This sermon is from our sermon library, preached between 1955-1965.
"Jesus the Complete Savior" 1. Complete Savior for us 2. Complete Savior in us 3. Complete Savior through us
Heidelberg Catechism, Lord's Day 11
Question 29. Why is the Son of God called Jesus, that is a Savior? Answer. Because he saveth us, and delivereth us from our sins; and likewise, because we ought not to seek, neither can find salvation in any other.
Question 30. Do such then believe in Jesus the only Savior, who seek their salvation and welfare of saints, of themselves, or anywhere else? Answer. They do not; for though they boast of him in words, yet in deeds they deny Jesus the only deliverer and Savior; for one of these two things must be true, that either Jesus is not a complete Savior; or that they, who by a true faith receive this Savior, must find all things in him necessary to their salvaiton.
Great salvation. Salvation is not of us, but of God from the beginning to the end. The glory in the entire salvation is only His.
Gospel message of salvation This sermon goes to the heart of Christ's work of redemption. I'm grateful for this message that conveys God's saving grace as the pardon for all our sins. Even though this sermon was preached nearly 50 years ago, the message continues to be a blessing today.
Wylie and Lou Fulton (11/28/2005)
from Forest City, North Carolina
A Powerful Word of Grace! Here we have a true Reformed message of the successful work of our Lord Jesus Christ, the complete and full Redeemer of God's elect! Hear these words and rejoice in His glorious grace.
Herman Hoeksema (1886-1965) is considered one of the founding "fathers" of the Protestant Reformed Churches in America. He and his consistory (Eastern Ave. Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI) were suspended and deposed from their offices in 1924-1925 because of their...