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Sermons from 2009

November

Sermon on Nov 6, 2016

Mark 10:46-52

I watched some footage recently of people from all over the world who were blind but who through various medical techniques were enabled to see again – surgery for cataracts or retinal implants or other medical techniques. In one scene, the camera focused in on the faces of children, many of whom have been blind their whole lives, on that moment when after cataract surgery the bandages were...

December

Sermon on Dec 27, 2009

2 Peter 3:18

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...

Luke

Sermon on Dec 27, 2009

Luke 8:40-56

The Lord's Day Morning

December 27, 2009

Luke 8:40-56

“Are You Laughing or Amazed?”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 8 as we continue to make our way through the gospel together. This is the next set of miracles in a series of miracles that Luke has been telling us about since at least...

Christmas Series: Christmas Viewed from Afar

Sermon on Dec 20, 2009

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

Sermon on Dec 13, 2009

John 1:1-14

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...

Luke

Sermon on Dec 13, 2009

Luke 8:26-39

The Lord's Day Morning

December 13, 2009

Luke 8:26-39

“The Man Jesus Renamed”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 8 and this great story of the man who was possessed by demons, liberated by the Lord Jesus Christ. Derek Thomas was reminding me this morning that Ridderbos, in his famous book, The Coming of...

Sermon on Dec 9, 2009

Wednesday Evening Prayer Meeting

December 9, 2009

The Reverend Mr. Nate Shurden

We’re looking at the source of the power for all that is made and all that is sustained and all that will ever be, right in that manger. It's because in Christ, there is the nature of Christ - is God, deity, and man-humanity, and the mystery of that is enfolded for us in this doctrine,...

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...

Luke

Sermon on Dec 6, 2009

Luke 8:22-25

The Lord's Day Morning

December 6, 2009

Luke 8:22-25

“The Winds and Waves Still Know”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Luke tells groups of miracle stories in his gospels. It's obvious when you read them and then you compare them side by side that he has different things in mind that he wants to emphasize to you about these different miracle stories. For instance, if you look at...

Luke

Sermon on Nov 29, 2009

Luke 8:16-21

The Lord's Day Morning

November 29, 2009

Luke 8:16-21

“Take Care How You Listen”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 8. We’ll be looking at verses 16 to 21 today. As you turn to that passage I would remind you that this exhortation of Jesus to you and me, to His disciples, is on...

1 Samuel

Sermon on Nov 22, 2009

1 Samuel 14:24-46

The Lord's Day Evening

November 22, 2009

1 Samuel 14:24-46

“Hasty Oath of No Tasty Food”

The Reverend Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me once again to the book of 1 Samuel, and we find ourselves in chapter 14. You will remember that Jonathan, Saul's son, has taken this bold and courageous step by going into the camp of the Philistines, he and his armor-bearer....

Sermon on Nov 22, 2009

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...

1 Samuel

Sermon on Nov 15, 2009

1 Samuel 14:1-23

The Lord's Day Evening

November 15, 2009

1 Samuel 14:1-23

“Jonathan — a Portrait of a Godly Man”

The Reverend Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now before we read the passage, and it's 1 Samuel chapter 14 — Saul and about six hundred men are on one side of a valley and about thirty thousand plus Philistines, or Philistines, are encamped on the other side of the valley...

Luke

Sermon on Nov 15, 2009

Luke 8:1-15

The Lord's Day Morning

November 15, 2009

Luke 8:1-15

“Have You Heard the Word?”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 8. We’re going to be looking at the first few verses of this chapter and you may want to sneak a peek back to the last few verses of chapter 7 because something that...

Sermon on Nov 8, 2009

2 Thessalonians 2:13-17

The Lord's Day Evening

November 8, 2009

2 Thessalonians 2:13-17

“Standfast”

Mr. Nathan D. Shurden

If you have your Bibles, let me encourage you to turn to the epistle of 2 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians. This is one of Paul's letters to us, the church, to encourage us in the faith; lots of tremendous instruction to gain in this beautiful letter. We’ll be looking at just a small section...

Luke

Sermon on Nov 8, 2009

Luke 7:36-50

The Lord's Day Morning

November 8, 2009

Luke 7:36-50

“She Loved Much”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 7 as we make our way through the gospel. I need to tell you that this is one of my favorite passages in all of the gospels. It is like other stories that Jesus tells. The...

Sermon on Nov 1, 2009

Judges 11:29-40

The Lord's Day Evening

November 1, 2009

Judges 11:29-40

“Contagious Sacrificial Submission”

Dr. Joel Beeke

Well it's very good to have the opportunity to bring you God's Word again and to be with my dear friends, your pastors, Dr. Ligon Duncan and Dr. Derek Thomas. I'd like you to turn with me please to Judges 11, Judges 11. We want to read from verses 29 through 40.

Judges...

Sermon on Nov 1, 2009

1 Timothy 6:6-8

The Lord's Day Morning

November 1, 2009

Stewardship Sunday

1 Timothy 6:6-8

“Godliness with Contentment is Great Gain”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

This morning we will look at 1 Timothy chapter 6, verses 6 to 8 this morning. This is the passage that our deacon-stewardship committee has chosen as the theme, or to draw the theme, of our stewardship season this year — “Godliness with Contentment is...

October

1 Samuel

Sermon on Oct 25, 2009

1 Samuel 13:1-23

The Lord's Day Evening

1 Samuel 13:1-23

“The Fool”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me once again to 1 Samuel. Tonight, in chapter 13, you may have forgotten the entire story of Samuel and Saul by now, but let me just say a couple of things here about Saul. Saul, you remember, had been on a mission looking for his father's donkeys when he encountered...

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