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18 November 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Judges 6:14-16 Judges 6:1-40 Salvation is the Lord's work – man is but an instrument.
18 November 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 103: 13 and 19 Psalm 103
HC Lord's Day 46
In humble dependence you address the almighty God as your Father.


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Lord's Day 1.1
Lord's Day 1.2
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Lord's Day 1c
Lord's Day 1d
Lord's Day 1e
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Lord's Day 2:3-5
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Lord's Day 2d Lord's Day 3:6,7
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Lord's Day 7:20
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Lord's Day 7:20
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i Lord's Day 8c
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Lord's Day 8:24
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Lord's Day 10h
Lord's Day 10:27
Lord's Day 10:28
Lord's Day 10:28
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Lord's Day 11:29
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Lord's Day 12:32a
Lord's Day 12:32b
Lord's Day 12:32c
Lord's Day 12:32d
Lord's Days 11 and 12
Lord's Day 13:33a
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Lord's Day 13:34a
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Lord's Day 30:80
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Lord's Day 52:127a
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Lord's Day 52:128,129


Belgic Confession

Art 1 ;Isaiah 40: 28b
Art 1 ;Luke 15: 20b-24
Art 1; John 1:18, 1 John 4:12
Art 1; Deuteronomy 6:4, 1 Samuel 15: 29, 11a, 35b
Art 1; Psalm139:5
Art 1; 1 Samuel17:45
Art 1; Romans 8:28-30
Art 1; Genesis 18:23-25
Art 1; Matthew 5:44-45
Art 2; Psalm 19:1, 14
Art 3; 2 Peter 1: 21; John 20: 30 - 31
Art 4; Luke16:31
Art 5; 2 Timothy 3: 14 -17; John 10: 27
Art 7; Matthew 15:3; Ephesians 2:20
Art 8,9; Matthew 28:19
Art 8,9,11; John 3:8
Art 8,11; John 15:26
Art 10; Matthew 16:16; Colossians 1:19-20
Art 11; John 15:26; Acts 5:3-4
Art 11; Luke 2:25-26
Art 12; Hebrews 11:1-3
Art 12; 1 Peter 5:8-11
Art 13; Genesis 45:4-8
Art 13; Genesis 1:26-28
Art 14; John 8:21-47
Art 15; Romans 5:12, 21
Art 16; Ephesians 1:3-6
Art 17; Genesis 3:9 and 15
Art 18; Philippians 2:6-8
Arts 10,19; Exodus 20:4-6
Art 19; Romans 9:5
Art 20; Romans 8:3; Galatians 4:4
Art 21; Hebrews 7:20-21, 25
Art 22; Ephesians 2:8, Hebrews 11:1
Art 22; Romans 3:28; 4:3-5
Art 23; Romans 4:5-8
Art 24; James 2:22
Art 24; Romans 4:2,14;5:8
Art 25; Matthew 5:17; Colossians 2:16-17
Art 26; John 17:11,21
Art 26; Philippians 2:9-11;Hebrews 4:14
Art 27; John 10:14-16;Romans 10:17
Art 28; Ephesians 4, 1-3; 11-12
Art 29; Matthew 16:16-19
Art 30; Matthew 20:26-2; 1 Peter 5:4
Art 31; Hebrews 13:17
Art 32; Matthew 18:15-18
Art 33; Romans 4:11
Art 34; Genesis 17:1-2,7
Art 35; John 6:53-55
Art 36; Romans 13:1
Art 37; 2 Peter 3:14


Canons of Dordt (CD)

Chapter 1, Article 1; Romans 3: 9, 19, 23
Chapter 1, Article 2; Genesis 3: 9
Chapter 1, Article 3; Romans 10:13-15
Chapter 1, Article 4; John 3:36
Chapter 1, Article 5; Ephesians 2:8-9
Chapter 1, Article 6; Ephesians 1:11-12
Chapter 1, Article 7; Ephesians 1:3-6
Chapter 1, Article 8; Romans 8:29-30
Chapter 1, Article 9; Acts 13:48
Chapter 1, Article 10; Romans 9:11-12
Chapter 1, Article 11; John 6:37-40
Chapter 1, Article 13; 1 John 2:3-6
Chapter 1, Article 14; 1 Corinthians 2:1-5
Chapter 1, Article 15; Romans 9:22-23
Chapter 1, Article 16; Romans 10:14-15,17, Romans 7:19,24
Chapter 1, Article 17; Genesis 17:7, 2 Samuel 12:23
Chapter 1, Article 18; Matthew 20:15
Chapter 2, Article 1; 2 Samuel 6:6-7
Chapter 2, Article 2; Galatians 1:3-4
Chapter 2, Article 3; 1 John 2:1-2
Chapter 2, Article 4; Luke 22:41-44
Chapter 2, Article 5; 2 Corinthians 5:14-15
Chapter 2, Article 6; Luke 7:31-34
Chapter 2, Article 7; 1 Corinthians 15:8-10
Chapter 2, Article 8; John 10:11,27-28
Chapter 2, Article 9; Matthew 16:18
Chapter 3&4, Article 3; John 3:5-6
Chapter 3&4, Article 4; Romans 1:18-20
Chapter 3&4, Article 6; Acts 10:36 + 43-44
Chapter 3&4, Article 7; Rom 11:19-20
Chapter 3&4, Article 8; Matthew 22:4
Chapter 3&4, Article 9; Luke 8:12-14
Chapter 3&4, Article 10; Matthew 19:25-26
Chapter 3&4, Article 11; Acts 2:37-38
Chapter 3&4, Article 12; John 3:6-8
Chapter 3&4, Article 13; Isaiah 55: 8-11
Chapter 3&4, Article 15; Philippians 2:12-13
Chapter 3&4, Article 16; 1 Timothy 1:15-16
Chapter 5, Article 1; Romans 6:17-18;7:24-25
Chapter 5, Article 2; John 9:3;Matthew 5:20
Chapter 5, Article 3; 1 Peter 1:3-5
Chapter 5, Article 4; 1 Peter 4:7
Chapter 5, Article 5; Numbers 11:33-34
Chapter 5, Article 6; Luke 22:31-34,54-62
Chapter 5, Article 8; Isaiah 54:10
Chapter 5, Article 9; Psalm 13:6
Chapter 5, Article 10; Romans 8:14-17a
Chapter 5, Article 11; Ephesians 6:10-12,18
Chapter 5, Article 12; Hebrews 11:13-16
Chapter 5, Article 13; Psalm 32:1a,8 Chapter 5, Article 14; 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Chapter 5, Article 15; 1 Corinthians 1:22-24


Old Testament

Genesis

Date Preacher Sermon manuscripts
(bible text link)
Scripture Reading Theme
4 August 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Genesis 1:27,31; 3:10 Genesis 1:26-31; 2:8-17; 3:1-13
HC: Lord's Day 3:6,7
We are to blame for our sin, not God.
23 October 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 1:27;3:10; Ephesians 2:1-2 Genesis 1:26-31;2:15-17;3:1-12; Ephesians 2:1-10
HC Lord's Day 4
Roads that do not lead to the grace of God (1) Our fault.
4 November 2012 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 1:26-28 Genesis 1:26-2:7
Belgic Confession: Art 14
God created us to be and remain to His image.
16 October 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 1:27;2:16-17;3:20-21 Genesis 1:24-31;2:15-17;3:1-24
HC Lord's Day 3
Why man is by nature a sinner.
19 August 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 1:26 and 9:6 Genesis 1:26-31and 9:1-7
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 40
To respect the image of God in all people.
24 July 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 2:15
HC Lord's Day 3
Gen 2:15 - 3:14 There are only two options: Either reject Christ, and be destroyed together with Satan, because Christ had already realised it through his godly omnipotence, or serve Him en be saved through his omnipotence.
2 April 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 2:23;Ephesians 5:31-32 Genesis 2:18-25;Ephesians 5:21-33 God employs our marriages to preach.
21 Feb 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 3:1-9; Rom 5:14-21
HC Lord's Day 3
Gen 3:1-9; Rom 5:14-21 A mighty deed occurs when God commences to work in our history.
10 May 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 3: 9 Genesis 3: 1-13
CD Chapter 1, Art 2
God's grace - love that seeks out.
9 December 2012 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 3:9 and 15 Genesis 3:1-24
Belgic Confession: Art 17
God lovingly seeks out His fallen man.
1 February 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 3:5 Gen 3 Is there anybody who does not want to excel and rise to the top in life and history? Who does not have ideals? Just take care about which ideals you pursue.
29 November 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 3:15 Genesis 3:1-24 Amidst His judgement God shows interminable grace to man.
3 February 2002 (morning) Rev HP Prinsloo (em) Gen 3:15 Gen 3: 1-19 There will never be peace before the Lord appears on the clouds.
1 February 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 3:23
HC Lord's Day 3
Gen 3:1-15,23
Rom 3:1-8
Every person experiences the violence caused daily by sin. But the true believer daily experiences the power of the grace of God much more than the pain of his misery.
31 March 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 3:15
HC Lord's Day 52
Gen 3 With the fall of man he became literally so bad that there was little that he could do which was good or was not sinful.But throughout this wayward path we walk with sin we have this first promise of the Lord with us.The Lord promised that He would put enmity between the elect on the one side and the devil and all his powers on the other side.
29 January 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 3:8-19
HC Lord's Day 4
Gen 3:8-19 The Holy Spirit always assures us of this one important thing: No sin is too great to be forgiven, because for that there was a cross on Golgotha.
20 March 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Genesis 3:8-19
HC Lord's Day 4
Genesis 3 Adam and Eve transgressed. Then in fear they fled from the punishment, which they knew would follow.
24 August 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Genesis 4:8
HC Lord's Day 40
Genesis 4 God created the human for eternal life. That is why we may not take human life.
20 March 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 4:10
Gen 4 The blood of vengeance and the blood of forgiveness.
11 Oct 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 4:23-24
HC Lord's Day 40
Gen 4 The beginning of murder.
1 May 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 4:24; 5:25 Gen 4 and 5 Come and partake of the Lord's Supper and remember the might of Jesus' power - His unfettered determination over death and over each person's history. And remember where Jesus placed you in this history.
14 April 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Genesis 6:1-4 Genesis 6:1-8
Luke 17:20-37
Does whom I marry really matter?
12 May 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Genesis 6:8 Genesis 6:5-22 God's mercy for man is indescribably great.
19 May 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Genesis 6:22 Genesis 6:14-22
Hebrews 11:7
Do everything the LORD commands you!
27 May 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Genesis 11:6-8 Genesis 11:1-9
Ephesians 2:11-22
Acts 2:1-13
God graciously gives us talents: What do we do with them?
7 January 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 12:1-3 Genesis 11:27-12:9 With Faith we can go forwards, the Lord makes a new beginning possible.
25 December 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 15:17-18a Genesis 15:1-21
HC Lord's Day 8:24
In the gospel God promises Himself.
31 July 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Genesis 15:17,18 Genesis 15:1-21 In His covenant God gives Himself completely to His people.
2 June 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Genesis 17:1-2,7 Genesis 17:1-14
Belgic Confession: Art 34
Who is God to you when it comes to the baptism?
11 March 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 17:7; Acts 2:38-39 Genesis 17:1-14; Acts 2:37-42
HC Lord's Day 27:74
Is baptism of children according to the Bible?
27 September 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 17:7
2 Samuel 12:23
Genesis 17:1-14
2 Samuel 12:1-25
CD Chapter 1, Art. 17
The Lord's comfort for parents who lose a child in infancy.
9 December 2001 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis HC Lord's Day 27 Gen 17:1-14
Acts 2:37-40
Mark 10:13-16
Col 2:11-12
The ceremony of baptism
10 August 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 17:7
Acts 2:39
Genesis 17:1-14
Acts 2:37-42
HC Lord's Day 27:74
God?s Covenant with us demands the baptism of our children.
10 June 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Genesis 18:23-25
Belgic Confession
Art 1
Genesis 18:16-33 How real is God to you? He includes our life and our prayers in His just governance.
22 August 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 19:23-24
HC Lord's Day 5
Gen 19 While man tries to escape from the choking darkness and smoke of sin, the light of God's grace breaks through.
8 May 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 22:2 Gen 22 May these promises move us to be like Abraham and to sacrifice everything each time we are to choose between right and wrong. We all know that the wrong then appears the more attractive, but we shall receive more because we can glorify God by resisting evil.
5 February 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Thessalonians 5:18; Genesis 32:28 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28; Genesis 32:1-31
HC Lord's Day 10:28
Through the providence of God the Holy Spirit works appreciation and trust into the believer.
12 November 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 32:27-28 Genesis 32:1-32
HC Lord's Day 23:62
Your attempts will never be able to add to your salvation - Christ alone overcomes.
15 January 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 37:19-20, 26-27 Genesis 37:19-20, 26-27
HC Lord's Day 9
God is also Father in the evil He disposes in your life.
4 August 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 37:28 Gen 37 When something extremely distressing or some or other injustice beyond our understanding happens to us, we must not think that everything is hopeless.
7 November 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 38:25 Genesis 38 Do not boast of being without sin, it is false.
28 October 2012 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 45:4-8 Genesis 45:1-28
Belgic Confession: Art 13
God rules so perfectly that not a hair can fall from your head without His will.
6 December 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 49:8-12,18 Genesis 49:1-28 The Lion from the tribe of Judah.
25 May 2008 (morning)
(camp at Stanford)
Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 49:29,31b Gen 49 How many times does it happen to us that we feel tension between things that we would like to have and that which God wants? And together with that, the unwillingness within us to submit and accept that what the Lord disposes over us, is in fact the proper thing? Eventually, after a lot of resistance and even pain and unpleasantness, we come to submission and acceptance of the Lord's plan with us.
8 January 2012 (morning) Rev W ten Haaf Genesis 50:19-21 Genesis 50:7-21 Comfort in God's counsel over evil.
13 November 2005
(morning:Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 50:19 Gen 50 We are saved from God's punishment and we receive an eternal future through the intercession of our God and Lord, Jesus Christ. He went ahead of us and is preparing a place for us to receive us for an eternal life with Him.

Exodus (Ex)

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21 August 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ex 3:10 Ex 3 What is your calling? Have you found it? How do you answer your calling before God?
9 November 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 3:14;20:7 Exodus 2:23-3:22
HC Lord's Day 36
How holy is the Name of the Lord still to us?
29 July 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 4: 24 - 26 Exodus 4: 18 - 31 We obey the Lord... most of the time or always?
29 July 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 4: 24 - 26 Exodus 4: 18 - 31 We obey the Lord... most of the time or always?
29 September 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ex 12:26,27
HC Lord's Day 28
Ex 12 1.Who is the Host at the celebration of the Last Supper? 2. What is the spiritual food and drink during the celebration of the Last Supper? 3. Who are the invited guests?
29 June 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ex 13:18a Ex 13 The realisation of our ideals is not always easy.
15 May 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Exodus 14:19-27 Exodus 14 God locks and unlocks.
22 September 2002 (morning) Rev JA Jooste (em) Ex 16:4 Ex 16:1-21 Faith in Jesus Christ becomes a way of life. One every day gathers manna and so lives as a child of God who acknowledges, serves and glorifies Him. This also gives you an outlook upon eternal life. But everyone who does not believe in Jesus Christ remains a slave - a slave of his work, a slave of his possessions, a slave to his desires.
1 September 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 19:4-6
Exodus 19:1-25 Sinai - detour to the promised land - direct route to God!
17 April 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Exodus 19:4-6 Exodus 19 The grace of the Lord lets us grow in faith. Because it sometimes goes hand in hand with struggling and great pain the way growing in faith takes place is not always easy.
15 September 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 19:10-15
Exodus 19:1-25
Hebrews 12:14-29
Prepare yourself to meet the LORD.
22 September 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 19:21-22
Exodus 19:1-25 Listen! The Lord is Holy!
29 September 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 20:1-2
Exodus 19:20-20:17 See the disposition of the Lord when He announces the Ten Commandments.
3 June 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:2; Romans 12:1 Exodus 20:1-17; Romans 11:33-12:2
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 34:92-93
The Ten Commandments: God's guideline for our love and thanks.
12 October 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:2
Romans 12:1
Exodus 20:1-17
Romans 11:33-12:2
HC Lord's Day 34:92-93
The Ten Commandments: God?s guideline for our love and thanks.
19 October 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:2-3
Jeremiah 17:5-8
Jeremiah 17:1-13
HC Lord's Day 34:94-95
The only God we can trust is the God who saved us.
6 October 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 20:3
Exodus 20:1 - 21 There is no other God than God alone.
13 October 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 20:4-6
Exodus 20:1 - 21 Worship the only God according to his Word.
2 November 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:4-6 Exodus 33:12-34
HC Lord's Day 35
The Second Commandment reveals God?s being to us.
30 October 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 20:4-6
Belgic Confession
Arts 10 +19
Exodus 20:1-17 Christ cannot and may not be portrayed!
27 October 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 20:7
Exodus 20:1-21 It is important to know the Name of God correctly and to use it correctly.
29 July 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:8,11; Deuteronomy 5:12,15 Hebrews 4:1-11
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 38
The day of rest is the day of the Lord upon which we celebrate Him.
23 November 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Hebrews 4:9-11
Exodus 20:8-11
Hebrews 4:1-16
HC Lord's Day 38
The Sabbath rest the Lord grants us in grace.
3 November 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 20:8-11
Exodus 20:1-21 The day of rest-a life following God.
7 December 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:12
Ephesians 5:1; 6:1-4
1 Samuel 1:24-2:36
Ephesians 6:1-4
HC:Lord?s Day 39
For whom do we raise our children?
10 November 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 20:12
Exodus 20:1-21 Honour - respect, obedience and gratitude - towards our parents.
14 December 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Exodus 20:13
Matthew 5:44-45
Mathew 5:43-48
HC Lord?s Day 40:107
He who stays true to Christ does not limit his love for others.
24 November 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 20:13
Exodus 20:1-21 Because man is in the image of God, there is holiness in all people.
1 December 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 20:14
Exodus 20:1-21 Being an image of God by my sexuality.
18 January 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 12:15
Exodus 20:15
Luke 12:1-21
HC Lord's Day 42
True richness in God.
8 December 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Exodus 20:15
Exodus 20:1-21 How to be the image of God with regard to our possessions and the possessions of others.
25 January 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 4:25
Exodus 20:16
Zechariah 8:1 - 17
Ephesians 4:17 - 5: 5
HC Lord's Day 43
Do you have integrity? Then your life is characterised by the truth.
12 January 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:16 Exodus 20:1-21 How to be the image of God when it comes to the name of our neighbour.
26 January 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:17 Exodus 20:1-21
Romans 7:7-25
To be the image of God in my heart where God alone can see.
2 February 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:18-21 Exodus 19:1-20:21 Fear for the Lord or fear of the Lord?
24 April 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Exodus 25:40 Exodus 25:31-40 We should follow the heavenly example, especially when we know that Gods curse is over the house of the godless.
16 January 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Exodus 3:5-6 Exodus 32 Moses as mediator.
18 Feb 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ex 33:3,5,14 Ex 33 These are not people who in their lifetime were perfect. The people who receive this eternal blessing with God are people who lost their lives but who remained true to the Lord.
25 Feb 2007
(morning:Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Ex 33:18 Ex 33 We receive bread and wine - only tokens - but what really happens is that he allows us to see His glory.
15 January 2012 (evening) Rev W ten Haaf Exodus 33:14-16 Exodus 32:30-33:17 Must the Lord Himself go with us?
20 July 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ex 34:10
HC Lord's Day 34
Ex 34 One of the ways in which God reveals Himself to us is through his Ten Commandments.
30 Aug 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ex 34:32
HC Lord's Day 34
Ex 34:11-22; 29-35 One may not decide oneself how one will serve the Lord.
17 August 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Exodus 35:2
HC Lord's Day 38
Exodus 35 The Sabbath is set apart for the Lord. On this day everything is done that pleases the Lord. This is the way we should spend Sunday.

Leviticus (Lev)

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16 October 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Leviticus 1:9 Leviticus 1 Our burnt offering to the Lord: To totally dedicate ourselves to Him.
23 October 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Leviticus 2:13 Leviticus 2 Our daily work in the Lord's service.
30 October 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Leviticus 3:3-5 Leviticus 3:1-17
Leviticus 17:11-21
He who has been reconciled with God may eat in His presence.
6 November 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Leviticus 4:19-21 Leviticus 4:1-5:13 All beloved sinners should be reconciled with God.
13 November 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Leviticus 5:15-16 Leviticus 5:14 to 6:7;
Isaiah 53 and
Matthew 5:23-24
Sin is a debt that must be compensated and paid.
8 April 2007(morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Lev 16:8 Lev 16 Long ago the Lord by means of symbols foretold His people that a great day of atonement would come.
20 November 2011
(morning:Holy Communion)
Rev CCA Vrey Leviticus 16:15-22 Leviticus 16:1-24 Our sins are washed off and carried away by Christ.
30 April 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Lev 24:16 Lev 24 The name of the Lord must be used with circumspection so that it may be clear that one knows and fears God.
6 November 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Leviticus 24:15-16
HC Lord's Day 36
Leviticus 24:10-23 A grateful believer uses the name of the LORD with respect and reverence.
16 Nov 2003(morning)
Holy Communion
Dr MJ du Plessis Lev 25:10 Lev 25 The Year of Jubilee is a foreshadowing of the Great Day of Atonement when the eternal New Year commences. It concerns the moment when the entire chosen people of God appear before God spiritually, physically and morally renewed. At this moment the Lord makes all things new.
6 May 2007(morning)
Holy Communion
Dr MJ du Plessis Lev 26:12 Lev 26 We must not think that our reconciliation depends on our own choice or decision.

Numbers (Num)

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24 October 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Num 11:15 Num 11 This chapter teaches us not to follow other people blindly.
17 July 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Numbers 11:33-34 Numbers 11:1-35
CD Chapter 5;Art 5
Even sins of weakness provokes God's terrible wrath.
6 Dec 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Num 15:39
HC Lord's Day 45
Num 15 There is actually not a single human being, who realises how strongly the Lord feels about the hallowing of the day of rest. It is the one day, which He sets apart, so that we may, without hindrance, worship Him on that day.
21 September 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Num 20:8 Num 20 In life we must take courage because the Lord Jesus Christ strengthens and assures us that He is the Rock from which we may drink when experiencing anxiety.
9 March 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Num 20:12 Num 20 Disobedience and disloyalty are severely punished by the Lord. But where remorse is found the Lord's punishment is limited to this life only.
4 Oct 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Num 21:8 Num 21 Therefore we should not be ashamed in seeking our redemption at the cross of Christ.
6 November 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Num 24:9 Num 23:1-8; 24 In Jesus Christ God gives us the assurance that He blesses us and that nobody and nothing can take this blessing from us.
16 November 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Numbers 30:2
Matthew 5:33-34a
Numbers 30:1-16
Matthew 5:33-37
Romans 13:1-7
HC Lord's Day 37
May a Christian take an oath?
4 May 2008 (morning)) Dr MJ du Plessis Num 32:14 Num 32 This is a very important matter because the church in its unity will have to resist against sin until the Lord comes again - just as the Israelites in their unity had to struggle to take their land into possession.

Deuteronomy (Deut)

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7 March 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Deut 3:25
Deut 3 It concerns prayer and the future. We sometimes pray so sincerely and then it appears to us that nothing happens. The truth is that our Heavenly Father knows what is best for us and He hears our prayers in such a way that we receive the good from His hand.
27 July 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Deut 4:15-19
HC Lord's Day 35
Deut 4 The Lord wants to be worshipped personally. He does not tolerate being worshipped through images - although we may think it is of good intent!
5 August 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Deut 5:6 Deut 5 and Heb 3 Nobody can live with someone about whom he knows nothing. That is why this introduction by God at the commencement of the Ten Commandments is so important.
29 July 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:8,11; Deuteronomy 5:12,15 Hebrews 4:1-11
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 38
The day of rest is the day of the Lord upon which we celebrate Him.
7 August 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Deut 5:15 Deut 5 The Lord demands of the faithful reflection and thought. Hence we shall in our preparation for Holy Communion consider the contents of this passage and its place in the Lord's revelation.
6 May 2012 (evening) Ds CCA Vrey Deuteronomy 6:4
1 Samuel 15:29,11a,35b

Belgic Confession
Art 1
Deuteronomy 6:1-5
1 Samuel 15:1-35
Our God is unchangeable: trustworthy and veritable.
25 January 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Deuteronomy 6:4-7 Deuteronomy 6:1-25 To be obedient in faith is to answer God?s love with love.
24 July 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Deuteronomy 7:6,7 Deuteronomy 7
Amos 3:1,2
Peter 2:1-10
It is glorious to be God's chosen people.
28 October 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Deut 8:4 Deut 8 Let us rid ourselves of all that is dirty and ugly and let us wear the clothes of glory and live to meet the Lord until He clothes us with the imperishable white garments of eternity.
15 July 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Deut 8:10-20
HC Lord's Day 10
Deut 8 This passage deals with the providence of God and what it requires of us.
30 March 2014 (evening) Dr Thinus du Plessis Deuteronomy 10:12 Deuteronomy 10 With God there is always grace.
10 February 2008
(evening)
Dr MJ du Plessis Deut 12:5 Deut 12 The Lord requires that we worship Him in the right way, and to be able to do it, we have to distance ourselves completely from the practices of the heathen.
8 August 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Deut 13:14 Deut 13 The Bible clearly put it that now is the time for the true worshippers to worship the Father through the Sprit and in the truth, because the Father wants the people worshipping Him to do it in this way.
26 February 2012(morning) Rev CCA Vrey Deuteronomy 17:18-19 Deuteronomy 17:14-20
1 Kings 10:23-11:13
Excellent kings/leaders are serious about the Word of God.
19 June 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Deut 18:15 Deut 18 With the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ to our world the grace of God was bestowed on us in all its richness. Through His Spirit He also moved into His church permanently so that His faithful could through His Spirit be guided and protected.
13 December 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Deuteronomy 18:15-18 Deuteronomy 18:9-22 The Prophet that God provides His people - Jesus Christ.
30 December 2012 (evening) Candidate minister Simon Jooste Deuteronomy 24:1-4 Deuteronomy 24 Divorce and re-marriage.
25 December 2007
(Christmas Day)
Dr MJ du Plessis Deut 29:29 Deut 29, 30 We remember with gratitude the birth of our Lord Jesus because the Lord revealed that it was for our salvation.
12 September 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Deut 30:10 Deut 30 See yourself in this very far futuristic prophecy of the church in the hereafter, where all ties between the Lord and the saved will be repaired and perfect, where you, amongst the saved, receive eternal forgiveness from the Lord. Now already live in it.
13 January 2008
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Dr MJ du Plessis Deut 30:11,14 Deut 30 Although my conscience troubles me because of my sins, the Other Comforter that the Lord Jesus Christ sent us as God Himself in His omnipresence, works His grace in my heart and mind so that I may live in His truth and in His cove.
20 October 2013 (evening) Prop SN Jooste Deuteronomy 30:11-14
Deuteronomy 30 The word is near you.
19 January 2014 (evening) Rev Simon Jooste Deuteronomy 31 Deuteronomy 31 The commissioning of Joshua.
13 March 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Deuteronomy 32:1-5
HC Lord's Day 3
Deuteronomy 32 A congregation that is honest in its faith will continually carry each other in prayer to the working of God the Holy Spirit.

