The Shepherd Struck, the Sheep Scattered, the Sheep Refined

  Zechariah 13:1, 7-9; John 10:14-18 Good Friday, March 29, 2013 • Download this sermon (PDF) Except for the sudden exit of Judas Iscariot, the meal to celebrate the Feast of the Passover was a joyous one. It … [Read more...]

Liturgy for Good Friday Tenebrae Service, March 29, 2013

  That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and they were talking with each other about all these things that had happened. While they were talking and … [Read more...]

Liturgy for Good Friday Tenebrae Service, April 6, 2012

April 6, 2012 – 9:30 AM Trinity Covenant Reformed Church, Imus, Cavite What is a Tenebrae Service? The Passion According to St. John Preparation * Call to Worship — Isaiah 53:1-6 * Invocation — Psalm … [Read more...]

2012 Good Friday and Easter Worship Services

(Click the picture above to enlarge.) Location map and directions: Pasig Covenant Reformed Church Trinity Covenant Reformed Church (Imus) … [Read more...]

“Why Have You Forsaken Me?”

"My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?" by James Tissot

It was as if Christ literally descended into hell, but he did not. He actually suffered hell, God's burning wrath, for his sinful people, as he suffered “inexpressible anguish, pains, terrors, and hellish agonies” on the … [Read more...]

“Today You Will Be With Me in Paradise”

"The Soul of the Penitent Thief in Paradise" by James Tissot

This is why God's remembrance means divine blessing as he keeps his covenant promises to you. In joy and sorrow when we pray, God remembers his covenant with us. He remembers us from his throne in heaven, and he hears … [Read more...]

“Father, Forgive Them”

"Stoning of Saint Stephen" by Filippo Lauri

Text: Luke 23:34 a; Readings: Psalm 22:16-18; Isaiah 53:12; Luke 23:26-49 March 4, 2012 Download PDF sermon here The commemoration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ is only six Sundays away. … [Read more...]

“Seven Last Words” Sermon Series

View from the Cross by James Tissot

  Therefore I will divide him a portion with the many, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong, because he poured out his soul to death and was numbered with the transgressors; yet he bore the sin of many, … [Read more...]