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Grace Canadian Reformed Church

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A podcast of sermons for the Grace Canadian Reformed Church.


God calls us to honour and obey those whom he has put in authority over us.
Feb 9 • 30 min
God calls us to honour and obey those whom he has put in authority over us. We’ll consider: 1. The reason for giving us this command. 2. The requirements made of us in this command. 3. The result promised to us if we honour this command. Sermon Text:…
Nurture your new lifestyle in Christ Jesus
Feb 9 • 23 min
Nurture your new lifestyle in Christ Jesus 1. Imitating the kindness of God 2. Replacing evil works with good Sermon Text: Ephesians 4: 25 – 5: 1 Elder A. VandeHoef
Use the Name of the LORD respectfully
Jan 26 • 33 min
Use the Name of the LORD respectfully 1. He is sovereign. 2. He is holy. Text: Lord’s Day 36-37 Dr. A. J. Pol
Jesus teaches his followers about discipleship
Jan 26 • 33 min
Jesus teaches his followers about discipleship 1. What he did. 2. What this means Text: John 13: 12–17, 34-35 Dr. A. J. Pol
The living God commands us not to make an image of him.
Jan 19 • 23 min
The living God commands us not to make an image of him 1. The danger in breaking the second commandment 2. The blessing in keeping the second commandment Text: Lord’s Day 35 Rev. R. Vanderhorst
As his disciples, Christ calls us to follow him above everyone and everything else.
Jan 19 • 28 min
As his disciples, Christ calls us to follow him above everyone and everything else. We’ll look at: 1. Loving Christ above everyone else 2. Faithfully carrying our cross Text: Luke 14: 25–35 Rev. R. Vanderhorst
The LORD commands us to love Him with our whole heart.
Jan 12 • 4 min
The LORD commands us to love Him with our whole heart. We’ll consider: 1. Who we are to love. 2. Why we are to love. 3. How we are to love. Rev. J. Poppe Text: Lord’s Day 34
As free heirs of eternal life, the Lord calls us to show extraordinary compassion to our neighbours.
Jan 12 • 2 min
As free heirs of eternal life, the Lord calls us to show extraordinary compassion to our neighbours. We will look at: 1. God’s gift of eternal life 2. The compassion we show our neighbour Rev. R. Vanderhorst Text: Luke 10: 25-37
Christ Jesus, by his Word and Spirit, gives believers repentance unto life.
Jan 5 • 24 min
Christ Jesus, by his Word and Spirit, gives believers repentance unto life. We will look at: 1. Putting to death our old sinful nature 2. Living as new people in Christ Rev. R. Vanderhorst Text: Lord’s Day 33
Train a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Jan 5 • 31 min
Train a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. We’ll consider: 1. The LORD’s command 2. The LORD’s promise Rev. J. Poppe Text: Proverbs 22: 6
In all activities of the new year, make attending the great feast in the kingdom of God a priority!
Jan 1 • 24 min
In all activities of the new year, make attending the great feast in the kingdom of God a priority! Rev Rick VanderHorst
A prayer in the shadow lands
Dec 29, 2019 • 31 min
A prayer in the shadow lands 1. Lord, make me know my end 2. Lord, grant me hope Rev. R. Anjema Text: Psalm 39
Be strengthened in the Lord
Dec 29, 2019 • 34 min
Be strengthened in the Lord 1. A call to combat 2. Dress suitably 3. Advance with your weapons Rev. R. Anjema Text: Ephesians 6: 10-18
God’s Son came to earth to live with us so that we might live forever with God!
Dec 25, 2019
God’s Son came to earth to live with us so that we might live forever with God! 1. The coming of the Son of God 2. The saving power of the Son of God Rev. R. Vanderhorst Text: Matthew 1: 18-25
By Christ’s renewing work in us, we are to do good works
Dec 22, 2019
By Christ’s renewing work in us, we are to do good works. Our good works: 1. Show forth our thankfulness to God. 2. Assure us of our faith. 3. Witness to our neighbor. Rev. J. Poppe Text: Lord’s Day 32
Advent and the attributes of God: The genealogy of Christ
Dec 22, 2019
Advent and the attributes of God: The genealogy of Christ 1. God’s grace 2. God’s judgment 3. God’s faithfulness Rev. R. Vanderhorst Text: Matthew 1: 1-17
The Church has received keys from her King
Dec 15, 2019
The church has received keys from her king. We’ll learn about the identity of those keys and the manner in which they’re to be used Sermon by Dr. W. Bredenhof, minister of the Free Reformed Church of Launceston, Tasmania Read by Elder Rick Mostert
Advent and the attributes of God: God’s forgiving grace
Dec 15, 2019
Advent and the attributes of God: God’s forgiving grace Rev. R. Vanderhorst Text: Isaiah 40: 1, 2
Paul urges us to glorify God with our bodies
Dec 8, 2019
Paul urges us to glorify God with our bodies. We’ll see how Paul: 1. Exposes society’s wrong views on our bodies. 2. Explains how we are to view our bodies. 3. Exhorts us to glorify God with our bodies. Rev. J. Poppe Text: 1 Corinthians 6: 12-20
Advent and the attributes of God: God’s providence
Dec 8, 2019
Advent and the attributes of God: God’s providence 1. God’s providence and our hardships in life 2. God’s providence and his good purposes for our lives Rev. R. Vanderhorst Text: Genesis 45: 1-8
In his supper, Christ proclaims that he has forever redeemed us so that we might serve him
Dec 1, 2019
In his supper, Christ proclaims that he has forever redeemed us so that we might serve him 1. The meaning of the supper 2. The attitude of the participants 3. The duty of the church Text: Lord’s Day 30 Rev. R. Vanderhorst
Advent and the attributes of God: God is powerful and trustworthy
Dec 1, 2019
Advent and the attributes of God: God is powerful and trustworthy 1. God’s power brings forth the promised offspring 2. God’s trustworthiness gives stability to our faith Text: Genesis 15 Rev. R. Vanderhorst
Eating and drinking makes you one with Christ and with each other.