Joshua (Josh)

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15 February 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Joshua 1:5-8 Joshua 1 Should the church of the Lord servingly obey Him and fulfil their calling, then the Lord protects. Otherwise He exterminates.
7 October 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Josh 4:7 Josh 4 What do we have? The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ! We still have an anchor - in His Almight the Lord can overcome any obstacle.
14 October 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Josh 5:14 Josh 5 We must remember that the grace and the victory of the Lord Jesus Christ is an element of our daily life.
28 March 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Josh 10:14b Josh 10 The Lord battles together with all believers.
6 June 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Josh 24:15 Josh 24 The Lord greatly resents people who believe that they can serve Him and at the same time fully enjoy the pleasures of sin.
16 December 2015
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Rev Coen Vrey Joshua 24:19,22 Joshua 24:1-28 Never enter lightly into a covenant to the Lord.

Judges (Judg)

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22 July 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Judges 1: 1-2 Judges 1 Obeying the LORD leads to unimaginable bliss.
29 July 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Judges 2:1-3 Judges 2:1-19 There cannot be a partnership between light and darkness.
18 May 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Judg 2:2 Judg 2 What have you done now?
5 August 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Judges 2:20-22 Judges 2:11 to 3:6 A believer's unfaithfulness becomes the LORD's instrument with which to test him.
12 August 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Judges 3:15 Judges 3:7-31 The LORD delivers His people in a surprising way.
11 November 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Judges 4:1-3 Judges 4:1-24 To be a Christian in the world – do not become like the world.
11 November 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Judges 4:6-9 Judges 4:1-24 Being a Christian in the world – be different, obey the Lord!
2 January 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Judg 15:16-20 Judg 15 When you do not know where you are going, it is impossible to get lost!
13 Aug 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Judg 15:16-20 Judg 15 We often overestimate ourselves.

Ruth (Ruth)

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11 September 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Ruth 1:16-17,22 Ruth 1 The Lord empties in order to fill to the brim.
25 September 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Ruth 2:11-12 Ruth 2 To take refuge under the wings of the LORD.
9 October 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Ruth 3:9 Ruth 2:17-3:18 Christ Jesus our Redeemer.
22 September 2002
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Rev AJ du Plessis
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Ruth 4:13b Ruth 4 The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ is the God of hope. Because He is the God who has the power and love to change the comfortless circumstances in our lives to joy. He changes death into life, despondency into hope, sadness into happiness.
11 December 2011(morning) Rev CCA Vrey Ruth 4:14-15 Ruth 4 God gave us a Redeemer.

1 Samuel (1Sam)

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13 July 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Sam 2:34 1 Sam 2 What kind of future can be expected from a church (nation?) whose leaders are unable to give straight and definite guidance?
23 October 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Samuel 4:6-7a
HC Lord's Day 35:96
1 Samuel 4:1-11 The thankful believer does not make his own image of God.
15 July 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Sam 7:44-45 1 Samuel 7:2-12;
10: 17-27
The Lord's choice of a leader; the people are assured that Saul is the Lord's choice.
25 March 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Samuel 8:5,19-20 1 Samuel 8:1-22 To be like other people or to be different?
24 October 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Sam 8:7 1 Sam 8 How often does it not happen! That we reject God's rule over us and turn to something else!
14 October 2001 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Sam 9:15 1 Sam 9
Gen 49:8-12; 49:27
1 Sam 8:1-7
The Lord reveals to us the redemption in Jesus Christ. But we bear the responsibility to avail ourselves fully of the grace which this redemption offers us.
15 April 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Samuel 9:15-17 1 Samuel 9:1 to 10:16 The Lord's choice of a leader; Samuel gets assured about the choice of the Lord.
29 April 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Samuel 10:9-11 1 Samuel 9:15-10:16 The Lord's choice for a leader; Saul is assured that the Lord chose him.
23 September 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Samuel 12:13 1 Samuel 12:1-25 In time of kings or Judges- God is still Lord of His people.
21 October 2012 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Samuel 12:24-25 1 Samuel 12:1-25 The LORD's faithfulness and grace alone is the guarantee for our salvation.
14 May 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Sam 13:9 1 Sam 13 Conceit can cause one to go one's own way and to loose the Lord.
9 November 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Sam 13:14 1 Sam 13 Think clearly before taking any decisions.
14 May 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Sam 13:9 1 Sam 13 Conceit can cause one to go one's own way and to loose the Lord.
10 March 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Samuel 13:11-14 1 Samuel 13:1-22 Almost doing the right thing, is a guaranteed failure.
28 April 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Samuel 14:6-7 1 Samuel 13:15-14:23 What it means to obey God and trust in Him.
9 June 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Samuel 14:29 1 Samuel 14:16-52 To have a showy relationship with God is foolish.
14 July 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Samuel 15:10-11 Translation 1
1 Samuel 15:10-11 Translation 2
1 Samuel 15:1 - 35 Is the Lord hard and insensitive?
Is the LORD harsh and uncaring?
21 July 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Samuel 15:22-23
1 Samuel 15:1-35 Man's arrogance is boundless.
18 August 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Samuel 15:28-29
1 Samuel 15:1-36 Who clings to life will finally lose it. Who loses his life for the Lord will retain it forever.
6 May 2012 (evening) Ds CCA Vrey Deuteronomy 6:4
1 Samuel 15:29,11a,35b

Belgic Confession
Art 1
Deuteronomy 6:1-5
1 Samuel 15:1-35
Our God is unchangeable: trustworthy and veritable.
4 October 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Deuteronomy 6:1-25 HC Lord's Day 27
Deuteronomy 6:6-8
Can our children still be distinguished from the children of unbelievers?
27 May 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Samuel 17:45
Belgic Confession
:Art 1
1 Samuel 17:1-58 How real is God to you? By His almight the Lord maintains His authority on earth!
1 July 2012 (evening) Rev W. Ten Haaf
1 Sam 17:55-1 Sam 18:1
1 Samuel 17:32-37;
1 Samuel 17:45 - 1 Samuel 18:5
Closed eyes and an opened heart.
13 January 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Sam 25:36 1 Sam 25 Liquor abuse.
20 April 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Sam 28:11 1 Sam 28 Where and what is the realm of the dead? What did it mean to the early believers to end up there? Is it possible to come to repentance when there and is it possible to return from it?

2 Samuel (2Sam)

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11 October 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 2 Samuel 6:6-7 Exodus 25:10-22
Numbers 4:5-6
2 Samuel 6:1-11
CD Chapter 2, Art. 1
God's justness and truth demands punishment for the sin.
10 November 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Sam 13:14
Acts 13:22
2 Sam 11 The point at issue in the entire situation: It is better to bear the pain and punishment for your sins with God, than to live in sin without God.
6 January 2013 (morning) Rev W ten Haaf 2 Samuel 12:14-25 2 Samuel 11:2-12:14
HC Lord's Day 45 ques.116
To carry on living after an unanswered prayer.
20 Aug 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Sam 15:12-14
HC Lord's Day 33
2 Sam 15:12-14;
17:1-14; 18:5-10,
14, 15, 33
Luke 15:17-20
The true repentance or conversion of man.
31 July 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Sam 16:5 2 Samuel 15:30-16:23
2 Samuel 19:15-30
1 Kings 2:8-10
1 Kings 2:36-47
When one falls on hard times and goes through pain and tribulation there always are people who have a part in your downfall and in your arising out of it.
18 June 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 2 Samuel 22:1-7; Matthew 26:36-46; 27:45-56 2 Samuel 22:5-7: Matthew 27:46
HC Lord's Day 16:44
Jesus has saved the believer forever from hell.
2 February 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey 2 Samuel 22:5-7
Matthew 27:46
2 Samuel 22:1-7
Isaiah 43:1-4
Matthew 26:36-39
Matthew 27:45-48
HC Lord's Day 16:44
Jesus redeemed us from hell forever.
16 June 2013 (morning) Dr VE d'Assonville 2 Samuel 23:1-3;5 2 Samuel 23:1-7 David's testament.
17 February 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey 2 Samuel 24:17 2 Samuel 24:1-25 What does it mean to humble oneself before God?

1 Kings (1Kgs)

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25 July 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Kings 2:28b 1 Kings 2 The Lord's grace has boundaries, and one can overplay one's hand in this regard.
2 November 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Kgs 8:39 1 Kgs 8 At the Communion Table the Lord shall, by the assurance of the forgiving of our sins and as well as by the assurance of us having an eternal live with Him, lighten that pain and remorse lying within us.
10 October 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Kgs 13:9 1 Kgs 20 The Lord demands of us that we be true in our faith.
30 January 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Kings 14:6c 1 Kings 14 This passage is about conflict. One can live with God and other people only if your path is straight.
17 April 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Kgs 14:6 1 Kgs 14 God sees through our masks and disguises.
8 December 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Kgs 16:34 1 Kgs 16:29-34
Josh 6:26
The lesson of this piece of history is that we must be responsible, that we must ascertain what is important and correct to the Lord and respect it in our relationship with Him.
15 September 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Kings 17:1 1 Kings 16:29-17:7 Why do we humble ourselves before the Lord? Where should it lead?
15 February 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Kgs 19:4
1 Kgs 19 Live like a Christian - joyfully. The Lord restores your soul in that you may get up and continue your work and your life, for which God sent you.
12September 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Kgs 20:22,28,42 1 Kgs 20 The Lord jealously protects His holiness.
24 June 2007(morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Kgs 22:14 1 Kgs 22 The true believer must always test the spirits around him.
16 January 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Kgs 22:22
Mk 13:5,6
1 Kgs 22; Mk 13 Watch with great holiness because the lying spirit is at work among us.

2 Kings (2Kgs)

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17 Sept 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Kgs 3:27 2 Kgs 3 Now that reconciliation between us and the Lord has been effected and His wrath over our wrongs has been removed, we must live an appropriate life of gratitude.
10 June 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey 2 Kings 5:3-4,15 2 Kings 5:1-27 The unknown servant in God's Kingdom.
9 November 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Kgs 6:27 2 Kgs 6 Although Jehoram was not a believer, his words remain prophetic: If the Lord does not help you, where can I find help for you?
12 May 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Kgs 11:12c 2 Kgs 11 Every one of us can die at any moment, and at that moment we will hear the angels call out: "The King lives!" We shall see God Almighty seated on His throne! What will then befall us if we have not served the eternal God?
17 March 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Kgs 13:21 2 Kgs 13: 14-25 We approach the future in the full confidence and firm knowledge that there are no limits to restrict the power of God. Not even the limits imposed by a grave or those of death itself.
3 April 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Kings 17:41 2 Kings 17 When you neglect your life, the Lord hands it over to the devils destructive work.
28 April 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Kgs 20:6 2 Kgs 20 We frequently enjoy unexpectedly the grace of God. Of course, we live every day only by the grace of God, but in this case we are speaking of the special grace of God.

1 Chronicles (1Chron)

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19 December 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Chronicles 16:9 1 Chronicles 16 Praise the LORD with music! Music is often present when the LORD reveals Himself to us in His glory.
20 March 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Chronicles 17:10c 1 Chronicles 17 Wrong life values can cause us to apply wrong values when worshipping the Lord. Still it is so that the grace of the Lord is so large that He therein also grants us mercy and brings us to conversion.

2 Chronicles (2Chron)

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2 January 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Chronicles 20:15c 2 Chronicles 20 We must realize the great mercy of the Lord over us, namely that we ourselves have lost the battle against sin and all the works of the devil, but still we are redeemed and saved because Somebody Else completed this matter for us.
25 Oct 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Chron 20:5-6
HC Lord's Day 41
2 Chron 20:1-23 The nub of this sermon is that any relationship - especially our marriage - can overcome every adversity provided we have a living bond with the Lord.
22 March 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Chron 25:2,8 2 Chron 25 The history of Amaziah thus still has the power of teaching us that we will be destroyed should we unconvertidly follow the works of the devil and that our poor faith and life of worship is transferred unto our children.
13 July 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Chron 33:12
HC Lord's Day 33
2 Chron 33 Yes, with man it was impossible, but it was possible with God.
6 February 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Chron 33:12-13a
HC Lord's Day 33
2 Chron 33 The true repentance or conversion of man.

Ezra (Ezra)

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11 Feb 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezra 2:59-63 Ezra 2 We are forever children of God. All that He requires of us is that we believe and confess it.
20 November 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezra 9:6
HC Lord's Day 24
Ezra 9 We do good works to show our gratitude to Christ for his redemptive sacrifice.
27 July 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezra 10:11 Ezra 10 The demands of God, that we have to comply with, never change. Should we be disobedient to it, at a later stage, it will catch up to us. Therefore the proper way is that we, like the Lord Jesus Himself, must do as absolutely as possible, the proper things.

Nehemiah (Neh)

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20 April 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Nehemiah 1:4 and 2:8c Nehemiah 1:1-2:10 Solving problems starts by praying.
28 April 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Nehemiah 2:18,20 Nehemiah 2:1-20 Through Your power, Lord, we can!
4 May 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Nehemiah 4:14 Nehemiah 4:1-23 With trust in God you can tackle all your worries.
14 Feb 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Neh 4:21 Neh 4 The church must always work and pray with joy! The satan cannot handle a believer who, in his calling, is enthusiastic.
11 May 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Nehemiah 5:9 Nehemiah 5:1-19 Righteously serve the LORD with a reverent fear.
13 Dec 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Neh 6:11 Neh 6 Fear is one of the most powerful weapons used by satan in his attempts to destroy the Kingdom of God.
18 May 2014
(morning:Holy Communion)
Rev Coen Vrey Nehemiah 8:10 Nehemiah 8:1-19 The joy of the Lord is our strength.
14 March 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Neh 8:13c Neh 8 Conversion, in human conception, may come too late because it may happen only after you, as a human, have encountered large losses. Death and great sorrow could force conversion - a very expensive price to pay, should you move the Lord into the background.
19 October 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Neh 9:5 Neh 9 Let us who believe and who serve the Lord, although we are few, stand up and turn away from what is not good and right, and live a life of sincere praise and gratitude to God.
7 October 2007 (evening)
HC Lord's Day 38
Dr MJ du Plessis Neh 13:17 Neh 13 What is this wicked thing you are doing - desecrating the Sabbath day?
10 October 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Neh 13:14-22
HC Lord's Day 38
Nehemiah 13 In the fourth commandment the Lord orders us to keep the Sabbath holy.
22 February 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Neh 13:14-22
HC Lord's Day 38
Neh 13:14-22 In the fourth commandment the Lord commands us to keep the Sabbath holy.
18 May 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Nehemiah 13:31 Nehemiah 13:1-31 To persevere in faithful service to God.

Esther (Es)

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12 June 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Esther 7:4 Esther 7 After the crucifixion and resurrection the devil never again has any place in or access to the kingdom of the Victor. Residence in the Kingdom of God is our destiny - we who have been hallowed by the reconciliation wrought for us by the Lord Jesus.

Job (Job)

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22 January 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Job 1:21; Job 2:9-10 Job 1:1-2:10
HC Lord's Day 10:27
Only through faith is every detail of God's Fatherhand visible.
18 October 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Job 1:21; Job 2: 9-10 Job 1: 1-2: 10 When the incomprehensible happens, hold on to God in faith.
31 August 2003
(morning: Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Job 1:21 Job 1 Satan tried to move Job to curse God. But he achieved exactly the opposite. Job praised the Lord.
1 November 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Job 3:23;8:13-14;13:13-15 Job 2: 11-3: 23; 4: 1-10
8: 10-22; 13: 13-15
In your struggle with why questions, look to the heavens with hope!
20 January 2008
(evening)
Dr MJ du Plessis Job 9:15
HC Lord's Day 51
Job 9 Hence the Lord Jesus Christ preaches to us in this prayer that He will forgive us, but then we must also forgive.
24 August 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis HC Lord's Day 10 Job 12:7-25 1. What exactly is providence? 2. God's omnipotence and wisdom 3. Where do we fit in?
22 November 2015
(morning:Holy Communion)
Rev Coen Vrey Job 19:25 Job 9:27-35;16:18-17:9
19:25-29;39:1-15;40:1-28
Christ our anchorage of certainty and hope.
5 March 2006
(evening)
Dr MJ du Plessis Job 36:26
HC Lord's Day 8
Job 36 This is how the eternal Triune God will receive us in his kingdom.
3 Sept 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Job 36:26
HC Lord's Day 36
Job 36 The name of the Lord.
3 August 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Job 36:26
HC Lord's Day 36
Job 36 The Name of our Lord must be used correctly - with fear and reverence.
1 October 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Job 38:1 Job 38 and 39 The infinitely great LORD speaks to His child.
15 November 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Job 40:9a Job 38:1-11;
39:1-15; 40:1-28
God answers the Struggler.
24 October 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Job 42:3
HC Lord's Day 40
Job 42 At its root, murder is rebellion against God who commands life. It is the want of the necessary appreciation of God's absolute right to command and to end life.
22 November 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Job 42:5 Job 39:34-38; 42:1-6 Communion with God makes us bow down humbly before God.
8 November 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Job 42:8 Job 15:1-16; 16:1-22;
18:1-21; 42:7-9
Struggle prayerfully to understand God's will.
7 September 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Job 42:3 Job 42 Like Job, we could see and experience God in His greatness and mercy, visiting us in our humbleness and sinfulness, assuring us of His exoneration
27 February 2011
(morning: Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Job 42:5
with formulary
Job 42 But now my eye sees! After all: seeing is believing is it not?

Psalms (Ps)

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29 January 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 1:6
Psalm 1:1-6 The LORD walks with the righteous hand in hand.
10 March 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 1:6
HC Lord's Day 49
Ps 1 The two paths which a person can choose to follow.
25 December 2013 (morning) Prop Simon Jooste Psalm 1 Psalm 1 The Righteous man.
19 March 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 2:6 Psalm 2
HC Lord's Day 12:31
Jesus Christ - the eternal King.
8 May 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Psalm 2:6-7
HC Lord's Day 13
Psalm 2 The redemption work of the Lord Jesus Christ.
5 April 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 2:11 Ps 2 Therefore, always serve God with due reverence and awe.
2 October 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 8:1-2 Psalm 8 God lets everyone and everything witness His majesty to worship Him.
5 April 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 8:5
HC Lord's Day 10
Ps 8 One must always keep in mind that the whole life, suffering, death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus in fact proves the stability of God's council over us.
4 March 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 8:9 Psalm 8 The Name of our Lord is excellent in all the earth; under the hand of mankind every creature must sing to the glory of the Lord!
13 May 2007(morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 8:4-6 Ps 8 Those who with the highest responsibility believed in the salvation that God ordained in His Mediatiorship shall live on the new earth in the eternal presence of God the Almighty.
25 Dec 2009 (Christmas) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 10:1 Ps 10 Why does the Lord remain distant? Why does He not hear, nor see my problem?
14 August 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 13:6 Psalm 13
CD Chapter 5;Art 9
How a believer can be certain that he will persevere.
18 February 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 15:1 Psalm 15 and Hebrews 9 To be allowed to live in the LORD's presence.
29 July 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 19: 11 - 12 Psalm 19;
Belgic Confession
Art 2
God's clearer revelation in the Word and our reaction to it.
27 Aug 2006
(morning:Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 20:5 Ps 20 May He give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed!
26 February 2006
(morning: Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 22:8 Ps 22 We are now here together because of obedience and out of gratitude.
25 February 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 23:1 Psalm 23:1-6 Our LORD is our Shepherd.
14 August 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 23:1 Psalm 23:1-6 Our LORD is our shepherd!
14 July 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 23:1 + 4 Psalm 23
HC: Lord's Day 1:1
The comfort of having the LORD as your shepherd.
26 August 2007 (morning)
Holy Communion
Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 24:3 Ps 15; Ps 24 There are a number of passages in the Bible where we read of "the mountain of the Lord". Interestingly, all these passages look forward to the return of the Lord and the life eternal.
8 March 2015(morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 25: 4+5 Psalm 25
HC Lord's Day 49
The only God we can trust is the God who saved us.
9 February 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 25:4,5
HC Lord's Day 43
Ps 25 Teach me Lord Your paths, and guide me...
15 May 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 25:14
HC Lord's Day 47
Ps 25 The Lord has two sides - a hidden and a revealed side.
28 August 2011
(morning:Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Psalm 27:4 Psalm 27 This Psalm describes the ebbing of our emotions as well as the things which move us: Rejoicing and supplication often lies very close to each other.
4 July 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Psalm 31:9
HC Lord's Day 24
Psalm 31 That suffering brought God's wrath to rest, so that He may, temporary and everlastingly bless, through the ages, all the believers.
31 December 2014
(evening:Old Year)
Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 31:14-15a Psalm 31 To have your times in the hand of the Lord.
22 March 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 32:1-2 Psalm 32
HC Lord's Day 51
A call to the justice of Christ.
1 April 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 32:1-2
HC Lord's Day 51
Ps 32 When we read this Psalm, the true believer immediately experiences a sense of utter destitution - spiritual destitution! We lack all that's good.
4 November 2012 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 32:5 2 Samuel 11:1-15; 12:1-14
Psalm 32:1-11
He who rediscovers his sin before the Lord, shall be concealed by Christ.
27 September 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 17:7
2 Samuel 12:23
Genesis 17:1-14
2 Samuel 12:1-25
CD Chapter 1, Art. 17
The Lord's comfort for parents who lose a child in infancy.
11 September 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 32:1a,8 Psalm 32
CD Chapter 5;Art 13
Does God's grace make man licentious or obedient?
18 November 2012
(morning:Holy Communion)
Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 32:6-7 Psalm 32:1-11 Christ Jesus is our refuge.
18 November 2012 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 32:8 Psalm 32:1-11 You now know the Lord's favour and grace, do not now remain silent about it!
20 October 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 33:12
John 1:12-13
Psalm 33:1-22
John 1:1-18
HC Lord's Day 9
Your comfort in this life: The Almighty God is our Father on account of Christ.
29 Oct 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 34:14
HC Lord's Day 43
Ps 34 We sin in many ways with our tongues. One of which is false testimony.
17 July 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 36:7 Psalm 36:1-13 The ungodly may struggle and strive, but the believer has a place before God.
5 August 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 36:10
HC Lord's Day 16
Ps 36 Adam's fall in sin is definitely the single most destructive incident in the history of mankind. This immediately makes us realise that it was absolutely necessary for Jesus to die.
19 April 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 41:13
Psalm 147:1
Psalm 41
Psalm 147
HC Lord's Day 52:128,129
The closing and ending of our prayer - praise and assurance.
30 August 2015
(morning:Holy Communion)
Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 42:3, 5 Psalm 42 Man, why do you doubt?
31 December 2012
(New Year's Eve)
Candidate minister Simon Jooste Psalm 42 Psalm 42-43 Desiring God.
27 January 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 46:1 and 10-11 Psalm 46:1-11
2 Chronicles 32:1-23
Despite all the troubles you may have, God is your refuge.
9 May 2013 (evening)
Ascension
Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 47:6-10 Psalm 47:1-10 Our King Jesus Christ has ascended his throne.
3 August 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis HC Lord's Day 5 Ps 49 The Lord expects us to reach a point where we wholeheartedly yearn for salvation.
26 February 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 50:14-15
HC Lord's Day 45:116
Psalm 50
Colossians 4:2-6
God demands that we thank Him.
15 June 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 50:14-15 Ps 50 In this Psalm God pays a pastoral visit to His people.
8 September 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 51:9 Psalm 51
HC: Lord's Day 5
The ransom for a man's life.
31 October 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 51:10,16
HC Lord's Day 41
Psalm 51 The LORD considers unchastity so important that He devotes one of His Ten Commandments to it: You shall not commit adultery.
21 April 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 51:12
HC Lord's Day 3
Ps 51 What is the source of the stream of miseries that nowadays flood over all of mankind?
18 April 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 51:6
HC Lord's Day 43
Lk 6:37-42;Ps 51 How do our lives testify of what goes on inside us?
15 July 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 56:8 1 Samuel 21 and Psalm 56 Our suffering - meaningless or meaningful?
15 May 2005
(morning:Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 59:10 Ps 59 In this prayer David touches upon an emotion that lies at the root of our human condition - despair.
25 February 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 66:13-14 Psalm 66 The thankful answer of a believer about the salvation work of the Lord.
16 December 2014
(Day of the Covenant:morning)
Rev. Coen Vrey Psalm 66:13-14 Psalm 66 Covenants are our thankful answer to the salvation work of the Lord.
11 March 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 1:7
Ps 67:1,7
Rev 1; Ps 67 The Second Coming of the Lord must have a special place in our spiritual life.
13 Dec 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 68:19 Ps 68 Why do we celebrate Christmas? What makes this day so important that it is celebrated all over the world, across national borders and the boundaries of time?
24 August 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Psalm 69:22 Psalm 69 Here Dawid is prophesising about our Lord Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
2 March 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 72:19 Ps 72 Every true believer should be filled with great delight when he/she realises the significance of the fact that the Lord Jesus is King.
27 February 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Psalm 73
HC Lord's Day 1
Psalm 73 Surely, there cannot be a more lonely moment in the life of any person than that moment when he stands with his sins alone before God.
11 October 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 73:16-17 Psalm 1 and 73 Only close to the Lord we get perspective on our chaotic world.
29 January 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 73:16-17;23-24 Psalm 73
HC Lord's Day 10:28
The consolation of knowing that the Father created everything and still upholds and governs everything.
27 October 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 73:23-24 Psalm 73:1-28
HC Lord's Day 10
Our God reigns completely over both the good and bad in our lives.
28 October 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 86:1-2 Psalm 86
Heidelberg Catechism Lord's day 45
O LORD my God, bow down Your ear, hear my prayer.
16 March 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 86:11
HC Lord's Day 47
Ps 86 Teach me Your way, O Lord !
16 May 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 89:8
HC Lord's Day 47
Ps 89 The prayer the Lord taught us contains elements that correspond with the commandments.
19 August 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 91:1
HC Lord's Day 19
Rev 5:11-14; Ps 91 It deals with the King of the church - Jesus Christ our Lord.
7 March 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 92
HC Lord's Day 4
Ps 92 Seek the righteousness of the Lord. It is the only justness that can give you salvation; for in it you will find the justice of the Lord Jesus Christ.
30 December 2001 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 96
HC Lord's Day 36
Ps 96 Our language places upon us a tremendous responsibility in our relationship with God.
19 September 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Psalm 100:2-3
HC Lord's Day 34
Psalm 100 This psalm of praise is a call to all the faithful: 1. Serve the Lord with gladness! 2. Know that the Lord is God!
4 May 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 103:10-12 Psalm 103
HC Lord's Day 21:56
Cleansed by the blood of Christ.
29 August 2004
(morning: Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 103:13 Ps 103 In this Psalm David sees what happens to us on our death and when we appear before the Lord.
17 March 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 104:14,15
HC Lord's Day 50
Ps 104 Give us this day our daily bread.
14 August 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps104:24
HC Lord's Day 10
Ps 104 What a variety of things you have made!
19 May 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 105:1-23
HC Lord's Day 10
Ps 105:1-23 The providence of God.
6 Sept 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 106:20
HC Lord's Day 35
Ps 106 We may not make images. Somehow, although this may sound strange, in our modern, educated days, people are beginning to do this again.
20 December 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 110:1,4 Matthew 22:41-46
Psalm 110
Jesus Christ is our royal High Priest.
17 November 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 111:9
HC Lord's Day 36
Ps 111 Holy and awesome is His Name.
16 March 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 115
HC Lord's Day 10
Ps 115 God is invisible, but that does not make us doubt His existence.
28 December 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 115:1-3 Psalm 115 Only to the Lord all honour for His grace and for His truth sakes.
1 February 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 119:17
HC Lord's Day 35
Ps 119 This sermon deals with the second commandment by which the Lord forbids us to worship Him by worshipping images.
4 January 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 121:1,2 Psalm 121 The Father of our Lord Jesus is also your Protector.
26 August 2007 (evening)
Service after Holy Communion
Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 127:1 Ps 127 Man's life has two extremes. One is the fulfilment of your life by the grace of God. The other extreme in this life can be described by in vain.
5 June 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 127:1-2
HC Lord's Day 50
Ps 127 In his prayer the Lord Jesus taught us to pray for our daily bread. This means that we should ask for our daily requirements and care every day.
1 April 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 127:1-2
HC Lord's Day 50:125
Psalm 127 We are dependent on the Lord, even for the food on our tables.
1 February 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 127:2-3 Psalm 127 Features of a God-fearing family. (Part 1).
8 February 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 128:1 Psalm 128 Features of a God-fearing family. (Part 2).
13 January 2008
(evening)
Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 128:2
HC Lord's Day 50
Ps 128 If we keep on praying and doing the will of God in our daily work and gratefulness for everything we receive then all these reassure us of being chosen and also strengthen our faith.
13 November 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 130:3-4 Psalm 130:1-8
HC Lord's Day 5
Salvation is only possible according to the demand of God.
17 February 2008
(evening)
Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 130:5
HC Lord's Day 4
Ps 130 In this psalm a believer is calling after he has fallen into the abyss. He calls out of the depths.
4 July 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 130:3,4
HC Lord's Day 2
Ps 130 The life of a Christian is a life of continuous introspection - a life during which he discovers himself through his sins and then fight with all his soul, mind and strength against evil and conquers it to the honour of God.
30 August 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 131:2 Psalm 131:1-3 Lord, in you my soul has become quiet!
13 May 2012 (evening) Ds CCA Vrey Psalm 139:5
Belgic Confession
Art 1
Psalm 139:1-24 How real is God to you? Our omnipresent God is with you always and everywhere!
25 May 2017
(evening:Ascension)
Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 28:20;Psalm 139:7 Matthew 28:16-20;Psalm 139:1-24
HC Lord's Day 18:47,48
As true God and true man, Christ is in heaven, but as true God, He is omnipresent..
6 April 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 28:20
Psalm 139:7
Matthew 28:16-20
Psalm 139:1-24
HC Lord's Day 18:47, 48
As true man, Christ is in heaven, but as true God, He is omni-present.
7 June 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 139:13-16 Psalm 139 Who disposes over the life of mankind.
23 August 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 139:1, 23-24 Psalm 139 Lord, You have enclosed me from all sides. Penetrate my heart o God.
12 Nov 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 139:23-24
HC Lord's Day 44
Ps 139 Let's press on toward the things we may desire - holiness and worshipping God. Let us strive to live a good life up to the day we exchange this life with the eternal life without sins with God.
11 December 2005
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 139:23 Ps 139 Who is the Lord whom we worship and how close is He really to us?
30 May 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 143:10
HC Lord's Day 49
Ps 143 Jesus is the King of the Church - He is the King of the eternity. He maintains order.
22 February 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 145:1-3 Psalm 145
HC Lord's Day 47
To be passionate about the LORD.
1 March 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 145:10b-13 Psalm 145
Genesis 39:1-9
HC Lord's Day 48
Praise the Kingly Dominion of God with your life.
15 March 2015(morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 145:15-16 Psalm 145
HC Lord's Day 50
Our Total Dependency on the Lord.
23 February 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 145:18
HC Lord's Day 45
Ps 145 Why prayer is so important.
19 April 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 41:13
Psalm 147:1
Psalm 41
Psalm 147
HC Lord's Day 52:128,129
The closing and ending of our prayer - praise and assurance.
26 August 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Psalm 147:1 Psalm 147 Praise the Lord – He is great and merciful!
18 April 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ps 147:7-11
HC Lord's Day 10
Ps 147 This theme, that we and the whole of creation (must) proclaim the glory of the LORD, runs right through the Bible.

Proverbs (Prov)

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30 January 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Prov 1:7 Prov 1 Wisdom and discipline go together. Everybody learns by being disciplined when he does wrong. It is the same with God's wisdom.
14 October 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Proverbs 4:23 James 1:12-18 and Proverbs 4:20-27
Heidelberg Catechism Lord's day 44
Ban from your heart every desire that is against love.
16 September 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Proverbs 5:15 Proverbs 5:1-23
HC Lord's Day 41
To live chastely and modestly as a child of God.
6 February 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Prov 9:10 Prov 9 Do our lives show repentance? Do our lives show perseverance in the true faith? The answer lies in our fear of God.
13 January 2013 (morning) Rev W ten Haaf Proverbs 15:15-17 1 Timothy 6:2B-10
Proverbs 15:15-17
HC Lord's Day 50
A lesson in contentment.
24 Jan 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Prov 17:19 Prov 17 A big problem of our time: Gossip and strife.
22 July 2007(morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Prov 17:19 Prov 17; Rom 1:28-2:16 Slandering and quarreling are sins that are not finished when committed. These two usually go hand in hand for we usually slander those people with whom we have a quarrel.
22 July 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Proverbs 18:10 Proverbs 18
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 36 and 37
The Name of the Lord is a strong fortress for the believer.
22 July 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Prov 26:20 Prov 26 The Lord's instruction is that quarrelsome people and mischief-makers must be disciplined. The Lord points out that there will be peace when such people are chased away.
8 February 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Prov 27:12
HC Lord's Day 36
Prov 27 1. The correct use of the Lord's Name in faith 2. The prudent use of the Lord's Name 3. The use of the Lord's Name for our salvation
7 November 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Prov 30:7-9
HC Lord's Day 42"Proverbs
Proverbs 30 Let us then manage our income and possessions with discernment.
30 September 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Proverbs 30:24-28 Proverbs 30/td> Great wisdom from four small creatures.

Ecclesiastes (Eccles)

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7 April 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Ecclesiastes 1:2-3 Ecclesiastes 1:1-11
Colossians 3:1-4
An earthly life only, how meaningless!
27 November 2011(morning) Rev CCA Vrey Ecclesiastes 3:1 & 11 Ecclesiastes 3:1-17 Our time and God's time - does our time fit in with God's time?
1 January 2012 (morning) Rev W ten Haaf Ecclesiastes 3:1-7 Ecclesiastes 3:15 to 5:7 To the house of God in 2012!"Proverbs
22January 2006
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Dr MJ du Plessis Ecc 7:29
HC Lord's Day 3
Ecc 7 Anyone who cares for the working of God the Holy Spirit gets to know the Lord. He serves the Lord more and better as he proceeds in life. He eagerly waits to receive eternal life with God.
1 January 2012 (evening) Rev W ten Haaf Ecclesiastes 7:16-18 Ecclesiastes 7:8-22 Hold on to the advice, given you by the Preacher, by the authority of Jesus Christ.
21 July 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eccles 8:17 Gal 3: 1 - 14;
Eccles 8: 1 - 17
Listen to the grace of God to be strengthened. The Holy Spirit uses the Word of God to enable you to understand the works of God. Then you will be able to continue to serve the Lord.
28 July 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Eccles 9:11 Eccles 9 No man is the master of his fate. His life is directed and controlled by a Power from without - the foreordination of our almighty God.
3 November 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eccles 10:1b Eccles 9: 11 - 10: 3 This section deals with two matters: One is that a person's fate does not depend on his own actions or plans. There is a higher power which ordains all times and occasions for every person. The other matter is that all one's toil on earth cannot achieve lasting success.
4 August 2013 (evening) Dr Flip Buys Ecclesiastes 12:13
Ecclesiastes 12 Fear the Lord!

Song (Song)

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3 April 2006
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Dr MJ du Plessis Song 1:3
HC Lord's Day 12
Song 1 Within the framework of God's kingdom, there is a marked resemblance between a woman and her husband in marriage, on the one hand, and the Lord Jesus Christ and his church on the other hand.

Isaiah (Isa)

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25 December 2011 (evening) Rev W ten Haaf Isaiah 1:1-18
Belgic Confession
Article 13
Isaiah 1:1-18 The Doctrine of God's Providence.
13 June 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 2:2-5
HC Lord's Day 21
Mark 13:1-13
Isaiah 2
One of the signs of the final times is that the church will become impure and that there will be a great decay of the church. This is what is now happening during our times.
19 October 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 4:5
HC Lord's Day 50
Isa 4 It borders on the unbelievable that the Lord, in such a wonderful way, came to live amongst us sinners.
22 August 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 6:3, 5 Isa 6 At the moment claims are made by people who say that they have seen God or that God has spoken to them or that they have received a special revelation from God. What does the Bible teach us in this regard ?
2 December 2012 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 7:13-16 Isaiah 7:1-25 Immanuel - a sign of judgement and of salvation.
21 March 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 7:14
HC Lord's Day 6
Isa 7 Look through our times towards the God of time who never abandons us.
16 December 2012 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 8:23-9:1 Isaiah 8:1-9:7 The light expels the darkness.
20 November 2005
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Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 9:7 Isa 8:23-9:7 The zeal of the Lord Almighty.
31 December 2016 (New Years Eve) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 21:11-12 Psalm 90; Isaiah 21:11-12 Watchman, what of the night?
6 January 2013 (evening) Rev W ten Haaf Isaiah 26:20,21 Revelation 6
Isaiah 26
Until the indignation is past.
27 Dec 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 30:18 Isa 30 The Lord does not reject us when we sin. His love is so great that, should we come to conversion and part with sin, there will always be forgiveness.
6 February 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Isaiah 33:14-17
HC Lord's Day 50
Isaiah 33 What is the difference between a sinner and a hypocrite?
28 October 2001 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 33:20 Isa 33 The Lord is a Redeemer of people who have gone astray and become lost through sin.
22 May 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 33:22
HC Lord's Day 48
Isa 33 When the King of the church comes on the clouds, we shall be perfect and live forever, in so much glory that no man can tell of it.
31 May 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 38:1,5 1 Sam 15:11,29
Isa 38
In this sermon we consider the providence of the Lord and His relationship with creation - and particularly His relationship with mankind.
15 April 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Isaiah 40:28a
Belgic Confession
Art 1
Isaiah 40:12-31 How real is God to you? Your Lord is the eternal God.
24 January 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 42:1-2 Isaiah 42:1-9 The first song about the Servant: the method of work of the Servant of the LORD.
25 December 2010
(Christmas)
Dr MJ du Plessis Isaiah 43:1
HC Lord's Day 1
Isaiah 43 The true believer expects the Second Coming of the Lord Jesus, because he always feared the punishment for his sins, as a day of consolation, and this day he experiences the absolution, by the Lord, of his guilt. He knows that on this day he will enter into eternal life with God in His Kingdom.
14 Feb 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 43:1
HC Lord's Day 1
Isa 43 The true believer looks forward to the day when the Lord Jesus returns to earth as a day of comfort for he fears the punishment for his sins and on that day he shall receive forgiveness of his sins.
7 April 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 43:1
HC Lord's Day 1
Isa 43 Somebody who truly believes, expects the Second Coming of the Lord as a day of comfort, because he realizes how great his sins are and the extent of the Lord's punishment of his sins. For this reason we look forward to this day as a day of salvation - because on this day we shall experience the redemption of our debt to the Lord. On this day, we know, we shall enter into life eternal in the Kingdom of God.
10 June 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 44:6; Luke 12:15 Isaiah 44: 6-23; Luke 12:13-21
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 34:94-95
There is only one God - you must trust only Him.
5 February 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 44:28-45:1 Isaiah 44:24-45:13 Why do we so readily doubt the Lord's good work?
31 January 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 49:4,6 Isaiah 49:1-7 The Lord lets us overcome the feeling of despondency.
27 March 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 50:6
Isa 49:1-7;
50:4-11; 52:13-53:12
How do we follow the arisen Jesus Christ, our King, with our life in this unholy world?
7 February 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 50:10 Isaiah 50:4-11 The servants teaching on when we suffer.
2 March 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 52:7 Isa 52 The grace of the Lord is great.
14 February 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 52:13-15 Isaiah 52:13 to 53:12 The Suffering Servant of the LORD.
14 May 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 53:3-5 Isaiah 52:13-53
HC Lord's Day 15:37
The suffering of Christ in place of the believers.
12 June 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Isaiah 53:5
HC Lord's Day 17
Isaiah 53 What does the "resurrection" of Christ profit us?
14 October 2001 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 53:5
HC Lord's Day 17
Isa 53 We must believe in the Lord, and live regenerate lives, because we share in the redemption of the Lord Jesus Christ.
17 October 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 53:9
HC Lord's Day 16
Isa 53 Here we find grief and joy simultaneously, because it speaks of the worst part of Christ's suffering on earth but also of the breaking through of his glory.
4 Oct 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 54:2
HC Lord's Day 38
Isa 54 Even when the church is in deep trouble because of her sins, the Lord still bestows grace.
7 August 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 54:10 Isaiah 54: 1-17
CD Chapter 5;Art 8
The unbreakable promise of God's mercy.
2 September 2007 (evening)
HC Lord's Day 21
Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 54:11-13 Isa 54 In the Old Testament we find a clear description of the restoration of a broken and repentant sinner. It is in fact a description that corresponds with the description of the New Jerusalem we find in the book of Revelation.
17 April 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 55: 8-11 Isaiah 54: 1 to 55: 13
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 13
Rebirth is incomprehensible but at the same time so delightful.
10 February 2008
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Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 59:2
HC Lord's Day 2
Lk 11:14-37 We are quick to notice and point out the imperfections in other people. Are we as vigilant and relentless towards ourselves?
31 Dec 2009
(New Year's Eve)
Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 62:2 Isa 61:1-4
Isa 62:1-5
It is of no avail continually looking back in life. The Lord Himself teaches that a farmer ploughing and looking backwards does not plough his land properly.
25 August 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 64:6
HC Lord's Day 24
Isa 64 We are under compulsion to do good works, even though God provides our redemption and eternal life.
17 April 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Isaiah 64:8
HC Lord's Day 10
Isaiah 64 Supplication is always accompanied by the confession of sins.
15 December 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Isa 65:18 Isa 65:18-25 Believe in God and in His promises, and persevere in serving Him with sincerity - and receive a new earth as future dwelling place.

Jeremiah (Jer)

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19 January 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Jeremiah 1: 5, 8-10 Jeremiah 1:1-19 God appoints His servants to build and to destroy with His authority.
23 December 2001 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jer 1:10 Jer 1 Have you ever considered that Christmas is an event which testifies that the Lord Jesus had to be born to do that for which He was ordained from all eternity before all time?
10 August 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jeremiah 2:13 Jeremiah 2:1-13 The Israelites were satisfied in exchanging God and all His promises of mercy, for idols that could offer nothing. The question is: Are we doing any better?
1 March 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jer 3:22 Jer 3 Repentance goes hand in hand with selfknowledge. Selfknowledge is in fact also recognition of my own sins and the damage I have done with it.
27 January 2008
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Dr MJ du Plessis Jer 6:8 Jer 6 May our body and soul always remain the dwelling of God's Spirit and may our soul always prostrate himself before the command of God the Holy Spirit.
11 March 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Jeremiah 9:23-24
HC Lord's Day 47:122
Jeremiah 9:23-24
John 17
Eternal life is knowing God.
2 January 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jeremiah 9:24
HC Lord's Day 47
Jeremiah 9 The first petition.
19 October 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:2-3
Jeremiah 17:5-8
Jeremiah 17:1-13
HC Lord's Day 34:94-95
The only God we can trust is the God who saved us.
27 May 2018
(Holy Communion:morning)
Rev Coen Vrey Jeremiah 17:5-8 Jeremiah 16:14-17:18 A naked bush in the wilderness or a tree at the stream.
18 April 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jer 20:15 Jer 20 We can do nothing and nothing can happen to us of which God has not determined every detail and willed it!
16 December 2001 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jer 23:29
HC Lord's Day 31
Jer 23 Jeremiah is filled with bitterness against the prophets who relate their own dreams to the people, presenting them as the Word of God.
27 June 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jer 31:29-30 Jer 31
Ezek 18:1-9
The Lord Almighty vows that a day shall come when people will no longer be able to shift their responsibilities on to other people. Each one shall stand before Him and be answerable for himself.
28 September 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jer 32:9,10 Jer 32
2 Thess 2
A true believer may never become despondent and give up. As long as he lives and the Lord makes the sun shine on him he must continue with his life responsibly.
30 Aug 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jer 33:3 Jer 33 The mercy of the Lord is much greater than what we many times realise or could imagine.
3 March 2002
(morning Lord's Supper)
Dr MJ du Plessis Jer 33:3 Jer 33 The grace of the Lord is much greater than we can often realize or imagine.
1 Nov 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jer 36:23
Mark 13:7,19-20, 24-25
Jer 36 and Mk 13 We must always humble ourselves to God. In modesty we have to confess our sins to God and also beg for redemption and freedom from the matters bothering us.

Lamentations (Lam)

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15 Oct 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lam 3:24 Lam 3 The fact that we believe in the Lord and publicly confess our faith when we become adults does not mean that our life will be without stress and worries.

Ezekiel (Ezek)

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20 February 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezekiel 3:19 Ezekiel 3 We are responsible for one another! The true believer is subject to a heavy responsibility: he must watch over the life of his neighbour because God shall demand the life of his neighbour from him!
26 June 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezekiel 16:6 Ezekiel 16 Let us worship Him who caused Him to be broken and spilled so that we might be washed clean before God.
4 September 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezek 16:16 Ezek 16 For no man can receive his life without gratefully returning it to God!
19 September 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezek 17:9 Ezek 17 How often has anyone of us broken an oath made to God?
9 April 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezek 17:22-24
HC Lord's Day 14
Ezek 17 How does man who has fallen in sin straighten out his position before the Lord? Is there any chance for him of going heaven?
9 May 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezek 18:2b Ezek 18:1-18
Mt 21
God demands righteousness. God remains just.
20 June 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezekiel 21:12 Ezekiel 21 This is the grace and mercy we must remember each day - mercy that God grants us through the crucifixion of the Lord Jesus Christ.
30 July 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezek 33:2 Ezek 33 Everything that happens to us is determined by God for our betterment and repentance.
20 May 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Ezekiel 36:22 + 26-27 + 32 Ezekiel 36:16-38 Why God gives the believer His Spirit.
9 July 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezek 36:25-27
HC Lord's Day 26
Ezek 36 At times we focus so much on physical life that we completely miss the spiritual world of which we are part - we actually live as if it doesn't even exist.
23 December 2001 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezek 36:26,27
HC Lord's Day 33
Ezek 36 (1) What is conversion? (2) True conversion can be seen in your life.
4 June 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Ezekiel 37:11-14 Ezekiel 37:1-14 The renewal we must seek.
1 September 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ezek 37:13 Ezek 37 The Lord heals pain and miseries and death where nobody would consider it possible.

Daniel (Dan)

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24 July 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 1:8-9 Jeremiah 29:1-7; Daniel 1:1-21 Your fixed resolve to stay devoted to your God.
12 October 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Dan 2:37a Dan 2 A heathen king and his kingship prophecy of the greatest King ever in time and eternity - the King of the new earth.
7 August 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 2:34-35 Daniel 2:26-49 God's kingdom is the only, eternal kingdom.
14 August 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 3:16-18 Daniel 3:1-23 True faith is confirmed by acts of faith.
9 November 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Dan 3:17,18 Dan 3 People usually have little regard for the spiritual world and what happens there and what its requirements are. It was the same in the time of Nebuchadnezzar. He wanted to show physically that he had more power than the invisible God who was worshipped by the Jews.
21 August 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 3:24-25 and 28-29 Daniel 3:16-30 There are only two experiences of the kingdom of God - that of the disobedient and that of the believer.
28 August 2016
(Holy Communion:morning)
Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 3:25 Daniel 3:16-30 There are only two experiences of God's kingdom: The believer's experience of it.
18 Oct 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Dan 5:25
Mt 27:46
Dan 5:1-28
Mt 27:45-51
Two Aramaic sentences in our Bible! One preaches judgement and the other salvation.
30 November 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Dan 5:25
Dan 5 Use the grace God has given you and overcome sin in all places.
20 November 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 5:25-28 Daniel 5:1-30 God values His property - to Him, it is holy.
17 February 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Dan 7:7,22 Dan 7 The last times before the end of the history of the world will be very difficult. These are times which we may yet experience in our lives. But that is not the last word to be said about the matter. The final word is that the Lord Almighty will bring an end to it and transform everything so that we shall reign as kings with Christ for all eternity.
7 December 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Dan 7:10
Dan 7 Daniel's vision tells us that when God vests His kingdom on earth He will bring to an end all earthly dominions.
26 February 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 7: 23-26 Daniel 7 The Son of Man truly is the eternal King.
19 February 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 7:23-26 Daniel 7 The fourth beast at its pinnacle and then .... Its end.
14 December 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Dan 8:14
Dan 8 In the final persecution there is much grace, because in it God shows us a little bit of hell so that we shall not desire to be there. At the same time it puts the contrast between it and what we shall know when we enter God's glory so much sharper.
5 March 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 8:17-19 Daniel 8 The Lord gives His church a view of the last days (1).
12 March 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 8:23 Daniel 8 The Lord gives His church a view of the last days (2).
26 March 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 8:25-27 Daniel 8
28 May 2017
(morning:Holy Communion)
Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 9:19 Daniel 9:1-19 LORD, remember Your promise and fulfil it soon!
21 May 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 9:19 Daniel 9:1-19 A prayer of humiliation.
11 June 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 9: 23-24 Daniel 9: 1-27 How great is the GOD to whom we pray!
25 June 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 10:12-14 Daniel 10 The prayers of the saints set heaven and hell in motion.
24 September 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 11:21,Matthew 24:13 Daniel 11:1-27 and Matthew 24:1-14 To be believing during the time before the coming of the Anti-Christ.
8 October 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 11:30b-31 Daniel 11:21-45; Mark 13:14-23; Revelation 13:1-10 Stand firm in Christ - the Anti-Christ respects nothing and nobody.
15 October 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 11:32,36,45 Daniel 11:29-45;2 Thessalonians 2:1-12;Revelation 7:9-17 The Anti-Christ's kingdom disappears suddenly - the kingdom of God lasts forever.
18 Oct 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Dan 12:2
Confession of Faith
Dan 12 Daniel acquires insight into the last days and the great salvation of the people of God out of this eternal struggle between realm of satan and the kingdom of God.
22 October 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 12:1-3 Daniel 12:1-13 and Matthew 24:15-31 After all the trouble, glorious eternity arrives.
29 October 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 12:6-7 Daniel 12:1-13 The victory is guaranteed in Christ.

Hosea (Hos)

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17 November 2002
morning: Lord's Supper)
Dr MJ du Plessis Hos 6:2 Hos 6 We must strive against all the sins which we commit in our lives, such as overweening pride, and tardiness to do what is right, and against everything wrongful, and banish these from our lives.
3 June 2007(morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Hos 10:12(1) Hos 10 In this chapter, a period of decay in the life of the chosen people, the church of those days, is described. The Lord blessed them abundantly but they misunderstood His blessings.
3 June 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Hos 10:12(2) Hos 10 The Lord really notices whether or not people are seeking his will.
26 August 2012
(Holy Communion: morning)
Rev CCA Vrey Hosea 11:8-9 Hosea 11:1-11 Do you know how much God really loves you?
26 August 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Hosea 11:10-11 Hosea 11:1-11 What are you going to do now?

Joel (Joel)

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15 February 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Joel 2:12-13a Joel 1:1-2:17 The Lord calls us to repentance.

Amos (Amos)

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30 December 2001 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Amos 4:12 Amos 4 At the end of the year - and at the beginning of a new year - it is fitting that we examine critically our faith and consider whatever shortcomings might come to light.
29 Oct 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Amos 4:12 Amos 4 Perpetual sins summon us to appear before the throne of God!
29 May 2016
(morning:Holy Communion)
Rev Coen Vrey Amos 5:4 Amos 5:1-27 Seek your life in Christ.
4 November 2001 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Amos 5:4 Amos 5 Nobody can deceive the Lord; everyone who pretends in this way to believe, is punished by the Lord.
12 June 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Amos 5:14-15 Amos 5:1-20 God with you also means peace between God and Man.
19 June 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Peter 4:7 1 Peter 4:1-11
CD Chapter 5;Art 4
The Lord's preservation of the saints also includes the saints' watch and prayer.
22 May 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Amos 7:7-8 Amos 7:1-17 How do we measure up when the Lord sets His plumb line in our midst?
5 June 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Amos 5:8-9 Amos 5:1-13 Can one remain unchanged when you have met the living God?
29 May 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Amos 9:11-12 Amos 9:1-15 Life subject to the Lord's reign.

Jonah (Jon)

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9 March 2003 (evening)
see also
Dr MJ du Plessis Jon 1; Acts 27:24 Jon 1 An unrighteous man endangers all who are with him.

Micah (Mic)

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2 May 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mic 3:5-7 Mic 3 In recent times much attention is being paid to predictions made by seers, soothsayers and diviners. It is therefore appropriate that we examine Scripture about this matter.
22 April 2007(morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mic 5:4,5
Eph 2:14
Mic 5; Eph 2:11-22 Both these passages we have read say a remarkable thing. It is that our daily problems will be so reduced that they disappear when seen against the peace we shall have when our salvation in Christ eventually comes to fruition.
22 April 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mic 5:3,4
Eph 2:14
Mic 4:14 - 5:5
Eph 2:11-22
In both the passages we've read we find prophecies which say that the problems we encounter every day will diminish and disappear completely when Christ comes again and then we will have complete peace when the Lord Jesus finally saves us from all our troubles.
31 Jan 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Micah 6:6 Micah 6 The crux of true worship does not only exist in executing all sorts of external procedures.

Nahum (Nah)

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27 January 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Nah1:7 Nah 1 The central theme of this prophet's teaching is that the Lord, even in circumstances of harsh struggle and oppression, continues to care for His children. He proclaims salvation. Not only for Judah, but also for us. With prophetic vision Nahum sees the feet of God upon the mountains, the God who brings the good tidings.

Habakkuk (Hab)

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7 September 2014 (morning) Rev. Coen Vrey Habakkuk 1:5 Habakkuk 1:1-11 God is at work in our times! Do we still take note of it?
2 December 2001 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Hab 1:11 Hab 1 1. Nobody's sin is left unpunished by the Lord. 2. Where lie the roots of sin?
30 November 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Hab 1:13 Hab 1:1-2:4 It is Christmas time. The time we commemorate the coming of the Lord Jesus to our world.
21 October 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Hab 1:14 Hab 1 We must remember that the grace and the victory of the Lord Jesus Christ is an element of our daily life.
14 September 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Habakkuk 1:12-13;2:4
Romans 3:23-24
Habakkuk 1:12-2:4
Romans 3:9-11,21-24
People?s judgement of people versus God?s judgement of people.
21 September 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Habakkuk 2:18-20 Habakkuk 2:5-20 God is King, He demands accountancy from everybody.
30 March 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Hab 3:12,13,18 Hab 3 How the Lord comforts people, and especially what the Lord will do with us at His second coming.
28 September 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Habakkuk 3:16-19 Habakkuk 3:1-19 The Word of God engenders an unparalleled trust and peace in a person.

Haggai (Hag)

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4 March 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Haggai 1:8 Haggai 1 Are God's will and His kingdom really the most important to us?
25 January 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Hag 1:13
Hag 1 Perhaps it is necessary that we reconsider the purpose for which the Lord uses the troubles that befall us.
11 March 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Haggai 2:4 Haggai 2:1-9 Take heart and persevere in your work, for the LORD is with you.
1 February 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Hag 2:9
Hag 2 Whereto is the Lord taking us?
18 March 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Haggai 2:18-19 Haggai 2:10-19 How important is the LORD's blessing to you?
25 March 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Haggai 2:21-23 Haggai 2:20-23 and Revelation 4 and 5 In the LORD lies your hope for the future.

Zechariah (Zech)

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15 January 2006
(evening)
Dr MJ du Plessis Zech 1:21 Zech 1 Let us be a jubilating church that lives to the glory of God.
29 January 2006
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Zech 2:4-5 Zech 2
Ezek 9:3-6; 11:23
Rev 21:1-3
Nobody can set up boundaries around the church. The church cannot be limited. That is so because the Lord in His wisdom decides where the limits of the church shall be and He puts them there in His Almight.
5 February 2006
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Zech 3:4 Zech 3
Rev 7:13-17
The central point of this sermon is the tension existing between our condemning guilt in sin with which we stand before God and God's unmotivated forgiving of our sin.
12 February 2006
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Zech 4:6 Zech 4 Remember, daily repentance and daily regeneration is not a process that is done in a day.
18 January 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Zechariah 4:6,10 Zechariah 4 Through the Spirit of our LORD we are able to work. For that reason even our smallest task has a purpose in the kingdom of God.
19 February 2006
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Zech 5:3 Zech 5 For the true believers the last judgment will not be an act of punishment.
26 February 2006
(evening)
Dr MJ du Plessis Zech 5:8 Zech 5 We have a great responsibility to worship the holy Triune God. Else we'll simply be part of the banishment when the Lord purifies the church.
5 March 2006
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Zech 6:8,12 Zech 6; Rev 6 This knowledge that the Lord Jesus Christ is our God and King and with it our confession that the Lord Jesus Christ is our God and Saviour, determines where we shall be when God purifies his church with his judgment.
19 March 2006
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Zech 9:9 Zech 9 Sometimes events occur that we do not understand and which we then deal with incorrectly - and then such events were predicted to us by the Lord but we failed to recognize them as such when they occurred.
24 March 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Zechariah 9:9-10 Zechariah 9:1-10
Matthew 21:1-11
Rejoice and be delighted! Your King is coming to you.
26 March 2006
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Zech 11:12 Zech 11 The true Christian teaching is that of the love and reconciliation in Jesus Christ while we live under the judgment of God because we continually sin against Him or, as it is written in this chapter, we reject Him.
2 September 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Zech 12:10-12 Zech 12 This passage reveals that the Lord promised that in future at some time His elect will be blessed with great spiritual blessings.
2 April 2006
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Zech 13:4,9 Zech 13 The church on earth shall experience a time when hypocrites in the guise of humility and truth will despise God. It is prophesied that there will be times when the church falls into decay. But there will also be times when the Lord will purify His church.

Malachi (Mal)

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11 April 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mal1:6 Mal 1 Whether you are the Lord's child or slave - you must render the necessary respect and honour to the Lord.
11 July 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Malachi 4:5-6 Malachi 4 It is an art to be so honest in your life that you can experience how lost in sin you are. And in your need, to then be led by the Holy Spirit and God's Word, to meet the Lord on the day on which He executes His judgment.
16 March 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mal 3:17 Mal 3 There are times in everybody's life when he urgently seeks grace, when the evil met with in daily living almost drives one to despair. Then one wants to hear that there is, for you too, a place in the sun of God's love.
20 May 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mal 4:2
HC Lord's Day 5
Mal 4 The sun of righteousness will rise. The Bible tells us that it will be a dreadful day when it happens.

New Testament


Matthew (Mt)

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12 February 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 1:20-21; Acts 4:12 Matthew 1:1-25; Acts 4:1-12
HC Lord's Day 11:29
Jesus, which means: The Lord saves.
10 December 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 1:23 Matthew 1:18-25; 18:15-20; 28:16-20 Emmanuel, God is with us!
16 April 2006
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 3:8 Mt 3 John the Baptist preached that people be baptized so that their sins might be forgiven. Let us for a moment consider the significance of John the Baptist's baptism.
3 Sept 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 3:8 Mt 3 Produce fruit in keeping with your repentance.
10 Sept 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 3:11; Lk 3:16 Mt 3 Each one of us was at his/her baptism baptised with the Holy Spirit: In this process there was no definite conduct by the believer that caused the Holy Spirit to be awarded to him/her.
18 March 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 3:14-15 Numbers 8:5-26; Matthew 3:1-17 Why Jesus was baptised as an adult?
26 February 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 3:15; Luke 4:18-19 Matthew 3:13-17; Luke 4:14-30
HC Lord's Day 12:31
The Father anoints His Son Jesus through the Holy Spirit to the Christ.
21 September 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 4:10
HC Lord's Day 45
Mt 4 Our prayers are a direct conversation with the everlasting God.
19 June 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lord's Day 52
HC Lord's Day 52
Js 1:2-18; Mt 4:1-11 The temptation of the Lord Jesus Christ by the Devil is revealed to us to comfort and encourage us.
12 November 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:1-2 and John 12:48 Matthew 4:23 to 5-12 and John 12:37-50 God's Word is alive; do we listen to it or do we only hear it?
19 November 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:3 Matthew 5:1-12 and Luke 16:19-31 The strange King blesses his strange subjects in a strange way.
9 Aug 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 5:3 Matthew 5 With this pronouncement of blessing, the Lord Jesus Christ reveals that not only the coming of the Kingdom of God is eminent, but that it has already partially arrived, and as such is present in His work.
26 October 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 5:3-11 Mt 5:3-11
Gen 3:15
1.What is the meaning of "blessed" and of "peace"? 2.How do I acquire the promised blessedness? 3.How do we go forward?
24 April 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 5:4,5 Mt 5 The longing in our heart now has a future!
3 December 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:5 Matthew 5:1-12 and Romans 12:9-21 Overcome evil with good.
10 December 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:6 and Matthew 19:20-22 Matthew 5:1-12 and 19:16-30 Do you hunger and thirst for the justice of the kingdom of God?
7 January 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:7 and Luke 10: 37 Matthew 5:1-12 and Luke 10:25-37 Sacrifice is not the same as being merciful.
28 January 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:8 Matthew 5:1-12 and 23:23-28 If you are pure in heart, Jesus has sole authority in your heart.
4 February 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:9 and Colossians 1:19-20 Matthew 5:1-12 and Colossians 1:15-23 Peace comes at a price.
11 February 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:10-12 Matthew 5:1-12 and 23:29-36 Being persecuted is a sign that you follow Christ.
15 April 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:13-16 Matthew 5:1-16 A Christian's influence in the world - salt and light.
20 July 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:14-16 Deuteronomy 14:1-2
Matthew 5:1-16
Our testimony about our holy God when somebody passes away.
17 March 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 5:17
Colossians 2:16-17
Matthew 5:17-20
Colossians 2: 6-19
Belgic Confession
Art 25
We celebrate Sunday, Christ fulfilled the Sabbath in our stead.
22 April 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:17-20 Matthew 5:1-26 A Christian's righteousness.
6 May 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:27-30 2 Samuel 11:1-27; Matthew 5:17-20, 27-30 The manner in which a believing man and woman may look at the other sex.
5 June 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 9:3
Matthew 5:20
John 9:1-12
Matthew 5:17-20
CD Chapter 5;Art 2
The believer's reaction to sins of weakness.
9 October 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:20 Matthew 5:1-20
HC Lord's Day 2:3-5
What God expects from man compared to that what man is able to do.
28 October 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 5:20
HC Lord's Day 40
Mt 5 Is your way of living in the first place focused on this world and then on the Lord, or are you living in this world as a child of the Lord guided by the Holy Spirit?
11 December 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 5:22
HC Lord's Day 40
Matthew 5:17-26 Grateful believers protect the life of their neighbour.
13 May 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:31-32 Matthew 5:17-20, 31-32 and 19:1-9 Citizens of the Kingdom remain faithful in their marriage.
16 November 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Numbers 30:2
Matthew 5:33-34a
Matthew 5:33-37
Romans 13:1-7
HC Lord's Day 37
May a Christian take an oath?
3 June 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:34a, 37 Matthew 5:17-20, 33-37;23:16-22 Citizens of the Kingdom of God are people of their word.
3 June 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:34a, 37 Matthew 5:17-20, 33-37;23:16-22 Citizens of the Kingdom of God are people of their word.
13 November 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 5:37
HC Lord's Day 37:101
Matthew 5:33-37 Grateful believers speak as if under oath - they tell the truth.
14 December 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Exodus 20:13
Matthew 5:44-45
Mathew 5:43-48
HC Lord?s Day 40:107
He who stays true to Christ does not limit his love for others.
16 February 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 5:48
HC Lord's Day 44
Mt 13:24-30;36-43 The emphasis falls on the command to love one another.
2 September 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 6:2-4 Matthew 6:1-4 and 25:31-40 Christian charity seeks the glory of God alone.
25 Feb 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 6:5;1 Cor 15:20
HC Lord's Day 48
Mt 6:5-13
1 Cor 15:20 - 28
What is the kingdom of God?
9 September 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 6:5-8 Matthew 6:1-18 The believer prays to seek God and to worship Him.
20 Dec 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 6:1-18
HC Lord's Day 46
Mt 6 What the Lord Jesus Christ objects to here is the hypocrisy of the Pharisees.
16 September 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 6:9 Matthew 6:1-18 Who is the God that we call upon as Father in our prayer?
23 March 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 6:10a
HC Lord's Day 48
Mt 6:5-13
1 Cor 15:20-28
The Kingdom and ourselves.
13 April 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis HC Lord's Day 48 Mt 6:5-13
1 Cor 15:20-28
The Kingdom and the Church.
23 September 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 6:9-10 Matthew 6:1-18 Our Father's interests have priority over our own.
30 September 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 6:11-13 Matthew 6:1-18 Our heavenly Father wants to hear of our need and requirements.
14 October 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 6:16-18 Matthew 6:1-18 and Isaiah 58:1-12 Introspection, remorse and repentance so that people may see you, or God?
21 October 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 6:24 Matthew 6:19-24 and Isaiah 44:1-11 Is God really for you the almighty God upon whom you build your present and future?
28 October 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 6:31–33 Matthew 6:19–34 Worry about life's needs mocks God's providence and love for you.
15 February 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 7:7-11 Matt. 7:7-11
Luke 11:1-13
HC Lord's Day 46
Jesus' promises about prayer and our incapability of accepting them.
3 August 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 7:5,14 Mt 7 Because you carry the responsibility yourself to travel on the proper road of faith, you, yourself, must obtain clarification by the Lord should something be right or wrong.
11 Feb 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 7:11
HC Lord's Day 46
Mt 7 In the words our Father we find the assurance of the Lord that we belong to Him and that we need not fear anything.
27 November 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 7:14 Matthew 7:13-28
HC Lord's Day 7:20
The number of people sanctified through Christ is smaller than the number not sanctified.
29 May 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 7:21
HC Lord's Day 49
Mt 7 Brothers and sisters, it is also God's will that the Second Coming is near. Maybe there's not much time left for us.
13 October 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 7:16,17
HC Lord's Day 32
Mt 13:24-30;36-43 The practising of our faith is a delicate and sensitive matter.
6 Dec 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 7:24-27 Mt 7 With this parable about the two dwellings the Lord Jesus brings home to us the very big responsibility, resting on our shoulders, of dealing with faith and the Kingdom of God in our daily lives.
11 Oct 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 9:2c Mt 9 Often, because we cannot get going, our faith displays signs of paralyses.
29 March 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 9:17 Mt 9 We live in times when virtually everything can be copied, appearing just like the original. This, unluckily, also is the case with our religion!
8 Nov 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 10:16
HC Lord's Day 43
Mt 10 It is promised that every true believer who puts his trust in the Lord Jesus Christ shall be perfectly safe.
2 April 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 10:32-33;Romans 10:9-10 Matthew 10:26-39; Romans 10:5-17
HC Lord's Day 12:32
Christian you are anointed as a prophet of Jesus Christ.
22 February 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 11:28
HC Lord's Day 5
Mt 11 The righteous judgment of the LORD is an issue that petrifies many people.
26 September 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Matthew 10:28-29 Matthew 10 We are often worried about death. Each one of us asks the question: what is to become of us when we die.
10 Sept 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 12:7
HC Lord's Day 38
Mt 12:4-13 Of course Sunday is a workday. It's just a different kind of workday compared to weekdays.
10 March 2002 (morning) Dr CFC Coetzee Mt 13:30 Mt 13:24-30;36-43 Think of what this implies: the more the Word becomes manifested in us, the more we become one with Christ, the Word incarnate, eat His flesh and drink His blood, the more will we ourselves be"Matthewcome the good seed growing to fullness at the time of the harvest. The more will we resemble Christ and grow in Him and towards Him, until He comes to fetch us.
7 December 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 14:28-30 Mt 14 How do you react to the omnipotence of the Triune God?
19 December 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Matthew 15:25
HC Lord's Day 45
Matthew 15 Truly, it is an important matter to pray - and to be allowed to pray!
16 September 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 16:16
Colossians 1:19-20
Matthew 16:13-20
Colossians 1:15-20
Belgic Confession, Article 10
For the sake of your salvation Jesus is truly God.
9 Aug 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 16:16-17
HC Lord's Day 31
Matthew 16:13-23 The keys of the kingdom of heaven teach me respect for and awe of God. But they also teach me to pray together with the church and, together with the church, to keep ungodliness out of the communion of saints.
21 April 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 16:16-19 Matthew 16:13-20
1 Corinthians 2:1-5
Galatians 1:6-10
Belgic Confession
Art 29
The true church is the church that remains obedient only to Christ.
13 December 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 16:18 Matthew 16:13-20
CD Chapter 2, Art 9
Since the beginning, Christ builds his church and will always care for it.
10 September 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 16:18-19 Matthew 16:13-20; Acts 2:1-47
HC Lord's Day 21:54
The church is the result of the work by the Son of God.
30 January 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 16:19
HC Lord's Day 31
Rom 1: 16, 17
Mt 16:13-23
Church discipline
8 August 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 16:19
HC Lord's Day 31
Matthew 16:13-23
Romans 1:16,17
1. Discipline and preaching (the proclamation of the Word) 2. Practical application of discipline
18 May 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 16:24
HC Lord's Day 49
Mt 16 The only two possible ways to conduct one's life: To live righteously or to live unrighteously.
31 July 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Matthew 17:18
HC Lord's Day 24
Matthew 17:11-29 Persevere with joy in your good works.
13 June 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 18:15
HC Lord's Day 51
Mt 18 Forgiveness.
6 May 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 18:15-17 Matthew 18:10-20
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 31:85
The key that unlocks and locks the kingdom of God.
12 May 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 18:15-18 Matthew 18:15-20
1 John 5:1-5
Belgic Confession
Art 32
God is a God of order: He demands that there must be order and censure in the church.
14 September 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 18:16-17 Matthew 18:15-20
1 John 5:1-5
HC Lord's Day 31:85
The Word of God as censure and consolation.
12 Februa"Matthewry 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 18:23-25
HC Lord's Day 51:126a
Matthew 18:21-35 A prayer for forgiveness presupposes confession.
19 February 2012
(morning:Holy Communium)
Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 18:26-27
HC Lord's Day 51:126b
Matthew 18:21-25 The debt is fully paid up - here is the receipt.
19 February 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 18:28-30, 35
HC Lord's Day 51:126c
Matthew 18:21-35 What has God's grace done to you and me?
8 Oct 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 19:6
HC Lord's Day 41
Mt 19 Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate.
31 August 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 19:8
HC Lord's Day 41
Mt 19 The matter of divorce and discord in marriage is characteristic of our times; according to statistics, specifically a problem in our country.
27 March 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 19:25-26 Matthew 19:16-30
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 10
Why peopl"Matthewe can come to repentance and faith.
22 May 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Matthew 20:13 Matthew 20 This parable clearly depicts the Lord's freedom to do how He pleases and when He pleases.
4 October 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 20:15 Matthew 20:1-16
CD Chapter 1, Art. 18
Grace belongs to the Lord alone and He bestows it on whom He pleases.
28 April 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 20:26
1 Peter 5:4
Matthew 20:20-28
1 Peter 4:7-11; 5:1-4
Belgic Confession
Art 30
Christ governs His church, people are the servants by whom He does so.
20 April 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 21:37
HC Lord's Day 14
Mt 21:33-46 We do not just belong to the Lord! The Lord made us farmers of his vineyard because we must take care of the church on earth!
13 March 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 22:4 Matthew 22:1-14
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 8
God is sincere when He calls people to conversion.
10 April 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Matthew 24:12-13 Matthew 24 We will all still suffer greatly for the sake of the Name of Jesus Christ. And a great process of sifting will also still take place in the church.
24 September 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Daniel 11:21,Matthew 24:13 Daniel 11:1-27 and Matthew 24:1-14 To be believing during the time before the coming of the Anti-Christ.
16 December 2010
(Day of the vow)
Dr MJ du Plessis Matthew 24:13 Matthew 24 Let us therefore persevere in faith, because one of the parts of our faith is a firm confidence in the power and decrees of our Triune God. In this faithfulness and decree of God the best possible is provided for us, not withstanding the most difficult of circumstances.
6 Aug 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 25:10
HC Lord's Day 31
Mt 25 The door to the wedding banquet is shut - irrevocably.
23 September 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 25:21 Matthew 25:14-30
HC Lord's Day 42
How the saved person works and manages property.
23 March 2003 (morning) Dr A Lindhout (em) Mt 26:23;Jn 13:26a Mt 26:17-23;Jn 13:13-21 How easily do we forget that, behind the outstretched hand of Jesus, the heart of the Father beats for us.
10 October 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 27:31
HC Lord's Day 15
Mt 27 The crucifixion of Jesus is the centre-point of God's counsel.
25 March 2016
(Good Friday: morning)
Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 27:45 - 46 Matthew 27:45 - 56 Christ carried away the God-forsakenness for you and me.
18 Oct 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Dan 5:25
Mt 27:46
Dan 5:1-28
Mt 27:45-51 "Matthew
Two Aramaic sentences in our Bible! One preaches judgement and the other salvation.
27 April 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 27:45-46
HC Lord's Day 16
Mt 27 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?
18 June 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 2 Samuel 22:1-7; Matthew 26:36-46; 27:45-56 2 Samuel 22:5-7: Matthew 27:46
HC Lord's Day 16:44
Jesus has saved the believer forever from hell.
2 February 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey 2 Samuel 22:5-7
Matthew 27:46
2 Samuel 22:1-7
Isaiah 43:1-4
Matthew 26:36-39
Matthew 27:45-48
HC Lord's Day 16:44
Jesus redeemed us from hell forever.
26 May 2002 (morning) Rev HP Prinsloo (em) Mt 28:2-15 Mt 27:57-28:15 The Lord has truly risen.
7 May 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 28:5-8
HC Lord's Day 17
Mt 28; Judg 16 How does Christ's resurrection benefit us?
8 April 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 28:6-7 Matthew 27:62-28:10 The glorious message: Christ has arisen!
1 January 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey
1 January 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 28:19 Deuteronomy 6:1-9; Matthew 28:16-20
HC Lord's Day 8:25
The consolation of knowing the Triune God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
30 July 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 28:20; John 14:18,23,26 Matthew 28:1-10,16-20; John 14:15-31
HC Lord's Day 18:47-48
How is Christ at His church should He have ascended into heaven?
25 May 2017
(evening:Ascension)
Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 28:20;Psalm 139:7 Matthew 28:16-20;Psalm 139:1-24
HC Lord's Day 18:47,48
As true God and true man, Christ is in heaven, but as true God, He is omnipresent..
Deuteronomy 6:1-9; Matthew 28:16-20
HC Lord's Day 8:25
The consolation of knowing the Triune God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
6 April 2"Matthew014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 28:20
Psalm 139:7
Matthew 28:16-20
Psalm 139:1-24
HC Lord's Day 18:47, 48
As true human, Christ is in heaven, but as true God, He is omni-present.
8 Nov 2009
(morning: Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 28:20 Mt 28 When, on that Sunday morning after the crucifixion, the small group of people arrived at the grave to treat the Lord's body with spices, they were greatly dismayed when they found the stone rolled away, and the Lord Jesus' body gone.

Mark (Mk)

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27 November 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Mark 2:27-28
HC Lord's Day 38:103
Mark 2:23-28 Grateful believers take rest from their sins in the Lord Jesus.
17 August 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 4:12 Mark 4 We have to understand very well that the preaching of the Lord's Word does not leave us unaffected. For the hereafter brings about either life or death. It also brings about a partitioning between people.
4 November 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 4:26-29 Mark 4 Above our life the grace and care of God is written in capital letters. The Lord makes His Word grow in us so that we may believe and understand and live courageously until the Lord returns.
16 May 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 4:38 Mark 4:35-41 It is the way of most people to forget God, but when they are in trouble the Lord is called upon to account and to explain why He has forgotten us.
22 February 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Mark 5:16-18; 6:19-20 Mark 5:1-20; 6:14-29 Your relationship with Jesus; Close but still so far, or truly one with Him.
26 October 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 6:19 Mark 6:14-29 Our way of love must be aimed at the unseen and must be illustrative of the characteristics of the perfect everlasting God.
7 May 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 6:20 Mark 6: 14-29 The lives of some people show clearly that the Holy Spirit is working in them but somehow they never reach the point where they worship truly and become true believers. Eventually such people are lost because life has overcome them.
21 October 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 7:10-13
HC Lord's Day 39
Mark 7 There is a tendency among some people to try and change the contents of the Bible.
18 April 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 8:37-38 Mark 8:22-38 What shall man be able to give in exchange for his life?
7 March 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 8:12b Mt 16:1-11; Mark 8 True faith is based in trust of the invisible.
11 April 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 9:24
HC Lord's Day 9
Mark 9 In His providence He made it possible for us to have access to His throne through His Son.
7 October 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Mark 10:14 Mark 10:1-16 The Lord's promises are for the believers and their children.
13 June 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 10:21 Mark 10 We are called on to fully serve the Lord in all facets of our lives.
15 August 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 10:48 Mark 10 Poor, yet rich.
12 September 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 11:17b Mark 11 The Lord hates an external display of faith, which, if it were tested, does not display the same internal appearance.
13 February 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 11:25
HC Lord's Day 51
Mark 11 We must fully believe that which we in prayer in our hearts desire.
25 January 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 12:29-30
HC Lord's Day 2
Mark 12 The life of a Christian is a life of continual soul-searching.
1 Nov 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jer 36:23
Mark 13:7,19-20, 24-25
Jer 36 and Mk 13 We must always humble ourselves to God. In modesty we have to confess our sins to God and also beg for redemption and freedom from the matters bothering us.
14 September 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 13:13 Mark 13 Should we, under pressure and persecution, persevere in the power of the Lord Jesus Christ, we will remain standing. This means that every day we will have to guard and pray that the world does not catch us offside, but also that we, from the inside, do not hollow out the church of the Lord, causing it to fall because of our own poor perseverance and half-hearted faith.
14 November 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis HC Lord's Day 21 Isa 2:2-5; Mk 13:1-13 One of the signs of the last days is that the church will become untrue and serious decay will be the order of the day
23 April 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 15:12-15
HC Lord's Day 15
Mark 15 This passage contains the essence of the Scriptures: the worst part of Christ's suffering and his crucifixion - for us.
2 April 2010
(Easter Friday)
Dr MJ du Plessis Mark 15:21 Mark 15 The death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus is thus the proof that the Lord can (and will), from total destruction, bring us to the everlasting glory.
4 June 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 10:17-18; Mark 15:44-45 John 10:17-18; Mark 15:44-45
HC Lord's Day 16:40-42
Jesus laid down His life in aid of removing the terror of the death from the believers.

Luke (Lk)

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9 December 2012 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 1:18-20 Malachi 4:4-6
Luke 1:5-25
Our God of the Covenant keeps His promises! Do you believe it?
23 December 2012 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 1:34-37 Isaiah 55:8-1
Luke 1:26-38
Every word of God is powerfully life-giving.
3 December 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 1:37 Exodus 14:10-28; 2 Kings 4:1-7; Luke 1:26-38 For with God nothing will be impossible.
14 December 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 1:43 Luke 1:26-45 Through the Holy Spirit you see the wonder behind the ordinary.
21 December 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 1:53 Luke 1:39-56 The contrariness of God?s rule.
18 December 2011(morning) Rev W ten Haaf Luke 1:42; 46-49 Luke 1:26-56 A biblical Ave Maria.
27 April 2003 (evening) Rev R Kingma Lk 1:8-11,22; 24:50b Lk 1:5-25; 24:50-53 Live joyfully as people blessed by the Lord!
1 August 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Luke 1:53
HC Lord's Day 30
Luke 1
Luke 14:16-24
The salvation and rejection of people by the Lord.
25 December 2014
(morning:Christmas)
Rev Coen Vrey Luke 2:10-11 Luke 2:1-20 The best news of all good news.
3 May 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 2:13-14
HC Lord's Day 14
lk 2 According to this truth and this Word of God, we believe in one only God, who is one single essence, in which are three persons.
25 December 2011 (morning) Rev W ten Haaf Luke 2:13 -14 Luke 2:1-20
Revelation 12:1-17
Heavenly soldiers singing of peace.
4 June 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 2:25-26
Belgic Confession
Article 11
Luke 2 How do we get to know the Holy Spirit?
12 October 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Luke 2:35 Luke 2 The moment of redemption has arrived.
7 September 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 3:14 Lk 3:1-22 1.What is discontentment with life? 2.Does the Lord give me things - and why? 3.How much does God give?
10 Sept 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 3:11; Lk 3:16 Mt 3 Each one of us was at his/her baptism baptised with the Holy Spirit: In this process there was no definite conduct by the believer that caused the Holy Spirit to be awarded to him/her.
26 February 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 3:15; Luke 4:18-19 Matthew 3:13-17; Luke 4:14-30
HC Lord's Day 12:31
The Father anoints His Son Jesus through the Holy Spirit to the Christ.
10 November 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Luke 4:18-19 Luke 4:14-30
Matthew 10:32-33
HC Lord's Day 12
Jesus was anointed to be our chief Prophet - by faith we are prophets for God.
24 May 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 4:25-26 Lk 4 Thus when the Word of God admonishes you because of your sin, dearly beloved, it is no use angering yourself towards the church. Convert yourself.
30 September 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 4:32 Lk 4 The faithful should not act as if they have a right to the Lord Jesus and can use Him as a showpiece in the church.
29 July 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 5:8 Lk 5 This part of the history describes how the Lord keeps on coming to us and taking trouble until we know Him and understand our calling.
7 September 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 6:37-42
HC Lord's Day 43
Ps 51
Luke 6:37-42
We cannot judge others because God did not appoint us to do it. We cannot be judges passing judgement over other people because we ourselves have so many weaknesses that we cannot pass true judgement. Also, we cannot judge others while we also stand in the dock to be judged because of our sins - as pointed out in Psalm 51.
10 February 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 6:37
HC Lord's Day 43
Lk 6:17-49 Do not judge, and you will not be judged.
15 November 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 7:31-34 Luke 7:18-35
CD Chapter 2, Art. 6
The cause of unbelief - is Christ's sacrifice not enough?
21 July 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Luke 7:47 Luke 7:36-50
HC: Lord's Day 1:2
You can truly live and die in the joy of God's comfort.
1 May 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Luke 7:48 Luke 7 Dearly beloved, how much would we not like to hear these words! The Lord Jesus Himself telling us: Your sins are forgiven!
20 March 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 8:12-14 Luke 8:4-15
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 9
Not all who hear God calling come to Him and believe.
1 March 2015
(Holy Communion:morning)
Rev Coen Vrey Luke 9:57-62 Luke 9: 23-27, 51-62 A Disciple follows Jesus purposefully.
7 January 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:7 and Luke 10: 37 Matthew 5:1-12 and Luke 10:25-37 Sacrifice is not the same as being merciful.
8 January 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 1:5; Luke 11:13 Ephesians 1:1-14; Luke 11:12-13
HC Lord's Day 9
For the sakes of Christ, God gives Himself to the believer as Father.
6 June 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 11:13
HC Lord's Day 19
Lk 11 Who or what is the Holy Spirit whom we confess? Where does He come from and what does He do?
3 February 2008
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 11:21-22 Lk 11:14-37 We cannot live in a vacuum - we must let the Holy Spirit come into us so that our whole life and body is occupied by the Lord Jesus forever, otherwise the devil together with seven other devils will move in. The devil will not and does not want to leave us in peace.
8 Nov 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 11:9-13
HC Lord's Day 45
Lk 11 The Lord does not need our puny words of prayer for Him to be God - but we need His grace in order to be His children and to be able to live!
21 March 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 12:6-7 Lk 12 Should your relationship with God be in order, there is no way you need to live under tension. Especially not towards people.
10 June 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Isaiah 44:6; Luke 12:15 Isaiah 44: 6-23; Luke 12:13-21
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 34:94-95
There is only one God - you must trust only Him.
18 January 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 12:15
Exodus 20:15
Luke 12:1-21
HC Lord's Day 42
True richness in God.
9 January 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Luke 12:31-32
HC Lord's Day 48
Luke 12 The Lord Jesus gives a very clear command: Seek ye his Kingdom!
28 October 2001 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 12:32
HC Lord's Day 22
Lk 12 By what criterion do we measure life?
13 March 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Luke 13:8-9 Luke 13 Death and fulfilling our calling.
19 August 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 15:6 and 9 Luke 15:1-10 God rejoices about each sinner whom He finds.
27 March 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Luke 15:14-19
HC Lord's Day 5
Luke 15 Except for the Lord Jesus Christ whilst he was a human there has, since Adam, never been a human able to stand his own against sin.
28 April 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 15:14-19
HC Lord's Day 5
Lk 15:11-24 Every person should come to the point where he realizes that there is something far more urgent than bodily hunger or poverty, and that this is the hunger of the soul for redemption and reconciliation from one's death in sin.
11 September 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Luke 15:17-20a
HC Lord's Day 30
Luke 15:11-32 We have an inexorable duty to join the table of Holy Communion.
24 August 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 15:18-20 Luke 15:11-32
HC Lord's Day 30:81-82
We have a solemn duty to come to the Lord's Supper.
22 April 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Luke 15:20b-24
Belgic Confession
Art 1
Luke 15:11-32 How real is God to you? The Love of your Lord is incomprehensible to you!
2 October 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 15:24 Luke 15:1-2,11-32
HC Lord's Day 1:1,2
Christian, are you aware of the value of your salvation?
26 August 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 15:32 Luke 15:1–2 and 11-32 What it means to be truly alive for God.
14 October 2012 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 16:8b-9 Luke 16:1-13 The way in which you deal with that which you have, reflects how certain you are of you eternal destination.
4 Feb 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Luke 16:8,9 Luke 16:1-17 Use worldly wealth (Mammon) to gain friends for yourselves.
11 November 2012 (morning) Rev Wout ten Haaf Luke 16:19-31 Luke 16:19-31 God's wrath, the anger He has towards the unrepentant sinner and the path to hell of the unbeliever.
12 August 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Luke 16:31 Luke 16: 14-31
Belgic Confession
Art 4
The Bible that God gave us.
28 October 2012 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 16:29-31 Luke 16:14-31 In this life the Word of God is sufficient for our entire life.
17 February 2008
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 17:5 Lk 17 Increase our faith!
4 September 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Luke 17:5-6 Luke 17:1-10 We have faith, let us use it.
19 November 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 17:10 Luke 17:10; 1 Corinthians 14:1-11
HC Lord's Day 23:63
The wage for good works is a reward of grace.
8 February 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 18:7-8a Luke 18:1-8
HC Lord's Day 45:116-117
Continue praying, God will answer you.
18 September 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 18:8 Lk 18 When the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?
29 January 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Luke 19:8-9a
HC Lord's Day 42:110
Luke 19:1-27 Gratefully I live with my possessions as God's steward.
13 May 2010 (evening)
Ascension
Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 19:12,13,15
HC Lord's Day 18
Lk 19 Now we are awaiting the Second Coming. The Second Coming of our King has no time for excuses.
19 May 2002
(morning: Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 21:27 Lk 21 We are people living very near the Second Coming of the Lord Jesus. He foretold certain things that would happen when His Second Coming was near. And He also said how we as believers should respond when these things occurred.
21 August 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Luke 22:31-32 Luke 22:24-34 Do not lead us into temptation!
1 November 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 22:41-44 Luke 22:39-53
CD Chapter 2, Art. 4
In body soul, and spirit Jesus was aware of the wrath and curse of God.
20 February 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Luke 22:40
HC Lord's Day 52
Luke 22:31-46 We always pray for forgiveness from our sins. But forgiveness only is not enough.
8 June 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 22:40
HC Lord's Day 52
Lk 22 Pray that you will not get into temptation!
24 July 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Luke 22:31-34,54-62 Luke 22:61-62
CD Chapter 5;Art 6
The Lord holds on because He took an unchangeable decision.
6 April 2007
(Good Friday morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 23:14 Lk 22:63 - 23:25 Friday, the day of the cross. The day and its events were inevitable. Everything led to this day.
6 April 2012
(morning: Good Friday)
Rev CCA Vrey Luke 23:34a Luke 23:26-43 Jesus' prayer on the cross for us.
29 March 2013 (morning)
Good Friday
Rev CCA Vrey Luke 23:40-43 Isaiah 53:1-3
Luke 2:25-35; 23:35-43
In His weakness, Jesus is truly our Saviour!
18 August 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 23:43
HC Lord's Day 22
Lk 23 What will happen to me when I die?
12 October 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 23:44-56
HC Lord's Day 16
Lk 23:44-56 Golgotha is the place of humiliation, but also the place of absolute amazement
20 November 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Luke 23:45b Leviticus 16:1-2
Luke 23:44-49
He, who has Christ as his saviour, always has access to God.
5 May 2016
(evening:Ascension Day)
Rev Coen Vrey Luke 24:52 Luke 24:36 - 53 Ascension: The great joy for Christ's followers.
31 March 2013 (morning)
Resurrection Day
Rev CCA Vrey Luke 24:5-8 Luke 24:1-12 Does life still make sense to you?
4 April 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Lk 24:15,16 Lk 24 See how, also after His resurrection, the Lord Jesus renders attention to the believers. He accompanies them on their road of life.
22 May 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Luke 24:26
HC Lord's Day 15
Luke 24:13-35 The Son of God's suffering.
17 May 2012 (Ascension) Rev CCA Vrey Luke 24:52 Luke 24:36-53 Ascension: The great joy for the followers of Christ.

John (Jn)

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23 April 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 1:1,12-14 John1:1-18
HC Lord's Day 13:33
Christ the Son of God - Christian a child of God.
1 December 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey John 1:1;12-14 John1:1-18
HC Lord's Day 13:33
How our childhood of God compares to Christ's being the Child of God.
9 May 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 1:4
HC Lord's Day 12
Jn 1 We have found the Messiah! That is the word in Hebrew for the Greek word Christ. Translated into English it would be the Anointed One.
20 Dec 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 1:12 Jn 1:1-14 The image of day and night and the sun rising is an image appearing throughout the Bible.
13 April 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 1:12,18
HC Lord's Day 13
Jn 1 To become children of God!
20 October 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Psalm 33:12
John 1:12-13
Psalm 33:1-22
John 1:1-18
HC Lord's Day 9
Your comfort in this life: The Almighty God is our Father on account of Christ.
25 January 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 1:17
HC Lord's Day 34
Jn 1 1. Why was the law given to mankind? 2. The necessity for the law 3. The power of the law
5 March 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 1:18 John 1:1-18
HC Lord's Day 12:31
Jesus Christ - the highest Prophet and Teacher.
4 March 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey John 1:18
HC Lord's Day 46:120
John 1:1-18
Mathew 6:9-13
Christ commands us to address God as OUR FATHER.
29 April 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey John 1:18
1 John 4:12

Belgic Confession
Art 1
Exodus 33:7-23
John 1:1-18
1 John 4:7-12
How real is God to you? Our invisible God reveals Himself to you!
7 September 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 1:41
HC Lord's Day 12
Jn 1 His Spirit prophesises in your heart that you are part of God's kingdom, and that you must see to it that his kingdom come.
24 January 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 3:5-6 Genesis 4:1-8, 25-5:5
John 3:1-8; 15:1-8
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 3
Only God the Holy Spirit changes a dead sinner into a vibrant believer.
11 August 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey John 3:5-6 Genesis 4:1-8, 25-5:5
John 3:1-8; 15:1-8
HC: Lord's Day 3:7,8
The hope of living granted to the miserable man.
22 October 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 3:6;Revelation 21:3 John 3:1-21;Revelation 21:1-8,21:22-22:5
HC Lord's Day 22:58
Eternal life; now and hereafter.
10 April 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 3:6-8 John 3: 1-21
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 12
The Essence of Rebirth.
19 June 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis John 3:8
HC Lord's Day 20
Belgic Confession
Articles 8, 9 and 11.
John 3 The Holy Spirit.
28 July 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 3:8
HC Lord's Day 20
Jn 3 The Holy Spirit.
17 June 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 3:13-14
HC Lord's Day 7
Jn 3 Those who believe in Jesus Christ, have eternal life.
1 June 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey John 3:16
Revelation 21:3
John 3:1-21
Revelation 21:1-8
HC Lord's Day 22:58
Our life, perfected by Christ, will be eternal.
10 August 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 3:16
HC Lord's Day 7
Jn 3 What we receive from God is grace. Therefore we should be so grateful and responsible when the Holy Spirit proclaims this salvation to us, and we must accept it faithfully.
29 September 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey John 3:16-18 John 3:1-36
HC Lord's Day 7:20
In order to be saved, one must have true faith.
29 September 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey John 3:16-18 John 3:1-36
HC Lord's Day 7:20
In order to be saved, one must have true faith.
27 November 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 3:26; 4:1
HC Lord's Day 26
Jn 3:22-4:3 Sacraments are meant for believers only. They are seals of God's amazing grace granted to them. They are visible signs of the truth that God includes all the believers in his covenant of grace.
28 March 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 3:13-14
HC Lord's Day 7
Jn 3 They, who believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, have the eternal life. That is the most important thing in life that we have to cling to, for we know that all people sin.
24 July 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey John 3:27-30
John 3:22-36 Christ Jesus always first!
24 May 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey John 3:36 John 3:22-36
CD Chapter 1, Art 4
Why faith in Jesus Christ is absolutely vital.
3 Jan 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis John 3:37
Thess 2:3
John 3
1 Thess 2
Both these Bible passages deal with the word "accept" (Thesaurus U.K. English = receive, take possession of, make your own)
17 June 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 4:23-24 John 4:1-26
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 35:96-97
God is looking for people who worship Him in spirit and truth.
27 Aug 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 4:24
HC Lord's Day 34
Jn 4 He who worships God may only worship Him in the way God wants it to be done.
12 October 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 4:34-37
HC Lord's Day 49
Jn 4 To comply with God's will is only possible if we ask the Lord for an explanation of His will.
2 May 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 5:23
HC Lord's Day 11
Jn 5 The Trinity.
23 May 2010 (morning)
Holy Communion
Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 5:24 Jn 5 In this way the Word of God has two sides: The one is luring. It is the deliverance and glory and mercy. The other side is dark and ominous: it is the hell and judgement and misery.
18 May 2003
(morning: Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 5:35-36 Jn 5 It sometimes happens that we are satisfied with something that is superficially very close to the truth in appearance. When we then come across the real thing, we do not want what is real and true, because we have something with which we are quite satisfied instead.
28 November 2004
(morning)
Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 5:2 Jn 5 This passage contains some very serious admonitions to repentance for all who read it.
26 March 2006
(evening)
Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 5:24
HC Lord's Day 11
Jn 5 You pass over out of death into life - that is if you confess the Lord Jesus correctly and if you sincerely believe in Him. Hope is born for us from our faith and creed - the hope that God will raise us from the dead.
8 Oct 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 5:24 Jn 5 Our journey towards eternal life goes through faith in, and worshipping of, Jesus Christ the Lord.
20 January 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey John 6:10-11 John 6:1-15 With our little the Lord will cause great things to happen!
23 July 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 6:32
HC Lord's Day 28
Jn 6 The purpose of the miracle was to show the people how He, as the Redeemer, would save us from starving to death because of our sins by feeding us on remission of sins and eternal life.
24 February 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey John 6:26-27, 35-36 John 6:1-40 Why do you follow Jesus?
9 August 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey John 6:37-40 John 6:22-40
CD Chapter 1, Section 11
Can God's work be undone?
9 June 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey John 6:53-55 John 6:41-59
Belgic Confession: Art 35
With the soul's mouth - with faith - we eat and drink Christ's flesh and blood.
1 April 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 6:55-56 John 6:41-59; Ephesians 5:21-33
Heidelberg Catechism Lord's Day 28:76
To in the faith eat and drink Christ, He comes into us and we into Him.
31 August 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey John 6:55-56
Ephesians 5:29-30
John 6:41-59
Ephesians 5:21-33
HC Lord's Day 28:67
To eat and drink Christ in faith, lets Him live in us and we in Him.
21 May 2009
(Ascension Day)
Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 6:62
HC Lord's Day 18
Jn 6 The ascension proclaims the greatness of the Lord Jesus Christ.
22 February 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 6:63 Jn 6 It has become a tendency in our churches to do everything possible to draw people into church. Much attention is given to and a lot is said about matters important to man.
24 February 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey John 6:66-69 John 6:41-71 The high price of persevering in following Jesus.
28 August 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 6:69
HC Lord's Day 13
Jn 6:22-71 Then we do not have to fear difficult times in our lives, because we will have the strength to cope. Even when we suffer much grief we are comforted, because we know that in the kingdom of God there will be no grief or suffering. That kingdom is our final address.
8 February 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 7:38-39
Jn 7:30-52 The renewing working of the Holy Spirit is like a stream of water.
11 November 2012 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 8:21-47 John 8:36
Belgic Confession: Art 14
Only when you obey Jesus are you truly free.
5 June 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 9:3
Matthew 5:20
John 9:1-12
Matthew 5:17-20
CD Chapter 5;Art 2
The believer's reaction to sins of weakness.
21 September 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 9:35
HC Lord's Day 13
Jn 9 Confess that Christ is the Son of God, and know that God loves you in Him, and also cares for you in Him.
22 January 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey John 10:2-4 John 10:1-21
Jeremiah 17:7-8
Do you still hear the voice of your Lord amongst all the noise?
24 March 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 10:10b Jn 10:1-21 The Lord uses the life of the shepherd, which was quite familiar to His listeners, to depict God's faithful concern for His people.
4 June 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 10:17-18; Mark 15:44-45 John 10:17-18; Mark 15:44-45
HC Lord's Day 16:40-42
Jesus laid down His life in aid of removing the terror of the death from the believers.
6 December 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 10:11,27-28 John 10:1-42
CD Chapter 2, Art 8
Christ attained the salvation and gives it to His people.
28 April 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 10:14-16
1 Corinthians 12:18-20
John 10:14-16
1 Corinthians 12:18-20
HC Lord's Day 21
The Church exists to live for God, and each other.
7 April 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey John 10:14-16
Romans 10:17
John 10:1-30
Romans 10:14-17
Belgic Confession
Art 27
The church is the Lord's-He started it and He preserves it.
22 March 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 10:27-28
HC Lord's Day 7
Jn 10 We have security when we follow Christ unreservedly.
1 May 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis John 10:28
HC Lord's Day 12
John 10 The anointing of Christ.
17 November 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey John 10:29-30
John 12:15

John 10:22-30
John 12:12-19
Romans 6:12-19
HC Lord's Day 12
Jesus was anointed to be our eternal King - by faith we are kings for God.
21 Feb 2010
(morning: Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 12:15; Rev 19:11 Jn 12; Rev 19 Therefore the Holy Communion confirms the gentleness of God's love for us - a love, confirming to all of you today, renewed re-creation and eternal life.
6 April 2003 (morning) Rev W ten Haaf (em) Jn 12:24,25 Jn 12:9-27 It was for me that he laid down His life.
5 October 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 12:31
HC Lord's Day 48
Jn 12 The devil is on the loose on earth - where we live.
12 November 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:1-2 and John 12:48 Matthew 4:23 to 5-12 and John 12:37-50 God's Word is alive; do we listen to it or do we only hear it?
26 October 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 13:1,15
HC Lord's Day 51
Jn 13 Will it be worth while considering yourself too important to make sacrifices for others and eventually lose eternal life?
12 September 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 14:1,8,9,16
HC Lord's Day 8
Jn 14 Your life is an exact reflection of what you believe.
8 March 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 14:6
HC Lord's Day 6
Jn 14 Repentance goes hand in hand with selfknowledge. Selfknowledge is in fact also recognition of my own sins and the damage I have done with it.
20 April 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 5:3-4
John 14:16-17
Acts 5:1-11
John 14:15-31
HC Lord's Day 20
God the Holy Spirit a Gift to us and a Giver for us.
30 July 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 28:20; John 14:18,23,26 Matthew 28:1-10,16-20; John 14:15-31
HC Lord's Day 18:47-48
How is Christ at His church should He have ascended into heaven?
24 February 2008
(evening)
Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 14
HC Lord's Day 5, 6
Jn 14 This is why we all have that tremendous need of salvation.
26 March 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 15:4-5 John 15:1-7
HC Lord's Day 12:32
Being a Christian means you are an anointed of Christ.
28 August 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey John 15:4-5
HC Lord's Day 28
Isaiah 5:1-7
John 15:1-17
True believers have only one place to be ... in Christ!
25 September 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey John 15:5,8
HC Lord's Day 32
John 15:1-8 Good deeds are the logic necessity of salvation.
21 September 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey John 15:5 John 15:1-8
HC Lord's Day 32
Good works are the logical result of redemption.
5 May 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 15:7 Jn 15:1-7
Isa 52:3-53:6
There is a very tender relationship between the Lord Jesus and true believers. It is a relationship in which He reigns over us and comforts us and provides the knowledge we need to be able to do what He expects of us.
27 August 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 15:26; Acts 5:3-4 John 15:18-16:15
Acts 5:1-11
HC Lord's Day 20
The Holy Spirit is indeed God.
23 September 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey John 15:26
Acts 5:3-4
John 15:18-16:15
Acts 5:1-11
Belgic Confession, Article 11
God, the Father and the Son indeed sent us the Holy Spirit.
16 October 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 15:26
HC Lord's Day 20
Jn 15 The Person and work of the Holy Spirit.
16 March 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey John 16:7
Romans 8:34
John 16:5-15
Romans 8:31-39
HC Lord's Day 18:46,49
Jesus Christ is in heaven for our sake.
21 June 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 16:7
HC Lord's Day 18
Jn 16 There was time in history when the church experienced dark days, because believers were hated and persecuted. During these persecutions believers held fast to their belief in the ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ.
6 May 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 16:8-14
HC Lord's Day 3
Jn 16 Now go back and tackle life again. Now go back and make your peace with your neighbour. Now try again to make a success of your baptismal vow before God.
15 May 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey John 16:12-14 John 16:1-15 Who is the Holy Spirit and what is his work?
14 May 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 16:12-14
HC Lord's Day 20
Jn 16 What do we believe concerning the Holy Spirit?
22 June 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 17:8
HC Lord's Day 1
Jn 17 1. The comfort prepared by the Lord Jesus. 2. The working of the Holy Spirit within us.
26 December 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis John 17:15-16
HC Lord's Day 46
John 17 There is one road to God which is always open - the road of prayer. And the most beautiful words with which to start a prayer are the words used by the Lord Jesus when He commenced to pray.
6 August 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 John 2:1; John 17:15-17,24 John 17:1-26; 1 John 2:6-1;
HC Lord's Day 18:49
The use of Christ's ascension into heaven for His saved children.
24 March 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey John 17:11,21 John 17:1-26
Belgic Confession
Art 26
As our eternal High Priest, Christ prays for us.
23 May 2004
(morning:Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 17:15,24 Jn 17 About one hour earlier Holy Communion was instituted. At that table something striking and important had occurred: the Lord drew the attention of the disciples to their unity with Him and with one another.
23 May 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 18:36
HC Lord's Day 48
Jn 18 The kingdom of the Lord Jesus differs in all aspects from that of a worldly kingdom.
21 May 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 19:10-11a John 18:28-19:16
HC Lord's Day 15:38
The Innocent condemned in the place of the guilty sinners.
22 April 2011
(morning: crucifixion friday)
Dr MJ du Plessis John 19:15 John 19 We commemorate Good Friday as the day on which the eternal King died so that we can receive grace because of the reconciliation He thus obtained for us the grace to appear before His throne again, to there profess that He is our Only King.
3 April 2015
(morning:Good Friday)
Rev Coen Vrey John 19:25-27 John 19:17-27 Not only the multitude for whom Jesus dies is important, but also the individual is important.
30 March 2018 (Good Friday) Rev Coen Vrey John 19:30a John 19:17-37 Christ finished the task of salvation.
1 April 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey John 20:6-9 John 20:1-10 Faith that understands.
27 March 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey John 20:17 John 20:1-18 Our Lord Jesus Christ has risen and we must testify to this.
26 April 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 20:28
HC Lord's Day 13
Jn 20 Our confession is founded not only in Who the Lord Jesus Christ is - it is also founded in what He has made us.

Acts (Acts)

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23 July 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 1:9-11; Romans 8:34 Acts 1:1-11; Romans 8:31-39
HC Lord's Day 18:46
Christ truly ascended to His Father in heaven.
14 May 2015
(evening:Ascension)
Rev Coen Vrey Acts 1:9-11 Acts 1:1-10
Luke 24:26-53
The truth and the consequences of Christ's ascension into heaven.
5 May 2005
(Ascension Day)
Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 1:9,11 Acts 1 The moment Jesus left was the beginning of the Last Days.
17 May 2007(Ascension) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 1:11; Rev 22:12 Acts 1; Rev 22 In the hereafter the light of God's glory shines as daylight over us. Now we are living in the time of the dawn of the hereafter.
4 June 2006 (morning) Prof GJC Jordaan Acts 2:2-3 Jn 16:1-13
Acts 2:1-13
All over the world the Christians on this day especially commemorate the pouring out of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost, which is the event of which we read in our Scripture reading.
31 October 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 2:21 Acts 2 We must never underestimate the devil's devices.
26 January 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 2:23 Acts 2 We do not need to ask, like those before Peter, "Brethren, what shall we do?" The Lord has already done everything necessary for us.
2 February 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 2:36 Acts 2:14-36
Phil 2:5-11
The times in which we live is once again as it was then. Many people have questions and doubts, and a great deal of ignorance. Let us listen once more, with the early Christians, to the revelation of the Lord.
3 April 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 2:37-38 Acts 2:14-42
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 11
How the Holy Spirit brings about conversion and faith.
3 September 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 2:37-38 Acts 2:14-42
HC Lord's Day 20
The sanctifying work of the Holy Spirit.
14 August 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 2:38
HC Lord's Day 26
Acts 2 Baptism and the Holy Spirit.
11 March 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 17:7; Acts 2:38-39 Genesis 17:1-14; Acts 2:37-42
HC Lord's Day 27:74
Is baptism of children according to the Bible?
27 April 2008 (morning)) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 2:37-42 Acts 2 We must radiate the joy and fulfilment of the Holy Spirit. Our body and mind, our time and energy must be a mirror that must reflect to the bored and cynical world the shining majesty of Jesus Christ.
10 August 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 17:7
Acts 2:39
Genesis 17:1-14
Acts 2:37-42
HC Lord's Day 27:74
God's Covenant with us demands the baptism of our children.
6 February 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 3:6-7 Acts 3 Expect your salvation from Christ, because there is no other Name under the heaven by which you are saved.
12 February 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 1:20-21; Acts 4:12 Matthew 1:1-25; Acts 4:1-12
HC Lord's Day 11:29
Jesus, which means: The Lord saves.
27 August 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 15:26; Acts 5:3-4 John 15:18-16:15
Acts 5:1-11
HC Lord's Day 20
The Holy Spirit is indeed God.
20 April 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 5:3-4
John 14:16-17
Acts 5:1-11
John 14:15-31
HC Lord's Day 20
God the Holy Spirit a Gift to us and a Giver for us.
23 September 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey John 15:26
Acts 5:3-4
John 15:18-16:15
Acts 5:1-11
Belgic Confession, Article 11
God, the Father and the Son indeed sent us the Holy Spirit.
9 February 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 5:20 Acts 5 Why we are together in this service: we are in the Lord's temple because He wishes to proclaim to us the full message of this new Life.
21 October 2012 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 6:7 Acts 6:1-7 The Lord's gifts to overcome problems.
11 November 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 7:55,56 Acts 7 This Almighty One lets you all now sit at His table to assure you once again of the redemption and the eternal life that He ordained for you.
16 November 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 8:4 Acts 8 To whom have you preached my gospel so that he could be converted to Me? This is what the Lord is going to ask us.
13 January 2013 (evening) Rev W ten Haaf Acts 8:4-25 Acts 8:4-25 The power of the gospel.
2 July 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 8:39b Acts 8:4-25 The life with Christ is a journey of joy.
4 March 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 8:21-22; 22:16 Acts 8:4-25; 22:1-16
HC Lord's Day 27:72-73
A warning not to overrate the baptism.
16 February 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 9:13 Acts 9 In two Lord's Days' time we will celebrate the Lord's Supper. How does the Lord see us when we come to His table? Let us have a look at the people of whom this chapter speaks.
14 February 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 10:36 + 43-44 Acts 10:34-48
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 6
God brings man to conversion through His Holy Spirit and the Word.
18 February 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 11:26b Acts 11:19-30; 12:25-13:3 To be called a Christian.
13 April 2008 (morning)) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 4:11+12
Acts11:26
Eph 4:1-16 and Acts 11 How do you regard yourself? Are you a Christian?
23 February 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 13:42,48 Acts 13 Religious schism, or the splitting up of a church into opposed factions because of internal dissent, is always extremely hazardous! It is an act whereby the essence of God's church is affected, if your case is unsound - and then you are lost.
26 July 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 13:48 Acts 13: 13-52
CD Chapter 1, Section 9
The link between the election and faith.
18 March 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Acts 15:28a
HC Lord's Day 48:123
Acts 15:1-35 Christ's royal reign in and through His church.
28 January 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 16:14; Ephesians 2:8-9
HC Lord's Day 25:65
Acts 16:11-15; Ephesians 2:1-10 The tools that the Holy Spirit uses to turn sinners into believers.
22 August 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 16:14-15
HC Lord's Day 33
Acts 16 The Bible knows two words for conversion. The one literally means turn in(to) [repentance] and the other turn back (translated with convert / reform).
2 March 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 16:17b Acts 16:11-24 The devil has a way of confessing the Lord spontaneously in public. By way of contrast, there is often a reluctance among believers to confess the Lord.
14 March 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 16:30,31
HC Lord's Day 5
Acts 16 Humanly spoken, the jailer that night stood before the gates of hell. Had he committed suicide he would have entered hell, for then he would have died an unbeliever.
12 February 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 16:30,31
HC Lord's Day 6
Acts 16 We cannot perish, because this eternal God and Saviour protects us for eternity if we confess that He is God and Saviour and know Him.
19 September 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 17:25-28
HC Lord's Day 10
Acts 17 The omnipotence of God.
28 August 2005
(morning:Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 18:10 Acts 18 In this passage in Acts 18 we have an example of religious struggle in practice and the Lord's protection of a believer who truly serves the Lord.
15 May 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 20:20-21 Acts 20:17-38
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 17
The importance of the Holy Spirit's means.
1 Nov 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 20:32-34
HC Lord's Day 42
Acts 20:28 onwards We no longer transgress the Lord's commandments as blatantly as it was done in the olden days but we still transgress, be it that our method of trespassing has become more sophisticated.
21 October 2001 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 21:13b, 14b Acts 21 The truth that lies at the heart of this sermon is as follows: The Lord sometimes places us before very difficult decisions which we have to take to glorify His Name and to build His church! In the correct decisions we take the power of our redemption is revealed!
25 March 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Acts 22:10
HC Lord's Day 49:124
Acts 22:1-21 Our will and the Will of God - in conflict or in step?
9 March 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 27:24
Jon 1:12c

See also
Acts 27; Jon 1 A righteous man takes others with him into God's grace.
27 March 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 28:4-5 Acts 28 Everything that happened here on Melita is a striking sermon on Gods grace.

Romans (Rom)

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14 August 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 1:6 Rom 1 You are also among those who are saved by Jesus and who are subject to His sovereignty with which He conquered death. He commands you to proclaim His gospel with your whole life.
16 October 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 1:18
HC Lord's Day 34:94-95
Isaiah 44:6-23 The grateful believer serves only God with his whole life.
30 October 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 1:18-20 Romans 1:1-23
HC Lord's Day 4:10
Roads that do not lead to the grace of God (2) Pardon or condone
31 January 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 1:18-20 Romans 1:16-32 + 2:12-16
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 4
The Light of Nature does not bring man to faith and conversion.
29 October 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 1:17,3:21-24 Romans 1:8-17 and 3:9-31
HC Lord's Day 23:59-61
The value of faith in Christ - the believer is righteous before God.
15 February 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 2:6
HC Lord's Day 4
Rom 2 Everybody who sullies himself with sin shall be punished.
3 May 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 3:9,19,23 Romans 3:9-24
CD Chapter 1, Art 1
How mankind is in reality.
14 September 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Habakkuk 1:12-13;2:4
Romans 3:23-24
Habakkuk 1:12-2:4
Romans 3:9-11,21-24
People's judgement of people versus God's judgement of people.
27 June 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 3:20-24
Rom 8:30

HC Lord's Day 23
Rom 3:20-24; Rom 8:30
2 Sam 9:6-13
The Lord alone will be the Judge who declares me innocent, if with a true and correct faith, I acknowledge and know my own weaknesses - and if I, with a correct faith expect the peace and forgiveness of sins by Jesus Christ at the cross.
16 September 2007 (evening)
HC Lord's Day 32
Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 3:10 Rom 3 Good works and the place thereof in our lives often cause tension and confusion in the lives of many believers.
27 June 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 3:20-24
Rom 8:30

HC Lord's Day 23
Rom 3:20-24; Rom 8:30
2 Sam 9:6-13
The Lord alone will be the Judge who declares me innocent, if with a true and correct faith, I acknowledge and know my own weaknesses - and if I, with a correct faith expect the peace and forgiveness of sins by Jesus Christ at the cross.
21 May 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 3:20-24
HC Lord's Day 23
2 Sam 9:1-12
Rom 3
During our entire life - also in our religious life - things happen that reflect grace and damnation. Or we can put it like this: We experience joy and we also experience grief.
28 July 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 3:20 Romans 3:9-31
HC: Lord's Day 2:3-5
Do you know yourself?
8 June 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 3:23-24 Romans 3:9-31
HC Lord's Day 23
The value of my faith is that I am made righteous through my faith in Christ.
6 November 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 3:25-26 Romans 3:19-31
HC Lord's Day 4:11
Roads that do not lead to the grace of God (2) Kind heartedness without righteousness
25 August 2013 (morning)
Holy Communion
Rev CCA Vrey Romans 3:25-26 Ezekiel 18
Romans 3:21-26
HC: Lord's Day 4
God's Justness leaves us in awe of his grace.
5 November 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 3:28; 4:3; Ephesians 2:8-9 Romans 3:21-4:12; Ephesians 2:1-10
HC Lord's Day 23:61
Faith does not make you righteous, but through faith Christ makes you righteous.
10 February 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 3:28; 4:3-5 Romans 3:21-4:13
Belgic confession article 22
Through faith alone do you become righteous with Christ and His work.
17 February 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 4:5-8 Romans 4:1-25
Belgic confession article 23
Only Jesus Christ is our Justification to God.
4 February 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 4:11
HC Lord's Day 25:66-68
Acts 16:11-15; Romans 4:1-12 Sacraments and their relationship towards the Word of God.
26 May 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 4:11 Romans 4:1-12
Belgic Confession: Art 33
God's intention with the sacraments that Christ ordained.
10 March 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 4:2,14;5:8 Romans 4:1-8;13-25
5:1-11
Belgic Confession
Art 24
Our good works do not make us good: because we were made good, our works are good.
18 June 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 5:2 Rom 5 To be a member of a church and to know that one day you will be in the eternal kingdom of God is only joy and grace.
25 November 2012 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 5:12, 21 Romans 5:12-21; 7:18-25
Belgic Confession: Art 15
The sins of one person make us all sinners, the obedience of one Human justifies many.
11 July 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 5:12-21
HC Lord's Day 3
Rom 5:12-21 We attend church services to be comforted.
14 October 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 5:12 Rom 5; Rev 3:7-13 Through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all men, because all sinned. But through the Lord Jesus Christ we are saved and granted forgiveness for our sins.
21 Feb 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gen 3:1-9; Rom 5:14-21
HC Lord's Day 3
Gen 3:1-9; Rom 5:14-21 A mighty deed occurs when God commences to work in our history.
11 February 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 6:3-4
HC Lord's Day 26
Romans 6:1-14 The baptism depicts the promise by Christ and assures the baptised about the promise.
3 August 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 6:4 Romans 6:1-14
HC Lord's Day 27:72,73
We are assured about God's rich consoling grace by the baptism.
27 July 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 6:3-4 Romans 6:1-14
2 Peter 2:1-22
HC Lord's Day 26
In His baptism God made His promise to us ? what do you do with your baptism?
22 October 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 6:4-5 Rom 6 We can live a new life - a life in which we will no longer be dominated by sin.
2 October 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 6:5-6,11
HC Lord's Day 33:88
Romans 6:1-14 Conversion is the inevitable result of redemption.
6 July 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 6:11 Rom 6 Hold yourself as dead towards sin and use all your energy in worshipping God. Indeed we have a lot to tidy up.
28 September 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 6:4-5
Romans 6:12-13
Romans 6:1-14
HC Lord's Day 33:88-90
Our Baptism, sign of our funeral and resurrection.
11 June 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 6:12-13 Romans 6:1-14
HC Lord's Day 16:43
Now Christ's cross-death has advantage for the believer.
22 May 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 6:17-18
7:24-25
Romans 6:15-23; 7:7-25
CD Chapter 5, Article 1
Redeemed mankind, but a wrestling man.
14 September 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 7:7
HC Lord's Day 44
Rom 7
1 Kings 3:10-11
With the prohibition on desiring we are dealing with the root of all sin - the starting point of all sin is the desire to commit it!
10 November 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 7:2-26
HC Lord's Day 34
Rom 7 Is the law of God something threatening, or is it a gift of grace?
21 October 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 7:13-15; 24-25 James 1:12-18 and Proverbs 4:20-27
Heidelberg Catechism Lord's day 44:114-115
Our inability to keep the law does not in the least render the law invalid.
12 February 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 7:19, 24-25
HC Lord's Day 44:
113 and 115
Romans 7:7-25 The battle of the believers in this life.
23 July 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 1:9-11; Romans 8:34 Acts 1:1-11; Romans 8:31-39
HC Lord's Day 18:46
Christ truly ascended to His Father in heaven.
2 April 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 10:32-33;Romans 10:9-10 Matthew 10:26-39; Romans 10:5-17
HC Lord's Day 12:32
Christian you are anointed as a prophet of Jesus Christ.
20 September 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 10:14-15,17
Romans 7:19,24
Romans 7:7-25;10:5-17
CD Chapter 1, Art. 16
God's comfort and instruction to the congregation about the election.
13 October 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 8:3,15 Romans 8:1-30
Ezekiel 1:1-28
HC Lord's Day 8
The consolation of knowing God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
25 Oct 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 8:9 Rom 8 What the meaning is of the Holy Spirit and Jesus Christ living inside us as taught by the Bible in this passage.
9 March 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 8:10-11 Romans 8:1-17
HC Lord's Day 17
Christ overcame death for us threefold.
6 May 2012 (morning) Ds CCA Vrey Romans 8:12-14 Romans 8:1-17 Peace with God: Live as His child!
21 August 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 8:14-17a Romans 8:1-17
CD Chapter 5;Art 10
The Pillars of Certainty for the Believer's perseverance.
8 May 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 8:15
HC Lord's Day 46
Rom 8 Trust in our heavenly Father forms the basis of our prayer.
14 March 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 8:24
Rom 8 The Lord wants us to cling with all our might to the new life in the hereafter - as He promised it to us - notwithstanding that in the present life we have many bad experiences.
20 May 2012
(morning: Holy Communion)
Rev CCA Vrey Romans 8:18,28-30 Romans 8:9-30 Experience peace with God during suffering.
23 April 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 8:28 Rom 8:14-30
Hos 4:1-8
What is the purpose of our life? We should remember that the purpose of our creation is to glorify God.
3 June 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 8:28-30
Belgic Confession
:Art 1
Romans 6:18-30 How real is God to you? God rules with perfect wisdom so that everything is to our good.
20 January 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 8:3
Galatians 4:4
Romans 8:3-8
Galatians 3:21-4:7
Belgic confession article 20
Through Christ, God shows us that He is just and merciful towards us.
19 July 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 8:29-30 Romans 8:18-30
CD Chapter 1, Section 8
According to God's eternal decree there is but one election.
20 May 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 8:31,37 Romans 8:31-39 Peace with God means that we are more than conquerors.
13 November 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 8:33,34
HC Lord's Day 23
Rom 8 How are we righteous before God?
16 March 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey John 16:7
Romans 8:34
John 16:5-15
Romans 8:31-39
HC Lord's Day 18:46,49
Jesus Christ is in heaven for our sake.
23 December 2012 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 9:5 Acts 1:9-11
Romans 9:1-18
Belgic Confession: Art 19
For the sake of our sanctity, Jesus Christ remains and is true God and truly human.
21 August 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Romans 9:8
HC Lord's Day 27
Isaiah 60:4; Romans 9
1 John 1:7
Suddenly In the recent years all sorts of different teachings about baptism are presented to the people. It is noteworthy that every so-called church coming to existence has it's own teachings about the baptism.
2 August 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 9:11-12 Romans 9:1-18
CD Chapter 1, Section 10
The reason why God elects certain people.
13 September 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 9:22-23 Romans 9:1-29
CD Chapter 1, Art. 15
How God is just by only electing some people and not electing others.
17 May 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 10:13-15 Romans 9:30-10:17
Acts 16:1-34
CD Chapter 1, Art 3
Through the preaching of Christ, lost sinners are brought to faith.
7 April 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey John 10:14-16
Romans 10:17
John 10:1-30
Romans 10:14-17
Belgic Confession
Art 27
The church is the Lord's-He started it and He preserves it.
7 August 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 10:17
HC Lord's Day 25:65
Romans 9:30-10:21 God's manner of bestowing the sanctifying belief on us.
25 May 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 10:20 Rom 10 This passage in the Bible contains somewhat of an admonishment, because of the believer hearing but refusing to listen to it. Nevertheless this is a passage of mercy because it says that all day long the Lord is stretching His hands over us.
22 August 2010
(morning: Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 11:7 Rom 11 This text of Scripture summarises the work of the Lord Jesus Christ: He died for the salvation and redemption of all the chosen, but He also died for the hardening of those who are reckless towards the faith.
6 March 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Rom 11:19-20 Romans 11:11-24
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 7
Guard against spiritual pride.
3 June 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:2; Romans 12:1 Exodus 20:1-17; Romans 11:33-12:2
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 34:92-93
The Ten Commandments: God's guideline for our love and thanks.
12 October 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:2
Romans 12:1
Exodus 20:1-17
Romans 11:33-12:2
HC Lord's Day 34:92-93
The Ten Commandments: God's guideline for our love and thanks.
9 April 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 12:1 Romans 11:33-12:8
HC Lord's Day 12:32
Christian you are anointed as a priest of Jesus Christ.
25 October 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 12:1-2 Romans 12:1-21 Reformation still continues in the heart of every child of God.
19 August 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 12:2 Rom 12; Eph 5 We must not conform to the pattern of this sinful world but we must be transformed by God by a renewing of our mind.
10 June 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 12:21 Matthew 5:17-20, 38-42; Romans 12:17-21; 1 Peter 4:7 Do not let evil overcome you, but overcome evil by good.
16 June 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 13:1 Romans 13:1-7
Belgic Confession: Art 36
Submit yourself to the government, for God appointed it.
18 July 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rom 14:11 Rom 2:1-16
Rom 14:1-23
The Gospel of Jesus Christ is a power of God to salvation of everyone who believes.

1 Corinthians (1Cor)

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18 September 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Corinthians 1:23-24
HC Lord's Day 31:84
1 Corinthians 1:18 to 2:5 The crucified Christ is the power and wisdom of God !
22 September 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Corinthians 1:30 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Hebrews 2:5-18, 4:14-16
HC Lord's Day 6
Our Saviour is truly human and at the same time truly God.
23 March 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 1:9 1 Cor 1 On the Friday of the crucifixion He bore the wrath of the Lord unto death for our sake.
25 December 2001
Christmas
Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 1:9 1 Cor 1 As Christians, we approach Christmas as a festival in which we commemmorate and celebrate the grace of God over us.
25 September 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Corinthians 1:22-24 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
CD Chapter 5;Art 15
The Gospel - a stumbling block for man but the Glory of God.
12 Nov 2006 (morning)
Holy Communion
Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 1:23a,24b 1 Cor 1 When He died for us the Lord Jesus Christ did not consider our dignity or status. He came for all who are sincere, no matter what position in life, whether rich or poor.
20 November 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Corinthians 1:30 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
HC Lord's Day 6
Jesus Christ is the Intercessor and Saviour granted by God.
6 September 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 1 Corinthians 1:10-2:5
CD Chapter 1, Art. 14
Why should the divine predestination be preached?
27 February 2005
(morning; Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 2:5,9 1 Cor 2 By our partaking of Holy Communion we communicate with the Lord in a special way.
1 December 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 2:5,9 1 Cor 2 We want to have communion with God in a very special manner, but nowadays there is so much difference about what we must believe and how the Lord is to be worshipped! This causes many believers to become confused about the matter of fellowship with God. In this text the Lord makes a most important statement: Faith does not consist of the wisdom of people but of the power of God.
27 February 2005
(morning; Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 2:5,9
1 Cor 2 By our partaking of Holy Communion we communicate with the Lord in a special way.
7 September 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Corinthians 2:1-2
1 Thessalonians 2:13
1 Corinthians 2:1-5
1 Thessalonians 2:1-16
HC Lord's Day 31:83 and 84
The Word of God as consolation and censure.
31 December 2010
(New Year's Eve)
Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Corinthians 2:5,9 1 Corinthians 2 Our communion with the Lord is exceptional.
3 February 2008
(evening)
Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 3:23
HC Lord's Day 1
1 Cor 3 These words are very personal. You belong to Christ.
27 June 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 3:23
HC Lord's Day 1
1 Cor 3 Obey the Lord and strive not to do wrong, because you belong to Christ.
22 January 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
HC Lord's Day 41
1 Corinthians 6:12-20
Ephesians 5:21-32
Because I am grateful I serve the Lord with my body and soul.
24 May 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 6:20
HC Lord's Day 16
1 Cor 6 Has the Lord paid a lower price for us in this congregation? Why, then, shall we not repent - or why shall we persist in any sin?
4 March 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 7:24
HC Lord's Day 49
1 Cor 7 Lord's Day 49 teaches us to obey God.
4 August 2002 (evening) Ds HP Prinsloo (em) 1 Cor 9:24 1 Cor 9:19-27 We must run the race of faith with all our strength and in this support one another in faith. The Lord waits for us at the finish to bestow on us the victor's crown.
17 October 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 9:26 1 Cor 9 Go and live in the power of the salvation of the Lord Jesus Christ's redemption until He returns on the clouds. Heed the voice of God the Holy Spirit in you heart.
15 June 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 10:1-4
HC Lord's Day 26
1 Cor 10 A very important element of the sacraments namely that the believers, through the sacraments, are having communion with Christ and each other, is being revealed here.
18 November 2001 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 10:1-4 1 Cor 10 A very important element of the sacraments is revealed here, namely that, through the sacraments, believers share in fellowship with Christ and with one another.
27 March 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 10:8
HC Lord's Day 41
1 Cor 10 The seventh commandment is one of the commandments that, when it is not kept, causes most harm to our neighbours and ourselves. From this commandment we learn that the Lord becomes most upset about any form of unchastity, because this commandment symbolises the relationship between the Lord and his church.
15 June 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 10:1-4
HC Lord's Day 26
1 Cor 10 A very important element of the sacraments namely that the believers, through the sacraments, are having communion with Christ and each other, is being revealed here.
11 May 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 10:11 1 Cor 10 Be warned: the end is here!
6 January 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 10:13 1 Cor 10 This section is concerned with our ways of thinking, our attitudes of mind: There are those who deliberately do wrongful things, and then say that temptation overcame them. When the consequences of their sins catch up with them, they are distressed and think that the Lord is punishing them undeservedly.
29 June 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 11:25-26
HC Lord's Day 28
1 Cor 11:20-29
Matt 26:26-28
Can anyone partake of the Lord's Supper?
1 June 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 9:7-9
HC Lord's Day 25
1 Cor 12:12-31 This is why we are receiving the sacraments from the Lord. They have to strengthen our faith. Thus they are aids given to us by the Lord on our journey to the Kingdom of God.
14 November 2004
(morning: Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 10:16 1 Cor 10 Throughout the Bible the word "cup" is used figuratively with two meanings: It is used to show participation in the Lord's blessings. It is also used to show participation in the sorrows that befall people.
27 February 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 10:7,14
Catechism Lord's Day 35
1 Cor 10 The living God redeemed us. Let us also worship Him without mediators such as images, because the Lord is forever personally present in our lives through his Word and Spirit. Therefore He expects our direct worship in response to his Word.
4 September 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Corinthians 10:16
HC Lord's Day 29
1 Corinthians 10:1-22 The Lord's Supper assures us that we share in the suffering and obedience of Christ.
13 March 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 10:31
HC Lord's Day 38
1 Cor 10 We probably hardly ever think about the meaning of this text, because very few people realise every moment of their lives that whatever they do should be done to the glory of God.
25 March 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 1 Corinthians 11:17-34
Heidelberg Catechism Lord's Day 28:75,77
Christians must celebrate Holy Communion - in this way they are assured about their salvation.
11 December 2005
(evening)
Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 11:23-26
HC Lord's Day 28
1 Cor 11 We focus on our tradition regarding the celebration of the Lord's Supper.
24 May 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Corinthians 12:1-3 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 Proof that the Pentecostal is genuine.
1 October 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Corinthians 12:4-7 1 Corinthians 12:1-11
HC Lord's Day 21:55
The Holy Spirit shares gifts from God to all believers as God wants it.
28 April 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 10:14-16
1 Corinthians 12:18-20
John 10:14-16
1 Corinthians 12:18-20
HC Lord's Day 21
The Church exists to live for God, and each other.
20 January 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 13:8 1 Cor 13 What is love ? Let we test our way of loving to see whether it is the kind of love that the Lord has in mind. Is there a difference between the love we know in our daily lives and the love that God asks of us for Him and for our neighbour, or is it the same?
10 October 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 13:13 1 Cor 13 We are Christians, but Christians who in many respects fall short.
17 October 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 14:12 1 Cor 14 Who is the church?
31 October 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 14:15 1 Cor 14 There are two faculties of each person that must be fully functional when we worship the Lord: they are our heart and our mind.
25 June 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Corinthians 15:9, 16-18; 22-23 1 Corinthians 15:1-34 HC Lord's Day 17 The Lord has truly arisen from death! What does this mean to you?
29 November 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Corinthians 15:8-10 1 Corinthians 15:1-11
CD Chapter 2, Art 7
Through Grace we are what we are.
25 Feb 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mt 6:5;1 Cor 15:20
HC Lord's Day 48
Mt 6:5 - 13
1 Cor 15:20 - 28
What is the kingdom of God?
3 Jan 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 15:28
HC Lord's Day 48
Mt 6:5-13
1 Cor 15:20-28
There is not one of us who does not fully realise how powerful the satan and his forces are. Therefore we must pray more and more for the Kingdom of God to be installed on earth.
26 October 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 15:55-58
HC Lord's Day 17
1 Cor 15 1. Man's own powerlessness against death. 2. Powerless, but redeemed.
26 December 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Corinthians 15:55-58 1 Corinthians 15
Jude 1
It is of some importance to take note of who the person is who says certain things! People from whom one would never have expected it sometimes say things!
4 May 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 15:55-58
HC Lord's Day 17
1 Cor 15:55-58 Next time you stand at a grave you know that the person being buried is in fact alive.
12 August 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Cor 15
HC Lord's Day 17
1 Cor 15 In Corinth the church had a problem. Some of their members preached false doctrine: they denied the resurrection of the dead.

2 Corinthians (2Cor)

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21 November 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 1:7 2 Cor 1;
Eph 6:10-20
Can one be a winner if one has never fought?
16 September 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey 2 Corinthians 3:2-3 2 Corinthians 2:12- 3:6 We are the pens used by Christ in writing on the tablets of our children's hearts.
15 December 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 3:2,3 2 Cor 3 The church is a letter written by God for all to read.
9 January 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Corinthians 3:5-6 2 Corinthians 3 To have a covenant with the Lord means having an intimate relationship with the Lord.
4 March 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 3:5,6 2 Cor 3 To have a covenant with the Lord is to have a very intimate relationship with the Lord.
25 April 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 3:9 2 Cor 3 This chapter deals with the question how the true believers realise their office of believers before the Lord.
19 January 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 4:4 2 Cor 4 An epistle is written in earnest to the church of the Lord: there are unbelieving persons in the church who are constantly attempting to confront God - as Satan attempted to contend against Him at the time of the Fall in heaven.
16 November 2008 (morning)
Holy Communion
Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 5:1 2 Cor 4:16-5:10 Beloved, grasp onto the consolation the Lord grants you. Our earthly tent dwelling eventually will be torn down, but then, because this mortality will be replaced with immortality: A dwelling not built by human hands, the glory and jubilation will arrive.
8 November 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 2 Corinthians 5:14-15 2 Corinthians 15:11-21
CD Chapter 2, Art. 5
The love of God induces us to live for Him.
27 May 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 5:21; Eph 3:10
HC Lord's Day 6
2 Cor 5; Eph 3 How are we allowed to know who our Saviour is, what He has done and what He is still doing?
29 August 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 5:21
HC Lord's Day 6
2 Cor 5 The Lord reveals the magnitude and magnificence of the salvation.
21 November 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 5:20,21
HC Lord's Day 23
2 Cor 5 Be reconciled to God! Very serious words. Do you realise that it can be tested whether we have reconciled ourselves to God?
29 March 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 6:18
HC Lord's Day 9
2 Cor 6 It is about your personal belief.
12 May 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 6:18
HC Lord's Day 9
2 Cor 6 Paul asks the Greeks how they manage to hold on to the Lord with one hand and with the other hand to hold on to their sinful ways. He points out to them that it is impossible to be a child of God and also a worldling.
2 November 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 11:3; Lk 20:18
HC Lord's Day 52
2 Cor 11; Lk 20
Gen 3
Could we ever become so wretched that we rebel against this eternal and almighty God?
13 May 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 11:3
HC Lord's Day 4
Gen 3:8-19
2 Cor 10:15 - 11:11
Listen and be restored. God forgives all sins except sins against the Holy Spirit.
10 April 2009 (Good Friday) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 12:19
13:4
2 Cor 12:19-13:13 Should we wish not to fall into the same sin as the Corinthians, then we must react to the teaching of the Lord Jesus.
11 November 2001 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 13:4 2 Cor 13 We are preparing for the celebration of Communion next Lord's Day. Let us examine the passage of Scripture we have read, bearing that in mind.
4 April 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 13:13
HC Lord's Day 8
2 Cor 13 Each time we gather in a formal assembly with God, He blesses us.
17 August 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 13:13
HC Lord's Day 8
2 Cor 13 1. God reveals Himself as Triune. 2. Us opposite God the Father.

Galatians (Gal)

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18 October 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Galatians 1:3-4 Galatians 1:1-24
CD Chapter 2, Art. 2
Christ our guarantor/surety/sponsor is the only one who can deliver us.
19 February 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Galatians 1:6-8; 5:2 Galatians 1:1-10; 5:1-12
HC Lord's Day 11:30
Jesus is either your total Saviour or He is not at all your Saviour.
3 November 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Galatians 1:7-9; 5:4 Galatians 1:1-10
2;15-21;5:1-12
HC Lord's Day 11
Our only Saviour, Jesus, redeemed us from all our sins.
23 January 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Galatians 3:3 Galatians 3 One of the things, which happen so imperceptibly that one could easily miss noticing it, is that one's faith can fade.
30 October 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Galatians 3:6-9 Galatians 3:1-14 Only through faith the believer is righteous before God.
28 May 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Galatians 3:13-14 Galatians 3:1-14
HC Lord's Day 15:39
The cross - a sign of imprecation - a guarantee of salvation.
24 September 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Galatians 3:26-28 Galatians 3:15-29
HC Lord's Day 21:55
The communion of saints has communion with Christ and with each other.
4 September 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gal 4:4,5
HC Lord's Day 14
Gal 4 The result: We are no longer slaves of sin. Now we are children of God.
20 January 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Romans 8:3
Galatians 4:4
Romans 8:31-8
Galatians 3:21-4:7
Belgic confession article 20
Through Christ, God shows us that He is just and merciful towards us.
1 April 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Gal 4:19 Gal 4; Rom 1 We must make humiliation a serious matter, so that what shall be born of us will bear the true image of Christ. Repent to be transformed into true children of God who know what it means to be a church - a church that worships the Lord wholeheartedly.
22 June 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Gal 4:30 Gal 4 It is impossible to worship Christ whilst at the same time indulging in any form of self-reverence or worship of a false faith, or any form thereof.
22 June 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gal 4:30 Gal 4 The proof that external worship is wrong.
23 November 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gal 5:1 Gal 5 Therefore the calling in the formulary of the Holy Communion: do not cling to the visible signs! Open your hearts to Christ in heaven.
1 May 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gal 5:16
HC Lord's Day 44
Gal 5 This is all about the word desire. And about all the sins that are linked to this word.
8 Nov 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Gal 6:7 Gal 6 Arrogance is one of the big deceptions of mankind - it entails doing whatever you want and every time justifying your sin.
19 August 2012 (morning) Rev Wouter ten Haaf Galatians 5 : 13 - 26 Galatians 5 : 13 - 26 Joy and preparation.
17 Sept 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gal 6:3
HC Lord's Day 39
Gal 6 God alone has supreme authority.
24 November 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Gal 6:3
HC Lord's Day 39
Gal 6 The Lord subjects us wholly to His authority, and therefore we must respect all forms of authority set over us by the Lord.

Ephesians (Eph)

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21 June 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 1:3-6 Ephesians 1:1-14
CD Chapter 1, Section 7
By God chosen and predestined to be adopted as children.
2 December 2012 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 1:3-6 Ephesians 1:3-14
Belgic Confession: Art 16
Your salvation is true and secure; it is based on God's eternal and merciful election.
8 January 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 1:5; Luke 11:13 Ephesians 1:1-14; Luke 11:12-13
HC Lord's Day 9
For the sakes of Christ, God gives Himself to the believer as Father.
12 June 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 1:7
HC Lord's Day 51
Eph 1 It is very difficult to pray this prayer in all sincerity as it goes against the grain of every human being.
14 June 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 1:11-12 Ephesians 1:1-14
CD Chapter 1, Section 6
God's eternal decision is the basis of his actions at the time.
17 September 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 1:11-14 Ephesians 1:1-14
HC Lord's Day 21:54
The church is the result of the work by the Son of God.
29 May 2014
(Ascension:evening)
Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 1:19-23 Ephesians 1:1-23 God's eminent great power in what we believe.
9 November 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 1:20
HC Lord's Day 19
Eph 1: 15-23
Also: Lk 20:41-44 and Ps 110
For that reason we continue to believe that Jesus ascended into heaven, and that He sits at the right hand of God the almighty Father. This part of our confession of faith is the power of our faith for the future: The power from God Himself, because it reveals his grace to us. It also reveals the love He is giving us until He will gather us like his herd at his right hand forever.
13 August 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 1:20-23 Ephesians 1:15-23
HC Lord's Day 19:50-51
The elevated Christ rules as eternal King and Head of His church.
2 January 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 1:15-23
HC Lord's Day 25
Eph 1:15 We confess that we in ourselves do not have the devotion to believe. But God makes it possible for us to believe. He instructs us through His Word. And then He makes us see through His sacraments what He had taught us.
13 April 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 1:20-23 Ephesians 1:15-23
Matthew 25:31-46
HC Lord's Day 19
Christ is our eternal King who reigns over, cares for, and judges.
23 October 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 1:27;3:10; Ephesians 2:1-2 Genesis 1:26-31;2:15-17;3:1-12; Ephesians 2:1-10
HC Lord's Day 4:9
Roads that do not lead to the grace of God (1) Our fault.
3 February 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Ephesians 2:8
Hebrews 11:1
Ephesians 2:1-10
Hebrews 11:1-19
Belgic confession article 22
The Holy Spirit kindles in us the faith by which we are saved.
28 January 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Acts 16:14; Ephesians 2:8-9
HC Lord's Day 25:65
Acts 16:11-15; Ephesians 2:1-10 The tools that the Holy Spirit uses to turn sinners into believers.
5 November 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Romans 3:28; 4:3; Ephesians 2:8-9 Romans 3:21-4:12; Ephesians 2:1-10
HC Lord's Day 23:61
Faith does not make you righteous, but through faith Christ makes you righteous.
31 May 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 2:8-9 Ephesians 2:1-10
CD Chapter 1, Art 5
The cause of unbelief and the source of faith.
15 June 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 2:8-9 Ephesians 2:1-10
John 15:1-8
Luke 17:7-10
HC Lord's Day 24
You do good works because you stand absolved to the eyes of God.
1 March 2009 (morning)
Holy Communion
Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 2:8-9 Eph 2 The honour goes to Christ the Lord who, through His blood and life, granted me this gift of mercy when He was crucified and died innocently.
24 February 2008
(morning: Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 2:8-9 Eph 2 My life may fall short - God saved me by grace.
5 May 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 2:8,9
HC Lord's Day 7
Eph 2 "For by grace you have been saved..." This focusses the spotlight clearly on a very old question.
27 May 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 2:10 Ephesians 2:1-10
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 33:91
True salvation culminates into good works.
22 April 2007(morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Mic 5:4,5
Eph 2:14
Mic 5; Eph 2:11-22 Both these passages we have read say a remarkable thing. It is that our daily problems will be so reduced that they disappear when seen against the peace we shall have when our salvation in Christ eventually comes to fruition.
22 April 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Mic 5:3,4
Eph 2:14
Mic 4:14 - 5:5
Eph 2:11-22
In both the passages we've read we find prophecies which say that the problems we encounter every day will diminish and disappear completely when Christ comes again and then we will have complete peace when the Lord Jesus finally saves us from all our troubles.
5 September 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 2:8,9
HC Lord's Day 7
Eph 2 We are saved by special favour.
15 August 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 2:10
HC Lord's Day 32
Eph 2 Because the believers always wanted to determine their salvation through their deeds, good deeds have been, through the ages, part of their faith-problem.
15 June 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 2:8-9 Ephesians 2:1-10
John 15:1-8
Luke 17:7-10
HC Lord's Day 24
You do good works because you stand absolved to the eyes of God.
2 September 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 15:3; Ephesians 2:20 Matthew 15:1-9;
Ephesians 2:11-22;
Belgic Confession Article 7
with reference to Art.5 and 6 as well)
We have the "EphesiansBible, we do not need any further revelations!
6 January 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 2:11-22
HC Lord's Day 38
Eph 2 There are a number of controversial questions relating to the Sabbath which are not cleared up by the Catechism.
18 June 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 2:25-26
HC Lord's Day 25
Eph 2 The Sacraments
27 May 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Cor 5:21; Eph 3:10
HC Lord's Day 6
2 Cor 5; Eph 3 How are we allowed to know who our Saviour is, what He has done and what He is still doing?
11 July 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 3:19-20
HC Lord's Day 25
Eph 3:14-21 Under the command of the Lord we often celebrate Holy Communion.
1 September 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 3:19,20
Lord's Day 25
Eph 3:14-21 The celebration of the Last Supper has to do with the knowledge and the love of Christ, and also with the omnipotence of God referred to in this passage. At the same time it also concerns the working of the Holy Spirit, who accomplishes all these things in our hearts.
10 February 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 3:16,17 Eph 3 All believers - also in our congregation - must live prayerfully with the Lord. In this process we must grow in faith.
1 August 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Ephesians 3:21 Ephesians 3 By His death on the cross, the intervention of the living God becomes a practical reality in every church and its members.
14 April 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Ephesians 4, 1-3; 11-12 Ephesians 4:1-16
Belgic Confession
Art 28
With the church God keeps us in communion with Christ.
13 April 2008 (morning)) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 4:11+12
Acts11:26
Eph 4:1-16 and Acts 11 How do you regard yourself? Are you a Christian?
20 May 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 4:22-24 Ephesians 4:17-5:5
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 33
If you know Christ, then you are busy with true conversion.
25 January 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 4:25
Exodus 20:16
Zechariah 8:1 - 17
Ephesians 4:17 - 5: 5
HC Lord's Day 43
Do you have integrity? Then your life is characterised by the truth.
28 December 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Ephesians 5:21-24 Ephesians 5:21-32
HC Lord's Day 41:108
The wife's renewed relationship with her husband.
21 December 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Ephesians 5:25-30 Ephesians 5:21-32
HC Lord's Day 41:108
The husband's renewed relationship with his wife.
2 April 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Genesis 2:23;Ephesians 5:31-32 Genesis 2:18-25;Ephesians 5:21-33 God employs our marriages to preach.
2 September 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 5:25-29 Ephesians 5:15-32
HC Lord's Day 41:108
A believing husband lives chastely and modestly with his wife.
9 September 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 5:25-29 Ephesians 5:22-24
HC Lord's Day 41:108
A believing wife lives chastely and modestly with her own husband.
7 December 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Exodus 20:12
Ephesians 5:1; 6:1-4
1 Samuel 1:24-2:36
Ephesians 6:1-4
HC:Lord?s Day 39
For whom do we raise our children?
22 February 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 5:18,19
Eph 5 The truth of our relationship with Him will be revealed in our church attendance and our singing.
18 May 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 5:22-27 Eph 5 Only when a congregation is in full living allegiance with Him can it be a true church of Jesus Christ.
23 October 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 5:25-27
HC Lord's Day 21
Eph 5 The Lord compares the relationship between a man and his wife with that of Jesus and his church.
31 August 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey John 6:55-56
Ephesians 5:29-30
John 6:41-59
Ephesians 5:21-33
HC Lord's Day 28:67
To eat and drink Christ in faith, lets Him live in us and we in Him.
5 August 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 6:1-3 Ephesians 5:15-21; 6:1-4; 2 Timothy 3:1-5
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 38
4 December 2011 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Ephesians 6:1,4
HC Lord's Day 39:104
Ephesians 5:21; 6:1-4
1 Peter 2:11-12, 18-25
Grateful believers subject themselves to the authority appointed by God.
12 August 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 6:4 Ephesians 4:25-5:5, 15-21; 6:1-4
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 39
What parents do so that children obey the Lord.
5 April 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 6:10-11 Ephesians 6:10-20
HC Lord's Day 52:127
To remain standing in the spiritual war.
16 April 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 6:12-13 Ephesians 6:10-20
HC Lord's Day 12:32
Christian you are anointed as a king of Jesus Christ.
28 August 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Ephesians 6:10-12,18 Ephesians 6:10-20
CD Chapter 5;Art 11
How the believer can fight against sinful doubts.
7 Feb 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 6:12-18
HC Lord's Day 52
Eph 6 The early Christians were of the view that by their confession they had sworn allegiance to the banner of the cross - and with it to the Lord Jesus Christ.
17 February 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Eph 6:18
HC Lord's Day 45
Eph 6 Is it characteristic of our lifestyle to live prayerfully ?

Philippians (Phil)

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4 September 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 1:1-2 Philippians 1:1-11 What is the foundation of true joy?
11 September 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 1: 3,6 Philippians 1:1-11 How Christians can be sure of their salvation.
18 September 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 1:3-8 Philippians 1:1-11 True Christian fellowship - what it is and how one practices it.
25 September 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 1:9-11 Philippians 1:1-11 Love that distinguishes.
9 October 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 1:18 Philippians 1:1-26 Christ and your circumstances (1) Is the Gospel of Christ also your focus?
17 June 2007(morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Phil 1:19-20 Phil 1 This passage in the Bible tells us something about being content in life and in death. And especially how this appears in our daily life.
25 May 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 1:21+23 Philippians 1:12-26
1 Corinthians 15:35-38
HC Lord's Day 22:57
We shall, without doubt, be resurrected bodily.
9 October 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 1:18 Philippians 1:1-26 Christ and your circumstances (1) Is the Gospel of Christ also your focus?
16 October 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 1:19-20 Philippians 1:1-26 Christ and your circumstances Is life Christ for you?
13 May 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 2:12-13 Philippians 1:27-2:17
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 32
From the fruit of a person you can tell whether he is truly saved.
7 May 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 3:17-18 Philippians 3:1 to 4:1 To live as a citizen of the kingdom of God.
16 December 2012 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 2:6-8 Philippians 2:5-11
Belgic Confession: Art 18
For our sakes the Son of God became a human.
31 March 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Philippians 2:9-11
Hebrews 4:14
Philippians 2:5-11
Hebrews 4:14-16
Belgic Confession
Art 26
Christ is our only access to God, do not search for somebody else!
24 April 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 2:12-13 Philippians 1:27-2:18
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 14
God's sovereignty and the believers' responsibility.
29 January 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 2:23-26 Philippians 1:27 to 2:30 To be a true servant of Jesus Christ.
9 April 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 3:1-3 Philippians 3:1 to 4:1 True and false Christianity.
23 April 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 3:7 Philippians 3:1 to 4:1 The Christian's target is to know Christ and to conform to Him.
16 April 2017 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Philippians 3:7 Philippians 3:1 to 4:1 Loss and gain in true Christianity.
28 February 2016
(morning;Holy Communion)
Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 3:8-9 Philippians 3:1 - 4:1 Stand firm and be faithful to the Lord; apply yourself to know Christ.
16 Aug 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Phil 3:12-16 Philippians 3 Is a believer, as such, perfected in faith?
30 April 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 3:13-14 Philippians 3:1 to 4:1 The requirements for growing as a Christian.
23 Aug 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Phil 3:15-16 Philippians 3 The Lord does not leave us in the dark where we have to guess what is right or wrong. He says that He will supply what we need should we pray for it.
7 May 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 3:17-18 Philippians 3:1 to 4:1 To live as a citizen of the kingdom of God.
21 February 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 3:1-3;4:1a Philippians 3:1-4:1 Stand firm and be faithful to the Lord; do not rely on the flesh.
14 May 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 4:2-3 Philippians 4:1-9 and Matthew 18:15-20 How to solve conflict between believers.
23 July 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 4:4 Philippians 4:2-9 Is happiness and joy in the Lord something that you also strive for?
30 July 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 4:5 Philippians 4:2-20 To be in the right is not always right.
2 December 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Phil 4:5 Phil 4 That leaves us as saved ones and bearers of the image of the Lord Jesus with a duty that our lives be typified by great joy and deep gravity and help to our fellow man.
6 August 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 4:6-7 Philippians 4:2-20 How to deal with your worries.
2 December 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Phil 4:7 Phil 4 To be able to believe in the Lord Jesus and to live in Him is for every true believer great reason to rejoice because the Lord has assured us that He has forgiven our sins and has provided a dwelling for us in the hereafter.
20 May 2007(morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Phil 4:7 Phil 4 That must be shown in our present life - do whatever is true and noble, live righteously and saintly. Do things that are lovely and praiseworthy.
13 August 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 4:8 Philippians 4:2-20 The Christians world of thought.
31 December 2013 (evening) Prop Simon Jooste Philippians 4:2-9 Philippians 4 You are what you think.
20 August 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 4:9 Philippians 4:2-20 The Christian's lifestyle.
27 August 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 4:11-13 Philippians 4:2-20 The secret of being content.
3 September 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 4:17-19 Philippians 4:2-20 Faithful offerings of thanks to the faithful God.
11 March 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Phil 4:19
HC Lord's Day 50
Phil 4 Our lives and our prayers must always show that the honour of God is much greater than our own. Hence it should be more important to us to glorify God in our lives than wanting Him to save us from our troubles.
17 September 2017 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Philippians 4:21-23 Philippians 4:2-23 The value of being part of the community of saints.

Colossians (Col)

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6 July 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Col 1:10
HC Lord's Day 32
2 Pet 1:1-15 Can anyone partake of the Lord's Supper?
16 May 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Col 1:18-20
HC Lord's Day 19
Col 1 Where is Jesus Christ now? In what capacity is He there? What is it worth to me?
16 May 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Col 1:18-20
HC Lord's Day 19
Col 1 Where is Jesus Christ now? In what capacity is He there? What is it worth to me?
21 October 2001 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Col 1:18-20 Col 1:1-22 Where is Jesus Christ now? In what capacity is He there? And what does this signify for me?
4 February 2018 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Matthew 5:9 and Colossians 1:19-20 Matthew 5:1-12 and Colossians 1:15-23 Peace comes at a price.
16 September 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 16:16
Colossians 1:19-20
Matthew 16:13-20
Colossians 1:15-20
Belgic Confession, Article 10
For the sake of your salvation Jesus is truly God.
17 March 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 5:17
Colossians 2:16-17
Matthew 5:17-20
Colossians 2: 6-19
Belgic Confession
Art 25
We celebrate Sunday, Christ fulfilled the Sabbath in our stead.
10 May 2018
(morning: Ascension Day)
Rev Coen Vrey Colossians 3:1-4 Colossians 2:6-3:11 Christians are in the world but not from the world.
9 September 2012 (morning) Candidate-Minister Simon Jooste Colossians 3:1-4 Colossians 2:16-3:11 Seek those things above.
16 Aug 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Col 3:9-10
HC Lord's Day 32
Col 3 There is little difference between being called by God and being commanded by God.
17 October 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Col 3:20-24
HC Lord's Day 39
Col 3 In this chapter the LORD deals with some relationships of authority.
4 Feb 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Col 4:2
HC Lord's Day 45
Col 4 Devote yourselves to prayer.
30 March 2014 (morning)bybel Dr Thinus du Plessis Colossians 4:5 Colossians 4 Many of the people we get to deal with live in a dream.

1 Thessalonians (1Thess)

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23 June 2002 (morning) Rev HP Prinsloo (em) 1 Thess 1:4 1 Thess 1:1-10 We are able to know that the Lord has chosen us. The Holy Spirit testifies with our spirit that we are children of God.
3 Jan 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis John 3:37
Thess 2:3
John 3
1 Thess 2
Both these Bible passages deal with the word "accept" (Thesaurus U.K. English = receive, take possession of, make your own)
7 September 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Corinthians 2:1-2
1 Thessalonians 2:13
1 Corinthians 2:1-5
1 Thessalonians 2:1-16
HC Lord's Day 31:83 and 84
The Word of God as consolation and censure.
4 November 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Thess 4:1-13
HC Lord's Day 41
(only Q 108)
1 Thess 4 Let us then fight against unchastity. For the sake of our own holiness. But above all, so that the Spirit of God can dwell in us and delight in the holiness of our soul and body.
27 January 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Thess 4:3-5
HC Lord's Day 41
1 Thess 4 The Lord sets a high premium on the mutual relations between people. Furthermore, He expects the relationships between believers to be sound. Above all, he requires marital relationships to be such that His honour is served therein.
26 January 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Thess 4:7
HC Lord's Day 41
1 Thess 4 The principle: The Lord condemns unchastity. How did God wish it to be from the beginning?
20 August 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Thessalonians 5:8-10 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
HC Lord's Day 19:52
Christians do not fear the end of the world.
27 June 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Thess 5:11 1 Thess 4:14-5:28 The day of the Lord.
2 May 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Thess 5:17
HC Lord's Day 45
1 Thess 5 Our prayers form the most important part of our life of thanksgiving. In our prayers we continually thank and praise God Almighty for his mercy, his love and his caring.
5 February 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Thessalonians 5:18; Genesis 32:28 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28; Genesis 32:1-31
HC Lord's Day 10:28
Through the providence of God the Holy Spirit works appreciation and trust into the believer.
31 December 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Thess 5:23 1 Thess 5 Even should there be many of us feeling that there is no future in South Africa, God still has His future in mind for us. This means that we still have to constantly comply with our responsibilities.
9 May 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Thess 5:24
HC Lord's Day 46
1 Thess 5 God's grace is of such magnitude!
24 July 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Thess 5:24
HC Lord's Day 46
1 Thess 5 God has an enormous abundance of grace.

2 Thessalonians (2Thess)

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3 April 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Thess 2:41
HC Lord's Day 7
2 Thessalonians 2 Salvation is joined to faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
28 September 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Thess 2:4 2 Thess 2
2 Cor 11
Because not only does he lie, but always includes a little bit of the truth, it is very difficult to handle Satan.

1 Timothy (1Tim)

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1 May 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Timothy 1:15-16 1 Timothy 1:1-20
CD Chapter 3 and 4, Article 15
The attitude of redeemed people towards God and all other people.
29 February 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Tim 3:6
HC Lord's Day 39
1 Tim 3 Pride is the sin of Satan. Pride always goes hand in hand with rejection of authority and that would cause problems in the congregation.
23 July 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Tim 3:13 1 Tim 3 Because we must live responsibly before the Lord it is well that we should test ourselves against the demands God wants us to live up to in order to see how we measure up to them.
14 March 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Tim 6:6-9
HC Lord's Day 42
1 Tim 6 This passage concerns dishonest ways in which to get rich.

2 Timothy (2Tim)

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18 July 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Tim 1:12
HC Lord's Day 26
2 Tim 12 We sometimes speak of our sin in such a way that, while we do indeed confess it, it's as if we wish to soften it somewhat.
20 Sept 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Tim 3:5 2 Tim 3 The Lord loves us. But He also let us live in times where, in our world, we often have wicked governments and many people with leadership positions in His church who do not want to live and lead the people according to His will.
9 December 2001 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Tim 3:5b
Translation#2
2 Tim 3 This time every year we commemorate the birth of the Lord Jesus. He came to earth to redeem us from our sins and the punishment due on that account. But He Himself states that He also came to earth to bring about division among people!
7 November 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Tim 3:5 2 Tim 3 There are many people who are perfectly satisfied with life as it is but who live a wrong life.
19 August 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 2 Timothy 3: 14-17;
John 10: 27
2 Timothy 3: 10 - 4: 8;
John 10: 22 - 42
Belgic Confession
Art 5
Does the Bible have authority in your life?
18 September 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 2 Timothy 3:16-17 2 Timothy 3:1-17
CD Chapter 5;Art 14
We need the Word of God in our religious life - from the start to infinity.
20 June 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Tim 4:18
HC Lord's Day 52
2 Tim 4 Let us also pray God to deliver us from evil and to let us enter his heavenly kingdom. We also praise his eternal glory and then say Amen.

Titus (Tit)

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30 December 2012 (morning) Candidate minister Simon Jooste Titus 1:5 Titus 1:1-9 Appoint elders for the good of the church.
8 September 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Tit 2:11-14
HC Lord's Day 26
Tit 2 The redeeming grace of God has appeared to all men.
21September 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Tit 3:3 Tit 3 For this Christ died. So that in His love we can forgive and forbear with love. So that we can live as we let live and forgive as we are forgiven.
8 February 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Titus 3:4,5 Titus 2:11-3:15 Not only did the sun of the mercy of God shine over the believers of Paul's times - it is shining just as brightly on us as well.
25 July 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Titus 3:4-7
Ex 12:24-27
1 Cor 11:26

HC Lord's Day 28
Titus 3
Ex 12:1-17 and 24-28
1 Cor 11:23-29
Thus be strengthened in your spirit because through Holy Communion the Lord will again strengthen your spirit so that you may always be joyful and ensured of eternal life.

