Tag Archives: Good Friday

Jesus Christ Lives!

Jesus Christ Lives! “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!” Luke 24:5b-6a If you can’t find your shoes, do you look for them on your bookshelf? Of course not! What ...

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An Acceptable Sacrifice

An Acceptable Sacrifice “He will see his offspring and prolong his days, and the will of the LORD will prosper in his hand.” Isaiah 53:10b When Paul explains to the Corinthians the importance of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus, ...

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Our King, Majestic in His Solitude

Our King, Majestic in His Solitude “The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” Matthew 26:41 The cross on Golgotha was an altar but also a throne. As a priest, Jesus Christ offered his body on the cross to ...

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Forced Assistance

Forced Assistance “As they led him away, they seized Simon from Cyrene, who was on his way in from the country, and put the cross on him and made him carry it behind Jesus.” Luke 23:26 Following his conviction and ...

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“What We Deserve”

“What We Deserve” We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong. Luke 23:41 Perhaps you know the scene: two criminals, two very different characters. The first picks up the ...

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We Bear Our Cross in Hope and Joy


Good Friday Service The sermon is based on Mark 15: 21, delivered by Rev. Matthew VanLuik, Pastor at Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Brampton ON., Word and Spirit Ministries. Great is the suffering of Jesus Christ as he bore the shame ...

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