Sermon Archives: Catechism Sermons 2018

God’s Wrath & Mercy: Compatible or Contrary to Justice?

Oct 3, 2018

God’s Wrath & Mercy: Compatible or Contrary to Justice? Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 4, QA 9-11 Scripture: Romans 9:14-18, Ephesians 2:1-6 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. God is Not Unjust II. God Justly Punishes Sin III. God Does Not Owe, but Does Show…Mercy Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/r348wZcr0bk The […]

Who’s Fault … and Who’s Gonna Fix it?

Sep 26, 2018

Who’s Fault … and Who’s Gonna Fix it? Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 3, QA 6-8 Scripture: Psalm 51:5; Romans 5:12,18-20; 2 Timothy 2:20-22; Titus 2:11-15, 3:5-7 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. God Made Mankind Good II. From Where Did Our Defiled Hearts Originate? III. Rescue is through Christ, […]

How to See Your Sin with Clarity, to See Your Savior with Comfort

Sep 19, 2018

How to See Your Sin with Clarity, to See Your Savior with Comfort Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 2, QA 3-5 Scripture: Deuteronomy 4:12-14, Romans 9:30-10:17 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. The Law Illumines Us in Love II. The Law Illumines Us in Righteousness III. The Illuminating Law of […]

Southern, Northern, Eastern, Western Comfort

Sep 12, 2018

Southern, Northern, Eastern, Western Comfort Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 1, QA 1-2 Scripture: Genesis 3:15-21, Ezekiel 36:25-27, 2 Corinthians 5:14-15, Ephesians 1:3-14, Colossians 3:15-17 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Why Do You Need Comfort? II. Superficial False Comfort III. Substantive True Comfort IV. What You Must Know for […]

The New and 7th Covenant of Consummation

Sep 5, 2018

The New and 7th Covenant of Consummation Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 75-76 Scripture:  Genesis 2:17, 3:15,20-21, 9:1-13, 15:17-18, 17:4-10, 22:15-18; Exodus 24:7-11; Deuteronomy 4:12-14; 2 Samuel 7:12-13; Isaiah 25:6-9; Luke 22:14-30 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Covenant of Creation with Adam – Genesis 2:17 II. Proto-Evangelium – Genesis 3:15,20-21 […]

The Covenant with David: A Descendant Upon His Throne

Aug 26, 2018

The Covenant with David: A Descendant Upon His Throne Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 83-85 Scripture: 2 Samuel 7:12-17; 1 Kings 9:4-7; Psalm 89:3-4, 29-37, 44-46; Matthew 4:17, 16:18-19; Luke 1:31-33; Acts 2:29-42, 15:16-17; Hebrews 1:8-9 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. The Buried Davidic Covenant II. The Covenant Raised in Christ […]

The Old Covenant Lamb & Redemption in Christ

Aug 22, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 90-91, 113-115 Scripture: Isaiah 53:7-54:10, Hebrews 10:1-18 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Two Covenants Together II. Two Covenant Culmination III. Christ the Lamb IV. New Verdict! New Heart! New Life! Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/xA1XVzEeYfI The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 90 Q. What is the rising-to-life of the […]

The Curse of the Old Covenant Law and Redemption through Christ

Aug 15, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 1-5 Scripture: Exodus 24:1-8, Deuteronomy 30:15-20, 2 Chronicles 36:15-16, Galatians 3:6-14 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. What is Covenanted? II. What Were the Consequences? III. What was the Conclusion of the Matter? IV. Consider and Flee to Christ Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/Jhalzs1hLyg The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A […]

The 3 Cuts of the Abrahamic Covenant

Aug 1, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 38-39,43 Scripture: Genesis 15:1-10,13-18, 17:10-11,14, 22:1-19; Hebrews 11:17-19 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. The Cut of Self-Malediction 15 II. The Cut of Circumcision 17 III. The Cut of the Seed 22 Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/EN86G6CFpoU The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 38 Q. Why did he suffer “under […]

The Flood: The Covenant Established

Jul 18, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 9-12 Scripture: Genesis 5:28-7:5, Matthew 24:36-42, Hebrews 11:6-7, 2 Peter 3:4-10 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Why History? II. The Story of the Seed of the Woman III. “I will Build My Church” Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/mAU64cJ8Cpo The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 9 Q. But doesn’t God […]

Primal Gospel

Jul 11, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 1, 20-21 Scripture: Genesis 3:1-4:7, 25-26 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. The Defeat of the Serpent II. Dressed in Righteousness Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/SVWN9tfGogQ The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 1 Q. What is your only comfort in life and in death?A. That I am not my own, […]

Our Great Mediator

Jun 27, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 18 Scripture: Various Texts  (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline: Introduction I. His Singular Person II. His Sole Purpose III. His Sufficient Power Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/oWsx2EIDW_s The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 18 Q. Then who is this mediator—true God and at the same time a true and righteous […]

Conversion to Life

Jun 20, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 88-89 Scripture: Romans 6:1-11 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Its Lethal Impact II. Its Living Influence III. Its Liberating Intent Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/f70Z3LbMMQU The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 88 Q. What is involved in genuine repentance or conversion?A. Two things: the dying-away of the old self, […]

How to Love God, His Way

Jun 13, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 93-95 Scripture: Exodus 20:1-11 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Remember the Sabbath Day to Keep it Holy II. Take Not God’s Name in Vain III. Make No Graven Images IV. “Have No Other gods before Me” Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/9LppQ_32oZg The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 93 Q. […]