Nov 24, 2019
Eating and drinking makes you one with Christ and with each other. We will see: 1. Unity with God 2. Unity with each other Sermon written by Rev. W. Slomp, minister Emeritus of the Immanuel Canadian Reformed Church of Edmonton, AB
The return of Christ and the 1000 years of Revelation 20
Nov 24, 2019
The return of Christ and the 1000 years of Revelation 20: how should we understand these things? Sermon written by Dr. W. Bredenhof, minister of the Free Reformed Church of Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
In baptism, God teaches and assures us about his gospel promises in Jesus Christ
Nov 17, 2019
In baptism, God teaches and assures us about his gospel promises in Jesus Christ. We are assured of: 1. The washing away of our sins through Christ’s blood 2. The inclusion of our children among God’s people Text: Lord’s Day 27 Rev. R. Vanderhorst
The LORD’s anointed king can trust in God’s salvation
Nov 17, 2019
Despite the enemies that arise against him, the LORD’s anointed king can trust in God’s salvation 1. The enemies that arise 2. The confidence that God gives 3. The salvation that God brings Text: Psalm 3 Rev. R. Vanderhorst
In baptism Jesus Christ signs and seals to us the promises of the covenant.
Nov 10, 2019
In baptism Jesus Christ signs and seals to us the promises of the covenant. We’ll consider: 1. What is promised 2. How we can make these promises our own.
Since all believers belong to the Lord, we must not judge or despise each other when it comes to things not clearly laid out in Scripture.
Nov 10, 2019
Since all believers belong to the Lord, we must not judge or despise each other when it comes to things not clearly laid out in Scripture. 1. Christian freedom can lead to conflict 2. Christian freedom in light of Christ
By faith, the Holy Spirit makes us share in Christ and in all his benefits.
Nov 3, 2019
By faith, the Holy Spirit makes us share in Christ and in all his benefits. This faith is: 1. Worked in our hearts by the preaching of the gospel 2. Strengthened by the use of the sacraments 3. Focused on the finished work of Christ
Christians, get ready for the dawn of the new day!
Nov 3, 2019 • 38 min
Christians, get ready for the dawn of the new day – the return of Jesus Christ! We get ready: 1. By waking up from spiritual sleep 2. By casting off deeds of darkness 3. By putting on love and the armour of light
Good Works
Oct 27, 2019
Good Works 1. Inadequate 2. Necessary 3. Rewarded
How long?
Oct 27, 2019 • 41 min
How long? 1. Questions asked in crisis 2. Prayer voiced in concern 3. Trust expressed in confidence
How to live in covenant with God: Asking God to lead you in his ways
Oct 20, 2019
How to live in covenant with God: Asking God to lead you in his ways Lord’s Supper Service - abbreviated sermon.
Give thanks to the LORD for his steadfast love endures forever!
Oct 13, 2019 • 32 min
Give thanks to the LORD for his steadfast love endures forever! We give thanks for: 1. God’s works of creating and sustaining the universe 2. God’s work of redemption 3. God’s work in giving us an inheritance
Nebuchadnezzar learns the hard way that the Most High God loves humble kings
Oct 6, 2019 • 31 min
Nebuchadnezzar learns the hard way that the Most High God loves humble kings 1. The king’s sin 2. The king’s humiliation 3. The king’s exaltation
God’s free forgiveness produces a life of love
Sep 1, 2019 • 41 min
God’s free forgiveness produces a life of love 1. The root of a lack of love 2. The root of a life of love
Follow your Lord quietly
Jul 21, 2019
Follow your Lord quietly 1. Receive all things from your Father’s hand – no human desperation 2. Realize that your life is in your Father’s hand – no faithless resignation 3. Rest on your Father’s heart – just trusting expectation Rev. J. van Popta
Is God’s forgiveness conditional?
May 26, 2019
Is God’s forgiveness conditional? Text: Lord’s Day 51 Rev. J. van Popta
AM Service - 1 Peter 2:24
May 26, 2019
No description available yet Text: 1 Peter 2:24 Rev John VanPopta
Sept 30 - PM - LD 25
Sep 30, 2018
Lord’s Day 25 Rev John VanPopta
Sept 30 - AM - Ps 90
Sep 30, 2018
Sermon on Psalm 90 Rev John VanPopta