A key difference of the Christian faith is that because of Jesus, we are able to call the God who created the universe "Father". If someone asked you what that meant, how would you answer? What difference does it make that we see God as a personal, relational being who desires to do good for his people? And specifically, what difference does it make when the world is experiencing the two crisis' of a pandemic and systemic racism? Those are some of the questions we'll explore in this sermon.
Ancient Answers - Lord's Day Nine
June 14, 2020 • Jeremy Mulder • Lord's Day 09, Heidelberg Catechism, God the Father, God the Creator, Protector, Provider
Ancient Answers - Lord's Day Fourteen
Jeremy Mulder • July 26, 2020 • Jeremy Mulder
We celebrate the birth of Jesus so often that we end up missing the greatest miracle in Scripture–that the Son of God took on flesh in the person of Jesus. So what do we believe about this birth? Does it really matter that Mary was a virgin? Only if Jesus was conceived by the Holy Spirit can we trust that, unlike us, he is truly sinless–and only if he is sinless can he mediate on our behalf and change our condition of sin.
Ancient Answers - Lord's Day Thirteen
Jeremy Mulder • July 19, 2020 • Jeremy Mulder
What does it mean that Jesus is God's "only Son"? And if Jesus is our brother, how does that benefit us? The Catechism continues to talk about our positional status in the kingdom of God: that because Jesus traded in his position for ours, we can trade in our position for his.