Sermon Archives: Catechism Sermons 2014

These are sermons following the topics of the Heidelberg Catechism.

Communion: Eating Christs Flesh & Drinking Christs Blood (Heidelberg Catechism QA 76-79; Exodus 24:1-11, 1 Corinthians 10:16-17)

Jan 4, 2015

Sermon Outline – Introduction, I. Meaning, A. Signs and Seals of the New Covenant, B. Lord's Supper is a communion meal, C. True eating and drinking is spiritual not carnal, D. Why not skip the Supper and just commune with Christ? II. Benefits, A. Food and drink are to sustain and grow life, B. Planted […]

Sanctification (Belgic Confession Article 24, Titus 2:11-3:8)

Dec 27, 2014

Sermon Outline – Introduction, I. New Life, II. Produces Good Works, III. That are NOT Meritorious, IV. Because ONLY Christ Merits Salvation, Conclusion

Justification by Faith (Belgic Confession Article 22-23, Romans 4:1-8)

Dec 21, 2014

Sermon Outline – Introduction, I. What is the Doctrine? II. Why is it Important? III. Why, by Faith Alone? IV. Assurance, Conclusion

Something to Talk About (Heidelberg Catechism QA 60; Psalm 40, Hebrew 10:1-10)

Dec 14, 2014

Sermon Outline – Introduction, I. Prayer of David, II. Prayer of Christ, 1-3 Deliverance Appreciated, 4-5 Deliverance Man vs Proud, 6-8 Fulfilment of Law, 9-10 Proclamation, 11-12 Violation of Law, 13-15 Deliverance Man vs Enemies, 16-17 Deliverance Prayed, Conclusion

The End of the Millennium (Heidelberg Catechism QA 84, 123; Psalm 110, 1 Corinthians 15:20-28)

Dec 7, 2014

Sermon Outline – Introduction, I. Holy Kingdom, II. No Fallen Flesh and Blood Left to Enter the Kingdom, III. Two Phases, Not Three, of God's Kingdom, Conclusion

Christ: His Person, Priesthood, Propitiation and Power (Belgic Confession Article 19-21; Genesis 14:17-24, Hebrews 2:14-18, Psalm 110)

Dec 1, 2014

Sermon Outline – Introduction, I. Person, II. Priesthood, III. Propitiation, IV. Power, Conclusion

Christ, the Head Crusher (Belgic Confession Article 17-18; Genesis 3:15, Mathew 1:20-23, John 1:1,14, Galatians 4:3-7, Colossians 2:13-15, 1 John 3:7-8, Revelation 12:10-11)

Dec 1, 2014

Sermon Outline – Introduction, I. The Crusher Anticipated, II. The Crusher Arrived, III. The Crusher Applied, Conclusion

Not a Chance! (Belgic Confession Article 16, Matthew 11:25-30, John 6:37-39, Acts 13:46-48, Romans 9:10-13, Ephesians 1:3-6, 2 Timothy 1:8-10)

Nov 16, 2014

Sermon Outline – Introduction, I. Boundaries of Eternal Election, II. Basis of Eternal Election, III. Benefits of Eternal Election, IV. Beauty of Eternal Election, Conclusion

Man: Created, Corrupted, Confronted, Clothed in Christ (Belgic Confession Article 14-15; Genesis 2:4-3:24)

Nov 16, 2014

Sermon Outline – I. Created, II. Covanant, III. Corruption, IV. Captivity, V. Confrontation, VI. Clothing

History is His Story (Belgic Confession Article 13; Daniel 45:34-37, Isaiah 40:21-24, Acts 17:22-28)

Nov 9, 2014

Sermon Outline – I. The Concept of Providence, II. The Control of Providence, III. The Caution of Providence, IV. The Comfort of Providence

God's Glorious Creation: Beginning and End (Belgic Confession Article 12, Genesis 1:1-2:3)

Nov 2, 2014

Sermon Outline. Introduction. I God's Work (Heavens & Earth) – 1 Light/Dark, 2 Water Above/Waters Below, 3 Land/Sea, 4 Greater Light/Lesser Light, 5 Fish/Fowl, 6 Animals/Man, 7 Sabbath. II Man's Work – His Creator, His Career, His Companion, The Big Ethical Descision of Life. III Christ's Work – Promise, Picture, Priesthood. Conclusion

The Trinity (Belgic Confession Article 8 – 11; Mathew 28:18-20)

Oct 25, 2014

Holy Scriptures teach us that the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit have each His personality, distinguished by Their properties; but in such wise that these three persons are but one only God.

