The following is an archive of the services held at Ambassador. Some services may include links to either a written , audio, or video copy of the sermons.

January 27, 2019

AM: Rev. VanderHorst

2 Kings 4: 38-44

The Lord’s prophet is revealed through miraculous feedings

1. God eases the curse through the ministry of Elisha

2. God removes the curse through the ministry of our Lord Jesus Christ

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 44 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

January 20, 2019

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Psalm 8: 1,2

God establishes his glory

1. In the heavens

2. In babies

PM: Brother Rod de Wit

Lord's Day 42 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

January 13, 2019

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Acts 10: 9-16

God reverses the effects of death in Jesus Christ

1. The creep of death

2. The moment of reversal

3. The sting of death

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 42 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

January 6, 2019

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Matthew 8: 17

God reverses the effects of death in Jesus Christ

1. The creep of death

2. The moment of reversal

3. The sting of death

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 41 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

December 30 2018

AM: Dr. Pol

John 1: 9-13

Jesus Christ is the true light that came into the world

1. The importance of his coming

2. The reaction to his coming

PM: Dr. Pol

Lord's Day 40 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

Let the Lord determine your attitude to human life!

1. He is the Creator of life

2. He is the Redeemer of life

December 23, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

1 John 3: 1-3

Abide in Christ

1. As a son of the Father

2. As a son who will be like the only-begotten Son

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 39 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

December 16, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Psalm 7

Live in the hope of God’s holy judgement

1. The Lord vindicates the saints

2. The Lord establishes the saints

3. The Lord is shield to the saints

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 38 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

December 9, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Micah 4: 9-5: 5a

God promises the renewal of Israel

1. Israel will go into exile

2. Israel will harvest the nations

3. Israel will give birth

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 37 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

December 2, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Romans 8: 18-27

Groan for your redemption so that you might find glory in Christ.

1. Creation’s groans

2. Our groans

3. The Spirit’s groans

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 36 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

November 25, 2018

AM: Elder James Vandermeulen

Sermon by Rev. Jack Moesker, minister emeritus of Owen Sound

1 Kings 8: 22-53

There is no God like the God of Israel

1. He is great

2. He is involved

3. He is accessible

PM: Brother Rod De Wit

Sermon by Rev. Clarence Stam

Lord's Day 35 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

The second commandment concerning the special manner in which the only living God wishes to be worshipped.

1. The heathen manner of worship

2. The covenantal manner of worship

November 18, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Psalm 6

In the midst of the Lord’s chastening seek his mercy

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 34 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

November 11, 2018

AM: Elder Bryan VanDelden

Luke 15: 11-32

Jesus teaches the Pharisees and the Scribes what true religion is.

1. Jesus corrects their understanding of who God is,

2. Jesus corrects their understanding of what sin is,

3. Jesus corrects their understanding of what repentance is.

PM: Brother Phil Lodder

Lord's Day 33 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

November 4, 2018

October 28, 2018

AM: Rev. Poppe

Genesis 32: 22-32

Before we can enter the kingdom of God, God needs to change us into people who rely on him. We’ll consider:

1. Our tendency towards self-sufficiency.

2. Our need to rely on God.

3. Our entrance into God’s kingdom.

PM: Rev. Poppe

Lord's Day 32 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

October 21, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Psalm 5

Lead me in your righteousness

1. Accept my prayer

2. Make my way straight

3. Let us rejoice in you

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 31 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

October 14, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Deuteronomy 10:16

Put to death the deeds of the flesh

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 30 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

October 7, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Deuteronomy 8: 3b

You do not live by bread alone

1. Remember that you need spiritual bread

2. Do not forget God when you are satisfied with physical bread

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 26 & 27 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

September 30, 2018

AM: Dr. Andrew Pol

Genesis 9: 12-17

Great is the Lord and greatly to be praised!

1. Meditate on his greatness.

2. Talk about his greatness

PM: Dr. Andrew Pol

Lord's Day 26 & 27 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

September 23, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Genesis 9: 12-17

God lays down his war bow for a memorial

1. God’s sign

2. God remembers

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 25 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

September 16, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Psalm 4: 7

You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound

1. Weariness with mankind

2. Sacrificial Meditation

3. Joyful rest

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 24 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

September 9, 2018

AM: Brother Bryan van Delden

Sermon by Rev. Reuben Bradenhof - Free Reformed Church of Mt. Nasura, Western Australia

Hebrews 13

Do not forget to entertain strangers:

1. An important command

2. A lesson from the past

3. An application for today

PM: Brother Rod Dewitt

Lord's Day 23 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

The unique confession that righteousness is only through faith in Jesus Christ.

