Lord’s Day 26

Reuben Bredenhof

In the blood and Spirit of Christ we are washed:

  1. Certainly
  2. Completely
  3. Conclusively

Scripture reading: Ezekiel 36:16-38

In our baptism, God promises to wash us with Christ’s Spirit

  1. This washing’s need
  2. This washing’s power
  3. This washing’s result

Scripture readings: Psalm 51, Luke 3:1-20

Rick Vanderhorst

Baptism is about identity:  who am I in Christ?

This message of baptism helps us when we are:

  1. Struggling with doubts about salvation
  2. Battling against sin
  3. Dealing with the troubles and trials of life

Scripture reading: 1 Corinthians 6

C. Stam

Holy Baptism signfies and seals to us the promise of God concerning the washing of our soul

  1. The necessity of this washing
  2. The power of this washing

Scripture reading: 1 Peter 3:13-22

B. Holwerda

The sacrament of holy baptism

  1. The connection between church and individual
  2. The connection between sign and seal
  3. The connection between promise and demand

Scripture reading: Romans 2:17-29

R.H. Bremmer

Christ and our baptism

  1. We are washed in Christ’s blood through baptism
  2. We are sanctified by his Spirit through baptism
  3. Our faith in his promises will be strengthened through baptism

Scripture reading: Titus 2:11-3:7

C. Bouwman

In the midst of life’s struggles, God reassures his people through baptism of his unfailing love

  1. The promise of holy baptism
  2. The obligation of holy baptism

R. Schouten

Baptism gives assurance of salvation

  1. The privileges of being baptized
  2. The responsibilities of being baptized

K. Dijk

We are baptized in Christ Jesus – and that means:

  1.  At his command
  2. In his fellowship
  3. To his glory

Baptism as a seal of grace

  1.  How does baptism seal?
  2. What does baptism seal?

Covenant and baptism

  1. From God’s side
  2. From our side

The baptism in the name of the Triune God, in the name

  1. Of the Father
  2. Of the Son
  3. Of the Holy Spirit

J. Kok

Holy Baptism

  1. Its origin
  2. Its meaning
  3. Its power

Wes Bredenhof

Holy baptism signs and seals the benefits of Christ

  1. What it means
  2. What it doesn’t mean

Scripture reading: 1 Peter 3

Holy baptism is a sacrament of God’s covenant of grace

  1. What God promises in baptism
  2. How we should respond to our baptism

Scripture reading: Romans 6:1-14

Baptism is about what God promises us

God promises:

  1. Washing with Christ’s blood
  2. Washing with Christ’s Spirit

Scripture readings: 1 Corinthians 6, Revelation 7:9-17