORDECAI ESTABLISHES THE FEAST OF PURIM - A fear of rest, of joy and gladness for God’s people, The Jews accept the feast as a custom to remember their deliverance. - Scripture Reading: Esther 9; Ps 96:1-6, Text: Esther 9:18-32

Pastor Fred Folkerts

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FORGIVEN AND FORGIVING - The need for forgiveness, The outworking of forgiveness - Confessional Reading: LD 51, Scripture Reading: Acts 9:1-19

Pastor Anjema

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2017-02-12

A MEMORY MADE AT MACHPELAH - The faith of the Lord’s servant expressed: During a time of death, Through the purchase of the cave, In the burial of Sarah - Scripture Reading: Genesis 23

Pastor Anjema

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GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD - Desperation in the famine, Deliverance from the famine - Confessional Reading: LD 50, Scripture Reading: 2 Kings 6:24-7:20

Pastor Anjema

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2017-02-05

THE STEADFAST HEART - What it is, What are the distractions to it, How it can be nurtured - Scripture Reading: Psalm 57

Pastor Anjema

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ASKING FOR GRACE - The third petition arises: Out of our failure and weakness, Toward the Lord, According to the heavenly pattern - Confessional Reading: LD 49, Scripture Reading: Matthew 26:36-46

Pastor Anjema

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2017-01-29

PRAISE THE LORD FOR EXALTING THE LOWLY - The height from which God looks upon us, The depths from which we look up to him - Scripture Reading: Psalm 113

Pastor Vandevelde

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OUR LORD TEACHES US TO PRAY, "YOUR KINGDOM COME." - Confessional Reading: LD 48, Scripture Reading: Luke 19:11-28

Pastor Vandevelde

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2017-01-22

THE CALL TO SACRIFICE ISAAC - Faith put to test, Responding to the test, The Lord’s provision - Scripture Reading: Genesis 22:1-19

Pastor Anjema

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HALLOWING GOD’S NAME - The meaning, The manner, The result - Confessional Reading: LD 47, Scripture Reading: John 17:1-5, Text: Matthew 6:9

Pastor Anjema

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2017-01-15

TWO KINDS OF LAUGHTER - The Lord sets apart the heir of the promise; God fulfills, God separates, God intervenes - Scripture Reading: Genesis 21:1-21

Pastor Anjema

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PRAY LIKE THIS - With persistence imploring our heavenly Father, With expectation in answer to our needs, With confidence in our Father’s wise care - Confessional Reading: LD 46, Scripture Reading: Matthew 7:7-11

Pastor Anjema

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2017-01-08

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY - Dealing with marriage problems: How they start, How to find solutions - Scripture Reading: Ephesians 5:22-33

Pastor Anjema

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THE TRUE GOD CALLS US TO PRAYER - The wrong way to pray, The right way to pray - Confessional Reading: LD 45, Scripture Reading: Matthew 6:5-8

Pastor Anjema

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2017-01-01

THE PRIMACY OF THE WORD - Described as: Vital, Penetrating and Searching - Scripture Reading: Hebrews 4:11-16, Text: Hebrews 4:12, 13

Pastor Anjema

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THE STEADFAST LOVE OF THE LORD SUSTAINS HIS PEOPLE THROUGH ANOTHER YEAR - He preserves us in all our trouble, and He fulfills for us all his purposes - Scripture Reading: Psalm 138, Text: Psalm 138:7,8

Pastor Vanderhorst

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