The Ninth Commandment: Lies, Truth, and Faith

The Harlot of Jericho and the Two Spies by James Tissot

  The devil is the father of liars, deceivers, slanderers, and false accusers. But our God is the God of truth. Who do you believe and obey? Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-13; John 8:39-47 (text); HC Lord's Day 43 November … [Read more...]

The Eighth Commandment: Doing Honest Work

The Merchants Chased from the Temple

  Prov 6:9-11; John 4:34-38; Eph 4:28 & 2 Thessalonians 3:6-12 (texts); HC Lord's Day 42 October 21, 2012 (Imus) • Download PDF sermon Manila has always been a haven for thieves, robbers, pickpockets, … [Read more...]

The Seventh Commandment for Everyone: Holiness

The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise by Benjamin West

  Exodus 20:14; Matthew 5:27-32; 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8 (text) October 7 & 14, 2012 • Download PDF sermon Some of you might have watched the first debate of the current American presidential election … [Read more...]

The Sixth Commandment: Pro-Life!

Cain and Abel by Titian

  Psalm 8:1-9 (text); Genesis 9:1-7; Matthew 5:21-22; Heidelberg Catechism LD 40 September 2, 2012 • Download PDF sermon Recently, a Norwegian court found Anders Breivik, who methodically murdered 77 people … [Read more...]

The Lord’s Day as Our Sabbath Delight and Rest

  The Fourth Commandment Genesis 2:1-3; Isaiah 58:13-14 (text); Hebrews 4:1-4 August 26, 2012 • Download PDF sermon Today is the Lord’s Day. The Bible commands believers to remember and honor the Lord's Day, … [Read more...]

The Third Commandment: “I AM is My Name Forever”

Exodus 3:14-15 (text); Leviticus 24:10-16; Romans 2:17-24; Heidelberg Catechism Lord's Day 36 August 12, 2012, Pasig • August 19, 2012, Imus Download PDF sermon   As I was preparing this sermon, I recalled … [Read more...]

The Second Commandment: Fire from the LORD!

  We see this pattern of worship throughout the Old Testament: the people offer their sacrifices for sin, God sends fire from heaven, and the people worship with joy and reverence. Leviticus 9:22-10:11 (text); … [Read more...]

Samaritans, Bad and Good

The First Commandment Our iPhones, iPads and other iToys have become iDols, where "i" means me, my and mine. 2 Kings 17:7-17, 24-41 (text); John 4:1-42 (excerpts); Luke 10:25-37; Heidelberg Catechism Lord's Day … [Read more...]

The Benefits of True Repentance: Transformation by the Spirit

  Psalm 51:7-17; Romans 8:12-18 (text); Heidelberg Catechism Lord's Day 33 • Liturgy here July 22, 2012 • Pasig Covenant Reformed Church [dl … [Read more...]

A Redeemed Life is a Separated Life

The Ten Lepers

  Leviticus 20:22-26; 1 Peter 2:9-12 (text); Heidelberg Catechism Lord's Day 32 July 15, 2012 (at Trinity Covenant Reformed Church in Imus, Cavite)  Download this sermon (PDF) For liturgy, click … [Read more...]