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Resources from 2008

September

Nehemiah

Sermon on Sep 21, 2008

Nehemiah 5:1-13

The Lord's Day Evening

September 21, 2008

Nehemiah 5:1-13

“Prejudice and the Poor”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now turn with me in your Bibles once again to the book of Nehemiah, and to chapter 5. We’ll be reading together the first thirteen verses of Nehemiah 5…verses 1-13. Before we read the Scriptures together, let's look to God in prayer.

Lord, as we still our...

Psalms Book 4

Sermon on Sep 14, 2008

Psalm 100:1-5

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Psalm 100. We've been working our way through the Fourth Book of the Psalms, and for the last several weeks we've been in Psalms 95-99, and now to Psalm 100–all of which treat the subject of worship, and Psalm 100 brings us to the summit of that discussion.

As I mentioned before the service...

Radio Series: Hymns of the Faith

Hymns of the Faith

“To God Be the Glory”

A Presentation of First Presbyterian Church

Jackson, Mississippi

With

Dr. Ligon Duncan, Dr. Derek Thomas, and Dr. Bill Wymond

Dr. Wymond: Good morning! This is “Hymns of the Faith,” brought to you by Jackson's First Presbyterian Church. The minister of the First Presbyterian Church is Dr. Ligon Duncan. Stay tuned for “Hymns of the Faith.”… Here with “Hymns of...

The Lord's Day Morning

September 7, 2008

I Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9; Acts 20:28; Ephesians 4:11-16

“What Elders Are and Do”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, turn with me to I Timothy 3 If you have the handouts, you’ll note all the Scriptures that we’ll read from today printed on the inside flap. The topic today is what are elders, and what...

Nehemiah

Sermon on Sep 7, 2008

Nehemiah 4:15-23

The Lord's Day Evening

September 7, 2008

Nehemiah 4:15-23

“Pray and Keep your Powder Dry!”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now turn with me if you would to the book of Nehemiah, chapter 4, and we are going to read this evening the second half of the chapter, beginning at verse 15 through to the end of the chapter. We left off last Lord's Day...

August

Nehemiah

Sermon on Aug 31, 2008

Nehemiah 4:1-14

The Lord's Day Evening

August 31, 2008

Nehemiah 4:1-14

“Satan Hates a Good Thing”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would to the book of Nehemiah, and we are going to read this evening in chapter 4…Nehemiah 4…and we're going to read the first fourteen verses. Before we do so, let's once again look to God in prayer.

Lord our God, we acknowledge...

Psalms Book 4

Sermon on Aug 31, 2008

Psalm 99:1-9

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Psalm 99 as we continue to make our way through the Fourth Book of the Psalms. The Fourth Book of the Psalms runs from Psalm 90-106. This section of Psalms that we've been studying for the last few Sundays (Psalms 95-100) all focus on worship. And if you've turned to Psalm 99, you can take...

Radio Series: Hymns of the Faith

Hymns of the Faith

“O Worship the King”

Psalm 104

A Presentation of First Presbyterian Church

Jackson, Mississippi

With

Dr. Ligon Duncan, Dr. Derek Thomas, and Dr. Bill Wymond

Dr. Wymond: Good morning! This is “Hymns of the Faith,” brought to you Jackson's First Presbyterian Church. The minister of the First Presbyterian Church is Dr. Ligon Duncan. Stay tuned for “Hymns of the Faith.”… And now here with...

Psalms Book 4

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Psalm 98 as we continue to work our way through the Fourth Book of the Psalms — Psalms 90-106. We've said repeatedly that the Psalms show us the anatomy of all parts of the Christian soul and they provide us language with which the believer can express the whole range of Christian experience. No matter...

Radio Series: Hymns of the Faith

Hymns of the Faith

“The Lord's My Shepherd”

Psalm 23

A Presentation of First Presbyterian Church

Jackson, Mississippi

With

Dr. Ligon Duncan, Dr. Derek Thomas, and Dr. Bill Wymond

Dr. Wymond: Good morning! This is “Hymns of the Faith,” brought to you by Jackson's First Presbyterian Church. The minister of the First Presbyterian Church is Dr. Ligon Duncan. Stay tuned for “Hymns of the Faith.”… Here with “Hymns...

