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Teaching Sound Doctrine

Teaching Sound Doctrine as Redeemed Servants This is the abridged version of a speech that was given at the Convocation evening of the Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary, September 10, 2010. The following is a true story. Back on December 29, ...

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A Servant Prays

A Servant Prays “Bring joy to your servant, for to you, O Lord, I lift up my soul.” Psalm 86:4 Prayer is an important part of your life as a Christian. Through prayer, you can thank and praise God and ...

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Jesus Christ has Won the Victory!

Jesus Christ our victory

The Mighty Warrior of Israel fights for his people. Sermon is based on Joshua 10 by Rev. Matthew VanLuik and Pastor of Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Brampton, ON. Word and Spirit Ministries. 1. The kings of the earth band together ...

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An Easter Earthquake

“There was a violent earthquake.”                 Matthew 28:2a It wasn’t the first one. On Good Friday too, “the earth shook and the rocks split” (Matt 27:51). On Easter Sunday, it happened again: “There was a violent earthquake.” Why is this important ...

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A Stricken Shepherd and a Scattered Flock

“I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.” Matthew 26:31 In our mind we can see the Lord and his disciples, coming down the steps from the Upper Room where they had celebrated the ...

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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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Give Us Today Our Daily Bread

Prayer of thanksgiving

We thank God as the One who gives us our daily bread. Sermon is based on God’s Word as summarized in Lord’s Day 50 of the Heidelberg Catechism by Rev. Matthew VanLuik and Pastor of Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Brampton, ...

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