Lord’s Day 24

Jeremy Segstro

Our God is not a great salesman (but he is a great Saviour)

  1. His product before our payment
  2. Our payment rejected
  3. Our payment rewarded

Scripture reading: Romans 5

Reuben Bredenhof

Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling

  1. For it is God who works in you
  2. To will and to do for his good pleasure

Scripture reading: Philippians 2:1-18

C. Stam

The confession concerning the measure of divine standards in the Kingdom of Heaven

  1. The measure of merit
  2. The measure of grace
  3. The measure of faith

K. Dijk

Not out of works

  1. Because Christ has accomplished everything
  2. Because our works accomplish nothing

Our righteousness and holiness

  1. First it comes forth from the source
  2. Second it follows as the necessary consequence

J. Kok

The place of our good works in our relationship with God

  1. The ineptness of our good works for reconciliation
  2. The reward of good works out of grace
  3. The root of good works in Christ

Not justified through works!

  1. According to the demand of God’s law
  2. In the light of God’s promise
  3. With the eye on God’s Christ.

Only out of grace

  1. Our righteousness
  2. Our reward
  3. Our fruits

Wes Bredenhof

The place of our good works in our relationship with God

  1. The ineptness of your good works
  2. The reward of your good works
  3. The inevitability of your good works

Scripture readings: Luke 17:1-10, Luke 18:9-14, Ephesians 2:1-10

Fix your eyes on Christ and not on your deeds

We’ll learn how God:

  1. Rejects all deeds
  2. Accepts some deeds
  3. Expects good deeds

Scripture readings: Luke 17:1-10, Galatians 3:1-14

God’s amazing sovereign grace produces fruit in our lives

  1. The function of this fruit
  2. The reward for this fruit
  3. The source of this fruit

Scripture reading: Philippians 3

G. VanPopta

The place of good works in the life of a Christian

  1. Good works and the law
  2. Good works and God’s grace
  3. Good works and true faith

Scripture readings: Isaiah 64:5-12, Luke 18:9-14, John 15:1-11

C. Bouwman

Because of God’s grace in Christ, we need not seek to impress God

  1. The value of good works
  2. The link between good works and reward
  3. The inevitability of good works

R.H. Bremmer

The proof of the gospel of free grace

We see that:

  1. With our faith
  2. With our hope
  3. With our love

B. Holwerda

Justification in Christ:

  1. is the judgment over our good works
  2. is the source of our good works
  3. brings the reward on our good works.