Law & Gospel in the New Covenant

Jun 6, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 3-5, 114-115 Scripture: Hebrews 10:1-25 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. 1st Use of the Law II. The Answer to Legalism III. The Third Use of the Law IV. The Answer to Antinomianism Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/olz5Qkm01ZU The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 3 Q. How do you come […]

Your Chief End & Comfort

May 31, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 1; Shorter Catechism, QA 1; Scripture: Psalm 16:11, 73:25-28; Revelation 1:5-6, 4:1, 5:9-10, 12:10-11, 22:1-5, 22:14, 22:17 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Our Chief End II. Our Only Comfort III. Comfort of a New Heart Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/dz3vzP3MxF0 The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 1 Q. WHAT […]

Shut Mouth or Open Mouth?

May 16, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 59-64; Scripture: Romans 9:30-10:17 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Legal Problems II. Lamb’s Provision III. Logos Preaching IV. Life Practice Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/sIctB2CZw7A The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 59 Q. WHAT GOOD DOES IT DO YOU, HOWEVER, TO BELIEVE ALL THIS? A. In Christ I am […]

When the Roll is Called Up Yonder: Is Church Membership Biblical?

May 2, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 85; Belgic Confession, Article 28 Scripture: Psalm 87; Matthew 16:13-27, 18:18-20 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Earthly Rolls II. Heavenly Rolls III. The Rolls United IV. The Rock and Rolls Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/N1XBPJu5J2k The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 85 Q. HOW IS THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN […]

Keeping or Canceling the 4th Commandment?

Apr 25, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 103 Scripture: Genesis 2:1-3, Hebrews 4 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. What is the Sabbath? II. What is the typological Sabbath? III. Christ the Fulfillment of the Sabbath IV. The Fourth Commandment – Keep or Cancel? Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/EWA9a3RrUiY Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 103 […]

Ransom

Apr 4, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 34 Scripture: 1 Peter 1:18, Colossians 1:13 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Capture II. Cost III. Consequences Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/D1AGyPe9BKc Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 34 Q. WHY DO YOU CALL HIM “OUR LORD?” A. Because—not with gold or silver, but with his precious […]

Jesus Christ: Spiritual Bread for the Desert Community

Mar 28, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 78-79 Scripture: John 6 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Jesus and the Old Testament Journey of the People of God II. What Does Jesus Christ Offer? III. How Do We Feed on Christ? IV. Who Will Feed on Christ? Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/8LfWl_ASsD8 Confession: The Heidelberg […]

Circumcision and Baptism: Two Sacraments, Same Significance

Mar 21, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 74 Scripture: Romans 4:6-17, Colossians 2:8-15 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. The One Olive Tree of Faith II. Two Sacraments: Circumcision & Baptism Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/deZgP08TKHg Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 74 Q. SHOULD INFANTS, TOO, BE BAPTIZED? A. Yes. Infants as well as adults […]

What Does it Mean to be “Reformed?”

Feb 28, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 22, 32, 84, 123 Scripture: Genesis 4:26; Hebrews 11:40; 2 Timothy 3:15-17; Jude 3; 2 Timothy 1:13; Romans 11:5-6; Acts 2:38-39, 14:23, 15:1-2; Matthew 16:18, 19 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Historical – Gen 4:26/Heb 11:40 II. Biblical – 2 Tim 3:15-17/Jude 3 III. Confessional – […]

Is God Fair?

Feb 14, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 11 Scripture: Romans 5:12-21, 2 Corinthians 5:20-21 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. God is Holy II. Original Sin III. Imputed Righteousness Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/DXd8agAztes Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 11 Q. BUT ISN’T GOD ALSO MERCIFUL? A. God is certainly merciful, but he is also […]

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

Feb 7, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 91 Scripture: 2 Corinthians 1:3-11, Hebrews 12:1-17 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. To bring to surface your true treasure & worship II. To show you off as a trophy of grace III. mystery – so you’ll fear & justify God for no reason IV. So God […]

Justice and Jesus

Jan 31, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 29-30 Scripture: Romans 2:1-16 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. David Inks Sermon Outline: Introduction I. What is Just? II. A Day of Reckoning III. Jesus’ Intervention IV. Expedition Outfitters Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/tK4i8xdRs5c Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 29 Q. WHY IS THE SON OF GOD CALLED “JESUS” MEANING “SAVIOR”? A. Because […]

Ways to Work Out Your Own Salvation

Jan 17, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 86 Scripture: Philippians 2:12-18 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline: Introduction I. Way #1 II. Way #2 III. Way #3 IV. Way #4 V. Way #5 VI. Way #6 Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/D_C652yny5E Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 86 Q. HOW MANY SACRAMENTS DID CHRIST INSTITUTE IN THE NEW […]

Gospel Enemies

Jan 10, 2018

Confession: Heidelberg Catechism, QA 127 Scripture: Philippians 1:12-30 (Read from ESV) Preacher: Rev. Gary Findley Sermon Outline: Introduction I. First Enemy II. Second Enemy III. Third Enemy Conclusion Sermon Video: https://youtu.be/r_kcgJnneD8 Confession: The Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 127 Q. WHAT DOES THE SIXTH REQUEST MEAN? A. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil […]