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Sermons by Derek Thomas

The Lord's Day Morning

April 18, 2010

1 Peter 5:6-11

“Burdens Lifted at Calvary”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Praise waits for Thee in Zion Lord, to Thee vows paid shall be. O Thou that hearer are to prayer, all flesh shall come to Thee. Let us worship God.

Lord our God we come before You through the Gospel, through the shed blood of Christ, through the atoning...

From Eden to the New Heavens and Earth

Wednesday Evening Prayer Meeting

March 24, 2010

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would to the book of Job, the book of Job. I had been in the ministry just a few years, well less than a year, and a lady, a young woman, the age of myself and Rosemary approximately, she began to attend the church. She was related to other members...

The Lord's Day Morning

March 21, 2010

Galatians 6:14

“Gazing At the Cross”

Mr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me to Galatians chapter 6, Galatians chapter 6 and I just have one verse this morning, verse number 14 — well known verse. Before we read it together let's look to God in prayer.

Father, we are a needy people. We thank You for the provision of
...

From Eden to the New Heavens and Earth: The Unfolding of Redemption in the Bible:

Wednesday Evening Prayer Meeting

February 17, 2010

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Well, good evening. As you can see from the bulletin my task this evening is to preach through sixty five chapters of the Old Testament. It would probably take an entire day for us to just read these two books of the Old Testament. As you can see my day got away from me with other...

The Lord's Day Evening

December 27, 2009

2 Peter 3:18

“The Last Words for the Last Sunday of the Year”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now as Ligon was explaining this morning, we’ll get back to 1 Samuel next Lord's Day evening, but since this is the final Lord's Day of the year, I thought it might be opportune for us to consider together a text that comes...

Christmas Series: Christmas Viewed from Afar

The Lord's Day Morning

December 20, 2009

1 Peter 1:3-12

“Christmas Viewed from Afar: Angels’ Eyes”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Turn with me now to 1 Peter, 1 Peter chapter 1. It's a great pleasure and privilege for me this year to have been asked to bring three Christmas messages. This is the third and final one and I bring to you this morning something by way...

Christmas Series: Christmas Viewed from Afar

The Lord's Day Evening

December 13, 2009

John 1:1-14

“Christmas Viewed From Afar: Heaven”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now I'm grateful to Ligon for giving me the honor and privilege this year of preaching a series of three Christmas, or Advent, sermons. And last week we were beginning about as far back from Christmas as we could possibly get, that is in Genesis 3:15 — Christmas from...

Christmas Series: Christmas Viewed from Afar

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...

The Lord's Day Morning

November 22, 2009

Psalm 42

“Fainting Fits and Gospel Cures”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made the heavens and the earth. Let us worship God.

Now turn with me to Psalm 42, to a psalm that reflects in many ways just what the choir have just sung, a prayer to God that seems to...

The Best Chapter in the Bible

August 30, 2009

The Lord's Day Morning
“No Separation”
Romans 8:35-39

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me to Romans 8 for the last time in this series, this summer series, as we've been working our way through what I've called The Best Chapter in the Bible. Before I read this precious text beginning at verse 5 of Romans 8, we need God's blessing. Let's...

The Best Chapter in the Bible

The Lord's Day Morning

August 16, 2009

“If God is For Us” (2)

Romans 8:33-34

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me to the eighth chapter of Romans once again as we continue our study of what we've called The Best Chapter in the Bible. We’re at the peroration of it, the closing section of it. There will be one more sermon as we finish off...

The Best Chapter in the Bible

The Lord's Day Morning August 9, 2009

Romans 8:31-32

“If God is for Us” (1)

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Amen. Now turn with me to Romans 8 as we continue in our exposition of what we've called The Greatest or Best Chapter in the Bible. And we come this morning to Romans 8 and verses 31 and 32.

Now, I want to ask a question: How...

The Best Chapter in the Bible

The Lord's Day Morning

August 2, 2009

“Golden Chain”

Romans 8:28-30

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Lord our God, we praise You for all the great things that You have done in calling us and regenerating us, forgiving us our sins, bringing us into union and communion with Jesus Christ. Our hearts brim up and well over with thanksgiving to You, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, for all...

The Best Chapter in the Bible

The Lord's Day Morning

July 26, 2009

Romans 8:26-27

“Spirit Power”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now, turn with me to the eighth chapter of Romans We’re continuing our series, summer series, on the eighth chapter of Romans — a series we've called “The Best Chapter in the Bible.” This morning, we come to verses 26 and 27 of Romans chapter 8. You’ll notice that it begins with...

The Best Chapter in the Bible

The Lord's Day Morning

July 19, 2009

Romans 8:18-25

“Hope of Glory”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who alone does wondrous things. Let us worship God.

Lord, our God, we come into your presence in the name and by the merit of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The creation, the rocks and hills and rivers and seas praise Your...

The Lord's Day Evening

July 12, 2009

John 3:1-21

“A Bible Teacher”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now we continue this evening a series we began about a month ago of conversations, discourses, that our Lord Jesus Christ had with various people, and tonight we come to a very well-known, familiar passage. It's the passage about Nicodemus and it contains language that is part of our religious subculture...

The Best Chapter in the Bible

The Lord's Day Morning

July 12, 2009

Communion Sunday

Romans 8:14-17

“Lovers of Abba”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel who alone does wondrous things. Let us worship God. All honor and blessing with angels above and thanks never ceasing for infinite love. Our Father in Heaven, we come before you this morning desiring to mingle our voices with the angels...

The Best Chapter in the Bible

The Lord's Day Morning

June 28, 2009

Romans 8:12-13

The Best Chapter in the Bible (4): “Killing Fields”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who alone does wondrous things, and blessed be His glorious name forever. May His glory fill the whole earth. May our lips pour forth His praise. Let us worship God.

Lord our God, as we come...

The Best Chapter in the Bible

The Lord's Day Morning

June 21, 2009

Romans 8:9-11

The Best Chapter in the Bible (3):

“Always Mind”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Dr. Ligon Duncan:

“Praise the Lord! People from every nation, laud Him, all of you! For His lovingkindness is great toward us, and the truth of the Lord is everlasting. Praise the Lord!” Let us worship God.

Our Lord and our God, we...

Encounters with Jesus

The Lord's Day Evening

June 21, 2009

Mark 10:17-31

“A Rich Young Man”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now let me add, if I may, just a footnote to Alan's wonderful report of General Assembly. In a couple of months I will have been ordained in the Christian ministry for thirty-one years, and I have to say that the debate that I witnessed with Ligon...

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