Monthly Archives: October 2016

What is Reformation Day on October 31?

Reformation Day commemorates the actions of Martin Luther on October 31, 1517. Martin Luther posted 95 theses onto the church door in Wittenberg. This action was a critical event in the history of the church leading to reformation of the ...

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Being Thankful for the Reformation

“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” (1 Peter 2:9 NIV ‘84) ...

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Your Word is Truth

“Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth.” (John 17:17 NIV ‘84) It was not surprising that Martin Luther wrote his Ninety-five Theses against the sale of indulgences and nailed them on the door of the Castle Church in ...

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The Scriptures are the Word of God

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The message is based on Matthew 22: 29, delivered by Rev. Matthew VanLuik, Pastor at Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Brampton ON., Word and Spirit Ministries. The Scriptures are the Word of God 1. The authority of the Scriptures. 2. The ...

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God’s Son, Our Lord

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The message is based on God’s Word as summarized in LORD’S Day 13, Heidelberg Catechism, delivered by Rev. Matthew VanLuik, Pastor at Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Brampton ON., Word and Spirit Ministries. Jesus Christ as the true Son of God ...

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Thanksgiving is to Praise God

A few years ago my wife and I enjoyed a short holiday to the U.S. during the American Thanksgiving.  We were in for a bit of a culture shock, as people everywhere asked what we were doing for Thanksgiving, something ...

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