Sermon Archives: Catechism Sermons 2017

These are the 2017 sermons following the topics of the Heidelberg Catechism.

Turning of the Keys

Nov 15, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 85 Scripture: Matthew 18 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. First Step – One II. Second Step – Others III. Third Step – Consistory A. Heidelberg Catechism, QA 85 B. United Reformed Church Order, Article 51-58 C. Duty of Consistory 1. Speak to the wayward; if refuses […]

The Keys of the Kingdom

Nov 8, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 81-85 Scripture: Matthew 16:13-17 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. What is the Kingdom of Heaven? II. What is the Church? III. What are the “keys of the kingdom?” IV. What are Their Ends? Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/fyQN0Dv0BLA The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 81 Q. WHO ARE TO COME TO THE […]

The Chief Cornerstone

Sep 6, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 11, QA 29-30 Scripture: Acts 4:1-12 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction I. Disturbing proclamation II. Display of dynamic power III. Dependable promises Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/pu6jCuVf258 The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 29 Q. WHY IS THE SON OF GOD CALLED “JESUS” MEANING “SAVIOR”? A. Because he saves us from […]

General Themes Favoring Frequency

Aug 23, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 28, QA 77 Scripture: Luke 24:27-31, Acts 2:41-42, Hebrews 10:19-25 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. Lord’s Supper as an Ordinary Means of Grace II. Communion with the Living Christ thru His Body and Blood III. Lord’s Supper Uniquely Solicits a Believing Response to the Word Conclusion Sermon Video […]

Meal of Maturity

Aug 16, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 30, QA 81 Scripture: John 6:39-55, 1 Corinthians 11:17-29 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. The Lord’s Supper as Covenant Renewal and Ratification II. The Lord’s Supper Accents the Active Nature of Faith III. Therefore, the Lord’s Supper is a Meal of Maturity Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/khbspeE-Myo The Heidelberg […]

We Need the Lord’s Supper because We Need Christ

Aug 9, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 28, QA 75 Scripture: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. Relationship to the Lord’s Supper II. Remembrance of the Lord’s Supper III. Results of the Lord’s Supper Conclusion The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 75 Q. HOW DOES THE LORD’S SUPPER REMIND YOU AND ASSURE YOU THAT YOU […]

The Church and Sacraments

Jul 19, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 25, QA 65-68 Scripture: Acts 2:37-42, Ephesians 2:16-22 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. The Church is Sacramental II. The Sacraments are Ekklesial Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/Cye9AwQe-YY The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 65 Q. IT IS BY FAITH ALONE THAT WE SHARE IN CHRIST AND ALL HIS BLESSINGS: WHERE THEN […]

Looking for Hope

Jul 12, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism QA 1, 42-43 Scripture: Hebrews 11:8-16 Preacher: Rev. Fritz Harms Sermon Video https://youtu.be/zj01mJyoeng The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 1 Q. WHAT IS YOUR ONLY COMFORT IN LIFE AND DEATH? A. That I am not my own, but belong–body and soul, in life and in death–to my faithful Savior Jesus Christ. He has fully paid […]

Grace and Glory: The Church and Eschatology

Jul 5, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism QA 103 Scripture: Hebrews 12:18-29 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. Two Mountains 18-25 II. Once More 25-27 III. Three Moods 28-29 Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/AnT43PFw8pA The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 103 Q. WHAT IS GOD’S WILL FOR US IN THE FOURTH COMMANDMENT? A. First, that the gospel ministry and education for […]

Assemble for What?: The Church and Worship

Jun 28, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism QA 103 Scripture: Hebrews 10:1-25 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. OC Worship thru Sacrifices II. NC Worship thru One Final Sacrifice Accomplished III. NC Worship thru One Final Sacrifice Applied IV. NC Worship When? V. NC Worship How? Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/8GEOve87lyY The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 103 Q. WHAT IS […]

