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Resources from 2001

April

Apocalypse Now!

The Great Red Dragon

Revelation 12 & 13 Part One

'A great and wondrous sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head. She was pregnant and cried out in pain as she was about to give birth. Then another sign appeared in heaven: an enormous red dragon with seven heads and ten horns and seven crowns on his heads. His tail...

Romans

The Good News: There is an Alien Righteousness Romans 5:20-21

If you have your Bibles, I’d invite you turn to Romans, chapter 5, we’ll begin in this passage that we’ve been looking at for a few weeks. Romans 5:12 until the end of the chapter, there’s a passage in which Paul goes a long way to explaining why salvation has to be by grace alone...

March

Apocalypse Now!

Beasts of Land and Sea

Revelation 12 & 13 Part Two

And I saw a beast coming out of the sea. He had ten horns and seven heads, with ten crowns on his horns, and on each head a blasphemous name. The beast I saw resembled a leopard, but had feet like those of a bear and a mouth like that of a lion. The dragon gave the beast his power and his throne and great authority. One of...

Exodus

The Second Plague – Frogs Exodus 8:1-15

If you have your Bibles, I’d invite you to turn with me to Exodus 8. For the last couple of weeks, we have been looking at this cycle of plague accounts, which begins actually with the encounter in Exodus 7, verses 8 through 13 between Moses and the magicians or sorcerers of Egypt. In that particular encounter in...

Apocalypse Now!

'I was given a reed like a measuring rod and was told, "Go and measure the temple of God and the altar, and count the worshipers there. But exclude the outer court; do not measure it, because it has been given to the Gentiles. They will trample on the holy city for 42 months. And I will give power to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for...

Romans

Romans 5:18-19 The Parallels Between the Broken Covenant of Works and the Covenant of Grace

If you have your Bibles, I’d invite you to turn with me to Romans, chapter 5. We’re going to be looking at verses 18 and 19, but let me ask you to allow your eyes to roam back to verse 12, because you will remember that in verse 12...

Exodus

The First Plague — The Nile Turned to Blood Exodus 7:14-15

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus, Chapter 7. Tonight we're going to be looking at verses 14 through 25, in preparation for that you may allow your eyes to run back to verses 8 through 14 where we were the last time we were together. Exodus...

Apocalypse Now!

Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven. He was robed in a cloud, with a rainbow above his head; his face was like the sun, and his legs were like fiery pillars. He was holding a little scroll, which lay open in his hand. He planted his right foot on the sea and his left foot on the land, and he gave a loud shout...

Romans

The Covenant of Grace Romans 5:15-17

If you have your Bibles, I’d invite you to turn with me to Romans 5, and look at verse 15. As we do so let me remind you where we have been. We said last week in Romans 5:12, Paul is beginning a new section of the book of Romans. He is recapitulating for us. He is actually providing...

Exodus

Moses, Aaron and the Sorcerers Exodus 7:8-13

If you have your Bibles, I’d invite you to turn with me to Exodus, the 7th chapter, and as you turn toward Exodus 7, verse 8, you might want to sneak a peak back at Exodus 6:10, through 7:7 and remind yourself of what we studied last. It’s been a month since we’ve been in Exodus together...

Romans

The Broken Covenant of Works brought Death into the World Romans 5:12-14

If you have your Bibles, I’d invite you to turn with me to Romans, chapter 5. It’s been a month since we’ve been in Romans together, so let me refresh your memories. In Romans 1 and 2 the apostle tells us what the problem is. Our problem. The problem of sin and estrangement...

February

Apocalypse Now!

Then the seven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared to sound them.

The first angel sounded his trumpet, and there came hail and fire mixed with blood, and it was hurled down upon the earth. A third of the earth was burned up, a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass was burned up.

The...

Apocalypse Now!

After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth to prevent any wind from blowing on the land or on the sea or on any tree. Then I saw another angel coming up from the east, having the seal of the living God. He called out in a loud voice to the four angels who...

Apocalypse Now!

I watched as the Lamb opened the first of the seven seals. Then I heard one of the four living creatures say in a voice like thunder, "Come!"

2 I looked, and there before me was a white horse! Its rider held a bow, and he was given a crown, and he rode out as a conqueror bent on conquest.

When the Lamb opened...

Exodus

The Lord's Plan Exodus 6:10-7:7

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Exodus, chapter 6. When we looked at Exodus, chapter 5, verses 15 through Exodus, chapter 6, verse 1, we saw that God's people responded to Moses’ and Aaron's announcement in a believing way. They worshiped God. But when Pharaoh immediately imposed heavier burdens upon the people, the...

Apocalypse Now!

After this I looked, and there before me was a door standing open in heaven. And the voice I had first heard speaking to me like a trumpet said, "Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this." At once I was in the Spirit, and there before me was a throne in heaven with someone sitting on it. And...

Romans

Romans 5:9-11 Justification by Faith Means Freedom from God's Wrath

Through this great chapter in Paul’s book, in which he speaks to us of the implications of justification. True believers love to meditate upon the doctrine of justification. There are many reasons for that. Reminds us of what our Lord Jesus has done for us that we might be brought into friendship and fellowship with...

January

Sermon on Jan 28, 2001

Ephesians 1 So You Are A Presbyterian Dr. James Baird

Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth. Serve the Lord with gladness. Come before Him with joyful singing. Know that the Lord Himself is God. It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves. We are His people and the sheep of His pasture. Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise. Give...

Exodus

Revelation of the Divine Name Exodus 6:2-9

If you would turn with me in your Bibles to Exodus chapter 6. Last week, we studied Exodus 5:15 through chapter 6, verse 1. And we saw the people of God responding to Moses and Aaron’s announcement of God’s redeeming purposes, initially with belief and with worship, but immediately following this, they experienced affliction. And it is that...

Romans

Sermon on Jan 21, 2001

Romans 5:6-8

Justification by Faith Flows From the Love of God Romans 5:6-8

If you have your Bibles, I’d invite you to turn with me to Romans, chapter 5. As we continue to work our way through this great book of Romans, let me remind you where we have come from. In chapters and 2 the apostle tells us what the problem is, what our predicament is. In chapter 3...

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