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The King of Peace

“He will proclaim peace to the nations. His rule will extend from sea to sea and from the River to the ends of the earth.” Zechariah 9:10 At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of ...

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Imprisoned, but Free

“As a prisoner for the Lord, I urge you. . .  .” (Ephesians 4:1) In 2014 the Institute for Economics and Peace released the Global Peace Index. It shows that the world is becoming less peaceful. Safety and security are ...

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Christ will Take Away Our Suffering

The message is based on God’s Word as summarized in LORD’S Day 15, Heidelberg Catechism, delivered by Rev. Matthew VanLuik, Pastor at Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Brampton ON., Word and Spirit Ministries. Jesus Christ suffered the judgement and wrath of ...

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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

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

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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Past posts about Thanksgiving

If you want to read more about Thanksgiving, search for previous posts with the following titles: Most Valuable Thanker? Our Daily Bread A Dry Crust with Peace Have a Blessed Thanksgiving!!  

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