The Church and the Gospel

Jun 21, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism QA 54 Scripture: Matthew 16:13-17:12 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. My Church II. I Will Build III. Church and Kingdom IV. An Alien Embassy V. An Assembly on the Holy Mount Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/KkTFhcRnDbU The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 54 Q. WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE CONCERNING “THE HOLY CATHOLIC CHURCH”? […]

Heaven and Earth

Jun 14, 2017

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism QA 26 Scripture: Genesis 1:1-31 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction I. God’s availability II. God’s ability III. Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/qVzuvowWR8k The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 26 Q. WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE WHEN YOU SAY: “I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER, ALMIGHTY, MAKER OF HEAVEN AND EARTH”? A. That the eternal Father […]

Sola Fide (Heidelberg Catechism 59-61, Romans 3:27-4:8)

Mar 8, 2017

Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 23, QA 59-61 Scripture: Romans 3:27-4:8 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. Justification Defined by Scripture Alone II. Justified Legally by Christ Alone III. Justified Instrumentally by Faith Alone IV. Justified Demonstrably by Works V. Justified to the Glory of God VI. Justification Contradicted Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/9SR7gRYRhdE The Heidelberg Catechism […]

Solus Christus (Heidelberg Catechism 29-32, Isa 52-53)

Mar 1, 2017

Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 11, QA 29-32 Scripture: Isaiah 52-53 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. Our Condition II. Our Christ III. Our Cross IV. Our Consummation V. Our Communion VI. Our Comprehation, Compliance and Commitment Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/EL-8kyEPI4M The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 29 Q. Why is the Son of God called “Jesus” meaning […]

Pray: Strength in Our Weakness (HC Q&A 127-129; Mat 26:36-41; Eph 3:14-21, 6:10-12; 1 Joh 3:4-17)

Feb 1, 2017

Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 52, QA 127-129 Scripture: Matthew 26:36-41; Ephesians 3:14-21, 6:10-12; 1 John 3:4-17 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. We are Weak II. Our Adversaries are Strong III. We Must Pray for God’s Power IV. To Bring Glory to God V. Amen! Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/A_tmN4Eb7IE The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 127 Q. […]

Freedom from Debt (Heidelberg Catechism QA 126, Mat 18:21-35)

Jan 25, 2017

Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 51, QA 126 Scripture: Matthew 18:21-35 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction I. Forgiveness Granted 21-27 II. Forgiveness Withheld 28-30 III. Forgiveness Withdrawn 31-34 IV. Forgiveness Re-Figured 35 Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/_YbBjMTu2jk The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 126 Q. What does the fifth request mean? A. And forgive us our debts, as […]

What Not to Do About Riches (Heidelberg Catechism QA 125, Matthew 6:19-34)

Jan 18, 2017

Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 50, QA 125 Scripture: Matthew 6:19-34 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction, I. No Storing II. No Stewing III. No Sowing IV. No Spinning Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/M_MBmjrkdiQ The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 125 Q. What does the fourth petition mean? A. Give us this day our daily bread […]

Earthly Angels (Heidelberg Catechism QA 124, 1 Cor 12:1-14)

Jan 11, 2017

Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 49, QA 124 Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:1-14 Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline Introduction, I. We Must Submit – Called to Conformity II. We Must Savor – Called to Contentment III. We Must Serve – Called to Contribute Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/NfC3yZxUNRA The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 124 Q. What […]

Thy Kingdom Come (HC QA 123, Psa 2, Mar 1:14-15, Joh 18:33-36, Acts 2:29-36)

Jan 4, 2017

Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 48, QA 123; Scripture: Psalm 2, Mark 1:14-15, John 18:33-36, Acts 2:29-36 Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline Introduction, I. Content of the Kingdom II. Capsule of the Kingdom III. Concerns of the Kingdom Conclusion Sermon Video https://youtu.be/2cXCDXTq3Gc The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 123 Q. What does the second request […]