Sermons by Dr. Joel Beeke
Dr. Joel R. Beeke is president and professor of systematic theology and homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, a pastor of the Heritage Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, editor of The Banner of Sovereign Grace Truth, editorial director of Reformation Heritage Books, president of Inheritance Publishers, and vice-president of the Dutch Reformed Translation Society. He has written, co-authored, or edited sixty books, and contributed fifteen hundred articles to Reformed books, journals, periodicals, and encyclopedias. His Ph.D. is in Reformation and Post-Reformation theology from Westminster Theological Seminary. He is frequently called upon to lecture at seminaries and to speak at Reformed conferences around the world. He and his wife Mary have been blessed with three children: Calvin, Esther, and Lydia.
Scripture Reading: Matthew 27:45-66; Outline: 1.) The necessity of His death (Q. 40); 2.) The purpose of His burial (Q. 41); 3.) The benefits of His death and burial (Q. 42-43); 4.) The comfort of His descension into hell (Q. 44)
Scripture Reading: 1 John 4:7-21; Outline: 1.) What this does not mean; 2.) What it does mean; 3.) How should we then live?
Scripture Reading: Matthew 2:1-18; Outline: 1.) Seeing Jesus with spiritual eyes; 2.) Worshiping Jesus with reverence; 3.) Honoring Jesus with gifts
Scripture Reading: Luke 1:26-56; Outline: 1.) Its test; 2.) Its marks
Scripture Reading: Song of Solomon 5; Outline: 1.) Her honest confession; 2.) Her moved affections; 3.) Her varied meetings
Scripture Reading: John 1:1-18; Outline: 1.) To take our nature (John 1:14a); 2.) To be the seed of David (Rom. 1:3); 3.) To be like us, sin excepted (Heb. 4:15b); 4.) To be our ransoming Mediator (1 Tim. 2:5-6); 5.) To be our redeeming Lord (1 Peter 1:18-19)
Scripture Reading: Psalm 99; Isaiah 6:1-10; Outline: 1.) God’s majestic holiness; a.) Songs of majestic holiness; b.) vision of majestic holiness; 2.) God’s moral holiness; a.) God’s absolute righteousness; b.) God’s holiness and our sin; c.) God’s holiness and our holiness; 3.) Concluding application: fear the Holy One