Lord’s Day 13

J. Kok

My Lord and my God!

  1. In these two names the congregation confesses her faith
  2. In these two names her hope is rooted
  3. To these two names her love is affixed

The majesty of Christ as Son of God and Lord of his people

  1. In his worthiness
  2. In his love
  3. In his Lordship

C. Stam

The confession of the Christian Church that Jesus is Lord

  1. This is his natural position
  2. This is his special honour

K. Dijk

Being a Son and being a child

  1. In their differences
  2. In their similarities

The certainty of our redemption lies in:

  1. Christ as God’s Son
  2. Christ as our Lord

J.H. van den Hoeven

The glory of our redemption is in God himself

Our redemption is:

  1. Out of God (because our Redeemer is our God)
  2. Through God (because our Redeemer is our Brother)
  3. To God (because our Redeemer is our Lord)

Wes Bredenhof

How the Lord Jesus Christ differs from us

  1. He is the eternal, natural Son – we are adopted children
  2. He is the Lord and Master – we are his possession

We have comfort in confessing Christ as the Son of God and our Lord

  1. The reality this comfort involves
  2. The responsibility this comfort entails

What the gospel promises about Christ, God’s only begotten Son and our Lord

  1. The shadows of these promises in the Old Testament
  2. The fulfillment of these promises in the New Testament

Scripture readings: Psalm 2, John 5:16-30, Ephesians 4:1-16

C. Bouwman

The child of God is a slave to God and thankful for it

  1. The curse of slavery to Satan
  2. The privilege of slavery to God
  3. The consequence of slavery to God

Scripture readings:  Romans 6:8-23, 1 John 5:1-5

G. Van Popta

Jesus Christ, God’s only-begotten Son, our Lord

  1. His majesty
  2. His grace
  3. His claim

Scripture readings: John 1:1-18, 1 Corinthians 6:9-20

D. Wynia

Our Saviour Jesus is the only-begotten Son of God and our Lord

  1. The gospel of his Sonship
  2. The gospel of our sonship
  3. The gospel of his Lordship

Reuben Bredenhof

The only begotten-Son makes us his brothers and sisters

  1. The distance in this relationship
  2. The authority in this relationship
  3. The closeness in this relationship

Scripture reading: Hebrews 2