Calvary Christian Reformed Church

Recent Messages

Not Me

Speaker
Norman J Visser
Scripture
Isaiah 6:1-8 and Luke 5:27-32
Keywords
Call, Ministry, Challenge, Sent
Though the challenge is great and we are not up to the challenge, our Lord is.

Recent Messages

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  • Recent Worship Services View

    May 05, 2021

    Recent Worship Services can be found at our youtube channel.To access click Calvary Christian Reformed Church Chatham
  • Desert Streams: Breath View

    Norman J Visser - March 07, 2021

    Elijah who breathed life into the widow's child points us to Jesus who breathes the Holy Spirit on us.
  • Desert Streams:Oil View

    Norman J Visser - February 28, 2021

    The widows jar of oil was a stream of life; in serving others we receive life.
  • Desert Streams: Water View

    Norman J Visser - February 21, 2021

    In the isolation of a ravine Elijah drank from a stream of water.
  • Devoted to the Way View

    Norman J Visser - February 14, 2021

    The New Testament Church was devoted to the way of life in Jesus.
  • Devoted to Mission View

    Norman J Visser - February 07, 2021

    The early church was devoted to the mission of bearing the good news of Jesus to the ends of the earth.
  • Devoted to Service View

    Norman J Visser - January 27, 2021

    The New Testament Church was devoted to service that found new ways to meet needs.
  • Devoted to Gathering View

    Norman J Visser - January 24, 2021

    The New Testament Church was devoted to gatherings that nurtured the life in them.
  • Devoted to Prayer View

    Norman J Visser - January 17, 2021

    The New Testament Church was devoted to prayer trusting that the God who raised Jesus is active in this world.
  • Transformed View

    Norman J Visser - January 10, 2021

    In the presence of Jesus we are transformed so we reflect his glory.
  • All Things New View

    Norman J Visser - January 03, 2021

    To be in Christ is to be a new creation.
  • Christmas Eve View

    December 25, 2020

  • Hurry to Welcome View

    Norman J Visser - December 20, 2020

    While Martha, like Abraham hurried to welcome guests,  Mary gave Jesus her full attention and received the blessing of his presence.
  • Hurry and Wait View

    Norman J Visser - December 13, 2020

    In answer to John the Baptist's question, "are you the one" Jesus invites us to see the signs of God's coming in ways we are not expecting. 
  • Hurry to Learn View

    December 06, 2020

    Jesus draws people eager to learn the ways of the Lord. Jesus sends his followers to teach and live his teaching so others will hurry to him.
  • Hurry the Day View

    Norman J Visser - November 29, 2020

    Like the shepherds who hurried to see Jesus we are eager to welcome Jesus. Can we make the day come sooner?
  • Devoted to Breaking of Bread View

    Norman J Visser - November 22, 2020

    The New Testament Church's devotion to breaking of bread pushed them to welcome others to the table.
  • Devoted to Fellowship View

    Norman J Visser - November 15, 2020

    The New Testament Church was devoted to Fellowship seen in the way the held all things in common.
  • Devoted to Teaching View

    Norman J Visser - November 08, 2020

    The New Testament Church was devoted to the apostles' teaching.  In their teaching the apostles were witnesses to Jesus who was raised up by God, killed by people, and exalted by God.
  • Come on Down View

    Norman J Visser - October 25, 2020

    When Jesus comes to our house, we enter a kingdom where hearts are changed and generosity is possible.
  • Not Me View

    Norman J Visser - October 18, 2020

    Though the challenge is great and we are not up to the challenge, our Lord is.
  • One of Ten View

    Norman J Visser - October 11, 2020

    Thanksgiving comes when we see we have received more than we expected or were entitled to.
  • Forgiven View

    Norman J Visser - October 04, 2020

    Jesus sets us free from that which immobilizes.
  • Fishing View

    Norman J Visser - September 27, 2020

    Though we may find ourselves weary Jesus calls us to join his mission.
  • Shouting and Weeping View

    Norman J Visser - September 13, 2020

    Like those gathered at the foundation of the second temple, we experience mixed emotions. We can’t help remember what we’ve missed even as we anticipate the joy of worshiping together.
  • Time Out for Refreshment View

    Norman J Visser - September 06, 2020

    The gift of Sabbath seen promises a time out to be refreshed
  • Time Out from Accumulation View

    Norman J Visser - August 30, 2020

    When we don’t know what to do with all our stuff, Exodus 16 and Luke 12:13-21 teach us that trusting the God who provides lets us take a time out from accumulation. Video can be found here.
  • Time Out from Control View

    Norman J Visser - August 23, 2020

    If 2020 has taught us anything it is that some things are beyond our control. Sabbath allows us to take a time out from control. Video for this message may be found here.
  • Time Out from Hurry View

    Norman J Visser - August 15, 2020

    In the last few months we've had to hurry up and learn new things. We've also had a time out from the hurry we'd come to think of as normal.
  • Time Out from Coercion View

    Norman J Visser - August 09, 2020

    God's grace in Christ frees us from coercion so we are free to care for others.Video for this message can be found here.
  • Time Out from Anxiety View

    August 02, 2020

    In a time when we are worried about our health, our finances, our freedoms and a return to school, Genesis 41:1-8 and Matthew 6:25-34 encourage us to take a time out from anxiety.  Video for this message can be found here.
  • Time Out View

    Norman J Visser - July 26, 2020

    Interruptions can be an opportunity to break free of patterns and habits that weigh us down. We begin this series by hearing God promise to deliver his people from Egypt in Exodus 3 and Jesus offer rest to the burdened in Matthew 11:28-30. Listen to message here.
  • Son of Mary Listen

    Norman J Visser - March 08, 2020

  • Friend of Sinners Listen

    Norman J Visser - March 01, 2020

  • Listen Listen

    Norman J Visser - February 23, 2020

  • Shh! Listen

    Norman J Visser - February 02, 2020

  • Everyone Is Looking Listen

    Norman J Visser - January 25, 2020

  • With Authority Listen

    Norman J Visser - January 13, 2020

  • The Time Has Come Listen

    Norman J Visser - January 06, 2020

  • In All Things Listen

    Norman J Visser - December 29, 2019

  • From Empty to Full: Full Listen

    Norman J Visser - December 22, 2019

  • From Empty to FUll 2/3 Listen

    Norman J Visser - December 15, 2019

  • From Empty to Full: 1/3 Listen

    Art Brouwer prepared by Norman J Visser - December 08, 2019

  • From Empty to Full: Empty Listen

    Norman J Visser - December 01, 2019

  • Things to Know: God Listens Listen

    Norman J Visser - November 24, 2019

  • Things to Know: Gratitude Listen

    Norman J Visser - November 17, 2019

  • Things to Know: God Listen

    Norman J Visser - November 10, 2019

  • Things to Know: Myself Listen

    Norman J Visser - November 03, 2019

  • Generosity Listen

    Norman J Visser - October 20, 2019

  • Emmaus Road Listen

    Norman J Visser - October 06, 2019

  • Berean Road Listen

    Norman J Visser - September 29, 2019

  • Gaza Road Listen

    Norman J Visser - September 22, 2019

  • Damascus Road Listen

    Norman J Visser - September 15, 2019

  • At the River Listen

    Norman J Visser - September 08, 2019

  • Thanks Listen

    Norman J Visser - August 18, 2019

  • Trust Listen

    Norman J Visser - August 11, 2019

  • Sorry Listen

    Norman J Visser - August 04, 2019

  • Help Listen

    Norman J Visser - July 28, 2019