Hebrews (Heb)

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2 March 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 1:2-3 Hebrews 1:1-14 God introduces His Son to us (1).
9 March 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 1:2-3 Hebrews 1:1-14 God introduces His Son to us (2).
23 March 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 2:1-4 Hebrews 1-2:4 The salvation Christ gives us is great, do not drift away from it!
6 April 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 2:5-9 Hebrews 1:1-2:9 Christ has regained man's purpose and destiny.
2 June 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 2:8,9 Heb 2:5-18 Statements are sometimes made in the Bible which appear to us to contradict the reality we experience.
18 April 2014
(Good Friday: morning)
Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 2:5-18 Hebrews 2:10 Why is it fitting that Jesus died?
15 May 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Hebrews 2:17
HC Lord's Day 14
Hebrews 2 The Son of God's incarnation.
30 September 2001 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 2:17
HC Lord's Day 14
Heb 2 Since the beginning of our history the Lord has promised that we will one day be delivered from the sins and miseries in which we have landed. At first the promises were few and vague. But as history continued, the Lord issued more and more promises, and each time made it clearer that the Redeemer would be born of a descendant of Eve (in other words, a human being).
25 May 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 3:1-2 Hebrews 2:5-3:6 In order to persevere in the faith, we must pay meticulous attention to Jesus.
3 June 2012 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Hebrews 3:6
Hebrews 3:14
Genesis 15:1-6
Matthew 28:16-20
Colossians 2:10-12
Hebrews 3:1-4:1
The baptism deals with the covenant.
1 June 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 3:12-15 Hebrews 3:1-19 To start believing is good, but that is not all - we must persevere in faith.
7 August 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Hebrews 4:1 Hebrews 4 Leaders who have fallen behind without being aware of it!
1 December 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 4:9
HC Lord's Day 38
Heb 4 The Lord created Heaven and Earth in six days. On the seventh day He rested. He did not rest because He was tired. He rejoiced in His work. As from that day God commanded that it should be kept as a day of rest.
25 September 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 4:9
HC Lord's Day 18
Heb 3:12-4:16 In Hebrews 4 the Lord reveals to us things about the eternal Sabbath.
8 June 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 4:9-10 Hebrews 3:7-4:13 Entering into the rest of God.
23 November 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Hebrews 4:9-11
Exodus 20:8-11
Hebrews 4:1-16
HC Lord's Day 38
The Sabbath rest the Lord grants us in grace.
15 June 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 4:12-13 Hebrews 4:1-16 God's powerful Word.
31 March 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Philippians 2:9-11
Hebrews 4:14
Philippians 2:5-11
Hebrews 4:14-16
Belgic Confession
Art 26
Christ is our only access to God, do not search for somebody else!
22 June 2014 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 4:14-16 Hebrews 4:1-16 We have Jesus as our High Priest.
27 July 2014 (morning) Rev. Coen Vrey Hebrews 5:9-10 Hebrews 4:14-5:10 Jesus is truly the High Priest we need.
27 April 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 6:1,2 Heb 5:6-6:20
Mk 13:20-23
Let us evaluate our personal place and that of our church in the realm of faith.
10 August 2014 (morning) Rev. Coen Vrey Hebrews 6:4-6 Hebrews 5:11-6:12 Who are they who fall away?
4 May 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 6:4-6 Heb 6 and 10 The Lord reveals sharply and clearly that there are people in His church who will be lost. There is no way in which these people can ever again be renewed to repentance.
15 March 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 6:10 Heb 6 The Holy Spirit opens the eyes of people enabling them to understand the revelation of God's word.
15 February 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 6:16
HC Lord's Day 37
Heb 6 The oath.
10 August 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Hebrews 6:17,18
HC Lord's Day 37
Hebrews 6 The glory of the Lord is reflected by us living in His truth - but also when it is necessary, to swear by that holy Name.
24 August 2014 (morning) Rev. Coen Vrey Hebrews 6:19-20 Hebrews 6:1-20
Numbers 35:9-15
The anchor that perpetuates our soul.
11 May 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 7:1-2a Hebrews 7 One of these days we shall again celebrate the Last Supper. This is a festival of peace. The content of this peace is that every celebrant of the Last Supper who believes in Jesus Christ as the High Priest of God will one day be a citizen of the city of Salem, the city of God: the New Jerusalem.
12 October 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Hebrews 7:1-3 Genesis 14:18-20
Hebrews 7:1-10
Melchizedek a picture of Jesus Christ!
19 October 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Hebrews 7:18-19 Hebrews 7:1-28 We have the better hope of approaching God.
27 January 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Hebrews 7:20-21, 25 Hebrews 7:11-28
Belgic confession article 21
Jesus is high priest forever and His offer is the full payment for our sins.
25 May 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 7:11,12 Hebrews 4:14-5:11
Hebrews 6:17-7:12
Every person sometimes comes to a point where he sits and thinks about his life - and about his sins.
12 March 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 7:25 Hebrews 7:1-28
HC Lord's Day 12:31
Jesus Christ - the only High Priest.
2 November 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Hebrews 7:25 Hebrews 7:1-28 Our Salvation is guaranteed in Jesus Christ, our High Priest.
1 June 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 7:25 Deut 32:36-42(40)
2 Sam 22:32-47 (47)
Ezek 33:10-12 (11)
Rom 14:10-12 (11)
Heb 7: 20-28 (25)
Have you ever thought about the reason why in our day there is so much decay in the church?
13 February 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Hebrews 7:25b Hebrews 7 Have you ever considered the reason for so much decadence in our times - degeneration in virtually every walk of life?
31 August 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 7:25
HC Lord's Day 11
Heb 7 These days it is difficult to be a true Christian, because we live at a time the devil has entrenched himself in the church.
7 August 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 7:25-28
HC Lord's Day 6
Heb 7 The more seriously we treat our religion, the more we realise how often we sin and how weak we are before God. But, what joy to know that, despite our sins, we are sure of our salvation through the Lord Jesus Christ!
9 November 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Hebrews 8:1-2 Hebrews 8:1-13 Our High Priest and Servant in the Most Holy Place.
16 November 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 8:10-12 Hebrews 8:1-13 The new covenant sealed with Christ?s blood.
24 October 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 9:15
HC Lord's Day 17
Heb 9 This passage from the Bible deals with Christ's sacrifice and the power thereof.
15 April 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 9:24-26 Hebrews 9:1-28
Heidelberg Catechism Lord's Day 30:80
The consolation of certainty of faith that is assured during the Holy Supper.
30 November 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Hebrews 9:22 Hebrews 9:1-22 No forgiveness without the spilling of blood.
7 December 2014 (evening) Rev. Coen Vrey Hebrews 9:27-28 Hebrews 9:1-28 Christ's Second Coming contains salvation and not judgement for the true believer.
15 June 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 10:5 Heb 10:1-18
Gal 1:1-5
1 Tim 1:15
There was a council in heaven which decided that we would be redeemed, because Jesus would come to the earth in a human body.
8 March 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 10:8-10 Hebrews 10:1-18 Total absolution.
15 March 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 10: 22-25 Hebrews 10: 19-39 How do you practise your justification in Christ in your life.
22 June 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 10:22a Heb 10 The Lord calls upon you to enter His sanctuary on the merit accomplished by Jesus Christ, so that you may experience His Fatherly benevolence towards you and live in His light.
20 July 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 10:26 Heb 10 To be a believer in the real sense of the word makes enormous demands on those who sincerely serve and want to serve the Lord.
22 March 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 10:26-27 Hebrews 10:19-39 There is no alternative - it is either Christ alone or terrible judgement.
29 March 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 10:35-36 Hebrews 10:19-39 Perseverance in the faith.
3 February 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Ephesians 2:8
Hebrews 11:1
Ephesians 2:1-10
Hebrews 11:1-19
Belgic confession article 22
The Holy Spirit kindles in us the faith by which we are saved.
17 November 2013
(morning: Holy Communion)
Rev CCA Vrey Hebrews 9:11-12 Hebrews 9:1-28
Romans 12:1-2
HC Lord's Day 12
Jesus is anointed as our only High Priest - through faith we are priests for God.
23 November 2014
(morning:Holy Communion)
Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 9:13-14 Hebrews 9:1-22 Only the blood of Christ can cleanse our conscience.
5 April 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11:1-3 Hebrews 10:32-11:16 What it really means to believe.
7 October 2012 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11:1-3 Genesis 1:1-2:4
Hebrews 11:1-6
Belgic Confession Art 12
Only by faith can we understand God to be the Creator of all things.
19 April 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11:4 Hebrews 11:1-40 The legacy of a righteous man.
26 April 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11:5-6 Hebrews 11:1-40 How can one please God?
3 May 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11:7 Hebrews 11:1-40 Faith that saves.
10 May 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11:8-12 Hebrews 11:1-19 Faith persevering in the everyday life.
4 September 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11:13-16 Hebrews 11:1-16
CD Chapter 5;Art 12
Certainty of perseverance makes believers strangers and pilgrims on earth.
31 May 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11: 17-19 Hebrews 11: 1-19
Genesis 22: 1-19
Persevering faith is tested faith.
6 October 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey Hebrews 11:3, 17-19 Genesis 22:1-14
Hebrews 11:1-19
HC Lord's Day 7:21-23
The true faith that saves us.
27 July 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 11:13 Heb 11 What do we believe to be our purpose in life?
7 June 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11:20-22 Hebrews 11:1-22 Persevering faith even in the face of death.
14 June 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11:23-26 Hebrews 11:1-26 How faith determines one's choices.
21 June 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11:27-29 Hebrews 11:1-29 Persevering faith overcomes impediments.
19 July 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11:30-31 Hebrews 11:1-31 By faith conquered and by faith saved.
26 July 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 11:39-40 Hebrews 11:1-40 The reward for persevering faith.
6 Aug 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 11:32 Heb 11 The comfort in this man's life is that in his weakness and sinfulness he was employed by God in His service.
16 December 2001 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 11:39 Heb 11 The power of this chapter of the Bible is that it shows us how the faith of a believer bears him/her through all the misfortunes and tribulations of life - how it is manifested in practical terms in our life.
3 August 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 11:39 Heb 11 Is your life proof thereof that you are struggling as one who sees the invisible?
24 April 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Hebrews 12:2
HC Lord's Day 11
Hebrews 12 The great consolation to every one of us is of course that the Lord came to open the eyes of the people who were blinded by sin, so that they could see His works, see and worship Him as God.
10 August 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 12:4 Heb 12 The rule God gives us is that the struggle for our faith and for our righteousness is one of life and death.
2 August 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 12:1-3 Hebrews 12:1-13 How one succeeds in persevering in one's religious life.
9 August 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 12:4-6 Hebrews 12:1-13 God's loving chastisement of His children.
17 August 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 12:8,14 Heb 12 1. The admonition. 2. Who are punished? 3. What do we become?
23 Aug 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 12:17
HC Lord's Day 33
Hebrews 12 It is only when one is fully aware of the depth of the trouble in which one finds oneself that one is sincerely and appropriately grateful to Him who took one out of that trouble.
13 September 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 12:22-24 Hebrews 12:12-29 In Christ the faithful do not have fool's gold.
20 September 2015 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 12:25-29 Hebrews 12:12-29 Great privileges from the hand of our great God brings great responsibility.
30 January 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Hebrews 12:28
HC Lord's Day 49
Hebrews 12 To be able to be as obedient as are the angels in heaven is a matter of great moment. We must know what it means when we pray for this.
22 December 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 12:28
Hag 2:9
Heb 12; Hag 2 Christmas is the festival on which we celebrate God's fulfilment of the covenant of grace.
6 March 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 13:1-3 Hebrews 12:25-13:6 Persevere in brotherly Love.
13 March 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 13:4 Hebrews 12:25 to 13:6 Marriage, relationships and the church of the LORD.
2 February 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 13:5
HC Lord's Day 42
Heb 13 Someone who loves God will be content with what he has, and will, out of respect and love of God and His neighbour, not be filled with greed for money. Avarice, or greed for money, is in fact related to theft.
3 April 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 13:5
HC Lord's Day 42
Heb 13 This commandment against theft is about our love for God and love for our neighbour.
3 April 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 13:5-6 Hebrews 12:25-13:6 Contentment is something that can be learned.
24 April 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 13:7-9 Hebrews 13:7-25 The proved antidote against heresy.
24 August 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 13:14 Heb 13 1.The wrong insight and wrong expectation we may have. 2.Our Leader and the eternal future. 3.The Lord's judgment opens eternity for us.
10 April 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 13:7; 17-19 Hebrews 13:7-25 The responsibility of the Church Council.
5 May 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Hebrews 13:17 Hebrews 13:7-19
1 Timothy 3:1-7; 5:17-19
Belgic Confession
Art 31
Christ introduced His offices to govern the church.
17 April 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 13:17-19 Hebrews 13:7-25 Members' Responsibilities.
30 July 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 13:20,21
HC Lord's Day 30
Heb 13 Nobody is able to believe and to continue believing if the Lord has not put this faith in his heart and also confirmed it.
29 April 2007(morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Heb 13:20,21
HC Lord's Day 30
Heb 13 Nobody is able to believe and to remain steadfast in that belief unless the Lord vests this belief in that person and also confirms it.
8 May 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey Hebrews 13:20-21 Hebrews 13:7-25 God provides everything so that we can serve Him.

James (Jas)

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18 September 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 1:2-4 James 1:1-18 The road to perfection.
2 October 2011 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 1:5-8 James 1:1-18 God grants wisdom to those who ask for it.
5 February 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 1:6 James 1:1-18 Love for God carries us through tribulations towards the crown of life.
4 December 2011(morning) Rev CCA Vrey James1:9-11 James 1:1-18 On the way to maturity in faith in the midst of abundance or want.
8 April 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey James 1:13-15
HC Lord's Day 52:127
James 1:1-18 O God, please keep us standing and strong against the attacks from all sides!
20 July 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jas 1:18 Jas 1 It of course cannot happen that the Lord tempts people. Therefore the Bible clearly defines between tribulation and temptation.
8 April 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jas 1:2-18;Mt 4:1-11
HC Lord's Day 52
Jas 1:2-18;Mt 4:1-11 The devil's temptation of Jesus Christ is revealed to us in order to comfort and encourage us.
18 March 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 1:19-21 James 1:1-21 The growth and learning process of the believer.
1 April 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 1:22 James 1:16-27 Two kinds of hearers of the Word; what type are you?
22 April 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey James 2:1 James 2:1-13 He, who is biased and discriminate, renounces his faith in Jesus Christ.
17 June 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 2:12-13 James 2:1-13 Under the law of liberty we can be what Christ makes us.
22 July 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 2:14 James 2:14-26 Do we really possess the faith that sets us free? ?
26 November 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey James 2:14,17 James 2:14-26
HC Lord's Day 23:64
Whoever is justified through the faith in Christ bears the fruits of faith.
7 December 2008 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jm 2:19 Jm 2 For this moment, let us be most sincere and truthfully answer one question to the face of the Lord: Do you really believe?
3 March 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey James 2:22 James 2:14-26
Belgic Confession
Art 24
Work that originates in true faith, is good before God and makes your faith complete.
5 February 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey James 3:2
HC Lord's Day 43:112
James 3:1-12 Out of gratitude we love the truth.
5 August 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 3: 2, 5a James 3: 1-12 Our tongue is the master key to a good and blessed life.
24 March 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Jas 3:8
HC Lord's Day 43
Jas 3:1-12 Jesus teaches us to foster an exceptional love for the truth.
2 September 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 3:9-10 James 3:1-12 Each bodypart serves God to His will, even my tongue!
30 September 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 3:13 James 3:1-18 Wisdom for harmonious relationships.
25 November 2012 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey James 4:1-3 James 4:1-12 How do I resolve conflict? Crucify your sinful desires!
3 February 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 4:4-6 James 4:1-12 How do I resolve conflict? Turn from spiritual adultery and humbly beg for grace from God.
15 August 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Jas 4:15 Jas 4:1-12 Why do people quarrel with one another? In the answer given by the Holy Spirit, He indicates the source of all this wickedness. Before that, He mentions who are responsible for the wicked acts which are at variance with Christian peace.
17 March 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 4:7-10 James 4:1-12 How do I resolve conflict? Through submission to God, resisting the devil and by having true, heartfelt sorrow for all my sins.
21 April 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 4:1-3 James 4:1-12 How do I resolve conflict? Crucify your sinful desires!
5 May 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 4:15 James 4:1-17 Live humbly and dependent upon the Lord only.
2 June 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 5:6 James 4:11-5:6 Humble and dependent on the Lord-also with respect to my wealth.
23 June 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey James 5:7-9 James 5:1-12 Be patient, the Lord is coming!
28 July 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey James 5:10-12
James 5:1-12 Be patient and steadfast until the Lord comes!
11 August 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey James 5:13-16a
James 5:1-20 A life totally turned towards God and dependent upon Him.
25 August 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey James 5:16b
James 5:1-20 The prayer of a believer is powerful and effective.
8 September 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey James 5:19-20
James 5:1-20 God's service of search and rescue.

1 Peter (1Pet)

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30 April 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Peter 1:18-19 1 Peter 1:13-25
HC Lord's Day 13:34
Jesus is the Lord of the Christian and the Christian is the property of the Lord.
10 April 2011 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Peter 1:2
HC Lord's Day 8
1 Peter 1 We worship the Triune God, who at the beginning of every service greets and blesses us in His Tri- unity sending us at the end of the service away to live according to His grace in the world.
24 June 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Pet 1:2
HC Lord's Day 8
1 Pet 1 We worship the Triune God who greets us with a blessing from the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit at the beginning of every public service and at the end of the service He sends us off into the world to live according to his blessing.
12 June 2016 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Peter 1:3-5 Luke 22:31-34 and 54-62
1Peter 1:1-16
CD Chapter 5;Art 3
The converted are fully engaged in the struggle of faith but never stand alone in the battle.
20 June 2010 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Peter 1:5-7
HC Lord's Day 22
1 Peter 1 As cleansed people God pardons us from the taint of sin and draped in glory we are installed into our inheritance.
8 December 2013 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey 1 Peter 1:18-19 1 Peter 1:13-25
HC Lord's Day 13:34
Jesus Christ is our Eternal owner and we are His possessions.
28 April 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey Matthew 20:26-2
1 Peter 5:4
Matthew 20:20-28
1 Peter 4:7-11; 5:1-4
Belgic Confession
Art 30
Christ governs His church, people are the servants by whom He does so.
25 April 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Pet 1:16
HC Lord's Day 44
1 Pet 1:16 In this sermon we look at forbidden desires. Yet there are things we should desire.
18 Feb 2007 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Pet 2:2,5
HC Lord's Day 47
1 Pet 2 This is also how we receive the strength to devote ourselves to the teachings of the salvation through the Lord Jesus Christ.
20 March 2016 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Peter 2:2, 5, 9 1 Peter 1:23-2:10 Three perspectives on the Church of Jesus Christ.
30 September 2012 (evening) Candidate-Minister Simon Jooste 1 Peter 2:4-6, 9-10 1 Peter 2:1-10 We are objects of God's mercy.
26 January 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Peter 2:21 Hebrews 9:23-28
1 Peter 2:18-25
HC Lord's Day 15
Christ suffered in aid of saving us from the wrath, judgement and curse of God.
27 Dec 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Pet 2:21
HC Lord's Day 47
1 Pet 1 and 10 In one's prayers one is always a priest who has access to God's throne.
10 May 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Pet 3:18
HC Lord's Day 15
1 Pet 3 All the hate and rejection He endured during His life and then especially on the cross was to our propitiation.

11 May 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Pet 3:22
HC Lord's Day 19
1 Pet 3 We do not always think about the almighty power of the Lord Jesus Christ and what it means to us. Therefore we are going to highlight a few thoughts that are closely connected to the content of this passage.
22 May 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Pet 4:17 1 Pet 4 Urgent warning - Judgment begins with the Church.
14 October 2012 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 Peter 5:8-11 Luke 22:54-64
Ephesians 5:10-20
1 Peter 5:8-11
Belgic Confession Art 12
Our enemy, the devil, is alive and well; persevere in the battle against him.
20 June 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Pet 5:17 1 Pet 5 We are dealing here with one of the most difficult trials in our life - the Satan and his attacks on us. He strikes everywhere and in the most diverse ways.

2 Peter (2Pet)

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23 January 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Pet 1:10
HC Lord's Day 32
2 Pet 1:1-15 Let your good works be a call to those around you, leading them to Christ.
5 August 2012 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 2 Peter 1: 21;
John 20:30-31
2 Peter 1: 16-21;
John 20: 26 - 31
Belgic Confession
Art 3
The Bible is the Word of God for you and me.
28 May 2006 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Pet 1:19 2 Pet 1 This is a call to repentance. It is a call to embrace the Lord Jesus as God and Saviour.
15 July 2018 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 2 Peter 1:19-21 2 Peter 1:1-21
Heidelberg Catechism Sunday 35:98
The living Word is the firm foundation of faith.
23 June 2013 (evening) Rev CCA Vrey 2 Peter 3:14 2 Peter 3:1-18
Belgic Confession: Art 37
Christ will definitely return on the clouds.

1 John (1Jn)

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1 February 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 John 1:5 1 John 1:1-10
HC Lord's Day 44:115
What does it mean to live in communion with God.
7 Feb 2010 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Jn 1:5,9 1 Jn 1 In the Lord Jesus Christ we have complete removal of guilt and impurity.
25 August 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Jn 1:8 1 Jn 1 In the first couple of verses of this Epistle the content is set out and put into perspective very clearly: It states that Jesus Christ, through all that He did while in His human body, bestows on us eternal life (immortality), if we believe in Him.
22 December 2002 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Jn 1:5,9 1 Jn 1 In Jesus Christ we have full remission of our sins and are completely cleansed of all unrighteousness.
25 May 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Jn 1:7
HC Lord's Day 51
1 Jn 1 Although Jesus Christ purifies us of all our sins, the Lord still wants that to His greater glory we should continuously pray that our sins be forgiven.
25 October 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 John 2:1-2 1 John 1:5-2:6
CD Chapter 2, Art. 3
Christ's offer is entirely sufficient for the sins.
23 August 2015 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 John 2:3-6 1 John 1:8 to 2:61
CD Chapter 1, Section 13
What happens to a saint when he is assured of his election.
6 August 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 John 2:1; John 17:15-17,24 John 17:1-26; 1 John 2:6-1;
HC Lord's Day 18:49
The use of Christ's ascension into heaven for His saved children.
15 October 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey 1 John 3:2-3 1 Corinthians 15:35-58; 1 John 2:28-3:10
HC Lord's Day 22:57
The comfort for the believer to be bodily resurrected from death.
20 March 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Jn 3:12,15
HC Lord's Day 40
1 Jn 3 Basically it's all about the love command.
29 April 2012 (morning) Rev CCA Vrey John 1:18
1 John 4:12

Belgic Confession
Art 1
Exodus 33:7-23
John 1:1-18
1 John 4:7-12
How real is God to you? Our invisible God reveals Himself to you!
28 September 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Jn 4:19
HC Lord's Day 46
1 Jn 4 Not everybody is able of the confession of loving the Lord!
23 March 2008 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Jn 5:1
HC Lord's Day 12
1 Jn 5:1
Isa 9:1-6
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ . . . These words include a certain group of people while they exclude another group.
21 August 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Jn 5:1
HC Lord's Day 12
Isa 9:1-6; 1 Jn 5 We know whether we share in this redemption, because we bear his image, in other words the Holy Spirit anointed us in his Name to be kings, prophets and priests.
26September 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Jn 5:7
HC Lord's Days 11 and 12
1 Jn 5 Those who do not believe that Jesus is the Anointed - official Redeemer - of God, are not from God. In no way whatsoever do they share in the redemption and salvation accomplished by Jesus.
7 November 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Jn 5:7
HC Lord's Day 20
1 Jn 5. It is true that certain things with regard to our faith cannot be proved, because we have no power over them, but we believe them.
23 January 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 1 Jn 5:16 1 Jn 5 Pray for your neighbour who sins! The Lord shall answer your prayer. And give life eternal to your neighbour!

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12 June 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis 2 Jn 1:8 2 Jn 1 However bad it may be, let us look past the blood in our streets to the blood of Jesus Christ on the cross.

Revelation (Rev)

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19 April 2009 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 1:9
HC Lord's Day 12
Rev 1:9-20 Today is the day of the resurrection. Therefore it is fitting that we consider, from the revelation of the Lord, again Who is the risen Christ and how, through His omnipotence, He directs and rules the historical unfolding of God's redemptive plan.
11 March 2007 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 1:7
Ps 67:1,7
Rev 1; Ps 67 The Second Coming of the Lord must have a special place in our spiritual life.
21 May 2006 (morning)
Holy Communion
Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 1:17 Rev 1 Today we dine with Him - He who was before time or before the earth was there. He, who sent His Spirit to us. The Spirit - God the Holy Spirit - brought us here today.
18 November 2001 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 2:10c Rev 2 Note how the Lord announces Himself to His congregation in this letter: He is the Lord who will be the first and the last, who was dead and has come to life again.
10 Dec 2006 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 2:10-11 Rev 2; Luke 16:19-31;
1 Thess 4:13-18
What is death? What happens when I die?
1 June 2003 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 5:12
HC Lord's Day 18
Rev 5 On Patmos, John was in heaven in the Spirit. He saw and heard inexpressible things. He saw the Lord Jesus Who had departed from earth in all His glory. He also saw how the work of Jesus Christ became fulfilled.
20 May 2004 (Ascension Day) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 5:13
Rev 5 Our Eternal King's departure from earth. Our Eternal King reigns from heaven.
12 April 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 6:1-2 Rev 6 Today is the day of the resurrection. Therefore it is fitting that we consider, from the revelation of the Lord, again Who is the risen Christ and how, through His omnipotence, He directs and rules the historical unfolding of God's redemptive plan.
21 March 2008 (Good Friday) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 6:2 Rev 6 The first four seals were opened and the thud of hooves of four horses started thundering over the earth.
3 April 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 6:2
Rev 6
Zech 1:8 - 17;
6:1 - 8.
See, listen and follow with the haste and eagerness of one who has been redeemed.
19 April 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 6:3-4 Rev 6 The wars and bad things accompanying it are in fact the frustration of the devil for not being able to prevent the victory of the Lord Jesus. He now is taking revenge on everything - thereby revealing who he in fact is!
26 April 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 6:5-6 Rev 6 The victory of Jesus Christ over all the forces of hell and the world comes to light in another facet of the world history.
3 May 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 6:7-8 Rev 6 Nobody, nor any force could withstand the victory of Jesus Christ. The Lord Jesus was victorious over all powers and brought His judgement to execution.
10 May 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 6:9-11 Rev 6 The opening of the fifth seal still deals with the preaching and progress of the gospel.
31 May 2009 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 6:12-17 Rev 6 With the opening of the sixth seal the Judgement Day starts.
8 December 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 11:2 Rev 11 The Book Revelation reveals symbolically the course of the end of time. In Revelation 11 the Lord deals with the history of the Church through the era of the New Testament -from the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ until His Second Coming.
19 June 2011 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Revelation 11:6-8 Revelation 11 With this revelation the Lord explains that He allows the government of the anti-christ or other power to come into existence, but that He also can nullify it whenever He pleases.
31 October 2004 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 11:15
HC Lord's Day 19
Ps 110
Rev 11:15-19.
There is only one Head of the Church - Jesus Christ the Lord. All those of us who believe, expect Him to return, and we believe that when He comes He will take us to Him.
24 July 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 12:7 Rev 12 A mild attack with hard consequences!
13 March 2005 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 12:13
Rev 12 When the dragon suffered his defeat in heaven, he tried to attack the Lord from a different angle. When he was cast down on earth, he attacked the church of the Lord.
4 November 2001 (morning) Rev HP Prinsloo (em) Rev 13:9 Rev 13:1-10 The command to listen to what He tells us occurs frequently in the Bible.
24 February 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 13:1 Rev 13:1-11 The Anti-christ appears gradually and accustoms the people on earth to him. When his appearance has reached the stage that they can recognise him completely, they are so used to his manner of conduct, that nobody minds changing to his value system.
2 May 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 16:2 Rev 15:1-16:2 The end; grace and judgement.
9 May 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 16:3,4 Rev 15 and 16 It is the theme of the book Revelation that the Lord Jesus Christ who since long ago is ruling and managing the world in an unseen way shall appear soon.
16 May 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 16:8,9 Rev 16 The last days are characterized by judgments and disasters that hit the earth.
30 May 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 16:10,11 Rev 16 For us the comfort is that the Lord pours out this bowl and breaks the reign of the beast on earth so that the kingdom of God comes where we shall live with Him forever. A kingdom that is forever under the perfect rule and glory of the Tri-une God.
6 June 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 16:12,16 Rev 16 We are living in the last days. The grace in this matter lies therein that the Lord warns us of all that is to come so that on the one hand we may know and on the other hand that we may guard against taking part in the destruction of the world.
13 June 2004 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 16:17 Rev 16 The seventh bowl is poured out and the end starts.
4 May 2003 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis HC Lord's Day 48 Rev 18:16-19:14
Mt 6:5-13
1 Cor 15:20-28
1.The Kingdom and the world 2.The Kingdom of God in its final manifestation.
21 Feb 2010
(morning: Holy Communion)
Dr MJ du Plessis Jn 12:15; Rev 19:11 Jn 12; Rev 19 Therefore the Holy Communion confirms the gentleness of God's love for us - a love, confirming to all of you today, renewed re-creation and eternal life.
29 September 2002 (morning) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 20:7 Rev 20:1-15 This chapter reveals the events of the period between the ascension of the Lord and the final judgement.
22 October 2017 (evening) Rev Coen Vrey John 3:6;Revelation 21:3 John 3:1-21;Revelation 21:1-8,21:22-22:5
HC Lord's Day 22:58
Eternal life; now and hereafter.
1 June 2014 (morning) Rev Coen Vrey John 3:16
Revelation 21:3
John 3:1-21
Revelation 21:1-8
HC Lord's Day 22:58
Our life, perfected by Christ, will be eternal.
6 November 2005 (evening) Dr MJ du Plessis Rev 22:5
HC Lord's Day 22
Rev 22 Listen carefully to the point that Jesus makes in this text:: He protects us and He raises us at the last day. This is of course the day of his Second Coming.
9 June 2002 (morning) Rev HP Prinsloo Rev 22:11 Rev 22:6-22 Every day, by this injunction, the Lord places us before a choice.
17 May 2007(Ascension) Dr MJ du Plessis Acts 1:11; Rev 22:12 Acts 1; Rev 22 In the hereafter the light of God's glory shines as daylight over us. Now we are living in the time of the dawn of the hereafter.