Nehemiah

The Lord's Day Evening

August 17, 2008

Nehemiah 2:9-20

“Inspection”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now we return this evening to our study of the book of Nehemiah. We've been following his return to Jerusalem. The year is 445 BC. The Persians and the Persian Empire now dominate the then known world, stretching from the Aegean all the way to the other side of what...

Psalms Book 4

Sermon on Aug 17, 2008

Psalm 97:1-12

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Psalm 97. We have been working our way through the Fourth Book of the Psalms, from Psalm 90 on our way to Psalm 106. For a number of weeks on Lord's Day mornings, we've said repeatedly that the Psalms show us the anatomy of all parts of the Christian soul. They express the whole range...

Psalms Book 4

Sermon on Aug 10, 2008

Psalm 96:1-13

If you have your Bibles, I invite you to turn with me to Psalm 96 as we continue to work our way through the Fourth Book of the Psalms, which runs from Psalm 90 to Psalm 106.

We’re in a section of Psalms all of which are calls to worship. If you can remember back three weeks ago when we were in Psalm 95, you will remember...

Sermon on Aug 3, 2008

Luke 7:36-50

The Lord's Day Morning

August 3, 2008

Luke 7:36-50

“Extravagant Love for Jesus #2”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Amen. Now turn with me if you would to Luke's Gospel chapter 7, and we're going to read from verse 36 to the end of the chapter…Luke 7, beginning at verse 36. And before we read this passage, we need once again the help of the Holy Spirit. Let's...

Radio Series: Hymns of the Faith

Hymns of the Faith “This is My Father's World”

A Presentation of First Presbyterian Church

Jackson, Mississippi

With

Dr. Ligon Duncan, Dr. Derek Thomas, and Dr. Bill Wymond

Dr. Wymond: Good morning! This is “Hymns of the Faith,” brought to you by Jackson's First Presbyterian Church. The minister of the First Presbyterian Church is Dr. Ligon Duncan. Stay tuned for “Hymns of the Faith.”… And now here with...

July

Nehemiah

Sermon on Jul 27, 2008

Nehemiah 1:11b-2:8

The Lord's Day Evening

July 27, 2008

Nehemiah 1:11b-2:8

“To Jerusalem”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now last Sunday evening we began (as we had finished the book of Ezra and moved into the book of Nehemiah)… we began to examine this first chapter. We are in the year 445 BC, and the Persian King Artaxerxes is in his palace in Susa. His cupbearer, the man in charge...

Radio Series: Hymns of the Faith

Hymns of the Faith “The God of Abraham Praise”

A Presentation of First Presbyterian Church

Jackson, Mississippi

With

Dr. Ligon Duncan, Dr. Derek Thomas, and Dr. Bill Wymond

Dr. Wymond: Good morning! This is “Hymns of the Faith,” brought to you by Jackson's First Presbyterian Church. The minister of the First Presbyterian Church is Dr. Ligon Duncan. Stay tuned for “Hymns of the Faith.”…. And now with “Hymns...

Sermon on Jul 27, 2008

Mark 14:1-9

The Lord's Day Morning

July 27, 2008

Mark 14:1-9

“Extravagant Love for Jesus #1”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

“Sing unto God, with high affections raise,” that's what the choir was singing! “With high affections raise,” and that's what we're going to be thinking about.

The next couple of weeks Ligon is away, and I thought we’d do a little series of two sermons, both of which deal...

Psalms Book 4

If you have your Bibles, I’d invite you to turn with me to Psalm 95 as we continue to make our way through the Fourth Book of the Psalms. That Fourth Book begins in Psalm 90 and runs all the way to Psalm 106, and we’re working our way through these blessed Psalms together.

We’ve said repeatedly that the Psalms express for us the whole range of...

Nehemiah

Sermon on Jul 20, 2008

Nehemiah 1:1-11a

The Lord's Day Evening

July 20, 2008

Nehemiah 1:1-11

“Meet Nehemiah”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now after spending I think it was nineteen weeks in the book of Ezra, we move now into the next book, the book of Nehemiah. It's only “the next book” in our English Bibles. In the Hebrew Bible and in the version of the Scriptures that the Apostles largely...

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