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The Birth of Jesus Christ Ushers in a New Era

The Birth of Jesus Christ

Sermon is based on Revelation 12:7 – 12 by Rev. Matthew VanLuik, Pastor at Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Brampton ON. Word and Spirit Ministries. The birth of Jesus Christ ushers in a new era in which: 1. The accuser is ...

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The Advent of the Coming of Jesus Christ

The Return of Jesus Christ

This sermon is based on Revelation 12:1-6 by Rev. Matthew VanLuik, Pastor at Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Brampton ON. Word and Spirit Ministries. The great struggle between the seed of the woman and the seed of the serpent is played ...

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Salvation is All the Work of God

Salvation in Jesus

This sermon is based on Joshua 8:30 – 35 by Rev. Matthew VanLuik, Pastor at Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Brampton ON. Word and Spirit Ministries. In the Promised Land, Israel remembers God’s covenant at Mt. Ebal and Gerizim. 1. Israel ...

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Hate the Lie and Love the Truth

Love the Truth

Sermon is based on God’s Word as summarized in Lord’s Day 43, Heidelberg Catechism by Rev. Matthew VanLuik, Pastor at Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Brampton ON. Word and Spirit Ministries. Theme: The LORD teaches us to hate the lie and ...

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Christ Jesus – The Door of Hope

Faith and Hope

Sermon is based on Hosea 2:15 by Rev. Matthew VanLuik, Pastor at Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Brampton ON. Word and Spirit Ministries. The LORD makes the Valley of Achor a door of hope. 1. Achor as a valley of despair. ...

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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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The Personal Nature of Prayer

“At the time of sacrifice, the prophet Elijah stepped forward and prayed: ‘O LORD, God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, let it be known today that you are God in Israel and that I am your servant and have done ...

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