Hath God Said? (Belgic Confession Article 5 and 7; 1 Corinthians 2:9-13, 2 Corinthians 10:3-5, 2 Peter 1:16-21, 2 Timothy 3:15-17)

Oct 19, 2014

Nessesity, Authorith, Clarity, and Sufficeincy of Scripture

Words of the Covenant (Belgic Confession Article 2-3; Hebrews 1:1-2, Hebrews 2:1-4, 2 Peter 1:20-21)

Oct 12, 2014

Scripture as Divine-Human Word, Scripture as Covenant Canons, and Scripture as Window to Christ

Knowing God through Creation and Covenants (Belgic Confession Article 2; Romans 1:18-21, Psalm 19)

Oct 1, 2014

Word of Creation, Word of the Old Covenant, and Word of the New Covenant

A Single Diamond of Light with Many Sides of Brilliance (Belgic Confession Article 1; Exodus 33:17-34:8, Deuteronomy 6:4, Romans 3:23-26, Ephesians 1:19-20, 3:14-17, James 1:17)

Oct 1, 2014

Single, simple, spirit, and creator; eternal, incomprehensible, invisible, immutable, infinite, and almighty; perfectly wise, just, and good

The Cost of Confessing the Truth (Belgic Confession Article 29; Genesis 3:15, 20-21, 4:1-11; Hebrews 11:32-40; 1 John 3:10-16; Revelation 6:9-11, 17:1-6)

Sep 19, 2014

Ancient animosity and amazing Grace, Christ and Hatred of the Truth, and the Price of Truth.

God of the Storm and of the Shalom (Belgic Confession Article 28, Psalm 29)

Aug 29, 2014

A Call to the Lord's Worship, the Voice of the Lord's Word, and the Lord's Benediction Word

Blessings From Jerusalem to the World (Heidelberg Catechism QA 60-61, Psalm 67)

Aug 29, 2014

Have we received this blessing? have we received the life eternal in Jesus Christ?

Weeds: Resisted, Rooted, and Uprooted (Belgic Confession Article 29, 2 Thessalonians 2:5-12)

Aug 1, 2014

Revelation and mystery of lawlessness, restraint of lawlessness, recognition of lawlessness, reprobation of lawlessness, and robes of righteousness

The Apostate's Creed (Heidelberg Catechism QA 6-8, Psalm 14)

Aug 1, 2014

The creed of Apostates, the condition of Apostates, the conflict of Apostates, and the cry of Apostates.

O City of God (Belgic Confession Article 27, 29; Psalm 87)

Jul 20, 2014

A Heavenly Assembly, a Heavenly Humanity, and a Heavenly Happiness.

Zion Remembered (Heidelberg Catechism QA 49-52; Psalm 137)

Jul 13, 2014

Crying and Remembering, Curse and Forgetting, and Captors Remembered

Depths (Heidelberg Catechism QA 20-22; Psalm 130)

Jul 6, 2014

Definition of Depths, Drying Up of Depths, and Detention of Depths

Praising God for Heaven, and Earth, and His Kingdom (Heidelberg Catechism QA 26-28; Psalm 148)

Jul 6, 2014

Praise God from Heaven and its Hosts, Earth and its Hosts, and His Kingdom of Priests

Being Right With God (Heidelberg Catechism QA 69; Romans 7:1-25)

Jun 18, 2014

Terrible conduct, trouble conscience, and total concurance

A Song for Singing & A Sword for Swinging (Heidelberg Catechism QA 105-107; Psalm 149)

Jun 18, 2014

Kingdom of God Clashes with the Kingdom of Man, Kingdom of God Creates Songs, Kingdom of God Conquers with a Sword

Kiss the Son: Part 2 (Heidelberg Catechism QA 27, 28; Psalm 1-2)

Jun 8, 2014

The Kingdom of God that was lost through a man, Adam. The Kingdom of God typologically lost in Israel through their disobedience to the Law, that Kingdom is recovered through Jesus Christ

Kiss the Son: Part 1 (Heidelberg Catechism QA 49, 51; Psalm 2, Acts 17:30-31)

May 19, 2014

Psalm 2 is about Christ, it's a prophetic Psalm of David about Christ, about David's Son. A Psalm about Davidic covenant being fulfilled in David's son

Walk… Stand… Sit… (Heidelberg Catechism QA 114, 115; Psalm 1)

May 5, 2014

Jesus Christ, He walked, He stands, and He sits on the holly mount Zion, on the God's throne.

Longing for God in Corporate Worship (Heidelberg Catechism QA 103; Psalm 84)

May 5, 2014

Being invited and drawn near to the holy place of the corporate worship through the Blood of Jesus Christ.

Why Do We Keep Singing the Gloria Patri? (Heidelberg Catechism QA 94-95, Genesis 2:1-3, Hebrews 3:12-4:16)

Apr 28, 2014

The Gloria Patri is about two things. First, it is about God, about giving Glory to the Triune God. The second, it's about the Church, assembled giving Glory to the God.

The King of the Glory Enters Zion (Heidelberg Catechism QA 49-52, Psalm 24)

Apr 16, 2014

We were made for more, we were made for Glory, we were made for the rich communion with God, and in Jesus Christ it has been realized because He has borne the cross.

Knockin' on Hades' Door (Heidelberg Catechism Lord's Day 16, Psalm 88)

Apr 9, 2014

Jesus Christ crusified and risen are your objects of faith. Jesus Christ crusified and risen is your healing

Blood of the Bride – Blood of the Groom (Heidelberg Catechism QA 35-36, Psalms 42-43, Hebrews 2:10-18)

Apr 7, 2014

Being driven through Christ throught the dicovery of the depth of our own sinful nature

A Holy Catholic Church (Lord's Day 21, Ephesians 4:1-16)

Mar 19, 2014

Unity of the Church is primarily a Spiritual matter. A Biblical call and a mandate, emphasized by the Lord Jesus in His High Priestly Prayer

The 3rd Commandment's Big Picture (Heidelberg Catechism QA 99-102, Colossians 3:12-17)

Mar 13, 2014

Just because we have never used a foul language or swore in the name of the Lord, it doesn't mean that we haven't broken a third commandment.

Blood of the Bride – Blood of the Groom (Heidelberg Catechism QA 12-15; Nehemiah 13, John 1:12-17)

Mar 5, 2014

Finding comfort in knowledge that the covenant is secured by Jesus, by His life and His blood in our behalf.

From Liars to Truth Bearers (Heidelberg Catechism QA 112, Exodus 20:1-16)

Feb 26, 2014

No longer slaves to use our speech to crush and to cause pain but to serve as ambassadors of the true and living gospel.

We Believe in God the Son (Belgic Confession Article 10, John 1:1-5)

Feb 13, 2014

Acknowledging the divinity and humanity of Jesus Christ

Deliver us From Evil (Heidelberg Catechism QA 127, Psalm 103:14-16)

Feb 6, 2014

Putting all our trust in God for our past, our present, and our future.

Love One Another (Lord's Day 2, 1 John 4:7-21)

Jan 29, 2014

How does loving one another contribute to "my" sanctification?

Thievery and Stealing (Heidelberg Catechism QA 110, Luke 16:18)

Jan 24, 2014

Dishonest gain doesn't begin with an overt act, it begins with the wrong desire.

Comfort from the Resurrection and Eternal Life (Lord's Day 22, 1 Corinthians 15:20-28)

Jan 20, 2014

Strengthening the foundation of the lasting comfort.

The Best for Last (Heidelberg Catechism QA 78, John 2:1-11)

Jan 9, 2014

Replacing the inadequacy of an old covenant with a fullness of redemption in Jesus Christ.