Towards Wholeness: Holy Eating

Date 22nd February 2015  by Ettiene de Wilzem  Bible passage Genesis 1:29-30; 9:3; Luke 7:31-35

Last Sunday morning we kicked off a series on holiness and heard that it is God’s wish for us to be holy in every area of our lives – to set apart everything for God’s purposes. For many of us, however, this call boils down to the following question: what does it mean to be

Towards Wholeness: Sleep

Date 22nd February 2015  by Jim de Witte  Bible passage Psalm 127:1-2

We are opening up the building blocks that take us on the path toward wholeness, as was introduced to last week by Johann Eloff. This morning we are looking at sleep and its important place in developing holiness. We don’t often think of sleep this way but the Bible has quite a bit to say

James: Plans

Date 15th February 2015  by Jim de Witte  Bible passage James 4:13-17

This subject of making plans is very relevant for us today, for we all make plans of one sort or another. Plans for college and jobs; Plans for relationships, marriage and family; Plans for holidays and retirement; Plans for our future. Making plans, in itself, is not wrong. In Paul’s letter he often made plans

Towards Wholeness: Walking with God

Date 15th February 2015  by Johann Elof - Pastor for Mansfield Christian Reformed Church  Bible passage Galatians 5:16,19; 3:26,29; Romans 12:1,2

‘Walking with God Towards Wholeness in Christ’ Today I invite you to join me, walking with God, aiming at lifestyle adjustment, towards wholeness in Christ!”

James: The Key is Humility

Date 08th February 2015  by Jim de Witte  Bible passage James 4:1-12

When you read through our text for the first time, it looks a bit like a puzzle and you wonder what’s going on.Why is James being so blunt and direct? How do the verses link together? What’s going on? What can we learn from these verses?We need to realize that James is writing to believers

Impress Them

Date 08th February 2015  by Ettiene de Wilzem  Bible passage Deuteronomy 6:6-9

“And so do you promise, in reliance on the Holy Spirit and with the help of the Christian community, to do all in your power to instruct your child in the Christian faith, cause him to be so instructed, and to lead him by your example into a life of Christian discipleship?” So many times

James: Wisdom for Living

Date 01st February 2015  by Jim de Witte  Bible passage James 3:13-18

In 2015, Guinness World Records – the ultimate authority in record breaking achievements – celebrates the 60th anniversary of its first published edition and the creation of one of the world’s most successful and recognized brands. The idea for a book of records begins in the early 1950s when Sir Hugh Beaver (1890—1967), Managing Director

God’s Criteria

Date 01st February 2015  by Ettiene de Wilzem  Bible passage 1 Timothy 3

This Sunday morning we have the privilege of installing new elders and deacons who will embark of a journey of helping to lead God’s church. While many of us may be well familiar with this practice, many of us may indeed wonder: why does the church do this? What are these people supposed to do

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Waste or Worship?

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In the midst of hatred and betrayal Mark records and act of simple and costly devotion. Sensing where the life of Jesus was headed and being unable to alter that course in an act of love and faith she did what she could for Jesus. The question that is drawn out from the passage is

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The Symptoms of the Flesh

Date: 19 August 2018, 18:08 by Load Audio & Video

Have you ever had the experience of looking back on something you did wrong and saying to yourself, ‘I can’t believe I did that. I don’t normally do that sort of thing.’ How does that happen? Why do we humans do things that we believe are wrong? Why can’t we educate ourselves to a better

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Building a Body Together

Date: 29 July 2018, 10:07 by Load Audio & Video

As I start my ministry here it Redlands CRC it seemed a great time to take a look at what the church is supposed to be, at least in part. What is my role? What are we aiming for? Paul, using the image of the church as body gives us an idea in Eph 4.

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Song of a Struggling Saint

Date: 19 August 2018, 10:08 by Load Audio & Video

If you live long enough, your faith is bound to be challenged some time. Psalm 73 is the song of a godly man who felt his faith slipping away. Even though these words were written 3000 years ago, they might as well have been written today. This Psalm is his very personal testimony. He opens

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An Encouragement to Pray

Date: 15 July 2018, 18:07 by Load Audio & Video

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