1. The gift of righteousness in Christ

2. The way to righteousness through faith

September 2, 2018

AM: Brother Shaun Veldman

Sermon by Rev. Reuben Bradenhof - Free Reformed Church of Mt. Nasura, Western Australia

Luke 6: 46-49

The Lord Jesus calls you to build on the foundation of His Word:

1. the loving Lord and His teaching

2. the wise builder and his security

3. the foolish builder and his downfall

PM: Brother Phil Lodder

Lord's Day 22 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

August 19, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Psalm 3

Rest in the Lord in the greatest anxiety

1. The Lord is a helper

2. The Lord has sustained

3. The Lord will save

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 20 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

August 12, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Deuteronomy 7: 6-11

God reveals the election of Israel: In order to

1. Encourage us in wholehearted obedience

2. Give the church confidence in her mission

PM: Brother Rod Dewitt

Lord's Day 19 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

August 5, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Deuteronomy 6: 4-9

God commands your exclusive allegiance:

1. Individual Allegiance

2. Covenantal Allegiance

3. Remembered Allegiance

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 18 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

July 29, 2018

AM: Pastor Joe Poppe (Redeemer Canadian Reformed Church)

Genesis 29: 15-35

In the midst of the messiness of our lives, the Sovereign LORD accomplishes His purposes. We'll consider:

1. Our striving for happiness

2. God's work of blessing us

PM: Pastor Joe Poppe (Redeemer Canadian Reformed Church)

Lord's Day 17 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

July 22, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Psalm 2: 7-9

God installs a king in Zion

1. God's decree

2. God's gift

3. God's promise

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 16 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

July 15, 2018

AM: Elder James Vandermeulen

Sermon by Rev. Reuben Bradenhof - Free Reformed Church of Mt. Nasura, Western Australia

Psalm 50: 13-15

The Mighty One, God the LORD, seeks a thankful people:

1. He corrects a wrong understanding

2. He invites our genuine worship

3. He promises His ready help

PM: Deacon Phil Lodder

Lord's Day 15 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

July 8, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Deuteronomy 5: 22-33

The Holy God provides a mediator for a fleshly people:

1. Israel's prayer

2. God's prayer

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 14 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

July 1, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Deuteronomy 4: 32-40

Trust and obey:

1. Our history

2. Our God

3. Our Instruction

 

 

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 13 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

June 24, 2018

AM: Pastor Joe Poppe (Redeemer Canadian Reformed Church)

Genesis 28: 10-22

The Lord shows forth his covenant faithfulness to Jacob by appearing to him in a dream and promising to be with him. We'll consider:

1. God's mercy in appearing to Jacob

2. God's faithfulness in affirming his promises to Jacob

PM: Brother Rod DeWit

Reflecting on why our Lord is called "Christ" will renew us in our worship and service of His name. We see this as we consider:

1. Why he is called the Christ

2. Why we are called Christians

June 17, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Psalm 1

Stand with the Happy Man

1. Delighted in God's instruction

2. Rooted in God's life

3. Favored in God's Way

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 11 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

June 10, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Matthew 18: 15-20

Seek the good of your brother (or sister), through confrontation

1. When to confront

2. Mediating confrontation

3. Accountability for confrontation

PM: Brother Philip Lodder

Lord's Day 10 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

MAY 27, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Psalm 147

Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God. It is good to praise the LORD because:

1. He is our powerful God who takes care of the whole earth.

2. He is our covenant God who takes care of his people.

PM: Pastor Rick Vanderhorst (Grace Canadian Reformed Church)

Lord's Day 8 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

With childlike faith we trust in the Triune God for salvation

1. God reveals himself as Triune in Scripture.

2. Scripture reveals that this Triune God is our Saviour.

MAY 20, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Acts 2: 3-4

Christ Baptizes his Church with Fire:

1. The totus Christus

2. Prophetic ordination

3. The sign of God's verdict

PM: Pastor James Zekveld

Lord's Day 7 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

April 15, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Deuteronomy 2:16-23

God establishes the boundaries of the nations:

1. For an encouragement

2. For a warning

3. For a greater purpose

PM: Deacon Phil Lodder

Lord's Day 2 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

April 8, 2018

AM: Pastor James Zekveld

Deuteronomy 1:26-40

Remember Israel's failure to wage God's Holy War:

1. So that you will not follow her example

2. So that you will take courage

3. So that you will fear God

PM: Brother Aat Vreugdenhill

Lord's Day 2 of the Heidelberg Catechism.