Lord’s Day 16 Themes and Divisions

 

Stam

 

Christ died to give us life

 

1.      Life that never ends

2.      Life that begins now

 

Bremmer

 

The three-fold “why” in our only comfort

 

1.      Why did Christ have to died?

2.      Why was he buried?

3.      Why did he descend into hell?

 

J. Kok

 

The meaning of Christ’s death

 

1.      For our justification

2.      On the way to death and the grave

3.      For our sanctification

4.      In the struggle against Satan

 

The death of Christ

 

1.      The meaning of his death

2.      The power of his death

3.      The fruit of his death

 

The fruit of Jesus’ death

 

1.      Redemption from the struggle with sin

2.      Redemption from death and the grave

3.      Redemption from the old nature

4.      Redemption from eternal perdition

 

K. Dijk

 

Jesus’ death is our resting place

 

1.      The death wherein we rest

2.      The rest which lies in this death.

 

Christ died the whole death

 

1.      Spiritual death

2.      Temporal death

3.      Eternal death

 

C. Bouwman

 

Because of Jesus’ death the Christian is connected again to God, and so never dies

 

1.      What is death?

2.      How does one escape from death?

3.      So what?

 

G. Van Popta

 

The death of Christ is life-transforming

 

1.      Physical death

2.      Spiritual death

3.      Eternal death

 

R. Bredenhof

 

“By the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.”

 

1.      In Christ’s death is our death

2.      In Christ’s death is our life

 

W. Bredenhof

 

The promises of the gospel revealed in Christ’s deepest humiliation

 

We’ll consider these promises and how they intersect with our:

 

1.      Past

2.      Present

3.      Future