Sermons by Robert Hoekstra

Sermons by Robert Hoekstra

Eternal Pleasures

Today in the Christian calendar is the last Sunday before Advent, which means it is Christ as King Sunday. The church begins the year with Christ’s Advent and finishes the year with Christ ruling as King forever. Christ’s Kingship is cause for celebration on many levels. In the words of Matthew we read, hearing in our spiritual ears, Jesus’ words,…

Soli Deo Gloria – Glory to God Alone

This Sunday we commemorate the 500th Anniversary of The Reformation, dating back to October 31st, 1517 and we focus today on the fifth Sola: Soli Deo Gloria – Glory to God Alone. The sole purpose of man is to bring glory to God. This is what we were created for, that God is praised. When we look back over the last four weeks, we see what God has done for us. He has…

Sola Gratia – By Grace Alone

Today, Sunday October 1, 2017, we begin the sermon series on The Five Solas of The Reformation, the core of the Reformation. Throughout the month of October, we will address Sola Gratia, Sola Fide, Sola Scriptura, Solo Christo, and Soli Deo Gloria respectively. Sola Gratia translated from the Latin, By Grace Alone, sets the prisoner free from works salvation. Today, God,…