“Fear God!”

  Ecclesiastes 8:10-14 (text); Hebrews 10:26-31 © June 23, 2013 • Download this sermon (PDF) Beloved congregation of the Lord Jesus Christ: In the early 1990s, T-shirts and bumper stickers with the words “No … [Read more...]

“Remember Also Your Creator”

Ecclesiastes 11:7-12:7 (text); 1 Corinthians 15:50-58 © July 21, 2013 • Download this PDF sermon Beloved congregation of the Lord Jesus Christ: A few years ago, there was a movie that was as strange as it was sad. … [Read more...]

Your Better Life Now and Forever

  Ecclesiastes 7:1-12 (text); Hebrews 11:32-40, 12:3-11 © June 16, 2013 • Download this sermon (PDF) Beloved congregation of the Lord Jesus Christ: One of the big effects of sin on us is that of comparing … [Read more...]

“When You Go to the House of God”

Ecclesiastes 5:1-7 (text); Matthew 7:21-27 © June 9, 2013 • Download PDF sermon Most evangelicals also have a very low regard for the church. They question why it is important to be a member of the church. Notice … [Read more...]

Of Men and Beasts and Judgment Day

  Ecclesiastes 3:16-22, 12:1-8 (text); John 5:25-29 June 2, 2013 • Download this sermon (PDF) One of man's oldest questions is, “Is there life after death?” You and me and all mankind possess a sense of life … [Read more...]

Liturgy for Imus and Pasig—December 16, 2012

"The Annunciation to the Shepherds" by Abraham Bloemaert, c. 1600

  For an explanation of the details of this liturgy, see "A Brief Walk-Through Our Liturgy." This is based on John Calvin's liturgy in the church in Strassbourg published in 1545. For a paper on the pattern of … [Read more...]

The Christmas Tree

  Unless otherwise indicated, all scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. … [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 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...]