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Last time in chapter 8, if you were with us, you will recall Paul was responding to a problem presented to him by the Corinthians in their letter to him. The problem was food offered to idols. And as he worked through that problem, he articulated a timeless principle. The principle is, that love constrains liberty. That is to say, though we may know the truth, knowing the...

I’d invite you to open your copy of the Scriptures to Matthew chapter 17. We’ll read verses 1 to 9 this morning.  We want to look at the transfiguration.  It’s not always a passage we go to or one we think about much.  We read it and we think, “Hmm, I wonder what’s going on there?” and often pass along to other things that seem more plain to...

Scandalous Grace: Jesus' Meals with Sinners

Turn with my in your copy of God’s Word to Luke chapter 10 verses 38 to 42 - Jesus in the home of Mary and Martha.  It’s a passage we know well.  It’s a passage in which we identify quite easily with one of these sisters and perhaps not quite so easily with the other.  It’s a passage that we’ve looked at both in Bible studies and worship...

Psalms Book 5

If you have your Bibles, I would invite you to turn with me to Psalm 119. We've been working through the fifth book of the Psalms, the longest book or section of the Psalms, for a number of weeks now, and for a couple of months the ministers have been asking me, and other friends have been asking me, “What are you going to do with Psalm 119?”...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

July 17, 2011

“Hated By All On Account of My Name”

Luke 21:5-24

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to the gospel of Luke. We’re in the twenty-first chapter as we continue our way through this gospel together, and we've come to a section in Luke in which Luke records Jesus’...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

May 8, 2011

“Kingdom Investments”

Luke 19:11-27

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I would invite you to turn with me to Luke 19. We’re going to be looking at verses 11 to 27. In my old New American Standard Version this parable is called “The Parable of Money Usage.” Perhaps in the Bible that you’re looking at...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

April 10, 2011

“The Poor Man (Who Thought He Was Rich)”

Luke 18:18-30

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 18 as we continue to make our way through the gospel of Luke together. And as you’re turning there, I want you to see a couple of things that...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

January 16, 2011

“The Poor Man (Who Thought He Was Rich)”

Luke 16:19-31

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 16 as we continue our way through the gospel of Luke together. I would remind you that in Luke 16 Jesus has been dealing especially with the problem of...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

January 2, 2011

“Wholly Devoted”

Luke 16:1-13

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 16 as we continue our way through the gospel of Luke. This is a hard parable. The commentators sometimes wrestle with this to understand what Jesus is speaking about. It's hard for a number of...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

December 5, 2010

Luke 14:25-35

“What Will Jesus Cost You?”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to the gospel of Luke to the fourteenth chapter. We’re going to be looking at verses 25 to 35 today as we continue our way through this gospel together. Before we read the Word, I want you...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

November 28, 2010

Luke 14:7-24

“Why was I a Guest?”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 14. We’re going to be looking at verses 7 to 24 today. And as you get to that passage in your Scripture, I'd like you to take your hymnals back out and turn right...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

September 19, 2010

Luke 12:49-59

“Jesus: The Dividing Line”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 12. We’ll be looking at verse 49 to the end of the chapter. As you look through this passage, let me give you a few clues along the way to help you follow the train...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

May 9, 2010

Mother's Day

Luke 10:38-42

“It's Not About Martha. It's About You.”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

As we continue to prepare for worship, let me invite you to take your hymnals in hand and turn to number 115. Our opening song of praise is “All Creatures of Our God and King,” a glorious text set to one of the most beautiful...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

April 11, 2010

Communion Sunday

Luke 10:1-16

“Sent Out”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

O give thanks unto the Lord for He is good. His steadfast love endures forever. Let all who fear the Lord say His loving kindness is everlasting. Let us worship Him.

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 10 as we continue...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

March 28, 2010

Palm Sunday

Luke 9:57-62

“The Cost of Discipleship”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you want to take your hymnals in hand you can turn to number 97 because our opening song of praise is “We Praise You O God, Our Redeemer, Creator” and you may want to use those words as we prepare for worship. Let me mention two other...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

February 7, 2010

Luke 9:23-27

“The First Lesson in Christ's School of Discipleship”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 9. We’ll be looking at the twenty third through the twenty seventh verses in this great chapter together. The subject of this passage is self denial. Connie said to me before...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

October 11, 2009

Luke 6:39-49

“You Are What You Do”

Dr J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I invite you to...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

September 20, 2009

Luke 6:20-26

“What True Happiness Looks Like, and What Looks Like True Happiness, But Isn't”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 6 as we continue to work our way through this gospel and as we double back to a very important passage in Luke. It's from the...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

September 13, 2009

Luke 6:20-26

“Blessed or Cursed? Weal or Woe”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles I would invite you to turn with me to Luke chapter 6. We’re going to look at verses 20 to 26 today as we continue to work our way through this Gospel together. Last Lord's Day we looked at verses 12 to 23...

Luke

The Lord's Day Morning

May 24, 2009

Luke 5:27-39

“He Came for Sinners”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bible, I'd invite you to turn with me to Luke 5:27-39, as we continue our way through the Gospel of Luke. The story that we're going to read this morning is all of a piece. It presses to one great point, but I want you...

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