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Scripture Readings: Genesis 17:1-14; Romans 4:11-12 (text) October 29, 2017 • Download this sermon (PDF) Today, we witnessed as a congregation the baptism of little Laura Hesed Vasquez. Churches like ours that baptize infants and little children are often misunderstood by many other churches who view this practice as “unbiblical.” So before we look […]
Galatians 3:7-9, 22-27 (text); Genesis 15:1-6 May 10, 2015 (Pasig Covenant Reformed Church and Trinity Covenant Reformed Church) [wpdm_package id=’12530′] This is why they are often called â€œJudaizers.â€ Because of these false teachers, there was confusion and division within the church. Among Paul’s letters to the churches, this letter to the Galatians is the […]
Psalm 105:8, 9; Luke 1:72-75 (text) December 14, 2014Â â€¢Â Download this sermon (PDF) Introduction Dear Congregation of Christ: Last Lord’s Day, we began our study of the Song of Zechariah in Luke Chapter 1. Zechariah prophesied that â€œa horn of salvationâ€ promised by the prophets of old would come to visit and redeem God’s people. […]
Download PDF article Most evangelicals believe that the nation Israel today continues to be God’s chosen people. This is why they would always support the policies of Israel, believing that they have to lest God’s curse descend on them. But is this what Holy Scripture teaches? Let us look at what the Bible actually […]
Genesis 18:18-19 (text); Acts 16:31-34 * Download this sermon (PDF) Trinity Covenant Reformed Church (Imus, Cavite) * June 8, 2014 Introduction Congregation of Christ: Our text this morning is part of a long narrative of events leading to the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah in Genesis 18-19. The LORD first appears to Abraham “by the […]
Be comforted with these words, â€œHe who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things? (Rom 8:32)
Baptism is not a Christian’s public profession of his own decision to believe in Christ (a truly Arminian idea), but the sign and seal of Christ’s own work of washing of a sinner to save him.
Believers-only baptism meant this to thousands of new Jewish converts to Christianity: as soon as they believed in Christ, their children, members of God’s own treasured people, became unclean, detestable pagans, cut off from God’s covenant promises. And not one of them dared question the apostles; they just sheepishly accepted this horrific fact.
The pre-eminent example of a rich person is Christ himself, of whom Paul says, â€œthough he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich.”