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Chapter 1

Apostles' Creed

Sermon on Jan 26, 2003

Genesis 1:1-23; John 1:1-3

Genesis 1:1 I Believe in God the Father…Creator of Heaven and Earth

Turn with me in your Bibles to Genesis 1. Today we are continuing our study of The Apostles’ Creed. As we work through the Creed, topically studying the subjects of this great statement of Christian affirmation, it has been our intention all along to root these assertions in the word of Scripture, so that our confidence...

Apostles' Creed

Sermon on Feb 16, 2003

Genesis 1:1, John 1:1-3

Genesis 1:1 I Believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth (contd)

O come let us worship and bow down. Let us kneel before the Lord, our maker, for He is our God and we are the people of His pasture and the flock under His care. Let us worship Him.

Our Lord and God Father, Son, holy Spirit, triune God, one God, eternal God,...

Genesis: The Foundations of the Faith

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn again with me to Genesis, chapter 1, and we’ll look again at the first couple of verses. We said as we started our study that Genesis means origins or beginnings and it lays the groundwork not only for the book of Exodus but for the rest of scripture. The principles, the foundation that is set forth there is...

Genesis: The Foundations of the Faith

If you have your Bibles, I would invite you to turn to the first chapter of the Bible, Genesis, chapter 1. Genesis means origin or beginning. And this book, the book of Genesis, lays the groundwork, not only for the book of Exodus which logically and necessarily follows from it, but also for the rest of Scripture. Matthew Henry, a long time ago, said "Genesis is a...

175 and Counting

The Lord's Day Morning

March 4, 2012

“175 and Counting: What's at Stake in the Beginning?”

Genesis 1:1

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Genesis chapter 1. We’re going to give our attention today to one particular verse and the truths that we learn from it. Genesis 1:1. It provides such an important foundation...

Genesis: The Foundations of the Faith

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to the very first chapter again, Genesis, chapter 1. One of the elders said to me, given the fact that we took two weeks to cover verses 1 and 2, that we were all going to be dead before I finished the book of Genesis. So we're going to see how far we can get tonight...

Men and Women After God's Own Heart: The Fellowship of the Ring

Sermon on Jun 2, 2002

Genesis 1:24-31, 2:20-25

Men are From God and Women Too Genesis 1:24

Turn with me in your Bibles to the Book of Genesis, Chapter 1, beginning at verse 24, and then we’ll read five or six verses from Chapter 2. First of all from Genesis 1:24. This is the Word of God.

Then God said, "Let the earth bring forth living creatures after their kind: cattle and creeping things and beasts
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Genesis: The Foundations of the Faith

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn again to Genesis, chapter 1. We’ll begin tonight in verse 24 as we zero in on the sixth day. We've already said that Genesis lays the groundwork, the foundation not only for the book of Exodus, not only the rest of the Old Testament, but for all of the Scriptures. We've said that for the first two verses...

Genesis: The Foundations of the Faith

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Genesis chapter 1 and verse 26. Last week we focused on the fact that man is created in the image of God. What we tried to do was briefly define what that means. We use that phrase a lot. We talk about being in the image of God and yet sometimes we have a little...

Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

Sermon on Jun 18, 2003

Genesis 1:26-27

Thinking and Living Biblically in a Gender-neutral Society Biblical Manhood and Womanhood series First Presbyterian Church Jackson, MS Dr. J. Ligon Duncan

Genesis 1:26-27 Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: The Big Picture

As you turn in your Bibles to Genesis 1, let me give you a brief overview of what we will attempt to do in this study of what the Bible says about manhood and womanhood. What are...

Chapter 2

Genesis: The Foundations of the Faith

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Genesis, chapter 2. These are perhaps words you thought you’d probably never hear. Genesis, chapter 2. Let me review for you just a little of what we've done as we've looked at Genesis, chapter 1 together. We've already said that Genesis lays the foundation, not simply for the Exodus, but for the whole of the...

Genesis: The Foundations of the Faith

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Genesis, chapter 2, and we’ll begin in verse 4 this evening. We have reviewed Genesis 1 saying that the first two verses of that book bring us face to face with the ultimate reality, the one true God. And then the remainder of Genesis 1 tells us the sovereignty of God in creation as He...

Men and Women After God's Own Heart: The Fellowship of the Ring

Sermon on Jun 9, 2002

Genesis 2:18-25, Ephesians 5:22-33

Genesis 2:18-25/Ephesians 5:22 Fit to be Tied: Roles, Rules and Responsibilities

I'd like to invite you to turn with me in your Bibles to Ephesians, chapter 5. We’re continuing in a series that Derek Thomas is taking the main part of the load in. He began it last week with an excellent message setting forth some of the basic principles about marriage and family out of Genesis 1...

Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

Sermon on Aug 27, 2003

Genesis 2:18-25, Ephesians 5:22

I'd like to invite you to turn with me in your Bibles to Ephesians, chapter 5. We’re continuing in a series that Derek Thomas is taking the main part of the load in. He began it last week with an excellent message setting forth some of the basic principles about marriage and family out of Genesis 1 especially. We’ll have an opportunity tonight to refer back to an...

Genesis: The Foundations of the Faith

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Genesis, chapter 2. We have, for the last few weeks, been looking at the creation ordinances as they are recorded in chapters 1 and 2. We have outlined those ordinances in four parts. We've said that there are many legitimate ways to number the creation ordinances. Sometimes you hear three names. John Murray finds seven...

Chapter 3

Genesis: The Foundations of the Faith

The Fall 1

The Darkest Hour

(The Entry of Sin into the World)

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Genesis, chapter 3 and we're going to attend to the first thirteen verses. Genesis 3. Hear the word of the living God:

Genesis 3:1-7

Our Father, we bow before You in Your sovereignty and in your goodness as we read Your word, and we ask that You would enlighten our own...

Christmas Series: Christmas Viewed from Afar

Sermon on Dec 6, 2009

Genesis 3:1-24

The Lord's Day Evening

December 6, 2009

Genesis 3:1-24

“Christmas Viewed from Afar: Eden”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now I've been given the privilege, and it is a privilege, to bring three Christmas-themed sermons over the next three weeks — beginning tonight and then again next Lord's Day evening, and then the following Sunday morning, the Sunday when the choir will do the Music of Christmas in...

Prepare Him Room

Believe it or not, this morning is the first Sunday in Advent. It comes, it seems every year a little faster. Don’t you think? The Christmas season and all the sentimentality and the fun and the gifts and the Christmas present buying and all the trappings that go along with it. We want to try to make the most of the cultural opportunity afforded by the...

An Ancient Christmas: The Coming of Jesus in the Old Testament

Sermon on Dec 2, 2012

Genesis 3:1-19

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Genesis 3. We’re beginning this morning our month-long December series, “An Ancient Christmas: The Coming of Jesus in the Old Testament.” And just as David said as he was reading Jeremiah 7 this morning that those who do not know their need and their brokenness are not in a position to adequately rejoice at the...

Christmas Series: Nine Lessons and Carols

Sermon on Dec 2, 2007

Genesis 3:8-19

The Lord's Day Morning

December 2, 2007

Genesis 3:8-19

Nine Lessons and Carols The First Lesson

Christmas from Afar

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Amen. Now turn with me if you would to Genesis 3, and we're going to read together…as part of our Advent celebration here at First Presbyterian Church, we're going to read...

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