Author Archives: carsci.holmes

Are You in the Good Friday Spirit?

“A new command I give you: love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” John 13:34 Are you in the Good Friday spirit?” That seems a strange question. To ask if you are in ...

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God’s Son Guarantees Life

“But He answered, ‘You give them something to eat’.” Mark 6:37 Our text tells us about an impossible yet encouraging and promising meal. By feeding this crowd of more than 5,000 people, Jesus shows that God’s power alone sustains life. ...

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Raised to Life

“We will certainly also be united with Him in his resurrection.” Romans 6:5b Jesus Christ was not the only one who arose on Easter morning. That is Paul’s emphatic argument in Romans 6: when Christ died on the cross, the ...

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He Who Honours God Receives Endless Riches

Honouring God

The instruction is to honour God, as it brings blessing for God`s people. Sermon is based on Proverbs 3: 9, 10 by Rev. J. Huijgen of Canadian Reformed Church, Attercliffe, ON. Word and Spirit Ministries. 1. God claims what you ...

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Jesus Makes Us Clean

Jesus and prayer

Jesus Makes Us Clean. Sermon is based on Luke 5: 12 – 16. Student Theo Wierenga and now Pastor at Maranatha, Canadian Reformed Church, Fergus, ON. Word and Spirit Ministries. Jesus willingly touches the untouchable! 1. Our untouchable condition. 2. ...

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Proclaim Christ as King and Lord

Jesus Christ is King

Proclaim Christ as King and Lord. God’s People are Called to Proclaim His Praise Sermon is based on 1 Peter 2: 9, 10 by Rev. Clarence VanderVelde, Canadian Reformed Church, Elora, ON. Word and Spirit Ministries.

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As For Me and My House

Faith in God

As For Me and My House. At Shechem, Israel Professes its Faith in the God of the Covenant Sermon is based Joshua 24: 15 by Rev. Clarence VanderVelde, Canadian Reformed Church, Elora, ON. Word and Spirit Ministries.

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Your Labour Prompted by Love

 “… your labour prompted by love…” 1 Thessalonians 1:3 Writing first about work produced by faith, Paul now turns to labour prompted by love.  Labour is a much more intense word than work.  It involves putting greater effort into that ...

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Work Produced by Faith

“… your work produced by faith…” 1 Thessalonians 1:3 Paul gives thanks to God for the work done by the believers in Thessalonica that is produced by faith.  He also thanks God for the great change in the lives of ...

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Wrestling with God in Prayer

“Answer me, O LORD, answer me, so these people will know that you, O LORD, are God, and that you are turning their hearts back again.” 1 Kings 18:37  There are many examples in Scripture of God’s people wrestling with ...

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