Author Archives: Rev. Karlo Janssen

Who Should I Believe?

With the emphasis on the role of prophets by some major religions, how can you decide which prophetic words and/or writings are credible? The Bible warns us in quite a few places about false prophets who presume to speak for God.  It tells us ...

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Religion In Society

In our modern society, what role can religion play in enriching and improving the lives of Canadians?  The devil tempts Jesus early in his ministry in three ways.  The first is this: pointing to the rocky ground he says  “Command these ...

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Ministry & Mission

Recently Rev. E. Onderwater was ordained to the ministry of the Word, to serve as missionary to the Greater Toronto Area. Sermon preached by Rev. M. VanLuik for the ordination of Rev. E. Onderwater. Inaugural sermon preached by Rev. E. ...

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Religion: Rules Or Relationships?

Is religion primarily about rules, traditions and doctrines, or more about relationships? Do we have to choose?  It all depends: whose rules, which traditions, and what sort of doctrines.  At one point, Jesus confronts the religious leaders of his day.  “Your teachings are ...

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The Lord’s Supper

One rite or sacrament observed by Christians is called “the Lord’s Supper”. What are the Old Testament roots of this practice? What is it’s significance? And how should Christians receive the Lord’s Supper? Hear a sermon on the meaning of ...

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One Bible Yet Different Opinions

We see different interpretations of Holy texts like the Bible and Quran pop up from time to time. How can one piece of scripture be interpreted with so much love by one group and so much hatred by another?  I think it ...

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Who is Jesus?

Many people wonder who Jesus actually is. Not just today. Already when He was walking the earth. The people among whom He grew up just didn’t know what to make of Him. Hear a sermon on Luke 4:14-30 A sermon ...

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